|Degrees offered||Undergrad & Graduate|
|Students with disability||5%|
|Student to faculty ratio||15:1|
|Dormitory capacity||1,079 students|
|Freshmen are required
to live on campus
South Dakota School of Mines and Technology is less selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 1,368 applications and 1,156 students were granted admission. South Dakota School of Mines and Technology is at the #83 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.
Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 93% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 11% submitted SAT scores.
|SAT||1040 to 1290|
|ACT||24 to 29|
South Dakota School of Mines and Technology charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $11,500 and in-state students paid $7,340.
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In 2016-2017 academic year, 93% of South Dakota School of Mines and Technology's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 20% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $3,745 (which is 15.5% below the national average.)
The total number of federal student loan recipients at South Dakota School of Mines and Technology in 2016-2017, was 276, which is 55% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,505 (which is 3.8% above the national average.)
In Fall 2016, South Dakota School of Mines and Technology has enrolled a total of 2,809 students (2,221 students full-time and 588 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 2,809 students, 98 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 78% men and 22% women and 2,435 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 374 for graduates studies.
The institution also enrolled 82 students for distance studies.
Non-resident alien: 6%
Two or more races: 3%
Black/African American: 2%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%
Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at South Dakota School of Mines and Technology.Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
|Study Areas||Percent||Total Graduates||Online|
|Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services||4%||60|
|Engineering Technologies And Engineering-related Fields||2%||32||0|
|Biological And Biomedical Sciences||1%||20|
|Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities||1%||12|
|Mathematics And Statistics||1%||12|
|Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services||0%||5||1|
|Health Professions And Related Programs||0%||2|
Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.
The following section details graduation and dropout rates of South Dakota School of Mines and Technology full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.
The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.
The typical median income of South Dakota School of Mines and Technology graduates 6 years after enrollment is $52,800. Last year, out of the total 423 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 398 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 798 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 734 were employed.
|6 years after enrollment||10 years after enrollment|