Drafting in South Dakota

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Schools Offering Drafting Programs in South Dakota


Approximately 0.2% of graduates in of South Dakota receive drafting degrees every year. Thus, South Dakota's 4 drafting schools put out approximately 54 drafters each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in South Dakota with a drafting program is Lake Area Technical Institute, which is located in Watertown. In 2010, it was ranked 64th nationwide. In 2010, 13 students graduated from Lake Area Technical Institute's drafting program. Students at Lake Area Technical Institute paid $5,236 per year in tuition fees.

The second-ranked school in South Dakota with a drafting program is Western Dakota Technical Institute, which is located in Rapid City. In 2010, it was ranked 78th nationwide. 17 students graduated with degree in drafting from Western Dakota Technical Institute in 2010. Students at Western Dakota Technical Institute paid $4,860 per year in tuition fees.

The third-ranked school in South Dakota with a drafting program is Southeast Technical Institute, which is located in Sioux Falls. In 2010, it was ranked 80th nationwide. In 2010, Southeast Technical Institute graduated 24 students from its drafting programs. Students at Southeast Technical Institute paid $3,606 per year in tuition fees.

Cost

If you are hoping to attend one of South Dakota's drafting schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $5,163 per year, though tuition can range from $6,951 per year to $3,606 per year. In 2010, the drafting schools that charged the highest tuition rates in South Dakota were:

  1. Black Hills State University - located in Spearfish, students are charged $6,951 per year
  2. Lake Area Technical Institute - located in Watertown, students are charged $5,236 per year
  3. Western Dakota Technical Institute - located in Rapid City, students are charged $4,860 per year

The drafting schools in South Dakota that charged the lowest tuition rates were:

  1. Southeast Technical Institute - located in Sioux Falls, students are charged $3,606 per year
  2. Western Dakota Technical Institute - located in Rapid City, students are charged $4,860 per year
  3. Lake Area Technical Institute - located in Watertown, students are charged $5,236 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional South Dakota statistics regarding a career in drafting and to compare salaries with a variety of related fields such as design or drafting.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Associate's Degree in Drafting in South Dakota

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,906 miles from location Black Hills State University Spearfish SD 19.3478 54% 4,076
6,564 miles from location Southeast Technical Institute Sioux Falls SD 19.5942 n/a 2,489
6,572 miles from location Lake Area Technical Institute Watertown SD 35.7982 82% 1,291
6,877 miles from location Western Dakota Technical Institute Rapid City SD 21.9694 53% 1,152
 

Curious what studying Drafting gets you?

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Architectural and Civil Drafters + 270 $36,560 -12.9%
2
Mechanical Drafters + 130 $35,710 -18.8%
 

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