1,049
Students
Financial aid thermometer
12,298
Avg. Financial Aid
Non-competitive
Admission Difficulty
52
52%
Acceptance Rate
Small town
Setting
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Overview

Western Dakota Technical Institute is a 2-year institution located in Rapid City, SD, in a small town setting.

Location & Contact

Address 800 Mickelson Drive
Rapid City, SD  57703
United States
Contact Ms. Jill Elder
Admissions Coordinator
Email: jill.elder@wdt.edu
Phone: 605-718-2411
Fax: 605-394-2204

Majors & Degrees

Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Construction Trades Associate Bachelors
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Engineering Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
Drafting And Design Technology Checkmark
Environmental Control Technologies Related Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Clinical/medical Laboratory Technology Checkmark
Emergency Medical Technology (EMT Paramedic) Checkmark
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Library Science Associate Bachelors
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Mechanic And Repair Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation And Refrigeration Maintenance Technology Checkmark
Vehicle Maintenance And Repair Technologies Related Checkmark
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Precision Production Associate Bachelors
Machine Tool Technology Checkmark
Welding Technology Checkmark
Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

634
Applied
331
Accepted
1,049
Enrolled
52%
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Female Admissions

316
Females Applied
151
Females Accepted
48%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

318
Males Applied
180
Males Accepted
57%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

0
Application Fee
2.4
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Required for some programs Interview
3 recommendations
Recommended A minimum high school GPA of 2

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen August 1st August 15th Yes
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer August 1st August 15th Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
ACT Composite 20 18 22

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

3,480
In-state
3,480
Out-of-state
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Fees

4,230
Full-time student fees
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Tuition deferred payment Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Financial Aid

12,298
Avg. Financial Aid Package
11,532
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
0
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
3,574
Avg. Loan Aid
1,800
Avg. Grant Aid
6,753
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
71%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
5%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

1,049
Total undergrad students
0%
International Students
5%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 5.3%
Black or African American 1.93%
White or Caucasian 74.22%
American Indian or Alaska Native 13.49%
Asian 0.84%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.24%
Two or more races 2.77%
Other 1.2%

Gender

Male (48.24%)
Female (51.76%)

Campus Life

Student Activities

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Student Services

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Student Organizations

Greek fraternities
Greek sororities
Local fraternities
Local sororities

Faculty

86
Total Faculty
13:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 45
Part-time - 41
Male - 47
Female - 39