Western Dakota Technical Institute

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School Overview

General Information

Admission Office

800 Mickelson Drive

Rapid City, SD 57703

(605) 718-2411

(800) 544-8765

Fax: (605) 394-2204



Contact: Jill Elder

Admissions Coordinator
Main Address

800 Mickelson Drive

Rapid City, SD 57703

(605) 394-4034

www.wdt.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 924

Degree-seeking undergrads: 924

Setting

Rural setting

Small city (50,000 – 249,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:
Associate

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $20

Online application fee: $20

Admissions Policies/Requirements

Special requirements for nursing, law enforcement, surgical technology, phlebotomy and paralegal programs. Applicants may be placed on waiting lists for programs reaching capacity.


College Majors

Agriculture & Related Sciences

Agribusiness Operations A
Agricultural Business A
Agriculture – General A
Farm/Ranch Management A

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting A
Administrative/Secretarial Services C
Marketing Management A
Office Clerical Services C

Construction Trades

Carpentry C
Electrician A
Power/Electric Transmission A,C

Engineering

Geotechnical Engineering A

Engineering Technologies

Architectural Drafting A
Electromechanical Technologies A

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Medical Administrative Assistance C
Medical Transcription A
Nursing – Practical C
Nursing Assistance C
Pharmacy Assistance C
Phlebotomy C
Surgical Technology C
Ward Clerk C

Law & Legal Studies

Legal Administrative Assistance C
Paralegal/Legal Assistance A

Mechanic & Repair Technologies

Auto Body Repair C
Automotive Technology A,C
Diesel Mechanics C
Electrical/Electronics Equipment Repair A
Industrial Equipment Maintenance/Repair A

Security & Protective Services

Police Science A

Degrees, certificates and diplomas for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Western Dakota Technical Institute Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(605) 394-4034
Website:https://www.wdt.edu
Type of School:2-year, Public
Apply Online:https://my.wdt.edu
Address:800 Mickelson Dr, Rapid City, SD 57703-4018
Setting:41
Campus Housing:No

Students & Programs

Student Population:1,006
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:13 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:642 (64% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Certificates, Associates

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$6,560
Out-of-state Tuition:$6,560
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:82%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$6,439

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Western Dakota Technical Institute Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Western Dakota Technical Institute.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services22
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services11
Construction Trades1
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields12
Health Professions and Related Programs67
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service3
Legal Professions and Studies1
Library Science11
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians12
Precision Production22
Grand total1422

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at Western Dakota Technical Institute.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services22
Library Science11
Grand total33

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Western Dakota Technical Institute and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$6,560
Out-of-state$6,560
Books and supplies$2,300

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$0
Out-of-state$0

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid17382%
Grant or scholarship aid14167%$6,439
Student loan aid12157%$6,064

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid57669%$6,012
Federal student loans50560%$5,992

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Western Dakota Technical Institute. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Western Dakota Technical Institute students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants000
Percent admitted%%%
Percent admitted who enrolled%%%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Western Dakota Technical Institute Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment1,006
Undergraduate enrollment1,006
Graduate enrollment0

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Western Dakota Technical Institute Accreditation

This institution is accredited by North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Specialized institution accreditations:

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