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Lake Area Technical Institute

Watertown, South Dakota


Lake Area Technical Institute

Public 2-4 Year

Estimated Cost

In state
Out of State


Financial Aid



1,000 - 4,999

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About Lake Area Technical Institute

Lake Area Technical Institute is a technical school located in Watertown, South Dakota. The campus covers 40 acres and serves an area of 18,000 square miles. Founded in 1965, Lake Area Tech was the first technical school to be established in South Dakota, followed by schools in Mitchell, Sioux Falls and Rapid City.

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Located in Watertown, South Dakota.

1201 Arrow Avenue, Watertown, SD, 57201-0730, Codington County

Lake Area Technical Institute Rankings

Prepler rankings are based on rigorous and in-depth analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education.

2021 Best Colleges in America

#4235 of 6828

2021 Best Colleges in South dakota

#20 of 29

Best Cosmetology Colleges & Universities in America

#2 of 1371

Most Popular Majors

Out of 13 majors categories at Lake Area Technical Institute, the 5 most popular are listed below.

Graduation Rate

Graduation rate of college is a strong indicator of success of the college’s students in attaining their educational goals. Prepler defines graduation rate as the percentage of first-time, full-time students who graduated from Lake Area Technical Institute within four or six years.