Mitchell Technical Institute

Overview of Mitchell Technical Institute

Mitchell, SD is home to Mitchell Technical Institute. Mitchell is a self-contained town. The school is a public institution. Degrees at Mitchell Technical Institute go up to the Associate's degree.

Areas of Study

Students commonly pursue studies in construction trades, cooking and culinary arts, media.

Mitchell Technical Institute Selectivity

Prospective students are drawn to the school's open admissions.


The school maintains a faculty/student ratio (full-time) which is better than most colleges.

Student Body

Mitchell Technical Institute has 755 enrolled students (as of 2007-2008). A very high share of students at the school are male.

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting Mitchell Technical Institute

Mitchell Technical Institute
821 N Capital St
Mitchell , SD 57301
General Phone: (605) 995-3023

Mitchell Technical Institute Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Construction Trades130carpentry, electrician, lineworker, construction trades
Medical Support and Technology45medical assistant, radiation therapist, medical lab tech
Engineering Technician35electronics tech, computer systems tech, software tech
Business and Management28accounting
Mechanics and Repair19communications install and repair, HVAC
Media14communication and journalism
Medical Administration14medical secretary
Agricultural Science and Management13agricultural production
Cooking and Culinary Arts11chef training
Landscaping and Horticulture3pest management

Number of programs and degrees for Mitchell Technical Institute in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree19614
Award of at least 2 but less than 4 academic years324
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years844

Mitchell Technical Institute Student Body

In 2007-2008, Mitchell Technical Institute had a total enrollment of 755 students (761 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 96%
Black 1%
Hispanic 1%
Asian 0%
American Indian 2%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
18-19 33%
20-21 25%
22-24 10%
25-29 10%
30-34 5%
35-39 3%
40-49 8%
50-64 3%
65+ 1%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)

South Dakota91%

Mitchell Technical Institute Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 89 %
Part-Time 75 %

Mitchell Technical Institute Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Mitchell, South Dakota for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other South Dakota Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Mitchell Technical Institute Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 5,500
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 5,500
Books and supplies $ 750

Financial Aid:
Mitchell Technical Institute participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 828400)

Mitchell Technical Institute Faculty

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured and not on tenure track3218

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
No academic rankcalendar year4$57,1903$47,719
All faculty totalcalendar year4$57,1903$47,719

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
No academic rankacademic year28$45,84815$42,078
All faculty totalacademic year28$45,84815$42,078

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Mitchell Technical Institute Degree Programs (2007)

Agricultural Science And Management
Agricultural Production Operations, General

Business And Management

Construction Trades
Construction Trades, Other

Cooking And Culinary Arts
Culinary Arts/Chef Training

Engineering Technician
Computer Software Technology/Technician
Computer Technology/Computer Systems Technology
Electrical/Electronic/Communications Engr Technology/Technician

Landscaping And Horticulture
Plant Protection and Integrated Pest Management

Mechanics And Repair
Communications Systems Installation and Repair Technology
Heating/AC/Ventilation/Refrig Maint Technology/Technician

Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other

Medical Administration
Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary

Medical Support And Technology
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist
Medical/Clinical Assistant

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Mitchell Technical Institute Highlights

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What Sets Mitchell Technical Institute Apart:

% of degrees in construction trades
(vs. all colleges)
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Male % of student body
(vs. all colleges)
Top 11%Mitchell Technical Institute Male % of student body
Number of degree programs
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 12%Mitchell Technical Institute Number of degree programs
Faculty/student ratio (full-time)
(vs. all colleges)
Top 14%Mitchell Technical Institute Faculty/student ratio (full-time)
Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 16%Mitchell Technical Institute Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
% of degrees in media
(vs. all colleges)
Top 17%Mitchell Technical Institute % of degrees in media
% of degrees in cooking and culinary arts
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 19%Mitchell Technical Institute % of degrees in cooking and culinary arts

checked Open admission
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Offers credit for life experience
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked On-campus day care
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers remedial adult education
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library

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