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The main Western Dakota Technical College campus is located in Rapid City in the beautiful Black Hills of South Dakota. Rapid City is located on Interstate 90 approximately 60 miles from the Wyoming border. If you are driving from the east or west on I-90 take exit 61 and follow the signs. We are located on East Highway 44 at 800 Mickelson Drive.

If you are driving north on US Highway 79, turn east at highway 44. Western Dakota Tech is approximately one mile east on 44.

Rapid City is accessible by air travel to Rapid City Regional Airport.

Rapid City is the second largest city in the state, the metro area has a population of more than 70,000. The area is a major tourist destination with more than 3.2 million visitors annually. Mount. Rushmore National Memorial is 21 miles from Rapid City, and Crazy Horse Monument is approximately 30 miles.

Western Dakota Tech has a second, satellite location for Practical Nursing Program courses at Hale Hall, 1016 Meade St., in Whitewood, S.D.  

Sports enthusiasts and nature lovers will find plenty of opportunities in the Black Hills. Abundant trout streams entice fishermen and kayakers. There are two ski resorts within an hour’s drive of campus. Snowmobilers enjoy over 200 miles of groomed trails throughout the hills. Bikers and hikers find a marvelous system of trails including the Mickelson Trail. It runs from Deadwood to Edgemont, a distance of 115 miles. The Black Hills is truly a sportsman’s paradise.

Western Dakota Tech is easily accessible from all portions of Rapid City, the Black Hills, and the region. A map of the Western Dakota Tech location is below. If you need additional directions, please contact Western Dakota Tech at (800) 544-8765, (605) 718-2565, or We invite you to visit campus any time for a tour. We look forward to seeing you at Western Dakota Tech.

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