Mitchell Technical College Overview
Mitchell Technical College is a public institution situated in Mitchell, South Dakota. The rural area surrounding Mitchell Tech is great for students who love a peaceful atmosphere.
What Is Mitchell Technical College Known For?
- The associate's degree is the highest award offered at Mitchell Tech.
- In 2017-2018, 91% of the faculty were full-time.
Mitchell Technical College Rankings
Mitchell Tech is ranked #403 out of 2,320 schools in the nation for overall quality on our 2021 Best Colleges list.
Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.
Mitchell Tech has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.
|#91||Best Associate’s Degree Schools||Tweet It - Post It|
|#156||Best Undergraduate Certificate Schools||Tweet It - Post It|
Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Mitchell Tech.
Where Is Mitchell Technical College?
Contact details for Mitchell Tech are given below.
|Address:||1800 E. Spruce Street, Mitchell, SD 57301|
How Do I Get Into Mitchell Tech?
You can apply to Mitchell Tech online at: https://www.mitchelltech.edu/apply
Can I Afford Mitchell Technical College?
Student Loan Debt
It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Mitchell Tech, approximately 67% of students took out student loans averaging $5,666 a year. That adds up to $22,664 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at Mitchell Tech is 7.6%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.
Mitchell Technical College Undergraduate Student Diversity
Of the 848 full-time undergraduates at Mitchell Tech, 71% are male and 29% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Mitchell Technical College students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||5|
|Hispanic or Latino||31|
Online Learning at Mitchell Technical College
The following chart shows how the online learning population at Mitchell Tech has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 13th most popular in South Dakota for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.
Online Growth Rankings of Mitchell Tech
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Mitchell Technical College was 10.7%. This is the #1,290 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Mitchell Tech regardless of major.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Mitchell Tech majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
|Major||1-Year Growth Rate|
|Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services||38%|
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Mitchell Tech ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Mitchell Tech.
|Major||Growth Rate Rank|
|Electronics Engineering Technology||#9|
|Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services||#26|
|Allied Health Professions||#46|
|Business Support & Assistant Services||#52|
|Health & Medical Administrative Services||#164|
When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.
Mitchell Technical College Undergraduate Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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