Admission Policies

Lake Area Technical Institute operates in full accordance with the state of South Dakota's laws and the regulations of the State Board of Education.

It is the policy of Lake Area Technical Institute that every person is given equal opportunity to be admitted into the program of his or her choice regardless of race, gender, age, national origin, color, creed, religion, marital or veteran status, disability or public assistance recipiency.

Lake Area Tech normally accepts students for full-time enrollment who are at least 16 years of age and have a high school diploma or GED. Applicants lacking this background must be prepared to demonstrate ability to benefit by passing an approved administered examination.