Western Dakota Technical Institute

Rapid City, SD, USA
3.86 Average Rating

Established in 1968, Western Dakota Technical Institute is a public, 2-year institution located in Rapid City. As the only technical college operating in western South Dakota, Western Dakota Tech offers associate’s degree, diploma, and certificate programs in 34 career-oriented fields of study. Academics at Western Dakota Tech feature hands-on experiential learning, and courses are designed to help students cultivate employability, social values, and skills in technology, analysis, communication, and teamwork. Western Dakota Tech maintains articulation agreements with six other colleges and universities, the majority of which offer multiple programs.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Public
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed
Level of Institution 2 Year
Campus Setting Rural
In State Students
92%
Out of State Students
5%

Key Deadlines

Application Type Application Deadline Reply Deadline
Fall Regular Decision August 1, 2019
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Associate's
Total Number of Students
1,006
Total Number of Undergrads
1,006
Academic Calendar

Semester

Non Traditional Learning
  • Online Classes
  • Online Undergrad Degrees
  • Summer Sessions
  • Some Programs Requires Co-Op/Internship
Student:Faculty Ratio
13:1
National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$13,504
Tuition
In-State Tuition
$7,168
Out-of-State Tuition
$7,168
Students Receiving Financial Aid
67%
Average Aid Per Year
$6,439
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Gender
Male
Female
47%
53%
Size of Town
Rural: Fringe
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Employed
6 mos. after graduation
73%
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$37,000
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What Students Are Saying

3.86 Average Rating
Goals are achieved at WDT. The future looks bright and change is happening every year.
Lenora from Rapid City, SD
It is an amazing school. It makes you feel at home, like a family. I have had the best teachers, and learned so much.
Raelyn from Rapid City, SD

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