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Chartered in 1966, Mitchell Technical Institute opened in September 1968 as part of a statewide system of four technical institutes.  More than 18,000 students have graduated since that time. The Institute is governed by the Board of Education of the Mitchell School District 17-2 and operates under rules and regulations set forth by the South Dakota Board of Technical Education. Mitchell Tech enjoys a close relationship with Mitchell and regional communities. There are established advisory committees of community and regional representatives who provide program input and support.

MTI At A Glance:

Founded 1968
Location Mitchell, SD (Population 15,500)
Accreditation The Higher Learning Commission
Degree Granted Associate of Applied Science (AAS)
Campus Size 80+ acres located at 1800 E. Spruce St., Mitchell, SD 57301
Total Current Enrollment 1,187
Tuition & Fees $217 per credit both in & out of state and online
Scholarships Awarded 100+ annually
Financial Aid 91% of students receive financial aid assistance
Employment 89% students work part-time or full-time while attending MTI
Placement 99% of graduates find employment or continue their education
82% of graduates stay in SD
Faculty 70 full-time; 5 adjunct
Student/Faculty Ratio: 13:1

Students will find an amazing variety of occupations open to them after attending Mitchell Tech.  Whether they want to communicate with someone on another continent, create a show-stopping meal, build a home for a young family, x-ray a broken arm, or ride off into the sunset on a custom-built motorcycle, Mitchell Tech has 35 face-to-face and 4 online programs, many of them regionally unique, available.

  • We are fully accredited, ensuring access to financial aid.
  • There is no difference in in-state/out-of-state tuition—an education at Mitchell Tech is affordable and a great value.

Students will find a friendly, helpful admissions staff and some of the greatest faculty anywhere, ready to listen and offer guidance.  We know what a big decision it is for students to choose their future.  We at Mitchell Tech are here to help.

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