Graduate Education

Research Programs

STEM Leadership

Graduate programs at South Dakota Mines reflect our commitment to leadership in science and engineering. South Dakota Mines is well-known in academic and industry circles for the quality education provided and the outstanding return on investment our students receive for education dollars invested. We invite you to learn more about how a graduate degree from South Dakota Mines can benefit you and your career. 

Grad Ed Future Students


Requirements, forms, deadlines, instructions

Grad Ed Current Students


Resources for current South Dakota Mines grad students.

Grad Ed Intl Students


Resources for international graduate students.

Grad Ed Programs


Resources for students who served our country.

Are Graduate Studies for You?

At South Dakota Mines, we believe your role as an engineer or scientist is crucial to the advancement of society. Graduate studies are for those with a passion to know more and to do more, to be at the forefront of discovery and achievement, and to participate in the solutions that make a difference and move the global community forward.

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In-State Tuition Rates for Out-of-State Students

Find out if you qualify to attend at the resident tuition rate!

Students from western states can attend grad school at South Dakota Mines at the resident tuition rate. This rate is available to new graduate students enrolling in an on-campus program (does not apply to distance courses). Minnesota residents are eligible for a discounted reciprocity rate. Learn More 

Contact Us

Graduate Education Office
South Dakota Mines
Attention: Graduate Education, Mail stop C2201
501 East St. Joseph St.
Rapid City, SD 57701-3995

(605) 355-3468
Graduate Education

How to Apply

Contact the program coordinator of the program you are interested in, and then apply online.

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