South Dakota School of Mines and Technology - Bachelor's Degree

The South Dakota School of Mines and Technology was originally established in 1885 by the Dakota Territorial Legislature as the Dakota School of Mines to provide instruction in mining engineering at a location where mining was the primary industry.

  • Average Tuition USD 29,840

School Description

Founded in 1885 to provide instruction in the region’s primary industry, mining, the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology is an exceptional science and engineering research university today, offering a wide variety of bachelors, masters and doctoral degrees.

Bachelor Programs

  • 501 E St Joseph St, Rapid City, SD 57701, United States

    Biology

    USD 14,140 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Biology. The program offers courses that focus on the study of cell growth, DNA expression, botany, parasitology and recombinant DNA technology.

  • 501 E St Joseph St, Rapid City, SD 57701, United States

    Chemical Engineering

    USD 14,140 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Chemical Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the application of mathematical and scientific principles to the design, development and operational evaluation of systems employing chemical processes.

  • 501 E St Joseph St, Rapid City, SD 57701, United States

    Chemistry

    USD 14,140 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Chemistry. The program offers courses that focus on the study of general chemistry, organic chemistry, and chemical analysis.

  • 501 E St Joseph St, Rapid City, SD 57701, United States

    Civil Engineering

    USD 14,140 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Civil Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the application of mathematical and scientific principles to problems that arise from creating and maintaining structures; mechanics; hydraulics; geotechnics; materials science; and statistical analysis.

  • 501 E St Joseph St, Rapid City, SD 57701, United States

    Computer Engineering

    USD 14,140 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of Computer Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the mathematical and scientific areas in analysing, designing, developing and operating computer hardware and software systems, and related equipment and facilities.

  • 501 E St Joseph St, Rapid City, SD 57701, United States

    Computer Science

    USD 14,140 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical knowledge of Computer Science. The program offers courses that focus on the study of artificial intelligence, cyber security, the blockchain, and big data.

  • 501 E St Joseph St, Rapid City, SD 57701, United States

    Electrical Engineering

    USD 14,140 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Electrical Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of mathematical and scientific principles and electrical power generation systems.

  • 501 E St Joseph St, Rapid City, SD 57701, United States

    Environmental Studies

    USD 14,140 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of Environmental Studies. The program offers courses that focus on renewable and non-renewable resources, ecosystems, pollution, and biodiversity.

  • 501 E St Joseph St, Rapid City, SD 57701, United States

    Humanities

    USD 14,140 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Humanities. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the social and physical sciences, languages, literature, art, music, philosophy, and religion.

  • 501 E St Joseph St, Rapid City, SD 57701, United States

    Industrial Engineering

    USD 14,140 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Industrial Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of applied mathematics; physical sciences; social sciences; engineering analysis; systems design; computer applications; and evaluation methodology.

  • 501 E St Joseph St, Rapid City, SD 57701, United States

    Meteorology

    USD 14,140 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Meteorology. The program offers courses that focus on the study of atmospheric chemistry, weather forecasting, atmospheric physics, and climatic changes.

  • 501 E St Joseph St, Rapid City, SD 57701, United States

    Mining Engineering

    USD 14,140 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Mining Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the application of mathematical and scientific principles to the design, development and operational evaluation of mineral extraction, processing and refining systems, including open pit and shaft mines, prospecting and site analysis equipment and instruments, environmental and safety systems, mine equipment and facilities, mineral processing and refining methods and systems, and logistics and communications systems.

  • 501 E St Joseph St, Rapid City, SD 57701, United States

    Music

    USD 14,140 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical knowledge of Music. The program offers courses that focus on the study of medieval, renaissance, classical, romantic, jazz, pop, and rock music.

  • 501 E St Joseph St, Rapid City, SD 57701, United States

    Physics

    USD 14,140 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Physics. The program offers courses that focus on the study of matter and energy at a fundamental level using mathematics as the primary language to communicate concepts.

  • 501 E St Joseph St, Rapid City, SD 57701, United States

    Pre-Medicine

    USD 14,140 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Pre-Medicine. The program is ideal for students looking to pursue a career in medicine. The program offers courses that focus on the study of chemistry, cell biology, anatomy, and physics.

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    Mines has been named one of the best values in higher education for 17 straight years. For the most recent graduating class, 98% had jobs or places in graduate school at an average starting salary of over $63,000 a year.

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          • Testimony
            1995-2000, This place rocks for getting a degree.

            I went here for my degree and it's served me well. I love the class size. They also keep current with technology even with the size of the school begin smaller than some. The teachers are great. It's a wonderful experience overall.

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            1997-1999, Great School and excellent Faculty

            This school has very good faculty and a very nice campus.

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            1997-2001, Quality Education and a Great Reputation

            My graduate degree from SDSM&T has helped me advance in my career by preparing me for positions in technical management and by opening up new opportunities. Their understanding teaching staff and ability to offer the program through distance learning made it possible for me to complete the degree while holding a full time position.