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Western Dakota Technical Institute

Rapid City, SD

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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

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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/technician, General Checkmark
Environmental Control Technologies/technicians, Other Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Emergency Medical Technology/technician (emt Paramedic) Checkmark
Health Services/allied Health/health Sciences, General Checkmark
Licensed Practical/vocational Nurse Training Checkmark
Medical Transcription/transcriptionist Checkmark
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Pharmacy Technician/assistant Checkmark
Surgical Technology/technologist Checkmark
Library Science Associate Bachelors
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Mechanic And Repair Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
Automobile/automotive Mechanics Technology/technician Checkmark
Diesel Mechanics Technology/technician Checkmark
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation And Refrigeration Maintenance Technology/technician Checkmark
Vehicle Maintenance And Repair Technologies/technicians, Other Checkmark
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Precision Production Associate Bachelors
Machine Tool Technology/machinist Checkmark
Precision Metal Working, Other Checkmark
Welding Technology/welder Checkmark
Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
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Fire Science/fire-fighting Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

752
Applied
403
Accepted
1,214
Enrolled
54%
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Female Admissions

433
Females Applied
211
Females Accepted
49%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

319
Males Applied
192
Males Accepted
60%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

0
Application Fee
2.73
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 Not reported September 1st Yes
Out of state Fall freshmen Not reported Not reported Yes
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
ACT Composite 15 21

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

1,815
In-state
1,815
Out-of-state
1,815
In-district
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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

12,744
Avg. Financial Aid Package
12,225
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
3,598
Avg. Loan Aid
2,412
Avg. Grant Aid
7,808
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
66%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
4%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

1,214
Total Undergrad students
0%
International Students
4%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 5.83%
Black or African American 2.1%
White or Caucasian 74.94%
American Indian or Alaska Native 12.35%
Asian 1.28%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.47%
Two or more races 2.91%
Other 0.12%

Gender

Male (42.09%)
Female (57.91%)

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

104
Total Faculty
12:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 52
Part-time - 52
Male - 46
Female - 58
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