Southeast Technical Institute

  • The mission of Southeast Technical Institute is to educate individuals for employment opportunities, professional growth and lifelong learning.

School Highlights

Southeast Technical Institute serves 2,166 students (65% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the state community college average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is less than the state average of 23%.

Top Rankings

Southeast Technical Institute ranks among the top 20% of community colleges in South Dakota for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 150 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Southeast Technical Institute(SD) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate's Colleges: High Vocational & Technical-High TraditionalAssociates Colleges
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty150 staff70 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Southeast Technical Institute has declined by 7% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five years.
The Southeast Technical Institute diversity score of 0.34 is less than the state average of 0.40. The school's diversity has grown by 25% over five years.
Total Enrollment2,166 students1,061 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:116:1
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# Full-Time Students1,405 students568 students
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# Part-Time Students761 students493 students
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Total Dormitory Capacity
202202
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% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
3%
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% Asian
3%
2%
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% Hispanic
4%
5%
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% Black
2%
7%
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% White
81%
77%
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% Two or more races
1%
1%
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% Non Resident races
1%
1%
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% Unknown races
7%
4%
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Diversity Score0.340.40
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College Completion Rate
46%
46%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$38,900$38,900
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Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $4,728 is less than the state average of $5,744. The in-state tuition has declined by 10% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $4,728 is less than the state average of $5,744. The out-state tuition has declined by 10% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$4,728$5,744
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Out-State Tuition Fees$4,728$5,744
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Tuition Notesper credit
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid88%92%
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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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Source: 2019 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Southeast Tech is one of the most affordable technical colleges in the United StatesOver 40 majorsLimited enrollment in most health programs

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Southeast Technical Institute is Globe University-Sioux Falls (5.0 miles away).
  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Globe University-Sioux Falls
    Private, for profit
    138 students | 5.00 Mi5101 S Broadband Ln
    Sioux Falls, SD 57108
    (605) 977-0705
    5.00138
  • 155 students | 5.20 Mi5801 South Corporate Place
    Sioux Falls, SD 57108
    (605) 336-4600
    5.20155
  • 1,747 students | 53.30 Mi603 W Park St
    Sheldon, IA 51201
    (712) 324-5061
    53.301,747
  • 1,162 students | 61.70 Mi1800 E. Spruce Street
    Mitchell, SD 57301
    (800) 684-1969
    61.701,162
  • St Luke's College
    Private not-for-profit
    273 students | 75.10 Mi2720 Stone Park Blvd
    Sioux City, IA 51104
    (712) 279-3149
    75.10273
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Did You Know?
For South Dakota public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $5,744 per year for in-state students and $5,744 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 score of 0.40, which is lower than the national average of 0.73. The most diverse community college in South Dakota is National American University-Rapid City. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.