South Dakota School of Mines and Technology: Admission & Tests

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South Dakota School of Mines and Technology LogoHere is a brief overview of South Dakota School of Mines and Technology general admissions procedures, aplication policies and fees, as well as desirable SAT and ACT college test scores that you might need to have in order to enroll at this school.

Admission Information

Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
South Dakota School of Mines and Technology admission requirements are very easy, in 2013/14 the college accepted 88 percent of those who apply.

The college does not require you to submit reference letters with your application and does not require admission test scores.

South Dakota School of Mines and Technology normally will accept your:
  • dual credits
    (from the courses giving both high school and college credits)
  • advanced placement credits
    (from the college-level courses taught in high school)
and will decline your:
  • credits for life experience

Application Fee

Application
Fee
$20
South Dakota School of Mines and Technology requires a fee paid when you submit an application for admission.

The undergraduate application fee at South Dakota School of Mines and Technology is $20.00. The graduate application fee is $35.00.

SAT Test Scores

Scholastic Assessment Test is not an important part of the application. Only 18 percent of applicants at South Dakota School of Mines and Technology submitted results of their SAT test.

Most applicants who took SAT scored from 450 to 630 on Critical Reading and from 500 to 680 on Math. Based off those numbers, if you have above 590 in SAT Critical Reading and 640 in SAT Math, this gives good chances to get admitted at this institution.

Test Section
Minimum Score
Desired Score
Safe Score

SAT Critical Reading
420
540
590

SAT Math
460
590
640

ACT Test Scores

American College Test is a really important step of the application process at South Dakota School of Mines and Technology. 89% of applicants completed the ACT test.

Most applicants who took ACT scored from 23 to 30 on Composite, from 20 to 28 on English, and from 23 to 30 on Math. Taking these numbers into account, if you got a score above 29 in ACT Composite, 26 in ACT English, and 29 in ACT Maththen it will be good enough to get accepted at this college.

Test Section
Minimum Score
Desired Score
Safe Score

ACT Composite
21
27
29

ACT English
18
24
26

ACT Math
21
27
29

Contact Admissions

Phone Number
(605)
394-2511
To receive the most accurate and up-to-date information about studying at South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, please contact the school directly.

You can call the school's general information office at (605) 394-2511 or check South Dakota School of Mines and Technology Website

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