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Admissions Procedure

IDENTIFY YOUR PROGRAM
 
•  If you are unsure of a career choice, contact Southeast Tech for an appointment to discuss your options.  You may contact us by phone at (605) 367-6040 or by email at admissions@southeasttech.edu
 
APPLICATION FORM
 
•  Please complete an online application.
 
•  Southeast Tech accepts high school graduates or persons 16 years of age or older, whom have completed a GED.
 
•  At this time, Southeast Tech does not accept International student applications.
 
ACADEMIC ASSESSMENT
 
•  Some applicants are required to complete additional entrance exams.  Applicants who are required to complete these exams will be notified.
 
ENTRANCE/MATRICULATION FEE
 
•  Upon acceptance, a one-time payment of a $75 nonrefundable entrance fee will be required to ensure placement in a selected program of study.

Detailed Transcript Information

•  Please request that your official high school/college transcripts or GED certificate be sent to Southeast Tech.  If your high school records are listed by a different name, please have that institution place your current name on your transcript.
 
•  Students presently in high school may submit partial transcripts if they wish to apply for admission into a program prior to their high school graduation.  It is required that a final transcript of grades indicating graduation be sent to Southeast Tech.
 
•  An official transcript is required from each college or technical school if transfer credit is intended.
 
•  Contact the Admission Office for further information (605) 367-6040 or 1-800-247-0789 (option 1).
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STI will accept credits from any post secondary institution accredited by one of the major regional accrediting associations, e.g., Higher Learning Commission, North Central Association of Colleges and Schools – Commission on Institutions of Higher Education (NCA-CIHE).  Acceptance of transfer credits is contingent upon the student having completed the course or courses with a grade of “C” or better, and that in the judgment of the Registrar, the course credit and content is similar to that contained in the STI course.  Transferred credits are not used in determining grade point average.  Go to our main webpage for additional information.
Southeast Tech has articulation agreements with a number of area high schools.  Please see our main website for the most up-to-date information.