Western Dakota Technical Institute

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.".

Quick Facts

Updated U.S. Gov IPEDS 2017-18
Logo of Western Dakota Technical Institute
  • Location: Rapid City, SD
  • Student Body: 1,050
  • 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: $3,450
  • Room and Board: n/a
  • Books and Supplies: $2,500
  • Other Fees: $3,718
  • Net Price In-District/State: $13,114
  • Net Price Out-of-State: n/a
Student Body DataIncoming Class Data
  • Most Recent Incoming Class: 172
  • Men / Women Ratio: 109 / 63
  • 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: 39%
  • Vocational Trade Programs: 17%
  • Business, Management, Marketing: 10%
  • Mechanic, Repair Technician: 9%
  • Engineering Technology: 7%

Academic Programs

Western Dakota Technical Institute offers 41 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 23 Associate's Degree Programs
Business, Management, Marketing
Computer Science
Engineering Technology
Health Professions
Interdisciplinary Studies
Library Science
Mechanic, Repair Technician
  • Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation and Refrigeration Maintenance Technology, Technician
  • Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Technologies, Other
Protective Services
Vocational Trade Programs
Certificate ProgramsWestern Dakota Technical Institute offers 15 Certificate Programs
Business, Management, Marketing
Computer Science
Engineering Technology
Health Professions
Library Science
Mechanic, Repair Technician
  • Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation and Refrigeration Maintenance Technology, Technician
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: 1,050
  • 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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From College4 Programs
South Dakota State University
Health Professions