South Dakota School of Mines and Technology is on a 120-acre campus in the suburban setting of Rapid City, South Dakota.
There are many activities and organizations for South Dakota School of Mines and Technology students to join – including chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.
Interested in Greek life? South Dakota School of Mines and Technology has fraternities and sororities.
South Dakota School of Mines and Technology has the eSports 144. In fact, more students participate in the eSports 144 than any other on-campus activity.
Other popular student organizations at South Dakota School of Mines and Technology include ASME (American Society of Mechanical Engineers), Skid Snowboard Club 115, AIChe 107 and ASCE 105.
South Dakota School of Mines and Technology students' favorite campus events are Homecoming/M Week, Engineers' Week and Fall Career Fair.
This table offers information on housing at South Dakota School of Mines and Technology.
|On-Campus Housing||Yes||Required for sophomore|
|Guaranteed Housing||Yes||Guaranteed for freshman|
|Co-ed Housing Available||Yes|
|Housing for Students with Disabilities||Yes|
|Percentage of Students Living On-Campus||––||60%|
|Spots Available in On-Campus Housing||––||1,079|
|Number of Students Living On-Campus||––||946|
|Percentage of Students Living Off-Campus||––||40%|
South Dakota School of Mines and Technology offers housing for students. Students are required to live on campus through sophomore year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.
The majority of South Dakota School of Mines and Technology students live on campus. In 2022, 60% of undergrads at South Dakota School of Mines and Technology lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 40% of students lived off-campus or commuted to South Dakota School of Mines and Technology. There are 1,079 spots available in on-campus housing for all 2,146 undergraduates. In the 2021-2022 school year, 946 students chose to live on-campus. On the weekends, about 80% students stay on-campus. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.
South Dakota School of Mines and Technology offers coed housing and housing for students with disabilities.
At South Dakota School of Mines and Technology there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.
Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the university, funding, and competition level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.
Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.
Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.
Let's take a look at the athletic options available at South Dakota School of Mines and Technology:
|Sport||Men's Intramural||Women's Intramural||Men's Division||Women's Division||Men's Scholarships||Women's Scholarships|
|Indoor Track||√||√||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2|
|Basketball||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2||√||√|
|Golf||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2||√||√|
|Track And Field||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2||√||√|
|Cross Country Running||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2||√||√|
College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.
South Dakota School of Mines and Technology is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The South Dakota School of Mines and Technology campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night. The school also has student security patrols.
South Dakota School of Mines and Technology offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Campus housing is secure and dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards.
Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, take Interstate 90 to Rapid City, SD. If you need to fly, book your flight to Rapid City Regional airport.
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