Lake Area Technical Institute

1201 Arrow Avenue, Watertown
SD, 57201-0730
Tel: (605)882-5284
1,481 students
Public institution

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Lake Area Technical Institute is a public institution of higher education dedicated to excellence in providing individuals with both technical and general education, thereby creating a foundation for career success and instilling a belief in the importance of lifelong learning.
School Highlights:
Lake Area Technical Institute serves 1,481 students (88% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 3% of the student body (majority American), which is less than the state average of 8%.
Lake Area Technical Institute is the only community colleges within Codington County, SD.
The nearest community college is Minnesota West Community and Technical College (75.5 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Lake Area Technical Institute Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public

Student Body

The student population of 1,481 teachers has grown by 32% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 has increased from 8:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.06 is less than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
1,481 students
1,287 students
Lake Area Technical Institute Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
1,299 students
832 students
Lake Area Technical Institute Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 182 students
1,021 students
Lake Area Technical Institute Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Lake Area Technical Institute sch enrollment Lake Area Technical Institute sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
2%
1%
% Asian
- 2%
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
-
7%
Lake Area Technical Institute Hispanic (2006-2011)
% Black
1%
12%
Lake Area Technical Institute Black (2011-2012)
% White
97%
66%
Lake Area Technical Institute White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races"
- 2%
Lake Area Technical Institute sch ethnicity Lake Area Technical Institute sta ethnicity
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.06 0.45
Lake Area Technical Institute Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $6,155 is more than the state average of $5,845. The in-state tuition has grown by 23% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $6,155 is less than the state average of $10,047. The out-state tuition has grown by 23% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $6,155 $5,845
Lake Area Technical Institute In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $6,155 $10,047
Lake Area Technical Institute Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Percent Admitted 60%
78%
Lake Area Technical Institute Percent Admitted (2006-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Lake Area Technical Institute offers superior, comprehensive technical education,creating a foundation for success in an ever-changing world. The college offers training and education in Agriculture, Business, Health and Trade & Technical. Lake Area Technical Institute offers training for exciting careers in computer Programming, Networking, Cisco/Networking, Graphic and Web Design. All of these programs are 20 months in length. Since the first semester for all options is the same, the decision to specialize can be made later. The college is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission, a Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

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