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South Dakota School of Mines and Technology BS in Metallurgical Engineering

The main focus area for this major is General Metallurgical Engineering. For more details on this concentration, visit its profile page.

Metallurgical Engineering is a major offered under the engineering program of study at South Dakota School of Mines and Technology. We’ve gathered data and other essential information about the bachelor’s degree program in metallurgical engineering, such as if the program is offered online, ethnicity of students, how many students graduated in recent times, and more.

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Rankings for the SD Mines BS in Metallurgical Engineering

#3 in the U.S
#1 in South Dakota

In order to help students and their parents find the best school for them, we have created several different types of college rankings, which are updated yearly. The bachelor's program at SD Mines was ranked #3 on College Factual's Best Schools for metallurgical engineering list. It is also ranked #1 in South Dakota.

Here are some of the other rankings for SD Mines.

Ranking Type Rank
Most Focused Colleges for Metallurgical Engineering 1
Most Focused Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Metallurgical Engineering 1
Best Value Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Metallurgical Engineering 3
Best Metallurgical Engineering Bachelor’s Degree Schools 3
Best Metallurgical Engineering Schools 3
Best Value Colleges for Metallurgical Engineering 3
Most Popular Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Metallurgical Engineering 4
Most Popular Colleges for Metallurgical Engineering 4

How Much Does a Bachelor’s in Metallurgical Engineering from SD Mines Cost?

$11,020 Average Tuition and Fees (In-State)

SD Mines Undergraduate Tuition and Fees

In 2019-2020, the average part-time undergraduate tuition at SD Mines was $404 per credit hour for out-of-state students. The average for in-state students was $258 per credit hour. Information about average full-time undergraduate tuition and fees is shown in the table below.

In State Out of State
Tuition $7,740 $12,120
Fees $3,280 $3,280
Books and Supplies $2,050 $2,050
On Campus Room and Board $7,980 $7,980
On Campus Other Expenses $4,400 $4,400

Learn more about SD Mines tuition and fees.

Does SD Mines Offer an Online BS in Metallurgical Engineering?

SD Mines does not offer an online option for its metallurgical engineering bachelor’s degree program at this time. To see if the school offers distance learning options in other areas, visit the SD Mines Online Learning page.

SD Mines Bachelor’s Student Diversity for Metallurgical Engineering

22 Bachelor's Degrees Awarded
9.1% Women
9.1% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
In the 2019-2020 academic year, 22 students received their bachelor’s degree in metallurgical engineering. The gender and racial-ethnic breakdown of those individuals is shown below.

Male-to-Female Ratio

About 9.1% of the students who received their BS in metallurgical engineering in 2019-2020 were women. This is less than the nationwide number of 27.0%.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

Of those graduates who received a bachelor’s degree in metallurgical engineering at SD Mines in 2019-2020, 9.1% were racial-ethnic minorities*. This is lower than the nationwide number of 20%.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 1
Native American or Alaska Native 0
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0
White 19
International Students 1
Other Races/Ethnicities 1

BS in Metallurgical Engineering Focus Areas at SD Mines

Metallurgical Engineering students may decide to major in one of the following focus areas.

Focus Area Annual Graduates
General Metallurgical Engineering 22

You may also be interested in one of these majors related to metallurgical engineering.

Related Major Annual Graduates
Chemical Engineering 43
Civil Engineering 49
Computer Engineering 15
Electrical Engineering 24
Mechanical Engineering 99

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*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

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