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Mitchell Technical College

Mitchell, SD 2-Year Public
Acceptance Rate61%

Mitchell Technical Institute Admissions

It is not difficult to get into Mitchell Technical Institute. Mitchell Technical Institute admitted 61% of all applicants in 2019. Last year, 1,102 students applied to Mitchell Technical Institute and 669 were admitted.

Reach out to Mitchell Technical Institute's admissions department to confirm any application fees and information.

Mitchell Technical Institute Admissions Stats at a Glance

Here's an overiew of some of Mitchell Technical Institute's admissions stats.

Mitchell Technical Institute 2023 Admissions Statistics
Mean Unweighted GPA 3.1
Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class 3%
Admissions Test Policy Not optional
Applicants Who Submit ACTs 48%
Waitlist Yes

Mitchell Technical Institute Application Deadlines

These are the application deadlines for Mitchell Technical Institute.

Application Type Offered Application Deadline Notification Deadline
Early Decision I No
Early Decision II
Early Action No

Applying Early to Mitchell Technical Institute?

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

➡️ Discover a list of some competetive colleges that accept significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

More on Mitchell Technical Institute Admissions

Transferring to Mitchell Technical Institute

Transfer student admissions is not difficult.

For Students Waitlisted to Mitchell Technical Institute

In 2019, Mitchell Technical Institute waitlisted 21 students and 18 accepted a place on the waitlist. Of those, 17 eventually got in.

What's Most Important for Getting Into Mitchell Technical Institute?

Colleges consider a range of factors when deciding who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college has a different way of determining which factors are are 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 strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that prioritize the areas where you stand out.

Admissions Factors at Mitchell Technical Institute

What does Mitchell Technical Institute consider during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.

Admissions Factor Level
Class Rank Considered
Standardized Test Scores Considered
Academic GPA Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record Considered

Make sure to check with Mitchell Technical Institute for more information on admission factors.

Mitchell Technical Institute Application Requirements

To apply to Mitchell Technical Institute, all applicants must submit the following items. Double check with Mitchell 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
Transcript(S) of College Record
Standardized Test Scores
Statement of Good Standing From Prior Institution(S)
Transcript of High School Record

GPA and Testing

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Mitchell Technical Institute?

Students admitted to Mitchell Technical Institute have an average unweighted GPA of 3.1.

Out of all students that were admitted, 94% submitted a class rank. At Mitchell Technical Institute 3% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 12% were in the top 25% and 39% were in the top 50%.

GPAs of Admitted Students

At Mitchell Technical Institute, student GPAs fall in the following ranges.

GPA Percent of Students
4.0 GPA 1.42%
3.75 and 3.99 13.98%
3.50 and 3.74 15.4%
3.25 and 3.49 15.17%
3.00 and 3.24 12.32%
2.50 and 2.9 22.04%
2.00 and 2.49 17.54%

This chart depicts the percentage of all enrolled, degree-seeking, first-time, first year (freshmen) students who had high school grade point average within the given ranges.

Note: Some schools choose not release this information. If you have any questions regarding missing numbers, be sure to reach out to Mitchell Technical Institute directly.

About GPAs

Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that reflects your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.

An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.

Standardized Test Scores

Mitchell 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. 48% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

To be most competitive at Mitchell Technical Institute, you should strive to earn between 16 and 21 on the ACT.

An ACT score of 21 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Mitchell 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 16 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Mitchell Technical Institute students. Only one out of every four students scored below 16.

More Information on Transferring to Mitchell Technical Institute

For transfer students, it is not difficult to get admitted to Mitchell Technical Institute.

Transfer students can enroll in Mitchell Technical Institute during the following terms:

• Fall Term

• Spring Term

• Summer Term

Mitchell Technical Institute Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Mitchell Technical Institute?

✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Mitchell Technical Institute.

Does Mitchell Technical Institute accept transfer credits?

✅ Mitchell Technical Institute accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Mitchell Technical Institute accepts:

• CLEP subject tests • DSST/DANTES • Life Long Learning Credit

Do I have to submit test scores to Mitchell Technical Institute?

✅ Mitchell Technical Institute is not test optional.

What is Mitchell Technical Institute's acceptance rate?

✅ The acceptance rate for Mitchell Technical Institute is 61%.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at Mitchell Technical Institute?

❌ Mitchell Technical Institute does not offer early decision.

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Admission Difficulty

Less Selective


How hard is it to get into Mitchell Technical Institute? Mitchell Technical Institute is a less selective institution. The Mitchell Technical Institute acceptance rate is 61%. This means that the institution accepts 60 out of every 100 applicants.


Mitchell Technical Institute Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

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Transfer Applications are Due

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

Mitchell Technical Institute SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

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Reading SAT Range

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Mitchell Technical Institute GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)


GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At Mitchell Technical Institute, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.09. 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.

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

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