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C+
Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Academics
    C
  2. Value
    B-
  3. Diversity
    B
  4. Campus
    B+
  5. Athletics
    NG
  6. Party Scene
    B-
  7. Professors
    C
  8. Location
    B+
  9. Dorms
    NG
  10. Campus Food
    NG
  11. Student Life
    A-
  12. Safety
    A+
Lake Washington Tech is a public college located in Kirkland, Washington in the Seattle Area. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 1,660 undergraduate students. The Lake Washington Tech acceptance rate is 100%. Popular majors include Early Childhood Education, Welding, and Accounting Technician and Bookkeeping. Graduating 34% of students, Lake Washington Tech alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $34,700.
About Lake Washington Institute of Technology...
Athletic Division
Athletic Conference
Address
11605 132nd Ave NE
Kirkland, WA 98034
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Lake Washington Institute of Technology Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
100%
Application Deadline
SAT Range
ACT Range
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
High School GPA
Early Decision/Early Action

Cost

Net Price
$6,544/ year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$5,686/ year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
53%

Academics

Professors
C
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
12:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
67%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.15 responses
76%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.17 responses
71%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.17 responses
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Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,660Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
2,037
Undergrads Over 25
45%
Pell Grant
25%
Varsity Athletes
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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$41,400/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
34%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
84%
National
83%

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I like the extreme hands-on atmosphere, my course had me working side-by side with the technology we studied. I was taking machines apart, putting them back together and learning every piece of equipment and the functions along the way. I believe this approach was instrumental in me becoming as proficient with computers as I am today. The faculty is very helpful and their overall goal is to help you succeed, this mindset enabled me to get my best GPA yet!
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What I love about Lake Washington is that I get the education I want, and learn a trade that I'm excited about turning into a career. The Instructors are amazing, and go out of their way to help you succeed! I would highly recommend Lake Washington Institute of Technology to anyone!
Lake Washington Institute of Technology doesn't just make you feel like one student in a sea of thousands. This school employers great staff, advisers and educators, and you can see the affect this has on those that attend. For a smaller, more personable feel (with education as great as any university, but perhaps more opportunities for practical, hands on experience to help you in the workforce - LWIT might just be the school for you!