South Dakota School of Mines & Technology

Agreement: Study Abroad
Country: USA


Exchange and «Study Abroad»: USN has one free place. In addition it is possible for students to enroll in study-abroad places, where they pay tuition fees. The free place is given to the student with the best grade average.

Subject area: Technology

Admission requirements: 

  • Language requirement: SDSMT accepts USNs confirmation of english proficiency. Language test is not required.

Tuition fees: Tuition fees depend on which status you have.

Exchange students pay no tuition fees. For USN-studentes who travel on a study abroad stay, the rate for 2017/2018 was USD 8055 per semester.

Recognition of credits: Before travelling out, your courses will be pre-approved. If you complete and pass the courses, as agreed upon, the courses will be recognised as part of your degree at USN. 15 US-credits are accepted as the equivalent of 30 Norwegian credits.

Semester dates (approximate dates):

Semester 1: Mid-September – Mid-December 

Semester 2: Early January – Early May


You are responsible for finding accommodation yourself, but SDMST has contacts to housing providers and USN has links to websites where housing is advertised.


Practical information on student exchange