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South Dakota Trade & Vocational Schools

So, you are beginning your search for a trade school in South Dakota! That is exciting news!

Whether you are looking to attend a school in a big city like Pierre, or in a smaller, more rural area there are definitely options. Our list of schools provides some of the most important information you may want to know before making a decision to enroll. From net price to total enrollment, you can find the best match for your needs. Our data is updated annually so you can be assured the information is as accurate as possible.

So, scroll through the list, see which ones sound like good possibilities and reach out to the school for more information.

No matter which choice you make, just know that attending trade school in the Mount Rushmore State is a great choice for a brighter future!

South Dakota Trade Schools

The vocational schools listed below are in alphabetical order and include programs from barber to welding and everything in between. No matter what career you are interested, there will be a vocational school just for you in South Dakota!

Our partner schools are those that we do receive a commission for, but they are amazing schools with lots of opportunities in all different vocations. Just click a button to reach out to any school to learn more about them.

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Already have an idea of what kind of vocational training program you are looking for? Our partner schools are a great place to start!

Go ahead and select a program, enter your zip and find the schools that are closest to you in what is known as the Mount Rushmore State.

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Additional Vocational Schools In South Dakota

The  data below is from the Integrated Postsecondary Education System (IPEDS) which is a great resources for finding trade schools all over the country.

The information shows some of the most important items you may consider when choosing a school. Much more information is provided on the IPEDS website if you want to dive deeper!

Lake Area Technical College

Address: 1201 Arrow Avenue, Watertown, South Dakota 57201-0730
Type: 2-year, Public
Enrollment: 2190
Housing: No
Graduation Rate: 74%
Average Net Price: $13,069.00

Mitchell Technical College

Address: 1800 E. Spruce Street, Mitchell, South Dakota 57301
Type: 2-year, Public
Enrollment: 1193
Housing: No
Graduation Rate: 75%
Average Net Price: $12,190.00

Oglala Lakota College

Address: 490 Piya Wiconi Road, Kyle, South Dakota 57752-0490
Website: www.olc.edu/
Type: 4-year, primarily associate's, Public
Enrollment: 1451
Housing: Yes
Graduation Rate: 9%
Average Net Price: $3,774.00

Presentation College

Address: 1500 N Main, Aberdeen, South Dakota 57401-1280
Type: 4-year, Private not-for-profit
Enrollment: 577
Housing: Yes
Graduation Rate: 35%
Average Net Price: $27,204.00

Sinte Gleska University

Address: E. Highway 18, 101 Antelope Lake Circle, Mission, South Dakota 57555-0105
Type: 4-year, Public
Enrollment: 781
Housing: No
Graduation Rate: 0%
Average Net Price: $13,856.00

South Dakota School of Mines and Technology

Address: 501 E Saint Joseph St, Rapid City, South Dakota 57701-3995
Type: 4-year, Public
Enrollment: 2416
Housing: Yes
Graduation Rate: 52%
Average Net Price: $19,257.00

Southeast Technical College

Address: 2320 N Career Ave, Sioux Falls, South Dakota 57107-1301
Type: 2-year, Public
Enrollment: 2381
Housing: Yes
Graduation Rate: 55%
Average Net Price: $15,186.00

Western Dakota Technical College

Address: 800 Mickelson Dr, Rapid City, South Dakota 57703-4018
Type: 2-year, Public
Enrollment: 1292
Housing: No
Graduation Rate: 52%
Average Net Price: $13,934.00


Trade Schools By City In South Dakota

Are you looking for a vocational school in a specific city in South Dakota? Below are some of the cities that offer the most opportunities for those looking for a technical or trade school.

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