Lake Area Technical Institute

Lake Area Technical Institute

Watertown, SD
location
Public
type
Small
setting
48%
52%
student ratio
1,728
total students
Not Reported
in-state | out-of-state tuition
Rolling
fall application deadline
60%
acceptance rate
Minimally Difficult
admission difficulty
Average test scores for all first-year students that were accepted and enrolled.
Not
Reported
sat math
Not
Reported
sat reading
Not
Reported
sat writing
Not
Reported
act composite

Majors & Degrees

Degrees Offered
Bachelor's
Associate's
  • Agriculture
    • Agricultural Business and Management
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • Business/marketing
    • Banking and Financial Support Services
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Entrepreneurship
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Marketing/Marketing Management
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • Computer and information sciences
    • Computer Science
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • Construction trades
    • Building Construction Technology
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • Engineering technologies
    • Construction Engineering Technology
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Manufacturing Engineering Technology
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Robotics Technology
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • Health professions and related sciences
    • Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technology
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Dental Assisting
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Emergency Medical Technology (EMT Paramedic)
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Medical/Clinical Assistant
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Occupational Therapist Assistant
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Physical Therapy Technology
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • Homeland security, law enforcement, firefighting, and protective services
    • Criminal Justice/Police Science
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • Mechanic and repair technologies
    • Aircraft Powerplant Technology
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Autobody/Collision and Repair Technology
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Diesel Mechanics Technology
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Engine Machinist
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • Natural resources/environmental science
    • Environmental Science
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • Precision production
    • Machine Tool Technology
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Welding Technology
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • Public administration and social services
    • Human Services
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • Transportation and materials moving
    • Construction/Heavy Equipment/Earthmoving Equipment Operation
      Associate Degree offered for this major.

Admissions

60% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied1,689
    • Accepted1,020
    • Acceptance Rate60%
    • Enrolled1,728
    • Female Applicants834
    • Females Accepted500
    • Female Acceptance Rate59%
    • Male Applicants855
    • Males Accepted520
    • Male Acceptance Rate60%
  • Applying
    • Application Fee
    • Required for All Transcript of high school record
    • Required for Some Essay or personal statement
      Interview
      Letter(s) of recommendation
    • Average high school GPA for first-year freshman
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
    • Fall freshmen Yes
    • Out-of-state Fall freshmen Not Reported
    • Early decision plan Not Reported
    • Other early decision plan Not Reported
    • Transfer Not Reported
  • Test Scores Accepted
    • Test Average School Accepted 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile*
    • * 25th and 75th percentile is the score that 25/75 percent of students score at or below.

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition
    • In-state tuition *Not Reported
    • Out-of-state tuition *Not Reported
    • In-district tuitionNot Reported
    • * Tuition costs are based on a full academic year typically extending from September to June.
  • Fees
    • Full-time student feesNot Reported
    • Room and board *Not Reported
    • Room only *Not Reported
    • * Room and board charges vary according to board plan selected (i.e., 12-meal plan, 19-meal plan, etc.) and student level (freshman, sophomore, etc.)
  • Other Payment Considerations
    • Guaranteed tuition plan offeredNo
    • Tuition pre-payment planNo
    • Tuition payment plans offeredInstallments
    • Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuitionNot Reported

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Undergraduate Students1,728
    • Male Student Percentage52%
    • Female Student Percentage48%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic/Latino1.16%
    • Black or African American1.1%
    • White or Caucasian94.16%
    • American Indian or Alaska Native2.14%
    • Asian%
    • Native Hawaiian or other Pacific IslanderNot Reported
    • Two or more races%
    • Unknown%
  • Other Student Statistics
    • International BreakoutNot Reported
    • Out-of-state StudentsNot Reported

Campus Life

  • Housing
    • College-owned housing available No
    • Housing Requirements Not Reported
    • Housing options Not Reported
    • Percentage of undergraduate students who live in college-owned housing Not Reported
  • Student Activities
    • Student-run campus newspaper No
    • Drama / theater group No
    • Student-run radio station No
    • Student-run television station No
    • Marching band No
    • Choral groups No
  • Student Services
    • Legal services No
    • Health clinic No
    • Personal / psychological counseling No
    • Women's center No
  • Student Organizations
    • Greek fraternities No
    • Greek sororities No
    • Local fraternities No
    • Local sororities No
    • Other organizations No
    • Most popular organizations Not Reported
  • Campus Security and Safety
    • 24-hour emergency telephone / alarm services Not Reported
    • 24-hour patrols by trained officers Not Reported
    • Students patrols Not Reported
    • Late-night transport / escort services Not Reported
    • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Not Reported
    • Other Not Reported

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty157
    • Full-time Percentage62%
    • Part-time Percentage38%
    • Female Percentage45%
    • Male Percentage55%
    • Student:Faculty RatioNot Reported

Location & Contact

1201 Arrow Ave
Watertown, SD 57201
USA

Ms.LuAnn Strait

Director of Student Services

Phone: 605-882-5284 ext. 241
Email: straitl@lakeareatech.edu


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