After Earning Your Degree
Our recent graduates are now employed by, Caterpillar/RFA Engineering, West Plains Engineering, Rapid Fire Protection, Skyline Engineering, Ferber Engineering, KLJ Engineering, Architecture International, Albertson Engineering, FourFront Design, Upper Deck Architects, and other businesses. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, in May 2021, the average wage in western South Dakota was $46,830.
Meet Your Faculty
Western Dakota Technical College has a low student-to-faculty ratio, meaning more one-on-one learning. Individual attention from your professor can make your college experience more fulfilling.
Continuing your education is crucial and Western Dakota Technical College wants to make sure that any student who wants to attend school, has the opportunity to do so. For this reason, WDTC is dedicated to administering the U.S. Department of Education’s Title IV Financial Assistance Program fair and consistently to anyone who needs it.
The Build Dakota Scholarship at Western Dakota Technical College will pay all your tuition and fees and prepare you for a career that is in-demand and growing in South Dakota. Build Dakota Scholarships will be awarded to students entering high-need workforce programs at South Dakota’s technical institutes to fill the state’s technical careers with skilled professionals.
Finding affordable housing during school can be a challenge for students. Western Dakota Technical College currently does not offer on-campus housing, but below are some resources that might be of help to you in your search.
Western Dakota Technical College will be offering off-campus housing for the Spring 2023 semester. The apartments are located on Mount Rushmore Road in Rapid City.
Finding child care during school is a challenge for many students. Western Dakota Technical College currently does not offer on-campus child care, but here are some resources that may help you in your search.
Youth & Family Services is an organization dedicated to helping children in Western South Dakota. They offer a variety of services, including child care at multiple locations.
The Y of Rapid City offers child care and other services.
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