Southeast Technical College Overview
Southeast Technical College is a public institution situated in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Students who love country life may enjoy the rural location of Southeast Tech.
What Is Southeast Technical College Known For?
- The undergraduate certificate is the highest award offered at Southeast Tech.
- For the 2017-2018 academic year, 100% of the faculty were full-time.
Southeast Technical College Rankings
According to our 2021 analysis, Southeast Tech is ranked #100 out of 2,320 schools in the nation that were analyzed for overall quality. This puts it in the top 5% of all schools in the nation. Out of the 11 colleges in South Dakota, it is ranked at #1.
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.
Southeast Tech has also been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.
|#16||Best Associate’s Degree Schools||Tweet It - Post It|
|#216||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 Southeast Tech.
Where Is Southeast Technical College?
Contact details for Southeast Tech are given below.
|Address:||2320 N Career Ave, Sioux Falls, SD 57107-1301|
How Do I Get Into Southeast Tech?
You can apply to Southeast Tech online at: jrm.targetx.com/orgs/00D610000006nGwEAI/registration/step_1
Can I Afford Southeast Technical College?
Student Loan Debt
While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Southeast Tech, approximately 82% of students took out student loans averaging $6,621 a year. That adds up to $26,484 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at Southeast Tech is 9.3%. This is about the same as the national default rate of 10.1%.
Southeast Technical College Undergraduate Student Diversity
Of the 1,349 full-time undergraduates at Southeast Tech, 57% are male and 43% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Southeast Technical College students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||57|
|Hispanic or Latino||60|
Online Learning at Southeast Technical College
The following chart shows how the online learning population at Southeast Tech has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 5th 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 Southeast Tech
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Southeast Technical College was -11.2%. This is the #2,587 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Southeast Tech regardless of major.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Southeast Tech majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
|Major||1-Year Growth Rate|
|Computer & Information Sciences||14%|
|Finance & Financial Management||60%|
|Other Computer & Information Sciences||23%|
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Southeast 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 Southeast Tech.
|Major||Growth Rate Rank|
|Other Computer & Information Sciences||#20|
|General Sales & Marketing||#45|
|Finance & Financial Management||#100|
|Business Support & Assistant Services||#181|
|Computer & Information Sciences||#498|
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%.
Southeast 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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