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 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).

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School Overview

  • The teacher population of 150 teachers has declined by 8% 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
Southeast Technical Institute Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of Southeast Technical Institute has declined by 9% 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 grown by 179% over five years.
Total Enrollment2,332 students934 students
Southeast Technical Institute Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
Southeast Technical Institute Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students1,551 students680 students
Southeast Technical Institute Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students781 students254 students
Southeast Technical Institute Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Southeast Technical Institute Enrollment Breakdown SD All Enrollment Breakdown
Total Dormitory Capacity
Southeast Technical Institute Dormitory Capacity (2014-2016)
% American Indian/Alaskan
Southeast Technical Institute American Indian/Alaskan (2007-2016)
% Asian
Southeast Technical Institute Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
Southeast Technical Institute Hispanic (2009-2016)
% Black
Southeast Technical Institute Black (2007-2016)
% White
Southeast Technical Institute White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
Southeast Technical Institute More (2011-2016)
% Unknown races
Southeast Technical Institute Ethnicity Breakdown SD All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.270.29
Southeast Technical Institute Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
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)
Tuition Notesper credit
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid87%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 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
  • 595 students | 5.20 Mi5801 South Corporate Place
    Sioux Falls SD  57108
  • 1,568 students | 52.50 Mi603 W Park St
    Sheldon IA  51201
  • 1,187 students | 61.80 Mi1800 E. Spruce Street
    Mitchell SD  57301
  • St Luke's College
    Private, non-profit
    254 students | 75.10 Mi2720 Stone Park Blvd
    Sioux City IA  51104
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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 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.