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Admissions Process

The Admissions process is as simple as counting to five.

  1. Submit a completed application for admissions.
  2. Send your school transcripts or GED scores. 
  3. Submit immunization certification.
  4. Take your placement assessment.
  5. Schedule your Admissions Advising Session (can be completed on campus or by phone).
  6. Once you receive your acceptance letter, register for classes.

Click below for more detail. Call (605) 718-2565 or email with any questions.

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Career Exploration

The programs we offer represent some of the fastest growing professional fields and industries. That's why we offer them. But that only matters if your student finds a program and career that fits their individual interests.

Our career exploration camps focus on hands-on activities and allow your student to be submersed in different professional paths. And hey, they're free. Click below for the 2016-2017 schedule.

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Paying for School

Paying for school is daunting, and our expert financial aid team is ready to help you and your student find the best options to pay for their education.

Grants, subsidized loans, unsubsidized loads, scholarships, stipends... the list of potential funding sources is long and can be overwhelming. We'll help ensure you and your student fully understand the scholarship and financial aid process, and the responsibilities that come with it, before you commit to anything.

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Student Support

We want your student to have all the academic and personal support they need from day one until graduation. That's why every student at Western Dakota Tech is assigned a Student Success Coach.

The coaches track attendance and academic progress and are ready to help students. From academic advising, tutoring, housing and child care, to campus involvement and networking, the Student Success Center is ready to provide services or find resources to help students succeed in all aspects of their education. 

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Student Life

Success means something different to everyone. For us, it means watching our students grow and develop their skills. But growth doesn’t only happen in the classroom. So we provide plenty of opportunities for your student to get involved in a variety of clubs and organizations.

Campus participation allows students to sharpen leadership and teamwork skills, discover new interests, and make friendships that may last the rest of their life.

At Western Dakota Tech, we support each other, challenge each other, work alongside each other, and find new ways to have fun every day. We'll value your student, for their potential and for what they bring to our campus culture and community.

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Western Dakota Tech Launching New Plumbing Technology Program

June 15, 2017

Western Dakota Tech is excited to announce a new Plumbing Technology program that will prepare students for good-paying, high-demand jobs while offering the benefits and experience of hands-on learning.

The college will begin offering a Plumbing Technology nine-month certificate, and 12-month diploma, in the Fall 2017 semester. Construction of a state-of-the-art plumbing lab will soon begin in the main campus building. 

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Spring Dean's List Announced

June 8, 2017

Western Dakota Tech congratulates the 239 students named to the Spring 2017 Dean's List. To qualify, students must earn a grade point average of 3.5 or higher.

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Register Now to Attend Western Dakota Tech's June 13 Campus Visit Day

June 1, 2017

Western Dakota Tech is committed to helping students grow, develop their skills, and enter the professional world work-ready.

To learn more about what Western Dakota Tech has to offer, plan to attend a college Visit and Information Day, 5:30 - 7 p.m., Tuesday, June 13, at Western Dakota Tech. Western Dakota Tech is located at 800 Mickelson Dr.

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Professional Truck Driving Students Graduate from Western Dakota Tech

May 31, 2017

Six students graduated from Western Dakota Tech's Professional Truck Driving Program on May 17.

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Western Dakota Tech Announces Graduates

May 30, 2017

The following students graduated from Western Dakota Tech following Spring Semester 2017.

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Upcoming Events

Tue, June 27 | 2:00 pm
Review of new Refund Policy
Wed, June 28 | 11:30 am
Bookstore Closed for Inventory
Mon, July 3 | 12:00 am
4th of July Holiday - No Classes
Tue, July 4 | 12:00 am
4th of July Holiday - WDT Closed
Wed, July 12 | 12:00 am
Session 1/Last Day to Drop with a "W"
Wed, July 19 | 5:30 pm
Dual Enrollment Information Night
Tue, July 25 | 12:00 am
Session 2/Last Day to Drop with a "W"
Wed, July 26 | 12:00 am
Session 1 Ends

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