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LAKE WASHINGTON INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY - [LWIT], KIRKLAND, WASHINGTON

Kirkland, WashingtonLOCATION
CollegeSCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1949Established Year
  3697Enrollment

Lake Washington Institute of Technology: Rankings, Courses, Admissions, Tuition Fee, Cost of Attendance & Scholarships

Lake Washington University was founded in 1949 and is located just outside of Seattle, WA. The Lake Washington Institute of Technology is a public institution with a total full-time enrollment of 3,397. It uses a quarterly academic calendar. Lake Washington Institute of Technology offers various programs across its eight Bachelor's degrees, 43 Associate degrees and 91 Professional Certificates in 42 fields of study, including STEM programs in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. 

Lake Washington Institute of technology is a great school with lots of academic support and a small but friendly environment. Overall, students have been extremely satisfied with the experience at LWTech. The smaller class size allows achieving greater collaboration between students and instructors, which helps get a better understanding of the subjects that are learned.

Rankings

Ranked 45 in Safest College Campuses in America by Niche in the year 2020.

Ranked 314 in College with Best Student Life in America by Niche in the year 2020.

Ranked 365 in Best College Locations in America by Niche in the year 2020.

Ranked 734 in Most Liberal Colleges in America by Niche in the year 2020.

Highlights

Type of UniversityPublic University
Total Enrollment3670 (fall 2018)
Number of Programs offered50
Student-Faculty Ratio12:16
Annual Acceptance Rate100%
Test Scores AcceptedTOEFL and IELTS
Websitelwtech.edu

Programs offered at Lake Washington Institute of Technology

Lake Washington Institute of Technology offers over 50 programs. Students of the institute can choose from the various departments and categorized courses available for a number of study areas. LWTech operates in three types of degrees; Applied Bachelor’s Degree, Associate’s Degree, and Major Programs.

The institute imparts education through 5 schools mentioned below:

  • School of Business
  • School of Design
  • School of Information Technology
  • School of Engineering, Science and Math, and a few more.
  • The language of instruction at LWTech is English.

Housing Facilities at Lake Washington Institute of Technology

International students have a range of housing options around LWTech based on your personal preferences and lifestyle.

Homestay Agencies

In order to arrange a homestay, students will need to contact the Agency directly to make all arrangements. The housing agencies options available are:

  1. American Homestay Network (AHN)9: This service is available only for students of age 16 or above.
  2. ABODE Homestays: This service is available only for students of age 16 or above. They must apply at least 30 days before arrival.
  3. Intercultural Homestays and Services: This service is available only for students of age 16 or above. They must apply at least 60 days before arrival.

Apartment/Shared Housing

This service is available only for students of age 16 or above. They must apply at least 30 days before arrival.

Independent Housing Options

  • There are several apartment houses near the Kirkland campus. Living in an apartment gives students the ability to live independently. Keep in mind that renting an apartment can require a fixed-term lease.
  • Students may visit some house-finding services for the same.

Lake Washington Institute of Technology Campus

Lake Washington Institute of Technology Campus

Campus life at LWTech is open to students, staff and community members. Campus life at LWTech includes amenities like Campus Dining, Bookstore, Fitness Centre, Library, Academic Support Centre. The campus offers following services at the university:

  • Counseling
  • Employment resource center
  • Student Clubs
  • Meditation Room
  • Computer Lab
  • Dental Clinic

Admissions to Lake Washington Institute of Technology

International students wishing to apply for admissions to Lake Washington Institute of Technology for their Bachelor’s programs should be subject to the admissions process and requirements set out below.

How to apply: The applicant must submit an admission application form duly filled via online portal or through mail/email.

Application Fee: The application must be accompanied by a 50 USD application fee.

Application Deadline: The application deadline for all the quarters are mentioned below:

  • Winter Session - December 1
  • Spring- February 28
  • Summer- June 5
  • Fall- August 22

Admission Requirements:

  • Transcripts of previous studies must be provided along with other documents and application forms.
  • Applicants must provide an official financial support/bank statement showing a minimum amount of 21,000.00 USD.
  • Applicants must submit a photocopy of their passport.
  • Applicants must provide TOEFL/IELTS scores for direct admission to degree or certificate program.

English Proficiency Requirements

All international applicants are required to take the TOEFL or IELTS prior to the submission deadline. The minimum required score for IELTS and TOEFL to be eligible to apply to the university is mentioned below:

  • TOEFL – 61
  • IELTS – 6.0

Students who have not appeared for the IELTS or TOEFL exam can be directly considered for the Intensive English Program at the university.

Cost and Expenditure

The estimated costs are presented below for international students. Individual costs may vary. International students while estimating the budget to study in the US should include personal expenses as well.

CategoryExpense
Tuition and Fee19,557 USD
Book & Supplies1,035 USD
Room and Board11,070 USD
Transportation1,233 USD

Scholarships and Financial Aid

LWTech Foundation offers a wide range of merit and need-based scholarships available to students studying or accepted at the Lake Washington Institute of Technology in the fall and spring of each academic year. International students are not eligible to avail financial aid and scholarships. The required documents which need to be submitted by domestic students to avail the scholarship are:

  1. The applicant must have a valid student enrolment number.
  2. Applicants must submit their transcripts.
  3. Information Release Form must be sent duly filled and signed for the scholarship review committee and donors as permission to view student’s financial aid and academic records.
  4. An Application for financial assistance through the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or the Washington Application for State Financial Aid (WASFA) at LWTech must be made.

Work While You Study

The college Campus Life hires students for employment on-campus. The on-campus employment requires a Government ID, thus, international students are not eligible to work-on-campus. Some of the key features of on-campus employment are:

  • The students employed by Campus Life are paid 12.29 USD/hour for all positions.
  • Students must be enrolled at LWTech for 6 or more credits to be eligible to apply for employment.
  • Students must have a GPA of 2.5 and a Government ID.

Alumni Network

Each year the university awards one alumnus the Distinguished Alumni Award. The award is given to those who exhibit the qualities of community and professional leadership. 2019 recipient of the award was Nazie who was awarded for her contribution to society and LWTech.

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Lake Washington Institute of Technology Overview

Institution TypePublic
Student Population5134
FAFSA Code005373
Accreditation NWCCU
Average Cost of Attendance$10,365 / Year
Student : Faculty Ratio3 : 1

Admission & Dates

Early action Deadlines

November 01

Application Deadline

April 01

Application Results

Regular decision Deadlines

January 15

Application Deadline

April 01

Application Results

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Attendance Cost

$10,365

Attendance Cost

The table shows average yearly cost of attendance for international students. Amount may vary with the course opted, nature of accommodation, and personal spending habits of a candidate. Check Program wise Fees

Tuition Fees
Undergraduate Programs$10,365 / Year
On Campus Accomodation
Books & Supplies$1,092 / Year
Off Campus Accomodation
Off campus (not with family), Room & Board$10,539 / Year
Off campus (not with family), Other Expenses$3,516 / Year
Off campus (with family), Room & Board$3,093 / Year
Off campus (with family), Other Expenses$3,141 / Year
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Top Accreditations [Institutional & Program Wise]

Institutional Accreditations
Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities
Program Wise Accreditations
Dentistry ProgramsAmerican Dental Association
Education ProgramsAmerican Board of Funeral Service Education
Nursing ProgramsAccreditation Commission for Education in Nursing
Physiotherapy ProgramsAmerican Physical Therapy Association
ProgramsAmerican Occupational Therapy Association
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Faculty

Total FacultyFull TimePart timeGraduate Assistants
1763172142-
+1- 980-348-506
TELEPHONE
11605 132nd Avenue NE, WA 98034
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NEARBY THIS CAMPUS


Book Store

Lake Washington Institute of Technology Bookstore0.01 Km
Corner Comics0.76 Km
Bel-Kirk Stamp Coin & Comics1.1 Km
Amazing Heroes2.81 Km
BookTree Kirkland4.25 Km
SoulFood CoffeeHouse and Fair Trade Emporium4.3 Km
Larry book4.35 Km
Christian Science Reading Room4.45 Km
McDonald's Book Exchange4.8 Km
Half Price Books4.81 Km
Brick & Mortar Books5.13 Km
Value Village5.32 Km
Leviathan Comics and Games5.46 Km
UW Bothell University Bookstore6.39 Km
Bastyr University Bookstore6.93 Km
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Bus Station

132nd Ave NE & NE 117th St0.09 Km
132nd Ave NE & NE 117th St0.09 Km
132nd Ave NE & NE 114th St0.28 Km
132nd Ave NE & NE 114th St0.3 Km
NE 120th St & 131st Ln NE0.34 Km
NE 120th St & Slater Ave NE0.36 Km
NE 120th St & 131st Ln NE0.36 Km
NE 120th St & 128th Way NE0.37 Km
132nd Ave NE & NE 112th St374.73 Km
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Shopping Mall

Totem Square Shopping Center0.75 Km
The Village at Totem Lake1.31 Km
Totem Hill Plaza1.43 Km
Kingsgate Plaza2.84 Km
Rose hill plaza2.91 Km
Ryan M.Fox.DDS2.93 Km
Redwood place3.61 Km
Apple Farm Village3.68 Km
Kirkland Urban3.84 Km
Heather3.9 Km
Bella Bottega Shopping Center4.12 Km
Bridle Trails Shopping Center4.41 Km
Cleveland Street Square5.02 Km
Redmond Town Center5.22 Km
Sunglass Hut5.24 Km
Woodgate Mall5.64 Km
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Super Market

International Food Market0.77 Km
Trader Joe's1.2 Km
Amazone Kirkland1.21 Km
QFC3.88 Km
PCC Community Markets - Kirkland4.79 Km
Metropolitan Market Kirkland4.89 Km
La Princesa Market5.42 Km
PCC Community Markets - Redmond5.52 Km
Target Grocery5.98 Km
Whole Foods Market6.54 Km
Grocery Outlet Bargain Market7.77 Km
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Restaurant

Comfort Inn0.96 Km
Olive Garden Italian Restaurant1.81 Km
Casino Caribbean3.04 Km
Cafe Juanita3.4 Km
Barking Frog3.51 Km
The Herbfarm3.54 Km
Coho Cafe4.05 Km
Wing Dome4.17 Km
Cactus Kirkland4.33 Km
Wilde Rover4.42 Km
Hector's Restaurant4.43 Km
The Matador4.84 Km
Sear Fire5.08 Km
Kanishka Cuisine of India5.17 Km
Teddy's Bigger Burgers - Woodinville5.81 Km
The Woodmark Hotel6.12 Km
Pomegranate Bistro6.64 Km
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Airport

Evergreen General Hospital Heliport1.58 Km
South Cove Heliport3.02 Km
Seaplane Scenics6.13 Km

*All distance are measured radially. Actual distance may vary

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