APPLYING to Attend Western Dakota Technical College is SIMPLE & ALWAYS FREE
Thank you for your interest in applying to Western Dakota Technical College (WDTC)!
The Admissions process is simple. Follow the steps below, and you’ll be a Western Dakota Technical College student in no time!
- Submit a completed application for admissions. If applying for the first time, after opening the link, click "New User Registration" to begin. (Questions? Call Admissions at (605) 718-2565.)
- Schedule to take the ACCUPLACER test. ACCUPLACER is a placement exam for math, English, and reading. There is a $15 testing fee. The ACCUPLACER test will be waived if you have an ACT sub-score of 18 or better in English, Math, and Reading, or an SAT sub-score of at least 440 in Writing and Math. The scores must be within the past five years.
- Schedule your Admissions Advising Session. Sessions can be completed on campus or by phone.
- Provide an official copy of a High School transcript or GED scores. If you graduated from an international high school, you must submit your transcript to Educational Credential Evaluators to determine U.S. equivalence. Additionally, an official transcript must be submitted if you have attended other post-secondary institutions or universities.
- Submit a certification from a licensed physical physician that you have received or are in the process of receiving the required two doses of immunization against measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR). (This is required for all on-campus students.)
- Once you receive your acceptance letter, schedule a time to register for classes.