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 2,332 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 Black), which is less than the state average of 16%.
  • Southeast Technical Institute is the only community colleges within Minnehaha County, SD.
  • The nearest community college to Southeast Technical Institute is Globe University-Sioux Falls (5.0 miles away).

Top Placements

Southeast Technical Institute places 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 ClassificationBaccalaureate / Associates CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsFour or more years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty150 staff73 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of Southeast Technical Institute has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Southeast Technical Institute diversity score of 0.27 is less than the state average of 0.29. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment2,332 students934 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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# Full-Time Students1,551 students680 students
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# Part-Time Students781 students254 students
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Total Dormitory Capacity
-202
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% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
3%
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% Asian
1%
1%
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% Hispanic
3%
3%
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% Black
1%
2%
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% White
85%
84%
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% Two or more races
1%
2%
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% Unknown races
7%
5%
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Diversity Score0.270.29
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College Completion Rate
38%
38%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$38,900$38,900
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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
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Out-State Tuition Fees$4,728$5,375
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Tuition Notesper credit
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid87%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 Southeast 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$6,000$6,917
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Source: 2016 (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

  • 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
  • 595 students | 5.20 Mi5801 South Corporate Place
    Sioux Falls SD  57108
    (605)336-4600
    5.20595
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    Sheldon IA  51201
    (712)324-5061
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    Mitchell SD  57301
    (800)684-1969
    61.801,198
  • St Luke's College
    Private, non-profit
    254 students | 75.10 Mi2720 Stone Park Blvd
    Sioux City IA  51104
    (712)279-3149
    75.10254
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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.