South Dakota School of Mines and Technology

Rapid City, South Dakota

Overview

Address501 E Saint Joseph St
School Websitewww.sdsmt.edu
School TypePublic, 4-year or above

Small

StatusPublic
On Campus HousingYes
Level of StudyUndergraduate/Graduate

South Dakota School of Mines and Technology is a small public, 4-year college based in Rapid City, South Dakota that offers both undergraduate and graduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is doctor's degree. In the 2019 academic year, 1,451 students applied to South Dakota School of Mines and Technology. Of those students, 1,209 were granted admission into the school.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in South Dakota School of Mines and Technology was $7,500, in addition to fees of $3,060. This number excludes room and board. The school does provide on-campus housing, which you may want to factor into your cost analysis when planning to attend South Dakota School of Mines and Technology.

South Dakota School of Mines and Technology has a 50% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

Getting In

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The South Dakota School of Mines and Technology acceptance rate is 83%. To put this into perspective, 1,209 of the 1,451 students who applied to South Dakota School of Mines and Technology in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in South Dakota School of Mines and Technology is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into South Dakota School of Mines and Technology had an SAT score between the range of 1,160 and 1,363. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for South Dakota School of Mines and Technology was between 24 and 29 in the last academic year.

In addition, applicants are not required to submit their GPA to South Dakota School of Mines and Technology as part of their application.

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Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, the tuition for in-state residents is $7,500. Combined with fees of $3,060, room and board costs of $8,440, other expenses of $4,000 and the $2,020 cost of books and supplies, the total in-state one-year cost is $25,020.

Out-of-state residents can expect to pay more. While the costs for room, board, and other expenses are the same, out-of-state tuition is significantly higher. Out-of-state students must pay $14,820 in tuition. This brings the total one-year cost of enrolling in South Dakota School of Mines and Technology to $29,280 for out-of-state students.

Students at South Dakota School of Mines and Technology are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at South Dakota School of Mines and Technology was $4,446 last year. The percentage of students awarded federal aid was 24%.

South Dakota School of Mines and Technology Undergraduate Population

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio15:1

Student composition is an important deciding factor for most students applying to South Dakota School of Mines and Technology.

South Dakota School of Mines and Technology has a good gender split, with 24% of undergraduates being female and 76% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are out-of-state residents; in fact, 59% of all students reside out-of-state. However, 39% of students come from in-state and 2% of students are international. This means you’ll be able to interact with people from all backgrounds.

The student to faculty ratio at South Dakota School of Mines and Technology is 15:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need from South Dakota School of Mines and Technology to thrive in your studies.

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