Lake Area Technical Institute: Narrative Description

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230 11th St. Northeast
Watertown, SD 57201
Tel: (605)882-5284; 800-657-4344; Admissions: (605)882-5284; E-mail: [email protected]; Web Site:

Description: State-supported, 2-year, specialized, coed. Awards diplomas and terminal associate degrees. Founded 1964. Setting: 16-acre small town campus. Total enrollment: 1,057. Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 15:1. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, services for LD students, internships.

Entrance Requirements: Option: electronic application. Required: high school transcript, ACT. Required for some: essay, 3 recommendations, interview. Entrance: minimally difficult.

Costs Per Year: Application fee: $15.

Collegiate Environment: Orientation program. Social organizations: 10 open to all. Most popular organizations: PBL, VICA, Rodeo Club. College housing not available. Leonard H. Timmerman Library plus 1 other with 5,000 books and 128 serials. 650 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed from off-campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.

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