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Our Classes are Affordable

Affordable professional and technical degrees.

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We offer affordable, professional and technical training for today’s careers and tomorrow’s opportunities.

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Enrolling and registering at LWTech is easy.

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LWTech offers free and open enrollment for most programs. Take these easy steps to start your future today!

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Continue Your Education

Take advantage of LWTech’s transfer agreements with other colleges and universities.

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All of our associate degree programs have public articulation and transfer opportunities to colleges and universities. 

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Campus Life

Thriving Campus Open to All

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Experience a supportive and unique life at LWTech.

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LWTech’s vibrant and beautiful Kirkland campus is open to students, faculty, staff, and community members.

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Workforce Development

Funding Programs for Students

We offer federal and state funding that pays for educational expenses.

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Funding programs may provide assistance with tuition, books, supplies, tools, and individualized advising and support services.

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Support Services for Students

TRIO offers one-on-one tutoring, transfer advising, and academic support to eligible students.

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TRIO provides services to  students who are low-income, first-generation (neither parent nor guardian has a bachelor’s degree and neither does the student), or students with disabilities. 

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Equity, Diversity, Inclusion

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LWTech strives to be an inclusive campus.

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Lake Washington Institute of Technology provides a safe, supported and engaging learning environment for students and work environment for faculty and staff. 

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About Our College

Lake Washington Institute of Technology (LWTech) was founded in 1949, and is the only public institute of technology in the state of Washington. LWTech offers 12 bachelor's degrees, 42 associate degrees, and 70 professional certificates in 41 areas of study, including STEM-focused programs in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math.


LWTech directly serves the communities of Kirkland, Redmond, Bellevue, Kenmore, Mercer Island, Bothell, Woodinville, Carnation, Duvall, North Bend, Fall City, Sammamish, Issaquah, Snoqualmie, Skykomish, Clyde Hill, and Medina. LWTech also serves students from outside our service area, as well as students from around the world.

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Be Successful at LWTech

We let the numbers speak for us!*

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  • Students Employed Within Nine Months of Graduation
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Students are supported from the moment they contact an Admission Coach, all the way to when they walk across the stage to receive their certificate or diploma.

"Our college takes the educational mission to heart, here you will find people that will support you and guide you on the path to your degree "

–Cicillia Campos, Computer Science DTA. International Student, ASG President

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