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South Dakota School of Mines and Technology

Rapid City, SD 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate85%
Acceptance Rate85%

South Dakota School of Mines and Technology Academics

South Dakota School of Mines and Technology requires at least 120 semester credits to complete a bachelor's degree.

There is no accelarated degree program at South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, but students who wish to save money or graduate early can look into transferring in credits. South Dakota School of Mines and Technology accepts transfer credits. The school accepts AP credit and IB credits. Many students like to take classes in the summer, to earn extra credits. However, South Dakota School of Mines and Technology does not offer classes during the summer.

South Dakota School of Mines and Technology true.

Academic Options Yes No Note
Accelerated Degree Program X
Transfer Credits Accepted
AP Credit Accepted
IB Credits Accepted
Summer Classes Available
New Student Orientation

Reminder: South Dakota School of Mines and Technology may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.

What Classes Are Required At South Dakota School of Mines and Technology?

South Dakota School of Mines and Technology has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate.

Students are not required to fulfill a language requirement, but there is a math and science requirement.

Students are required to take a computer class to fufill the graduation requirements for South Dakota School of Mines and Technology.

Course Required?
2nd Language No
Math Yes
Science Yes
Computer Yes

Reminder: Check with South Dakota School of Mines and Technology directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.

Majors at South Dakota School of Mines and Technology

When choosing a major, South Dakota School of Mines and Technology students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at South Dakota School of Mines and Technology. Students must choose one of the majors offered by the college. Self-designed majors are not allowed. Students are not required to complete a senior project unless it is required for their specific major. South Dakota School of Mines and Technology offers students the option to double major, if they would like. Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major.

NOTE: Declaring a double major may mean taking more courses, but it can provide a unique combination of experience that helps students stand out when job searching or applying to grad school.


Frequently Asked Questions About South Dakota School of Mines and Technology


Does South Dakota School of Mines and Technology Have Services For Students With Disabilities?

✅ South Dakota School of Mines and Technology does offer services for students with disabilities.

Prospective students can contact the college's Office of Accessibility Services to learn more about any support and accomodations offered. These conversations are usually kept confidential and will not be shared with the admissions office if you do not wish to share.

Does South Dakota School of Mines and Technology Have An Online Program?

✅ South Dakota School of Mines and Technology true for students who are interested in taking classes online.

Does South Dakota School of Mines and Technology Give Credit for AP Classes?

✅ South Dakota School of Mines and Technology true Schools have different requirements for what AP scores they accept, so some students may not receive AP credit.

Does South Dakota School of Mines and Technology Have An Honors Program?

✅ South Dakota School of Mines and Technology true for highly-qualified applicants, but false.

Does South Dakota School of Mines and Technology Require Internships?

❌ South Dakota School of Mines and Technology studets are not required to complete an internship.

Students can still look for internships during the summer, or gain work experience with a part-time job. While South Dakota School of Mines and Technology does not require internships for students of any major, internships can help students gain hands-on work experience for their resume, and explore career paths that interest them without committing to one path.


Additional Information About South Dakota School of Mines and Technology


South Dakota School of Mines and Technology Library

The main library on campus is the Devereaux Library and there is one other library on campus.

Dual Degree Programs at South Dakota School of Mines and Technology

A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time.

South Dakota School of Mines and Technology does not have any dual degree programs available for students.

ROTC

What is ROTC?

The Reserve Officers' Training Corps, which is also commonly known as ROTC, is a leadership program that prepares students to serve in the U.S. Armed Forces after graduation. College level ROTC programs prepare students to become officers in the military through physical, academic, and leadership training. ROTC programs are part of the college curriculum and usually cover the cost of tuition.

Does South Dakota School of Mines and Technology have any ROTC programs?

Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every school. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.

South Dakota School of Mines and Technology has an Army ROTC program.

Some ROTC programs are provided directly on campus and others are hosted at a cooperating instiution off campus. The ROTC program locations at South Dakota School of Mines and Technology include:

•an ARMY ROTC branch unit on campus

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

2,146

Campus Setting

Suburban

Acceptance Rate

85%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$12,791

Out-of-State

$17,015

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Feb 15
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