Southeast Technical Institute

Southeast Technical Institute

Southeast Technical Institute, commonly referred to as STI, is a public college located in the South Dakota, Midwest, United States. The STI offers associate's degrees in applied science. Students can choose from programs in the fields of computer information systems, electronics technology, engineering technology, health technology, landscape and turf management, and horticulture technology, among others. Apart from these, several diploma programs and online courses are also offered. STI is one of the most affordable post-secondary institutions in South Dakota. It is the third largest higher education class of graduation in the state.

Southeast Technical Institute organizes a number of intramural sports events. Students of STI participate in volleyball, bowling, and basketball. The institute also sponsors a number of student clubs and organizations. These include the Society of Nuclear Medicine, Phi Beta Lambda, International Society of Certified Electronics Technicians, Image Concept Network, SkillsUSA, and Society of Manufacturing Engineers.

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Southeast Technical Institute
2320 N Career Ave
Sioux Falls , SD 57107-1301
General Phone: (605) 367-7624

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Southeast Technical Institute Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Business and Management158business, accounting, accounting technology, banking, sales and marketing
Medical Support and Technology145pharmacy tech, cardiovascular tech, electrocardiograph tech, nuclear medical tech, surgical tech, sonography and ultrasound tech, clinical and medical lab science
Computer Science and Engineering85computer programming, system administration, network management, computer support
Mechanics and Repair78electrical installation and repair, computer repair, HVAC, autobody repair, automobile mechanics, diesel mechanics
Engineering Technician67laser/optical tech, biomedical tech, HVAC tech, manufacturing tech, architectural drafting, civil drafting
Nursing and Emergency Medicine47licensed practical nurse
Landscaping and Horticulture31applied horticulture, landscaping, turf management
Media30desktop publishing and imaging
Security and Law Enforcement23criminal justice and safety, criminal justice and police
Production Trades15machinist, machine shop assistant
Medical Administration11health unit coordinator, medical transcription
Office and Administration9executive secretary

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree42826
Award of less than 1 academic year703
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years1057
Award of at least 2 but less than 4 academic years964

Southeast Technical Institute Student Body

In 2007-2008, Southeast Technical Institute had a total enrollment of 2,201 students (1,978 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 88%
Black 2%
Hispanic 1%
Asian 1%
American Indian 2%
Unknown 8%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 2%
18-19 34%
20-21 23%
22-24 14%
25-29 11%
30-34 4%
35-39 2%
40-49 2%
50-64 1%

Southeast Technical Institute Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 67 %
Part-Time 45 %

Southeast Technical Institute Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Sioux Falls, 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.

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

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 3,054
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 3,054
Books and supplies $ 1,200

Financial Aid:
Southeast Technical Institute participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 776400)

Southeast Technical Institute Faculty

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Instructorcalendar year13$61,09514$64,842
All faculty totalcalendar year13$61,09514$64,842

*: 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
Instructoracademic year31$53,71522$52,685
All faculty totalacademic year31$53,71522$52,685

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

Southeast Technical Institute Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
Banking and Financial Support Services
Business/Commerce, General
Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Programming/Programmer, General
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other
System Administration/Administrator
System, Networking, and LAN/WAN Management/Manager

Engineering Technician
Architectural Drafting and Architectural CAD/CADD
Biomedical Technology/Technician
Civil Drafting and Civil Engineering CAD/CADD
Heating/AC/Refrigeration Technology/Technician
Laser and Optical Technology/Technician
Manufacturing Technology/Technician

Landscaping And Horticulture
Applied Horticulture/Horticulture Operations, General
Landscaping and Groundskeeping
Turf and Turfgrass Management

Mechanics And Repair
Autobody/Collision and Repair Technology/Technician
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
Computer Installation and Repair Technology/Technician
Diesel Mechanics Technology/Technician
Electrical/Electronics Equipment Installation and Repair, General
Heating/AC/Ventilation/Refrig Maint Technology/Technician

Prepress/Desktop Publishing and Digital Imaging Design

Medical Administration
Health Unit Coordinator/Ward Clerk
Medical Transcription/Transcriptionist

Medical Support And Technology
Cardiovascular Technology/Technologist
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science and Allied Professions, Other
Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer & Ultrasound Technician
Electrocardiograph Technology/Technician
Nuclear Medical Technology/Technologist
Pharmacy Technician/Assistant
Surgical Technology/Technologist

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training

Office And Administration
Executive Assistant/Executive Secretary

Production Trades
Machine Shop Technology/Assistant
Machine Tool Technology/Machinist

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Police Science
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies

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What Sets Southeast Technical Institute Apart:

% of degrees in business and management
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 8%Southeast Technical Institute % of degrees in business and management
% of degrees in landscaping and horticulture
(vs. all colleges)
Top 10%Southeast Technical Institute % of degrees in landscaping and horticulture
% of degrees in media
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 12%Southeast Technical Institute % of degrees in media
% of degrees in mechanics and repair
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 14%Southeast Technical Institute % of degrees in mechanics and repair
Male % of student body
(vs. all colleges)
Top 14%Southeast Technical Institute Male % of student body
% of degrees in computer science and engineering
(vs. all colleges)
Top 15%Southeast Technical Institute % of degrees in computer science and engineering
Number of degree programs
(for open-admission colleges)
Top 16%Southeast Technical Institute Number of degree programs
Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
(vs. all colleges)
Top 18%Southeast Technical Institute Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
% of degrees in engineering technician
(vs. all colleges)
Top 19%Southeast Technical Institute % of degrees in engineering technician

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checked Remedial classes for students
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