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About Southeast Technical Institute

Southeast Technical Institute is a public, state school in an urban setting in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Southeast Technical Institute was founded in 1968 and now enrolls around 2,244 students a year, including 2,244 undergrads.

Southeast Technical Institute offers housing for up to 200 students. Most students live off campus,.

For each full-time student, Southeast Technical Institute spends about $5,351. Southeast Technical Institute employs one full-time professor for every 15 undergrads enrolled.

2021 Southeast Technical Institute Admissions Facts At-a Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Overall Acceptance Rate 51%
Average GPA 2.4
In-State Tuition $7,650
Out-of-State $7,650

Southeast Technical Institute Regular Decision Deadline 2022

Southeast Technical Institute Early Admission

Southeast Technical Institute does not offer early decision or early action.

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Southeast Technical Institute Acceptance Rate 2021

It is slightly difficult to get into Southeast Technical Institute. Around 51% of applicants get into Southeast Technical Institute each year. Last year, 3,272 students applied to Southeast Technical Institute and 1,669 were admitted.

Southeast Technical Institute Waitlist 2021

Southeast Technical Institute reports that no students were waitlisted or admitted off the waitlist in 2021.

How Do I Get Into Southeast Technical Institute?

Southeast Technical Institute is considered slightly difficult to get into. Every admissions committee has a different way of evaulating applicants, but most look at a combination of grades, test scoes, activities, as well as essays and recommendations. To apply to Southeast Technical Institute, applicants must submit the following items.

Southeast Technical Institute Application Requirements

Area Required Recommended Required for some Details (if any)
Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale) 2.0
Other Requirements background check, drug screening
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GPA and Test Scores for Southeast Technical Institute

Admitted students have an average high school GPA of 2.4 out of 4.0.

Visit the Admissions tab above for more on how to apply to Southeast Technical Institute.

Does Southeast Technical Institute Require the ACT or SAT?

Southeast Technical Institute does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

Out of all applicants, 0% submitted the SAT. 100% submitted the ACT.

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Does Southeast Technical Institute Offer Student Housing?

Yes! Southeast Technical Institute provides on-campus housing for up to 200 students.

Student Picnic, Movie/Pizza Night, and and Talent Show are a few of the events that the campus rallies behind each year.

Click the Student Life tab above to learn more about the student body and campus life at Southeast Technical Institute.

Financial Aid at Southeast Technical Institute

The 2022-2023 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2021

Some financial aid is available on a first-come, first-serve 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! You should never have to pay to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), so don't give your money (or info!) to any website that claim you do.

Is Southeast Technical Institute a Good School?

The definition of a "good school" is different for different people. Acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how competitive an institution is, but they don't say much about the quality of the education or the student experience. There are a few statistics that can give you a good idea of how satisfied students are and how well a school supports its students.

Retention, graduation, and job placement statistics all give valuable information about the quality of the student experience, before and after graduation.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Southeast Technical Institute

Out of all the first-year, full-time undergrads who start at Southeast Technical Institute, around 72% return for their sophomore year.

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 Outcomes and Student Debt

Job placement rates after graduation, average starting salaries, and the debt students graduate with can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school. Within six months of graduating, 95% of graduates receive at least one full-time job offer.

The average starting salary for recent grads is $32,656 a year.

Based on this information, how does Southeast Technical Institute sound? Remember, the best school for one person may be a terrible fit for another! So ask yourself: Is Southeast Technical Institute a good school for you?

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Where is Southeast Technical Institute Located?

Southeast Technical Institute is located in the urban setting of Sioux Falls, South Dakota.

If you want to see Southeast Technical Institute for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 29 to Sioux Falls, 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 Southeast Technical Institute and Sioux Falls are like without leaving home.

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College Info

2320 North Career Avenue Sioux Falls, SD 57107-1301

Campus Setting: Urban

Southeast Technical Institute Application Deadline

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Transfer Applications are Due

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The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Southeast Technical Institute is Continuous processing.

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Wondering what life at Southeast Technical Institute is like? There are approximately 2,244 students enrolled at Southeast Technical Institute. 64% percent of students attend school full-time, 90% percent are from SD and 10% percent of students are from other states.


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