South Dakota School of Mines and Technology (SDSMT) is a public institution in Rapid City, South Dakota. It was founded in 1855 and runs under South Dakota Board of Regents. It also has an acceptance rate of 84% for admission.
Programs, Campus and Residence
- About 19 science and engineering majors and 18 minors; along with nine doctoral degree programs under 15 departments are running in SDSMT. Some of the popular majors are – Applied Biological Sciences, Atmospheric Science/Meteorology, Mining Engineering, Health Sciences, etc.
- On a 140 acre campus, SDSMT offers residential facility. It includes four residential halls which can accommodate more than 650 students. While the two apartment complexes can accommodate up to 239 students.
South Dakota School of Mines and Technology Admission Process
|Requirements||Transcripts; SOP; LOR|
|Test Scores||UG: ACT/SAT Graduate: GRE|
|English Proficiency Test||TOEFL/IELTS|
|Application fee||UG- USD 20; Graduate – USD 35|
|Additional Requirements||Essay and Resume; Personal Statement|
|Intake Season||Spring – August 15; Fall – February 15|
How to Apply – Log on to the official website to apply for:
- UG: Apply on https://apply.sdbor.edu/login_Create.cfm
- Graduate: Apply on https://sdmines.sdsmt.edu/cgi-bin/global/ad_update_grad_1.cgi
Cost and Scholarships
Cost of Attendance
|Tuition and Fee||14,820 USD|
|Books and Supplies||2,020 USD|
|Room and Board||8,440 USD|
The students at South Dakota School of Mines and Technology are offered financial aid in the form of scholarships, grants, federal and private student loans. Scholarships are awarded to those students who perform exceptionally well in academics, through Fulbright, Marshall, USA Today, etc.