Established in 1885, South Dakota School of Mines and Technology is a non-profit public state specialized higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Rapid City (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), South Dakota. Officially accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, South Dakota School of Mines and Technology (SDSMT) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 3,000-3,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution. South Dakota School of Mines and Technology (SDSMT) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 135 years old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 80-90% making this US higher education organization a least selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. SDSMT also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.
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|Name||South Dakota School of Mines and Technology|
|Motto||It Starts at SD Mines
|Colours||Blue and gold|
|Address||501 E Saint Joseph Street
57701-3995 South Dakota
|Tel||+1 (605) 394 2511|
|Fax||+1 (605) 394 6883|
|Gender||Men and Women (coed)|
|International Students||Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission|
|Selection Type||Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades|
|New Admission Requirements||- Secondary school GPA is considered but not required
- Secondary school rank is neither required nor recommended
- Secondary school record is required
- Completion of college-preparatory program is recommended
- Recommendations are neither required nor recommended
- Formal demonstration of competencies is neither required nor recommended
- Admission test scores are considered but not required
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is required
- Other Tests (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) are neither required nor recommended
|Admission Office||501 East St. Joseph Street
Rapid City 57701
(605) 394 6884
877 877 6044
|Control Type||Public State|
|Basic Classification||Special Focus Four-Year: Engineering Schools|
|2000 Classification||Schools of engineering and technology|
|Size & Setting||Four-year, small, primarily residential institution|
|Enrollment Profile||High undergraduate|
|Undergraduate Profile||Four-year, full-time, more selective, lower transfer-in institution|
|Undergraduate Instructional Program||Professions plus arts & sciences, some graduate coexistence|
|Graduate Instructional Program||Professions plus arts & sciences, high graduate coexistence|
South Dakota School of Mines and Technology's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 145,725 physical volumes, 40,482 physical media, 123,332 digital/electronic medium and 37 licensed digital/electronic databases.
South Dakota School of Mines and Technology provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 1,082 students in the 2018 academic year.
|Institutional Hospital||Not reported|
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