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The School of Mines’98% placement rate shows that employers know SDSM&T graduates are ready to make a real contribution.

  • A thriving science & engineering research university
  • Has a beautiful 118-acre campus with 23 buildings
  • Welcomes international students from 39 countries
  • Student-to-faculty ratio of 14:1; 98% placement rate

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About SD Mines

Founded in 1885, the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology (SD Mines) is a science and engineering research university located in Rapid City, South Dakota, USA, offering bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees. For the 2014-2015 academic year, the university enrolled 2,798 students from 45 states and 39 foreign countries, with a student-to-faculty ratio of 14:1. The average early-career salary for graduates is $65,358 with a 98 percent placement rate.

Students are known and closely mentored by their professors; they get hands-on opportunities with projects and collaborations that offer real opportunities to put academic theories to work. National and international companies recruit Mines students for employment, co-ops and internships through its Career Center. The 98% placement rate shows that employers know Mines graduates are ready to make a meaningful contribution in the work place.

Located at the foot of the beautiful Black Hills, Rapid City offers students a wide array of recreational activities to balance academic studies. A vibrant downtown area and a variety of arts and entertainment venues are available, and a thriving tourism industry offers students fun placesto explore and attracts international visitors from all over the world. Outdoor activities abound: from hiking, biking, skiing and snowboarding, to rock climbing and caving, and everything in between. With five national parks and monuments within an hour’s drive, and numerous other state parks to choose from, the Rapid City area is an outdoor paradise.

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When asked, 100% of reviewers recommend South Dakota School of Mines And Technology

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Attractive return on investment

While SDSM&T may not have the renown that some of the bigger US universities have, it focuses on a few things and does them well, for a fraction of the cost. The rigorous academic and professional development programs pu read full review
Vivek, India 5

Dont give a second thought about this school

If you want to invest less and gain more out of it, then School of mines is the best school. Most of the graduate student get scholarship which is hard to achieve in other USA universities.

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