Take a closer look at the Hardrock life.

Take a closer look at the Hardrock life.


STEM is Our Specialty

Our programs are 100% STEM-focused. Here, you will break things, build things, and invent tomorrow. 


We are Adventurous

When in comes to life outside the classroom, our one-of-kind location offers the best of all worlds.


We are a Smart Investment

South Dakota Mines places among the top universities in the state and nation, affirming we are a best-in-class STEM university.


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South Dakota Mines Expands CAMP with Three New Teams

South Dakota Mines CAMP, a student-centered, hands-on engineering program, is adding three new teams: the Moonrockers, the Mines Association of Rocketeers (MARS) and the Unmanned Aerial Systems Team (UAS).

Mines Hosts Ribbon Cutting for New Glassblowing Lab Tied to Art and Engineering Program

South Dakota Mines has opened a new Glassblowing Lab as an addition to the National Science Foundation funded Art and Engineering (A+E) program which links the creative process with science and engineering education to increase both innovation and intellectual diversity.

Mines Data Science Team Captures Top Honors at Regional Competition in Minneapolis

A team of South Dakota Mines mathematics and computer science students captured top honors at the MinneMUDAC data science competition held at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minn.


We are Driven

STEM can change the world. Tackle society’s toughest challenges through research, innovation, and entrepreneurship.


We are Hands-On

Learn by doing in makerspaces, labs, and through internships and co-ops. Real-world experiences lead to great career opportunities.


We are Successful

Graduates go on to work for Fortune 500 companies. 97% placement in field of study and average starting salaries over $68,000.


We are a Family

Build a lifelong network of friends and learn from faculty who are exceptional mentors. We believe collaboration and support lead to success for all.

Build it.

Break it.

Create it.

Join our community of innovators forging their own path to what's next.

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