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Preparing Your Leaders of Tomorrow

South Dakota Mines offers a rigorous academic curriculum focused on developing communication, leadership, and teamwork skills. Our bachelor's, master's, and PhD degrees in a wide range of engineering and science disciplines provide employers with candidates who not only offer technical skills but also the ability to think critically and lead.

It's Personal

Your investment plays a critical role for our students. We appreciate the time and resources you give to our campus and want to make sure you are getting the value and recognition you deserve.

Through our partnership opportunities, we can work together to meet our educational mission while supporting your company's corporate priorities and strategic business objectives.

Custom Opportunities

From recruiting to speaking engagements, we can help enhance awareness of your company on our campus. You can promote your employment opportunities, sponsor student groups or competitions, provide mentoring, or collaborate on a research project. Let's work together to meet your specific goals.

Your Brand. Our Campus.

Design an Engagement and Investment Strategy from Several Areas on Campus


    Scholarships are the number one priority for the university. Corporate sponsored scholarships allow South Dakota Mines to attract, retain, and graduate top technical talent.


    Supporting departmental needs or establishing a distinguished professorship demonstrates a company's commitment to higher education.


    Corporate investment will help develop and enhance programs to meet emerging needs now and in the future. Program and initiative sponsorship increases diversity and provides practical experiences for students.


    Funding existing and new facilities allows a company to have a long-term impact on the university. Naming opportunities are available.


    With support, research thrives at Mines, impacting the Rushmore region and beyond.


    By matching employee contributions to Mines, companies multiply their impact and encourage employee philanthropy.

Mines Advancement Fund

The Mines Advancement Fund supports the greatest needs of our students and faculty, including scholarships, department resources, facilities updates, industry partnerships, and more. With every dollar gifted to the Mines Advancement Fund, the Center for Alumni Relations & Advancement raises an average of $9 more to support departments, scholarships, and programs. 
Consider designating your gift to the Mines Advancement Fund to maximize your influence at South Dakota Mines.