Mitchell Technical Institute

1800 E. Spruce Street, Mitchell, SD

Get more information about Mitchell Technical Institute by clicking links below:
Campus image of Mitchell Technical Institute


Mitchell Technical Institute, located in Mitchell, South Dakota, was opened in 1968 to provide post high school technical education services to residents of its service area. The school is overseen by the Mitchell School District, utilizing rules and regulations as established by the State Board of Education. The school has seen continual growth and expansion since its founding, having recently opened to new campus expansions for additional programs and services. The school is dedicated to providing the highest quality technical training to assist in local workforce development.


Mitchell Technical Institute offers a variety of programs that allow individuals to receive the education and training necessary to enter the workforce in a given field. Individuals who complete a program will earn a certificate, allowing for the pursuit the pursuit of long term employment as a qualified professional. Online programs are also available for individuals in need of flexible scheduling. The school works with graduates, assisting in job placement upon completion through resume assistance, employer introductions, internship opportunities as well as other methods.

Programs offered include:

Admissions and Financial Aid

Mitchell Technical Institute admits any individuals interested in enrollment through the completion of the application for admission and by providing any information related to one's education, such as transcripts and test scores. Students may be required to take a placement exam prior to enrollment.. Students should meet with an adviser prior to enrolling to discuss programs options. Financial aid is available in the form of loans and grants awarded based on need as determined by the information provided on the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $9,500. In order to calculate a more accurate and detailed cost of attendance check out their cost calculator here. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Annual tuition is estimated to range between $3,300-$3,900 for both in-state and out-of-state students
  • Per unit charges are around $220 for part time students

Financial Aid Details

The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid88%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships64%$4,064
Receiving Student Loans75%$6,057

Admissions, Academics, & Student Services

Student Services

To help students and recent graduates, Mitchell Technical Institute may offer student services like:

  • Distance learning
  • Remedial instructional courses
  • Career path counseling
  • Employing students to lower education costs
  • Assistance to find work

Graduation & Transfer Rates

Students who attend a community college will be able to choose from a variety of programs that will lead to an associate's degree or transfer to a four year institution. The following list shows graduation and transfer-out rates for Mitchell Technical Institute compared to community colleges in South Dakota, which can be useful for determining which community college to attend.

 Mitchell Technical InstituteDavison CountySouth Dakota
Graduation Rate64.3%-44.0%
Transfer-out Rate7.1%-9.0%

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

Campus: Mitchell Technical Institute

  • Radiology Technician Program (more info)
    • Accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (since 2002)

Campus: Mitchell Technical Institute - South Campus

  • Radiation Therapist Program
    • Accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (since 2002)

Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

Get more information about the programs offered by Mitchell Technical Institute by clicking the request information to the right.

(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

Agriculture Operations

Business and Marketing Studies

Communications and Journalism

Computer and Information Sciences

Construction Trades


    Engineering Technology

    Health and Clinical Professions

    Mechanic and Repair Technology

    Personal and Culinary Services

    Public Administration and Social Services

    Social Sciences

    Request Information

    Contact Information

    General Contact

    Admissions Office

    Financial Aid Office

    School Map