The South Dakota School of Mines & Technology in Rapid City increased undergraduate enrollment by 14 students, from 2,471 in fall 2014 to 2,485 in fall 2015. SDSM&T's graduate student enrollment went up, too, from 327 to 358. Those enrollment gains follow 6 percent and 9 percent enrollment gains for the engineering and technology campus.
In Spearfish, Black Hills State University logged a slight dip in enrollment, down 94 from 4,489 in fall 2014 to 4,395 in fall 2015. The school noted increases in specific areas, including transfer students, honors students and high school students taking dual enrollment classes for college credit.
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