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Western Dakota Technical Institute Admissions

If you are considering submitting an applicationto Western Dakota Technical Institute, the application fee is $0. Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students with financial need may be eligible for an application fee waiver.

Students who apply for Fall should hear back from Western Dakota Technical Institute by September 1.

Applying Early to Western Dakota Technical Institute?

Western Dakota Technical Institute does not offer early decision or early action..

Some students apply to college early because they believe it will help their chances. Early deadlines may increase the chance of being admitted, since applying early shows your are very interested in a school, and your application is being considered before all the regular decision applicants apply.

See a list of some selective colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

Is Western Dakota Technical Institute Hard To Get Into?

Getting into Western Dakota Technical Institute is not competitive. Western Dakota Technical Institute has open admissions, which means admission is not competitive and any applicants that met the basic requirements can enroll.

In 2021, Western Dakota Technical Institute **accepted 54% of students, around 403 of the 752 students who applied.

Schools that are not competitive to get into, like Western Dakota Technical Institute, accept virtually all applicants regardless of high school rank or test scores. Admissions to law enforcement program, practical nursing program, surgical technology program is program moderately difficult.

Transfer student admissions is not competitive. In 2021, Western Dakota Technical Institute waitlisted 7 students. Of those, 7 eventually got in.

What's Most Important to Get In to Western Dakota Technical Institute?

Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college determines which factors are they consider most important when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengthsand any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that prioritize the areas where you're strong.

Admissions Factors at Western Dakota Technical Institute

Western Dakota Technical Institute 2021-2022 Application Requirements

To apply, all applicants to Western Dakota Technical Institute must submit the following items. Double check with Western Dakota Technical Institute's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for some Details (if any)
Written Essay or Personal Statement
Minimum High School Gpa (On 4.0 Scale) 2
Interview
Letter(s) of Recommendation 3
Transcript of High School Record

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Western Dakota Technical Institute?

Students admitted to Western Dakota Technical Institute have an average unweighted GPA of 2.7.

Out of all students that were admitted, 98% submitted a class rank. At Western Dakota Technical Institute 17% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 21% were in the top 25% and 72% were in the top 50%.

Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.

At Western Dakota Technical Institute, students GPAs fall in the following ranges
4.0 GPA 98%

Western Dakota Technical Institute is a test optional school. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

In 2021, 0.9% of Western Dakota Technical Institute's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 45% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

What's a Good SAT Score for Western Dakota Technical Institute?

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What's a Good ACT Score for Western Dakota Technical Institute?

To be most competitive at Western Dakota Technical Institute, you should strive to earn between 15 and 21 on the ACT.

An ACT score of 21 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Western Dakota Technical Institute's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 21, and three out of four students scored lower than 21 on the ACT.

A 15 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Western Dakota Technical Institute students. Only one out of every four students scored below 15.

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Transferring to Western Dakota Technical Institute

For transfer students, it is not competitive to get admitted to Western Dakota Technical Institute.Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.

Transfer students can enroll in Western Dakota Technical Institute during the following terms: Fall Term Spring Term Summer Term

Western Dakota Technical Institute Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Western Dakota Technical Institute?

Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Western Dakota Technical Institute.

Does Western Dakota Technical Institute accept transfer credits?

Western Dakota Technical Institute accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Western Dakota Technical Institute accepts:

DSST/DANTES ACE recommendations for credit

Does Western Dakota Technical Institute accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

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Do I have to submit test scores to Western Dakota Technical Institute?

No, Western Dakota Technical Institute is test optional, so you can decide whether or not to include your test scores. If your scores are higher than the school's average, you may want to send them. If your scores are average or below average, you it might make sense to leave them out of your application..

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Western Dakota Technical Institute Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Open Admission

54%

How hard is it to get into Western Dakota Technical Institute? Western Dakota Technical Institute is a open admission institution. The Western Dakota Technical Institute acceptance rate is 54%. This means that the institution accepts 53 out of every 100 applicants.

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Western Dakota Technical Institute Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Western Dakota Technical Institute is Continuous processing.

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

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Western Dakota Technical Institute ACT Scores

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ACT Range

15 - 21

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

21 and Above

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15 to 21

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15 and Less

Low

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Western Dakota Technical Institute GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)

2.73

GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At Western Dakota Technical Institute, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 2.73. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

1,214

Campus Setting

Small Town

Acceptance Rate

54%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$1,815

Out-of-State

$1,815

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Continuous processing
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