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Plan to Attend WDTC's College Visit Day, Saturday, April 20

Register Now to Tour Campus, Learn about Programs, Meet Faculty & More!

Western Dakota Technical College (WDTC) welcomes the public to attend its upcoming College Visit Day on Saturday, April 20, from 10 a.m. to noon. Those interested can register now at

College Visit Day offers a comprehensive overview of WDTC's offerings, catering to high school students, recent graduates, career changers, and individuals seeking to enhance their professional skills. Attendees will have the opportunity to learn about nearly 40 career programs, engage with faculty members, and interact with Admissions, Financial Aid, and Scholarship/Foundation representatives. Additionally, guided campus tours will be available.

As an additional bonus during this Visit Day, WDTC is also hosting the free Rapid City Earth Day Expo from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Attend Visit Day with plenty of time to particiapte in the Earth Day activities. More info about Earth Day on the City of Rapid City Sustainability web page.

At WDTC, you can earn a degree in two years or less, have the opportunity to make more money upon graduation than with a high school diploma or GED alone, and put yourself in the position to land a Hot Career* as defined by the South Dakota Department of Labor. (*Careers with many openings and high pay in the state.) Scholarships and Financial Aid are available at WDTC.

"We're thrilled to welcome members of the public to our campus for College Visit Day," said Gina Kimball, WDTC Admissions Specialist. "This event is designed to provide a glimpse into the exciting educational opportunities and resources we offer. Whether you're a prospective student or simply curious about what WDTC has to offer, we encourage you to join us."

For more information about the event and WDTC career programs, call Admissions at (605) 718-2565 or email

About Western Dakota Technical College

Western Dakota Technical College (WDTC) was established in 1968 and is the only technical college serving the western South Dakota region. 

WDTC offers more than 40 programs in a variety of fields, including Business and Computers, Construction and Manufacturing, Energy and Environmental Technologies, Health Sciences, Legal and Public Services, and Transportation Technologies. 

Ninety-nine percent of Western Dakota Technical College's most recent graduates are working, continuing their education, or are enlisted in the military per the WDTC 2022 Placement Report. There were 320 respondents out of 342 graduates surveyed. [*Placement information is derived from graduate surveys, faculty-collected data, placement surveys started six months after graduation, and the South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation. Overall placement rate is figured by: (responding graduates employed, continuing education, or in military service)/(responding graduates who are seeking employment). The number of program graduates are unduplicated by CIP code.]

Western Dakota Technical College faculty, staff, and administration focus their efforts on helping students gain the skills and experiences they need to succeed. Through hands-on learning, internships, and industry partnerships, Western Dakota Tech students graduate ready to make a real and immediate contribution to their employers and to their communities.

For information about WDTC, call (800) 544-8765 or (605) 718-2565 or send an email to Visit us on the web at

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