- The mission of Southeast Technical Institute is to educate individuals for employment opportunities, professional growth and lifelong learning.
Southeast Technical College serves 2,330 students (52% 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 16% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is less than the state average of 19%.
Quick Stats (2023)
- Enrollment: 2,330 students
- In-state tuition: $4,728
- Out-state tuition: $4,728
- Student:teacher ratio: 10:1
- Minority enrollment: 16%
- Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)
Southeast Technical College ranks among the top 20% of public schools in South Dakota for:
Debt For Students
The teacher population of 231 teachers has grown by 54% over five years.
Southeast Technical College
(SD) Community College Avg.
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Four or more years
The student population of Southeast Technical College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The Southeast Technical College diversity score of 0.29 is less than the state average of 0.34. The school's diversity has grown by 7% over five years.
Student : Teacher Ratio
# Full-Time Students
# Part-Time Students
# Enrollment Undergraduate
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
# Full-Time Graduate Students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
Total Dormitory Capacity
% American Indian/Alaskan
% Two or more races
% Unknown races
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
Tuition and Acceptance Rate
The public in-state tuition of $4,728 is less than the state average of $5,786. The in-state tuition has declined by 22% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $4,728 is less than the state average of $5,786. The out-state tuition has declined by 22% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees
Out-State Tuition Fees
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
Median Debt for Graduates
Median Debt for Dropouts
Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) , School Administrators
- Southeast Tech is one of the most affordable technical colleges in the United StatesOver 40 majorsLimited enrollment in most health programs
Frequently Asked Questions
How much does Southeast Technical College cost?
Southeast Technical College's tuition is approximately $4,728 for In-State students and $4,728 for Out-State students.
What schools are Southeast Technical College often compared to?
Southeast Technical Collegeis often viewed alongside schools like Lake Area Technical College, Mitchell Technical College by visitors of our site.
What is Southeast Technical College's ranking?
Southeast Technical College ranks among the top 20% of community college in South Dakota for: Least expensive tuition, Largest student body and Least debt for graduating students.
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