Lake Washington Institute of Technology Overview
Located in Kirkland, Washington, Lake Washington Institute of Technology is a public institution. LWTech is located in a safe and convenient suburb.
What Is Lake Washington Institute of Technology Known For?
- Although it may not be available for every major, the bachelor's degree is the highest award a student can attain at LWTech.
- For the 2017-2018 academic year, 97% of the faculty were full-time.
Lake Washington Institute of Technology Rankings
These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.
LWTech has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.
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Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at LWTech.
Awards From Around the Web
The following table lists some notable awards LWTech has earned from around the web.
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Where Is Lake Washington Institute of Technology?
Contact details for LWTech are given below.
|Address:||11605 132Nd Ave Ne, Kirkland, WA 98034-8506|
How Do I Get Into LWTech?
You can apply to LWTech online at: https://www.lwtech.edu/admissions/new-students/
Can I Afford Lake Washington Institute of Technology?
Student Loan Debt
While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At LWTech, approximately 12% of students took out student loans averaging $5,220 a year. That adds up to $20,880 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at LWTech is 10.9%. This is about the same as the national default rate of 10.1%.
Lake Washington Institute of Technology Undergraduate Student Diversity
Of the 1,786 full-time undergraduates at LWTech, 49% are male and 51% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Lake Washington Institute of Technology students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||52|
|Hispanic or Latino||188|
Washington students aren't the only ones who study at Lake Washington Institute of Technology. At this time, 2 states are represented by the student population at the school.
Over 33 countries are represented at LWTech. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, South Korea, and Nepal.
Online Learning at Lake Washington Institute of Technology
The following chart shows how the online learning population at LWTech has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 30th most popular in Washington for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.
Online Growth Rankings of LWTech
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Lake Washington Institute of Technology was 22.6%. This is the #828 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at LWTech regardless of major.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of LWTech majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
|Major||1-Year Growth Rate|
When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.
Lake Washington Institute of Technology Undergraduate Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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