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MTI recognized for excellence in on-line learning

Monday, January 22, 2018, a leader in higher education information, resources and rankings, has recognized Mitchell Technical Institute for their excellence in online learning.  MTI was listed as the top two-year college for online programs in South Dakota.

The primary data points used to identify the best online colleges of 2018 included regional accreditation; in-state tuition and fees; percent of full-time undergraduate students receiving institutional financial aid; number of online programs offered; and student-to-teacher ratio.

MTI currently offers five fully online programs: Administrative Office Specialist; Advanced Medical Imaging; Medical Office Professional; Small Business Management; and Speech-Language Pathology Assistant.

"We wanted to honor the colleges and universities setting the bar for online learning," said Dan Schuessler, CEO and founder of "These schools are going above and beyond the industry standard to help make online education programs an excellent option and more affordable.” has distinguished its ranking scale by using a Peer-Based Value metric. A “bang for your buck” metrics, the PBV compares the cost of a program to the cost of other programs with the same (or a similar) qualitative score. It also compares the qualitative score of the program to the score of other programs with the same (or a similar cost).


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