Automotive Schools in Rapid City, South Dakota

Rapid City is located in Pennington county and has a population of 59,607.

Automotive schools in Rapid City charged students an average tuition of $5,538.00 if they were South Dakota residents, and $5,998.00 if they were non-residents, during the 2009 - 2010 school year.

The cost, on average, for books and supplies needed for automotive schools in Rapid City is $1,529.00. The average cost for room and board for students living on campus at automotive schools in Rapid City was $4,830.00. The average cost for students living at home was $2,576.00 for the 2009 - 2010 school year. There is one automotive college in Rapid City for students to choose from. Automotive programs in Rapid City reportedly graduated 9 students in the 2008 - 2009 school year.

Automotive Schools in Rapid City

Western Dakota Technical Institute

800 Mickelson Dr
Rapid City, SD, 57703

Programs Offered

  • Certification in Autobody / Collision and Repair Technology / Technician
  • Certification in Automobile / Automotive Mechanics Technology / Technician
  • Associates in Automobile / Automotive Mechanics Technology / Technician


  • Tuition (in-state): $2,850.00
  • Tuition (out-of-state): $2,850.00
  • Room & Board (on compus): Not Available
  • Room & Board (off campus): $6,331.00

Financial Aid

  • Number of students receiving aid: 429
  • Average aid received per student: $3,864.00

Automotive Salary in Rapid City

ProfessionAverage SalaryNumber Employed in City
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics$32,810.00340
Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists$35,990.00100
Motorcycle Mechanics$31,530.00Not available

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