Southeast Technical Institute

Tel: (605)367-7624
2,464 students
Public institution
The mission of Southeast Technical Institute is to educate individuals for employment opportunities, professional growth and lifelong learning.
School Highlights:
Southeast Technical Institute serves 2,464 students (74% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is equal to the state average of 17%.
Southeast Technical Institute is one of 2 community colleges within Minnehaha County, SD.
The nearest community college is Kilian Community College (3.10 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 136 teachers has declined by 6% over five years.
College Southeast Technical Institute Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level Less than 2 yrs At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 136 staff
61 staff
Southeast Technical Institute Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 2,464 has grown by 15% over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.31 is less than the national average of 0.68. The school's diversity has grown by 158% over five years.
Total Enrollment 2,464 students 1,296 students
Southeast Technical Institute Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 1,814 students
814 students
Southeast Technical Institute Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 650 students
1,040 students
Southeast Technical Institute Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Southeast Technical Institute Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
2%
1%
Southeast Technical Institute American Indian/Alaskan (2006-2013)
% Asian
1%
5%
Southeast Technical Institute Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
3%
21%
Southeast Technical Institute Hispanic (2008-2013)
% Black
3%
15%
Southeast Technical Institute Black (2006-2013)
% White
83%
51%
Southeast Technical Institute White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
2%
3%
Southeast Technical Institute More (2010-2013)
% Unknown races
6%
3%
Southeast Technical Institute Unknown (2006-2013)
Southeast Technical Institute Ethnicity Breakdown  Community College Average Ethnicity Breakdown
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. 0.31 0.68
Southeast Technical Institute Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $4,632 is less than the state average of $5,660. The in-state tuition has grown by 28% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $4,632 is less than the state average of $10,250. The out-state tuition has grown by 28% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $4,632 $5,660
Southeast Technical Institute In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $4,632 $10,250
Southeast Technical Institute Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

  • Southeast Tech is one of the most affordable technical colleges in the United States Over 40 majors Limited enrollment in most health programs

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Did You Know?
For South Dakota public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $6,500 per year for in-state students and $6,500 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $12,780 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

South Dakota community colleges have a 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. of 0.30, which is lower than the national average of 0.52. The most diverse community college in South Dakota is Kilian Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.