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Mitchell Technical Institute

1800 E. Spruce Street, Mitchell, SD

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About

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.

Academics

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).

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Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $8,400. 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

  • The estimated tuition range is around $3,000-$3,600 per year
  • The estimated tuition for part time students is around $170 to $210 per unit

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 Aid83%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships83%$3,118
Receiving Student Loans64%$5,935

Note: The estimated default rate of students taking federal student loans in 2009 was around 8%.

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
  • Day care

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Radiology Technician Program (more info)
    • 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.

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

Agriculture Operations

  • Farm and Ranch Management (C)
  • Agricultural Production Operations (A, C)
  • Agronomy and Crop Science (C)

Business and Marketing Studies

  • Accounting and Business and Management (A)
  • Data Entry Technology (A, C)

Communications and Journalism

  • Radio, Television, and Digital Communication (A)

Computer and Information Sciences

  • System Administration (A, C)

Construction Trades

  • Lineworker (A, C)
  • Electrician (A, C)
  • Construction Trades (C)
  • Building Construction Technology (A)

Engineering Technology

  • Energy Management and Systems Technology (A, C)
  • Automation Engineer Technician (A)
  • Telecommunications Technology (A)

Health and Clinical Professions

Mechanic and Repair Technology

Personal and Culinary Services