2023 Tuition & Fees and 2024 Estimation

For undergraduate programs, the 2023 tuition & fees of South Dakota School of Mines and Technology is $10,440 for in-state students and $14,860 for out-of-state students. For graduate programs, its 2023 tuition & fees is $10,640 for in-state students and $18,840 for out-of-state students.
The estimated 2024 tuition & fees for prospective students is $9,000 for South Dakota residents and $13,359 for out-of-state students based on the tuition changes from last year. The estimated 2024 graduate school tuition & fees is $9,494 for South Dakota residents and $17,645 for out-of-state students.
2022-23 Tuition & Fees2023-24 Estimation
Updated with 2022-2023 tuition (Last update: Feb. 27, 2023)
The estimation for 2023-2024 tuition costs is based on the cost change rates of last year.

Key Stats for Prospective Students

The Acceptance rate at South Dakota School of Mines and Technology is 80.48% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 42.05%. The average SAT scores submitted by enrolled students is 1,255.
The average graduation rate is 52%. Total 2,416 students are attending the school and the school offers campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory and residence halls possessed by the school).
The average earning in 10 years after graduation from the school is $62,400. The average salary varies depending on the field of study where the Mechanical Engineering program shows the highest salary with $65,900 after graduating. Key academic stats for the school are listed in the next table.
2023 SD Mines Key Academics Statistics
Admission Stats »80.48% Acceptance Rate / 42.05% Yield
Test Scores »1,255 SAT / 27 ACT
Graduation Rate »52%
Transfer-out Rate7%
Retention Rate70%(full-time), 38% (part-time)
Student to Faculty Ratio9.09% (11 to 1)
Student Population »2,416 (2,083 undergraduate)
Average Financial Aid »$6,168
Average Earning After 10 years of graduation$62,400
Average Salary by Field of Study$58,700 - $65,900

Special Learning Opportunities and On-Campus Student Services

South Dakota School of Mines and Technology offers online classes (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. It has ROTC programs and offers the study abroad opportunity which is an arrangement by which a student completes part of the college program studying in another country. The next table summarizes the special learning opportunities.
Special Learning Opportunities at SD Mines
Online ClassUndergraduate, Graduate
Weekend/Evening CollegeNo
Teacher CertificationNo
Study AbroadYes
SD Mines provides several student services including remedial services, academic/career counseling services, employment services for students, Placement services for completers.
On-Campus Student Services at SD Mines
Remedial servicesYes
Academic/career counseling serviceYes
Employment services for studentsYes
Placement services for completersYes
On-campus day care for students' childrenNo
Library facilities at institutionVarious Library Facilities Provided

Campus Life

The following table illustrates the special characteristics of SD Mines. It has dormitories (or campus-owned housing) and its capacity is 1,082. It also offers separate board/meal plans and the annual cost is $4,080.
SD Mines Special Characteristics
Religious AffiliationNot applicable
Has HospitalNo
Offer Medical DegreeNo
Board/Meal PlanYes
Dormitory Capacity1,082

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Address501 E Saint Joseph St, Rapid City, SD 57701-3995
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School Typefour-years, public
Carnegie CategoryMaster's College and University (medium programs)
Highest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research / scholarship
South Dakota School of Mines and Technology Campus, Rapid City, SD
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