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Lake Area Technical Institute

Lake Area Technical Institute is a Public, 2 Years+ school located in Watertown, SD. The 2019 average net price at Lake Area Technical Institute is $11,689. Acceptance rate is 100.00%. The school has a total enrollment of 2,245.

Mission Statement

Lake Area Technical Institute: superior, comprehensive technical education that changes lives and launches careers.


Logo of Lake Area Technical Institute
Location: Watertown, SD
Student Body: 2,245
Education Type: 2 Years+
Funding: Public
Campus Type: Rural
Web Site: www.lakeareatech.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: $25
Tuition and FeesYearly Tuition and Other Fees
Tuition: $2,784
Room and Board: n/a
Books and Supplies: $1,400
Other Fees: $2,548
Net Price In-District/State: $11,689
Net Price Out-of-State: n/a
Student Body DataIncoming Class Data
  • Most Recent Incoming Class: 674
  • Men / Women Ratio: 433 / 241
  • 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: 24%
  • Mechanic, Repair Technician: 17%
  • Agriculture: 14%
  • Vocational Trade Programs: 10%
  • Public Admin, Social Services: 8%

Academic Programs

Lake Area Technical Institute offers 53 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.
Explore All Programs
Associate's Degree ProgramsLake Area Technical Institute offers 27 Associate's Degree Programs
Agriculture
  • Agricultural Business and Management, General Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
Business, Management, Marketing
  • Banking and Financial Support Services Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
  • Marketing, Marketing Management, General Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
Computer Science
Construction
Engineering Technology
  • Construction Engineering Technology, Technician Degree
  • Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology, Technician Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
  • Manufacturing Engineering Technology, Technician Degree
  • Robotics Technology, Technician Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
Health Professions
Mechanic, Repair Technician
Natural Resources, Conservation
Protective Services
Public Admin, Social Services
Transportation, Materials Moving
  • Construction, Heavy Equipment, Earthmoving Equipment Operation Degree
Vocational Trade Programs
Certificate ProgramsLake Area Technical Institute offers 12 Certificate Programs
Agriculture
  • Agricultural Business and Management, General Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
Health Professions
  • Dental Assisting, Assistant Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
  • Emergency Medical Technology, Technician (Emt Paramedic) Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
  • Licensed Practical, Vocational Nurse Training Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
  • Nursing Assistant, Aide and Patient Care Assistant, Aide Degree
Mechanic, Repair Technician
  • Aircraft Powerplant Technology, Technician Degree
  • Autobody, Collision and Repair Technology, Technician Degree
Natural Resources, Conservation
Personal/Culinary Services
Public Admin, Social Services
Transportation, Materials Moving
  • Construction, Heavy Equipment, Earthmoving Equipment Operation Degree
Vocational Trade Programs

Demographics & Outcomes

Graduation and RetentionGraduation and retention information
  • Graduation Rate Within 150% of Time: 72%
  • Graduation Rate Within 200% of Time: 75%
  • 1st Year Retention: 81%
  • Post Graduation Salary: $36,200
Student Body DemographicsDiversity and Age Data
  • Total Students: 2,245
  • White, non-Hispanic Students: 91%
  • Unknown: 3%
  • American Indian, Alaska Native Students: 2%
  • Hispanic Students: 2%
  • Black Students: 1%
  • Asian Students: 1%
  • Native Hawaiian, Pacific Isl. Students: <1%
  • Non-resident, alien: <1%
  • Two or more races: <1%

Transfer Agreements

From Program6 Agreements with 1 Colleges
Agriculture
South Dakota State University
Business/Management/Marketing
South Dakota State University
Engineering
South Dakota State University
General Agreement
South Dakota State University
Health Professions
South Dakota State University
Natural Resources/Conservation
South Dakota State University
From College7 Programs
South Dakota State University
Agriculture
Business/Management/Marketing
Education
Engineering
General Agreement
Health Professions
Natural Resources/Conservation