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Lake Area Technical College
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  • 2 Year
  • WATERTOWN, SD

Report Card

grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Professors
    grade B
  2. Value
    grade B+
  3. Diversity
    grade B minus
  4. Safety
    grade A+
  5. Student Life
    grade A+
  6. Location
    grade B

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Lake Area Tech is an above-average public college located in Watertown, South Dakota. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 1,509 undergraduate students. The Lake Area Tech acceptance rate is 100%. Popular majors include Agricultural Business, Diesel Mechanics, and Licensed Practical Nurse Training (LPN). Graduating 73% of students, Lake Area Tech alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $34,100.

About

1201 ARROW AVENUE
WATERTOWN, SD 57201
Athletic Division
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Athletic Conference
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate
100%
SAT Range
No data available  
ACT Range
No data available  
Application Fee
$25
SAT/ACT
Neither required nor recommended
High School GPA
Required

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Cost

Net Price
$12,075 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$3,506 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
93%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
14:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
100%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 5 responses
75%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 4 responses
100%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 4 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
6
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
2
Online Associates Programs
4
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    24%
  • On Campus
    56%
  • Online
    21%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,509 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
708
Undergrads Over 25
10%
Pell Grant
38%
Varsity Athletes
No data available  
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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$36,900 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
73%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
95%
National
83%

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