Southeast Technical College

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$3,720
2022 Average Net Price
$16,048
After Financial Aid
2022 Enrolled Students
2,453
52.4% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
58.4%
291 Graduates

About

Southeast Technical College is a higher education institution located in Minnehaha County, SD. In 2022, the most popular 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate concentrations at Southeast Technical College were Licensed Practical & Vocational Nurse Training (88 degrees awarded), Other Computer & Information Support Services (40 degrees), and HVAC Maintenance (29 degrees).

In 2022, 797 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Southeast Technical College. 54.1% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 45.9% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (681 degrees), 23.5 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (29 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Southeast Technical College is $3,720, which is $−4,392 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Southeast Technical College is $3,720, which is $4,392 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $16,048.

In 2022, 56% of undergraduate students attending Southeast Technical College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 57% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$3,720
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Southeast Technical College was $3,720. The cost of tuition at Southeast Technical College is $−4,392 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

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Average Net Price

$16,048
2022 Value
5.68%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Southeast Technical College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $16,048. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Southeast Technical College grew by 5.68%.

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Other Student Expenses

$8,404
Room and Board
$2,400
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Southeast Technical College was of $8,404 in 2022. The cost of room and board decreased by 0.0119% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $2,400. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

56%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
57%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

56% of undergraduate students at Southeast Technical College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a decline of 11.1% with respect to 2021, when 63% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Enrollment

Southeast Technical College had a total enrollment of 2,453 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Southeast Technical College is 1,285 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,168. This means that 52.4% of students enrolled at Southeast Technical College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Southeast Technical College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 79% White, 6.28% Black or African American, 3.87% Hispanic or Latino, 2.69% American Indian or Alaska Native, 2.65% Two or More Races, 1.83% Asian, and 0.245% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Southeast Technical College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Male (46.5%), followed by White Female (32.7%) and Black or African American Male (2.96%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

52.4%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Southeast Technical College in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,453 students. The full-time enrollment at Southeast Technical College is 1,285 and the part-time enrollment is 1,168. This means that 52.4% of students enrolled at Southeast Technical College are enrolled full-time compared with N/A% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

72%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Southeast Technical College was 72%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (62%), Southeast Technical College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    1,937 enrolled students
  2. Black or African American
    154 enrolled students
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    95 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Southeast Technical College is 79% White, 6.28% Black or African American, 3.87% Hispanic or Latino, 2.69% American Indian or Alaska Native, 2.65% Two or More Races, 1.83% Asian, and 0.245% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Associates Colleges is 42.9% White, 27.9% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.5% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 83 students (3.38%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 65 more women than men received degrees from Southeast Technical College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Southeast Technical College is white (681 degrees awarded). There were 23.5 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (29 degrees).

The most common 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate concentration at Southeast Technical College is Licensed Practical & Vocational Nurse Training (88 degrees awarded), followed by Other Computer & Information Support Services (40 degrees) and HVAC Maintenance (29 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Southeast Technical College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Communication Technologies (20 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (71 degrees), and Construction (34 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Southeast Technical College are Software developers (560,902 people), Other managers (135,401 people), Computer occupations, all other (119,724 people), Computer & information systems managers (111,717 people), and Computer programmers (93,913 people).

The most specialized majors at Southeast Technical College in 2022 are Communication Technologies (20 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (71 degrees), Construction (34 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (80 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (109 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Southeast Technical College are Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Surgeons, Physicians, Architectural & engineering managers, and Chief executives & legislators

The most specialized majors at Southeast Technical College are Communication Technologies (20 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (71 degrees), Construction (34 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (80 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (109 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Southeast Technical College are Computer Systems Design (585,801 people), Construction (134,344 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (93,665 people), Management, scientific & technical consulting services (79,938 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (73,662 people).

The most specialized majors at Southeast Technical College are Communication Technologies (20 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (71 degrees), Construction (34 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (80 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (109 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Southeast Technical College.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 56 degrees awarded
  2. 50 degrees awarded
  3. 26 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common associates degree concentration at Southeast Technical College was General Business with 56 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

366
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
431
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 366 degrees were awarded to men at Southeast Technical College, which is 0.849 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (431).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 43 degrees were awarded to men at Southeast Technical College in HVAC Maintenance. There were no female recipients with the same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 79 degrees were awarded to men at Southeast Technical College in Licensed Practical & Vocational Nurse Training, which is 8.78 times more than the 9 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

41%
100% Completion Time
55%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 41% of students graduating from Southeast Technical College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 55% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 56% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Female
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Southeast Technical College is Female and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    681 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    29 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    24 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Southeast Technical College is white (681 degrees awarded). There were 23.5 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (29 degrees).

1.63% of degree recipients (13 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    368 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    313 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    16 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Southeast Technical College is white female (368 degrees awarded). There were 1.18 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (313 degrees).

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Operations

Southeast Technical College employs 96 Instructors. Most academics at Southeast Technical College are Female Instructor (54), and Male Instructor (42).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Southeast Technical College are: Service, with 23 employees, Management, with 19 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 13 employees.

Salary Expenditure

$12.9M
2022 Salaries
2.59%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Southeast Technical College paid a median of $12.9M in salaries, a 2.59% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 3.59% growth between 2020 and 2021, and a 2.92% decline between 2019 and 2020.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 16.8M (40.1% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$6.05M
Instructional Salaries
96
Number of Employees

In 2022, Southeast Technical College paid a total of $6.05M to 96 employees working as instructors, which represents 46.9% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $5.35M (31.8%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Occupations by Share

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
96 Employees
Service
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
23 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Southeast Technical College was Instructor with 96 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Southeast Technical College were Service with 23 employees, Management with 19 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 13 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Female Instructor
  2. Male Instructor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Southeast Technical College was Female Instructor with 54 employees, and Male Instructor with 42 employees.

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