Online Program Overview

Western Dakota Technical Institute is a Public, 2-4 years school located in Rapid City, South Dakota. The school offers undergraduate degree programs only. For the academic year 2020-2021, the tuition & fees are $8,274 for South Dakota residents and $8,274 for other students on average.

It offers 45 degree programs. Of that, the distance learning opportunity is given to 7 programs - 3 Certificate, 2 Associates.
Online Degrees / Programs Overview
School NameWestern Dakota Technical Institute
TypePublic, 2-4 years
Address800 Mickelson Dr, Rapid City, SD
Online Students226 Enrolled Online Exclusively
274 Enrolled in Some Online Courses
Tuition & Fees (2020-2021)$8,274
Western Dakota Technical Institute is a public school, but tuition & fees for online program is same for all students.
Student to Faculty12:1 (8.33%)
Online Degree Programs
Total7 Programs
Certificate3 Programs
Associates2 Programs

2021 Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2020-2021 tuition & fees and costs trends last 5 years at Western Dakota Technical Institute . Each cost is an average amount over the offered programs. The tuition & fees is $8,274 for all students. Western Dakota Technical Institute is a public school, but the online program tuition is same for all students.
The costs per credit hour for part-time students or overload credits of full-time students is $121 for undergraduate programs.
Tuition & feesCost Per Credit HourTuition Change Chart
Tuition Changes (2017-2021)
2016-20172017-20182018-20192019-20202020-2021
Undergraduate$6,489$7,168$7,648$8,254$8,274
Tuition Changes (2017-2021)
2016-20172017-20182018-20192019-20202020-2021
Undergraduate$205$114$116$121$121
Tuition & Fees Trends last 5 years

Online Programs By Area of Study

Western Dakota Technical Institute offers 45 degree programs through Certificate, Associates programs. Of that, 7 programs can be conferred by distance learning - 3 Certificate, 2 Associates. The following table summarizes the number of degree programs by degree types.
Total Number of Online Degree Programs
CertificateAssociatesBachelors MastersDoctorate Post-Graduate
Online Programs32NOT OFFERED NOT OFFEREDNOT OFFEREDNOT OFFERED
Overall Programs1625NOT OFFERED NOT OFFEREDNOT OFFEREDNOT OFFERED
The next tables list each online program with offered degrees. The number on each column denotes the conferred degree of the program. It includes the completers through on-campus classes and hybrid on/offline classes as well as completely online classes. Only in Classroom means that the program is offered only on-site classes and not offered denotes that the school does not offer the program.

You may want to see all online schools offering a major program by following the link on the title of the program.
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Distance Learning Program Student Population

At Western Dakota Technical Institute, there are 1,214 students including in both undergraduate and graduate schools, with full-time and part-time status. Of that, 500 students were attending classes through distance learning (226 students are enrolled exclusively and 274 are enrolled in some online courses).
Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment1,214
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses226
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses274
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses714
By student location, out of a total of 226 enrolled exclusively in online courses, 218 South Dakota Residents were enrolled in online classes exclusively, 8 students living in the U.S. States other than South Dakota, and 0 non-U.S. students enrolled in online courses.
Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses226
South Dakota Resident218
Other State In U.S.8
Outside of U.S.0
Distance Learning Enrollment Undergraduate Students
Enrolled Exclusively in Undergraduate Online Courses226
Degree/Certificate Seeking112
Non-Degree/Certificate Seeking114

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