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Federal Reporting

Student Diversity at Western Dakota Tech 

(IPEDS 2018-2019 Fall Enrollment Survey)

Enrolled for Credit Fall 2016
FULL-TIME STUDENTSALL STUDENTS
MENWOMENMENWOMEN
Nonresident Alien
0
0 0 0
Hispanic/Latino 12
19 21 34
American Indian or Alaska Native 27
38 33
58
Asian 4
4
6
5
Black 8
4
13
6
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 2
0
2
0
White 233
193
375 447
Two or more races 11
9
21
18
Race unknown 4
0
11
11
TOTAL
301
267
482
579
GRAND TOTAL (men + women) 568
1,640

Pell Grant Recipients at Western Dakota Tech 

(IPEDS 2018-2019 reported Student Financial Aid Survey)

Students Who Received a Pell GrantNumber of StudentsPercentage of Students
All Students (Fall 2017)
551
52%
First-Time, Full-Time Degree-Seeking Students (Fall 2017)
143
76%

Students Who Did Not Receive a Pell Grant
Recipients of a subsidized Stafford Loan who did not receive a Pell Grant  (Fall 2017)
134
Students who did not receive a subsidized Stafford Loan or a Pell Grant (Fall 2017)
190


Non-Traditional Students at Western Dakota Tech 
(2018 Fall students - Self reported.)

TypePercentage of Student Body
Over the age of 22 46%
1st Generation 42%
Single Parent 20%
Minority 21%
Displaced Homemaker 8%
Enrolled in Gender Under-represented Program 8%
Students In At Least One Non-Traditional Category 69%

What is a Non-Traditional Student?

You may be considered a non-traditional student if you are a:

  • Non-traditional aged student – person over 22 years of age.
  • First Generation College Student – person whose parents did not complete any type of postsecondary education.
  • Single Parent – person who has dependent children and is not married.
  • Minority Student – person of an ethnic minority background.
  • Displaced Homemaker – person who has been a homemaker and is re-entering the workforce.
  • Student Enrolled in a Gender Under-represented Program – person enrolled a program that is traditionally chosen by members of the opposite sex.


Western Dakota Tech recognizes that each student faces a very different set circumstances and obstacles. We are committed to helping each and every student achieve their higher education and career goals. Every student at Western Dakota Tech is assigned a Student Success Coach to help navigate challenges from day one until graduation.


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