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Computer Science

South Dakota School of Mines & Technology

48 months
Duration
15400 USD/year
15400 USD/year
11020 USD/year
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About

The primary goal of the Computer Science program offered by South Dakota School of Mines & Technology is to prepare graduates to enter a dynamic and rapidly-changing field as competent computer scientists. 

Overview

Graduates of the Computer Science program offered by South Dakota School of Mines & Technology are expected to be capable in all phases of software development including design, development, and testing. Graduates should also have a firm understanding of hardware technologies. These capabilities require the graduate to possess good communication skills, both oral and written, and the ability to work effectively as a team member. 

Graduates must be able to read and comprehend the literature of the discipline and be sufficiently well-versed in general theory to allow growth within the discipline as it advances. Most of the graduates will pursue careers as software engineers within the computer industry. Some may choose careers as entrepreneurs and others will pursue advanced degrees and careers in research.

Student Jobs and Co-ops

Through cooperative education (co-ops) and internships, School of Mines students have many opportunities to apply their education to "real world" work experiences. Students are employed by industry and government agencies in positions related to Mathematics and Computer Science. Students may gain 1-3 hours of academic credit for their co-op or internship experience upon department approval. 

Accreditation

The computer science program is accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET, Inc.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Technical Communications
  • Database Management Systems 
  • Linear Algebra
  • Computer Organization and Architecture
  • Analysis of Algorithms

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

No deadline for admission. However, all international applicants should submit their documents at least three months prior to the start of the semester.

Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
2.75

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed online application
  • Academic credentials (translated into English)
  • English proficiency
  • SAT or ACT scores
  • Evaluation of academic credentials
  • Financial information documenting ability to pay

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15400 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15400 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    15400 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15400 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    11020 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11020 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Rapid City

860 - 1300 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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