Southeast Technical Institute

2320 N Career Ave
Sioux Falls, SD 57107-1301
Tel: (605)367-7624
  • The mission of Southeast Technical Institute is to educate individuals for employment opportunities, professional growth and lifelong learning.
School Highlights
  • Southeast Technical Institute serves 2,332 students (67% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the state community college average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Hispanic and American), which is less than 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 150 teachers has declined by 7% over five years.
Southeast Technical Institute (SD) Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years Four or more years
Institution Control Public Private, non-profit
Total Faculty 150 staff 65 staff
Southeast Technical Institute Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 2,332 has declined by 6% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.27 is less than the state average of 0.31. The school's diversity has grown by 80% over five years.
Total Enrollment 2,332 students 934 students
Southeast Technical Institute Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 15:1
Southeast Technical Institute Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students 1,551 students 680 students
Southeast Technical Institute Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students 781 students 254 students
Southeast Technical Institute Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Southeast Technical Institute Enrollment Breakdown SD All Enrollment Breakdown
Total Dormitory Capacity
202 202
Southeast Technical Institute Dormitory Capacity (2014-2016)
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
3%
Southeast Technical Institute American Indian/Alaskan (2007-2016)
% Asian
1%
1%
Southeast Technical Institute Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
3%
3%
Southeast Technical Institute Hispanic (2009-2016)
% Black
1%
3%
Southeast Technical Institute Black (2007-2016)
% White
85%
83%
Southeast Technical Institute White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
1%
2%
Southeast Technical Institute More (2011-2016)
% Unknown races
7%
5%
Southeast Technical Institute Ethnicity Breakdown SD All Ethnic Groups 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. 0.27 0.31
Southeast Technical Institute Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
38%
38%
Southeast Technical Institute Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years) $38,900 $36,600
Southeast Technical Institute Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $4,728 is less than the state average of $5,375. The in-state tuition has grown by 22% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $4,728 is less than the state average of $5,375. The out-state tuition has grown by 22% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $4,728 $5,375
Southeast Technical Institute In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees $4,728 $5,375
Southeast Technical Institute Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 87% 87%
Southeast Technical Institute % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates $12,000 $12,000
Southeast Technical Institute Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts $6,000 $6,000
Southeast Technical Institute Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Source: 2016 (or 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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    (605)221-3100
    3.10252
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    7123245061
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Did You Know?
For South Dakota public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $5,375 per year for in-state students and $5,375 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $13,334 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 0.31, which is lower than the national average of 0.66. The most diverse community college in South Dakota is Kilian Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.