Mitchell Technical Institute

  • Mitchell Technical Institute, 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 Institute serves 1,198 students (70% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the state community college average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority American and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 16%.
  • Mitchell Technical Institute is the only community colleges within Davison County, SD.
  • The nearest community college to Mitchell Technical Institute is Southeast Technical Institute (61.8 miles away).

Top Placements

Mitchell Technical Institute places among the top 20% of community colleges in South Dakota for:

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 70 teachers has declined by 10% over five years.
Mitchell Technical Institute(SD) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate of Arts CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelAt least 2 yrs but < 4 yrsFour or more years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty70 staff73 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of Mitchell Technical Institute has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
  • The Mitchell Technical Institute diversity score of 0.15 is less than the state average of 0.29. The school's diversity has grown by 36% over five years.
Total Enrollment1,198 students934 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
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# Full-Time Students840 students680 students
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# Part-Time Students358 students254 students
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This chart display the Full-Time students and Part-Time students enrollment breakdown of Mitchell Technical Institute.This chart display community college average Full-Time students and Part-Time students enrollment breakdown of SD.
% American Indian/Alaskan
3%
3%
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% Asian
1%
1%
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% Hispanic
2%
3%
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% Black
1%
2%
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% White
90%
84%
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% Two or more races
2%
2%
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% Unknown races
1%
5%
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Diversity Score0.150.29
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College Completion Rate
68%
38%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$43,400$38,900
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Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $6,944 is more than the state average of $5,375. The in-state tuition has grown by 42% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $6,944 is more than the state average of $5,375. The out-state tuition has grown by 42% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$6,944$5,375
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Out-State Tuition Fees$6,944$5,375
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Tuition NotesNo difference between tuition charged for in-state or out-of-state students.
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid95%87%
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Median Debt for Graduates$12,000$12,000
This chart display median debt for students who have completed a certificate or degree in Mitchell Technical Institute and average median debt for community college students who have completed a certificate or degree in SD by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Median Debt for Dropouts$5,500$6,917
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Acceptance Rate100%-%

Sports

Total Sports Offered1 sports
SportsIntramural Sports OnlyIntramural Sports Only

Extracurriculars

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

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Rodeo Team
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

Mitchell Technical Institute 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 (Agricultural Technology, Commercial Truck Driving, Farm Power Technology, Precision Ag Technology, Power Sports 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, Welding and Manufacturing Technology)
  • Energy Production and Transmission (Electrical Utilities and Substation Technology, Power Line Construction and Maintenance, Wind Turbine Technology)
  • Engineering Technology (Automation Controls/SCADA, GPS/GIS Mapping Technology, Information Systems Technology, Telecommunications)
  • Health Sciences (Human Services Technology, Licensed Practical Nursing, Medical Assistant, Medical Laboratory Technology, Medical Office Professional, Radiation Therapy, Radiologic Technology, Speech-Language Pathology Assistant)
  • Online Degrees and Diplomas (Advanced Medical Imaging, Office Technology Specialist, Administrative Office Specialist, Small Business Management, Medical Office Professional, Speech-Language Pathology Assistant)

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South Dakota community colleges have a diversity score of 0.29, which is lower than the national average of 0.65. The most diverse community college in South Dakota is National American University-Rapid City. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.