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13 percent of borrowers at 2-year colleges in South Dakota default on student loans

At Western Dakota Technical Institute, 23 percent of borrowers who started repaying student loans in 2014 defaulted on those loans by the end of 2016, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

Which South Dakota colleges receive the most federal student aid?

South Dakota State University and University of South Dakota reported receiving the most federal financial aid during the 2015-16 academic year among South Dakota schools, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of federal data.

These schools have the worst 'on time' graduation rates in South Dakota

Sisseton Wahpeton College, Oglala Lakota College and Sinte Gleska University have the lowest 'on time' graduation rates in South Dakota, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of federal data.

Western Dakota Technical Institute enrolls 1,050 undergrads

At Western Dakota Technical Institute, 62 percent of undergraduate students are traditional students - age 24 or younger - and 52 percent are female, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

Which South Dakota colleges receive the most state student aid?

South Dakota State University and Southeast Technical Institute reported receiving the most state financial aid during the 2015-16 academic year among South Dakota schools, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of federal data.

Cost of college went up for all students at Western Dakota Technical Institute

Tuition and fees rose 12.2 percent for 2017-18 at Western Dakota Technical Institute, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

The price of education: Which 2-year South Dakota schools charge the lowest in-state tuition?

South Dakota residents attending two-year schools pay the lowest in-state tuition at Sisseton Wahpeton College, Lake Area Technical Institute and Southeast Technical Institute, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of federal data.

Graduates earn 305 degrees, certificates from Western Dakota Technical Institute

About 38.7 percent of the 305 degrees and certificates handed out by the Western Dakota Technical Institute in 2016-17 were to students in Health Professions and Related Programs programs, making them the most popular programs that year, according to th

The price of education: Which 2-year South Dakota schools charge the highest in-state tuition?

South Dakota residents attending two-year schools pay the highest in-state tuition at Headlines Academy Inc, Black Hills Beauty College and Stewart School, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of federal data.

The price of education: Which South Dakota schools charge the lowest in-state tuition?

South Dakota residents pay the lowest in-state tuition at Oglala Lakota College, Sinte Gleska University and Sisseton Wahpeton College, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of federal data.

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