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Western Dakota Technical College
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  • 2 Year
  • RAPID CITY, SD

Report Card

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

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Western Dakota Tech is an above-average public college located in Rapid City, South Dakota. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 593 undergraduate students. The Western Dakota Tech acceptance rate is 100%. Popular majors include Licensed Practical Nurse Training (LPN), Welding, and Phlebotomy Technician. Graduating 57% of students, Western Dakota Tech alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $28,700.

About

800 MICKELSON DR
RAPID CITY, SD 57703
Athletic Division
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Athletic Conference
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Western Dakota Technical College Rankings

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Admissions

Acceptance Rate
100%
SAT Range
No data available  
ACT Range
No data available  
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
No data available  
High School GPA
No data available  

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Cost

Net Price
$13,934 / 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
$4,968 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
97%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B minus
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
13:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
78%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 23 responses
64%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 22 responses
64%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 22 responses

Majors

Online

Programs Offered Entirely Online
10
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
6
Online Associates Programs
4
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    26%
  • On Campus
    53%
  • Online
    21%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
593 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
699
Undergrads Over 25
28%
Pell Grant
56%
Varsity Athletes
No data available  
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 5 responses
  • Average
    60%
  • Outgoing
    20%
  • Stressed
    20%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$33,800 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
57%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
88%
National
83%

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