Founded in 1885 to provide instruction in the region’s primary industry, mining, today the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology has evolved into one of the leading science and engineering universities in the region. Located in Rapid City, in the beautiful Black Hills of South Dakota, SD Mines offers a rigorous academic experience, supported by small class sizes, committed faculty members, and many student development programs and organizations.
South Dakota School of Mines and Technology awards associate’s, bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees, as well as certificates at the graduate level. Several master’s degrees can be earned completely online.
Accreditation & Licensing
South Dakota School of Mines and Technology is accredited by:
Higher Learning Commission (HLC)