FINANCIAL AID RATE37%
STUDENT TEACHER RATIO12:1
DEGREE OFFERED ONLINE2
FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.$5,780
Average Grants + Scholarship Aid Awarded to Undergraduate Students
Percent of Full-Time Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid
Percent of Students Paying In-State Tuition vs Out-of-State Tuition
Lake Washington Institute of Technology (LWTech)
1101 S Yakima Ave, Tacoma, WA
Lake Washington Institute of Technology, located in Kirkland, Washington, was founded in 1949 as a vocational school, when it was known as the Lake Washington Technical College. Originally the school only had a program for sewing, but over the years has added and expanded its programs. In 1991 LWIT became a degree granting technical college. In addition to the main campus, LWIT operates two satellite campuses in Redmond and Duvall.
LWIT offers certificate, associate's and bachelor's for a variety of majors and operates with the goal offering quality education to students in order to prepare them for their careers. Alongside degree programs, LWIT offers certificate programs to add additional skills for those already working and looking to increase marketability.
Programs of study include:
Admissions and Financial Aid
Students interested in degree programs, or plan to enroll in more than 15 credits must submit an application. All students must be a high school graduate or equivalent or be 18 years of age or older. Program enrollment may be limited, and some programs may require additional application processes.
Financial aid is available and interested students should fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and visit the financial aid website for helpful tips and resources.
Admission Requirements & Details
The admissions information below may give you an idea of the students Lake Washington Institute of Technology accepts. The details may include admissions application requirements and recommendations, as well as any college or dual credits that may be transferred.
College Credits Accepted
- Dual Credits
- Life Experience Credits
- AP Course Credits
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $8,100. In order to calculate a more accurate and detailed cost of attendance check out their cost calculator here. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.
Tuition & Fees Information
- Annual tuition range estimates:
- State Residents: $2,900-$3,500
- Out-of-State: $7,800-$9,374
- Part-time students are charged:
- State Residents: $120-$150 per credit unit
- Nonresidents: $270-$330 per credit unit
Financial Aid Details
The table listed below helps break down the types of financial aid students receive and the percent receiving aid, as well as the average amount of aid per student per year.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||37%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||25%||$5,690|
|Receiving Student Loans||12%||$5,220|
Academics & Student Services
Student ServicesTo support students and graduates, Lake Washington Institute of Technology may offer student services including:
- Distance learning
- Weekend and night classes available
- Remedial instructional courses
- Counseling assistance
- Employing students to lower education costs
- Helping students find work after graduation
- Day care for children
Specialized Programs & Accreditations
- Dental Assistant Program
- Dental Hygienist Program
- Funeral Service Education Program
- Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) Program
The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.
Get more information about the programs offered by Lake Washington Institute of Technology by clicking the request information to the right.
(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)
Business and Marketing Studies
Computer and Information Sciences
Health and Clinical Professions
Legal Professions and Studies
Mechanic and Repair Technology
Personal and Culinary Services
Recreation and Fitness Studies
Visual and Performing Arts
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