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South Dakota School of Mines and Technology - 2016

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Institution Information

General Admissions

Entrance Requirements and Recommendations

Requirements

School of Mines will automatically accept for admission students who: obtain an ACT composite score of at least 25 AND obtain an ACT math subscore of at least 25 (or equivalent SAT-I score) OR obtain a high school GPA of at least 3.50 on a 4.00 scale AND have taken four years of mathematics (i.e., algebra, geometry, trigonometry, calculus).
School of Mines will review and consider for acceptance students who meet BOR requirements AND obtain an ACT composite score of at least 21 (or equivalent SAT-I score) OR obtain an ACT math subscore of at least 21 (or equivalent SAT-I score) OR achieve a high school GPA of at least 2.75 on a 4.00 scale.
All applicants not meeting automatic admission requirements will be reviewed by the Admissions Committee. The committee considers high school curriculm (special consideration is given to math and science course work), grades, and test scores.

Recommendations

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