Lake Area Technical Institute

lake area technical instituteLake Area Technical Institute is a technical school located in Watertown, South Dakota. The campus covers 37 acres (150,000 m2) and serves an area of 18,000 square miles. Founded in 1965, Lake Area Tech was the first technical school to be established in South Dakota, followed by schools in Mitchell, Sioux Falls and Rapid City. Today, Lake Area Tech has 27 programs, 7 E-Degrees and serves more than 1600 full-time, part-time and online students. Some of the school’s longstanding programs include: Agriculture, Welding, Cosmetology, Diesel, Aviation Maintenance, Nursing, and Medical Assiting. Currently, the school boasts a 16:1 student/faculty ratio, small class sizes, low tuition cost and a 98% graduate placement rate. On Sept 13, 2011, LATI was ranked one of the top ten community colleges in the nation by the Aspen Institute’s Community College Excellence Program. Read more…

  • Address: 11th St NE 230, Watertown 
  • City: Watertown 
  • State: South Dakota 
  • Postal Code: 57201 
  • Degree:
    Certificate / Associate 
  • Avg. Tuition: $3,100 
  • Phone: (800) 657-4344 x 217 
  • Website: www.lakeareatech.edu