Lake Area Technical Institute

Watertown, SD

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Lake Area Technical Institute

Lake Area Technical Institute

Lake Area Technical Institute Student Essentials

Lake Area Technical Institute Student Essentials
Region: Midwest
Setting: Small Town Setting
Type: Public
Affiliation: Not applicable
Size: Small (Under 2,000 Undergrad)
Website: www.lakeareatech.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: No
Selectivity: Highly Selective
In-State Tuition: $6,155
Out-of-State Tuition: $6,155
Retention Rate: 81%
Enrollment: 1,703
Year Established: 1965

About Lake Area Technical Institute

Lake Area Technical Institute, in the heart of Watertown, South Dakota, offers in-demand fields of study and many student assistance programs. With two years of study, you can have your associate’s degree and the stepping stone to a bright future.

The institute’s programs have an emphasis on business, technology, and practical vocational training.

Lake Area Tech offers a number of online “E-degrees” as well. You can earn an online degree in Business Associate, Computer Information Systems, Dental Assisting, Nursing, and Robotics. These options are designed for part-time students, but still take the required two years.

The school has many forms of financial aid available for eligible students. There is federal aid, tribal funding, vocational rehabilitation, National Guard tuition assistance, and the workforce investment act. Scholarships include the Lake Area Technical Institute Foundation award, the Merit Award Program and over 100 different specific scholarships, ensuring that there is something for each kind of student.

Additionally, Lake Area Tech offers other assistance programs like a lease-to-own laptop program, employment assistance, and help with purchasing tools, books and other supplies.

When the educational part of the journey with Lake Area Tech is done, there are employment placement programs to help you find a job after graduation.

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Licenses, Accreditations, and Membership

Accreditations i

  • The Higher Learning Commission

Lake Area Technical Institute Map & Location

Lake Area Technical Institute
1201 Arrow Avenue
Watertown, SD 57201


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Getting Around Lake Area Technical Institute

Walkability

Excellent walkability. You do not need a car for this area.

9/10
walk

Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Watertown, SD

Winter
Dec
25
7
Jan
22
3
Feb
28
8
Spring
Mar
39
20
Apr
56
32
May
68
45
Summer
Jun
77
55
Jul
83
60
Aug
80
57
Fall
Sep
71
48
Oct
57
35
Nov
39
21

Students

Total Students 1,703

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 1%
  • African American: 1%
  • Caucasian: 96%
  • American Indian or Alaska native: 2%
Latino 1%
African American 1%
Caucasian 96%
American Indian or Alaska native 2%

Undergraduate 100%
Graduate %
Full-Time 94%
Part-Time 6%
Women 52%
Men 48%
International 0%
Domestic 100%

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Lake Area Technical Institute

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