Mitchell, SD has two higher education schools within its city limits. Dakota Wesleyan University, the highest ranked school in the city, has a total student population of 763. It is the 552nd highest ranked school in the USA and the 3rd highest in the state of South Dakota (#1 is Augustana College). Mitchell lies in Davison county, which is one of the 37 counties in South Dakota. The Eastern South Dakota nonmetropolitan area area has 123,140 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.7% unemployment rate, $15.15/hr average worker wage, and a $31,510 average annual salary.
Of the 2 schools in Mitchell, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Dakota Wesleyan University comes out as the most expensive ($15,987/yr), with Mitchell Technical Institute as the lowest recorded at only $8,972/yr.Popular Bars in Mitchell: