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Mitchell Technical College

Mitchell, SD 2-Year Public
Acceptance Rate61%
Acceptance Rate61%

About Mitchell Technical Institute

Mitchell Technical Institute Overview

Mitchell Technical Institute is a public, state school in a small town setting in Mitchell, South Dakota. Mitchell Technical Institute was founded in 1968 and enrolls 1,196 undergrads and no graduate students. Mitchell Technical Institute provides housing for students. The majority of students live on campus, and first year-students are required to live in campus housing.

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2022 Mitchell Technical Institute Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Overall Acceptance Rate 61%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 3.1
In-State Tuition $4,092
Out-of-State $4,092
Percent of Need Met 20%
Average First-Year Financial Aid Package $6,586

Is Mitchell Technical Institute a Good School?

The definition of a "good school" varies. Admissions criteria, acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how selective an institution is.

Let's take a closer look at these factors to get a better sense of what Mitchell Technical Institute offers and if it might be a good choice for you.

2022 Acceptance Rate for Mitchell Technical Institute

Mitchell Technical Institute is not difficult to get into. Around 61% of applicants get into Mitchell Technical Institute each year. Last year, 1,102 students applied to Mitchell Technical Institute and 669 were admitted.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Mitchell Technical Institute

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. It gauges how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61% for public schools, and 67% for private, non-profit schools.

Job Outlook Mitchell Technical Institute Graduates

Job placement statistics for recent graduates can give you a sense of the return on investment a school offers. 89% of graduates from Mitchell Technical Institute recieve at least one full-time job offer within six months of graduating.

Recent Mitchell Technical Institute grads have an average starting salary of $44,865 a year. The average starting salary for all 2021 graduates was around $60,000 a year, though these numbers vary widely by major.

Mitchell Technical Institute's Endowment

An endowment is the total value of a school's investments, donations, and assets. Endowment is not necessarily an indicator of the quality of a school, but it can give you a sense of how much money a college can afford to invest in expanding programs, improving facilities, and support students.

For more information about Mitchell Technical Institute's endowment, check with the school directly. For each full-time student, Mitchell Technical Institute spends about $7,884 a year.

Tuition and Financial Aid at Mitchell Technical Institute

Cost is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

Mitchell Technical Institute meets 20% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. First-year students that attend Mitchell Technical Institute full-time are awarded $6,586 a year in financial aid, on average.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some aid is awarded on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA early. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! No one should ever pay to fill out the FREE Application for Federal Student Aid, (FAFSA), so don't give your money (or info!) to any website that claim you do.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at Mitchell Technical Institute.

Based on this information, how does Mitchell Technical Institute sound? Remember, the best school for one person may not be the right school for someone else! So ask yourself: Is Mitchell Technical Institute a good school for you?

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Where is Mitchell Technical Institute Located?

Mitchell Technical Institute is located in the small town setting of Mitchell, South Dakota.

If you are interested in seeing Mitchell Technical Institute for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 90 to Mitchell, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Sioux Falls Regional.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Mitchell Technical Institute and Mitchell are like without leaving home.

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College Info

1800 E. Spruce Street Mitchell, SD 57301

Campus Setting: Small Town

Mitchell Technical Institute Application Deadline

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Transfer Applications are Due

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Mitchell Technical Institute ACT Scores


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16 - 21

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Mitchell Technical Institute Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Mitchell Technical Institute is like? There are approximately 1,196 students enrolled at Mitchell Technical Institute. 71% percent of students attend school full-time, 12% percent are from SD and 88% percent of students are from other states.


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