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Western Dakota Technical Institute

Western Dakota Technical Institute is a Public, 2 Years+ school located in Rapid City, SD. The 2019 average net price at Western Dakota Technical Institute is $15,387. Acceptance rate is 100.00%. The school has a total enrollment of 1,061.

Mission Statement

"Western Dakota Tech is a public institution of higher learning that embraces quality programs, expert faculty and staff, and a commitment to academic excellence to teach the knowledge, skills, and behaviors students need to be successful.".

Logo of Western Dakota Technical Institute
Location: Rapid City, SD
Student Body: 1,061
Education Type: 2 Years+
Funding: Public
Campus Type: Rural
Web Site: www.wdt.edu
Acceptance Rate: Open Enrollment

Admission Details

Key Admissions DetailsAdmissions Deadlines, Start Dates
  • Acceptance Rate: Open Enrollment
  • Application Deadline: n/a
  • International Students: Unreported
  • Application Fee: $0
Tuition and FeesYearly Tuition and Other Fees
Tuition: $3,451
Room and Board: n/a
Books and Supplies: $2,200
Other Fees: $4,197
Net Price In-District/State: $15,387
Net Price Out-of-State: n/a
Student Body DataIncoming Class Data
  • Most Recent Incoming Class: 168
  • Men / Women Ratio: 99 / 69
  • Median SAT Verbal Range: Unreported
  • Median SAT Math Range: Unreported
  • Median ACT Range: Unreported
International Student DataInformation for International Students
  • Minimum TOEFL Score: n/a
  • Minimum IETLS Score: n/a
  • % of International Students: Unreported
  • International Testing: n/a
  • Total International Students: n/a
Required DocumentsTranscripts and Recommendations
  • High School Transcript: n/a
  • Recommendations: n/a
  • Admissions Tests Scores: n/a
  • Portfolio: n/a

Top 5 Popular Programs

  • Health Professions: 50%
  • Vocational Trade Programs: 11%
  • Business, Management, Marketing: 9%
  • Computer Science: 8%
  • Mechanic, Repair Technician: 7%

Academic Programs

Western Dakota Technical Institute offers 51 Total Programs in Associate's, Certificate Degree Levels. The most popular area of study for students are degrees in Health Professions. Choose an area to explore below to see detailed degree programs at each degree level.
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Associate's Degree ProgramsWestern Dakota Technical Institute offers 24 Associate's Degree Programs
Business, Management, Marketing
Computer Science
  • Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications Degree
Engineering Technology
  • Drafting and Design Technology, Technician, General Degree
  • Environmental Control Technologies, Technicians, Other Degree
Health Professions
Interdisciplinary Studies
Library Science
Mechanic, Repair Technician
  • Automobile, Automotive Mechanics Technology, Technician Degree
  • Diesel Mechanics Technology, Technician Degree
  • Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation and Refrigeration Maintenance Technology, Technician Degree
  • Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Technologies, Other Degree
Protective Services
Vocational Trade Programs
Certificate ProgramsWestern Dakota Technical Institute offers 19 Certificate Programs
Business, Management, Marketing
  • Accounting Technology, Technician and Bookkeeping Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
  • Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
  • Entrepreneurship, Entrepreneurial Studies Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
  • Marketing, Other Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
Computer Science
  • Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications Degree
Health Professions
Library Science
Vocational Trade Programs

Demographics & Outcomes

Graduation and RetentionGraduation and retention information
  • Graduation Rate Within 150% of Time: 31%
  • Graduation Rate Within 200% of Time: 42%
  • 1st Year Retention: 60%
  • Post Graduation Salary: $32,900
Student Body DemographicsDiversity and Age Data
  • Total Students: 1,061
  • White, non-Hispanic Students: 77%
  • American Indian, Alaska Native Students: 11%
  • Hispanic Students: 4%
  • Two or more races: 3%
  • Black Students: 2%
  • Unknown: 2%
  • Asian Students: 1%
  • Native Hawaiian, Pacific Isl. Students: <1%
  • Non-resident, alien: <1%

Transfer Agreements

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Health Professions
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Health Professions