Lake Area Technical College

Tuition & Fees $6,718
Student Population 2,217
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $5,081
Graduation Rate 67 %
Students:Faculty 17

Academic Overview

Lake Area Technical College is a public, 2-4 years institute located in Watertown, South Dakota. It is an Associate's - Public Urban-serving Multicampus by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Associate's degree.
The 2022 tuition & fees is $5,514 for South Dakota residents and $6,718 for out-of-state students. The school offers only undergraduate programs and a total of 2,217 students are enrolled.
The salary after graduation from Lake Area Technical College varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $38,900. You can check the average salary by the major programs on the area of study page.

2022 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2021-2022, LATI's tuition & fees is $5,514 for South Dakota residents and $6,718 for non-residents.
2022 Tuition & Fees
South Dakota ResidentsOut-of-State
[Chart] 2021-2022 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2022 key academic statistics at LATI.
The average received amount of financial aid is $5,081 and 66% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 2,217 students is attending , and the student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1.
Graduation Rate for Lake Area Technical College is 67 %
Graduation Rate
Transfer-out Rate for Lake Area Technical College is 7 %
Transfer-out Rate
Retention Rate for Lake Area Technical College is 81 %
Retention Rate
Student Population for Lake Area Technical College is 2,217
Student Population
Student to Faculty Ratio for Lake Area Technical College is 17 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
17 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $5,081 at Lake Area Technical College.
Financial Aid Amount

Directory Information

Directory Information
Address1201 Arrow Avenue, Watertown, SD 57201-0730
Online Applicationwww.lakeareatech.edu
Financial Aidwww.lakeareatech.edu
Net Price Calculatorwww.lakeareatech.edu/financial-aid/net-price-calculator/
Veterans Tuitionwww.lakeareatech.edu
Disability Servicewww.lakeareatech.edu

Offered Degrees

LATI offers 40 major programs through online and on-site education where 15 programs are available through distance learning. The following table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
Offered Major Programs
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Less than one year certificate21
One but less than two years certificate104
Associate's Degree2710
Two but less than four years certificate10

Special Learning Opportunities

Lake Area Technical College offers online education (distance learning opportunities) for undergraduate programs. The school provides programs to its students. It also offers weekend/evening classes which is a program that allows students to take a complete course of study and attend classes only on weekends or only in evenings.
Special Learning Opportunities
Online ClassUndergraduate
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
Board/Meal Plan

Veterans Benefits

Lake Area Technical College has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.
Veterans Benefits
Yellow Ribbon Program
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges