Mitchell Technical College

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Mitchell Technical College Photo #1 - Aerial view of the Mitchell Technical College campus, located in Mitchell, South Dakota.
  • Mitchell Technical College, founded in 1968, is located in Mitchell, South Dakota. The college annually enrolls about 1,300 students, mostly full-time, in six career divisions. Graduates have experienced a 98% placement rate for the past three consecutive years. Online programs, as well as short-term training courses, are also available.

School Highlights

Mitchell Technical College serves 1,193 students (71% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is higher than the state community college average of 9:1.
Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Hispanic and American), which is less than the state average of 21%.

Top Rankings

Mitchell Technical College ranks among the top 20% of community colleges in South Dakota for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 116 teachers has declined by 14% over five years.
Mitchell Technical College(SD) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate's Colleges: High Vocational & Technical-High TraditionalAssociate's Colleges: High Vocational & Technical-High Traditional
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty116 staff208 staff
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School CalendarLink to School Calendar

Student Body

The student population of Mitchell Technical College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five years.
The Mitchell Technical College diversity score of 0.19 is less than the state average of 0.37. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment1,193 students1,569 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio10:19:1
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# Full-Time Students845 students848 students
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# Part-Time Students348 students721 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
3%
3%
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% Asian
1%
2%
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% Hispanic
4%
4%
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% Black
-
7%
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% White
89%
79%
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% Two or more races
2%
1%
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% Unknown races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score0.190.37
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College Completion Rate
78%
45%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$43,400$38,900
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Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $7,524 is more than the state average of $5,744. The in-state tuition has grown by 16% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $7,524 is more than the state average of $5,744. The out-state tuition has grown by 16% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$7,524$5,744
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Out-State Tuition Fees$7,524$5,744
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Tuition NotesNo difference between tuition charged for in-state or out-of-state students.
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid90%94%
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Median Debt for Graduates$12,000$12,000
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Median Debt for Dropouts$5,500$5,500
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Acceptance Rate100%100%
This chart display the percent admitted of Mitchell Technical College and the community college average percent admitted of SD by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.

Sports

Total Sports Offered1 sports
SportsIntramural Sports OnlyIntramural Sports Only

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.5 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
SkillsUSA, Student Rep Board, Student Veterans Organization

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Rodeo Team, Trap Shooting Club
Source: 2020 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

Mitchell Technical College provides skills for success in technical careers. The college provides high-quality Associate of Applied Science Degree and Diploma programs in the following areas:

  • Ag & Transportation Technologies (Ag Business, Agronomy, Animal Science, Diesel Ag Technology, Light Truck Technology, Precision Ag Technology, Power Sports & Marine Technology)
  • Business and Service Industries (Accounting, Business Management, Culinary Academy)
  • Construction Technology (Architectural Design and Building Construction, Electrical Construction and Maintenance, Heating and Cooling Technology, Machining and Manufacturing, Progressive Welding Technology)
  • Energy Production and Transmission (Electrical Utilities and Substation Technology, Natural Gas Technology, Power Line Construction and Maintenance, Utilities Technology, Wind Turbine Technology)
  • Engineering Technology (Automation Engineering Technology, Automation Controls/SCADA, Geospatial Technologies, Information Systems Technology, Wi-Fi & Broad Technologies)
  • Health Sciences (Human Services Technology, Licensed Practical Nursing, Medical Assistant, Medical Laboratory Technology, Medical Office Professional, Radiation Therapy, Radiologic Technology, Registered Nursing)
  • Online Degrees and Diplomas (Administrative Office Specialist, Small Business Management, Medical Office Professional, Speech-Language Pathology Assistant)
  • Advanced Technical Education (SD Center for Farm/Ranch Management, South Dakota Leadership Academy)

Profile last updated: 07/12/2022

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