Why Choose LWTech?

Here's why you should choose Lake Washington Institute of Technology as your U.S. educational institution.

LWTech offers the high quality, specialized, hands-on, technical education at an affordable price.

  • Graduates are prepared for employment.

  • Internships and Optional Practical Training are available.

  • Students have transfer opportunities to 4-year colleges and universities. Earn a 4-year degree at half the cost by beginning studies at Lake Washington Institute of Technology!

  • Highly-qualified graduates.

Small classes with instructors who have industry experience bring unique views to classes.


Caring advisors provide initial class placement and ongoing assistance with student needs. No TOEFL required.

  • Upon acceptance, international students take a FREE language assessment. We have highly committed International Programs Office staff who provide personal attention.

International students at Pike Place Market. 

Our diverse student population, personalized educational planning, seminars, group activities and campus events enrich the learning environment.

LWTech is located in the High-Tech Corridor of the Pacific Northwest.

  • Campus is near Seattle. Easy access to metropolitan attractions!

  • Bus transportation available.

  • Friendly, safe community equals the best of both worlds; safe, small community with easy access to big-city attractions!

  • Located in the heart of the technology corridor, with companies including Microsoft, Boeing, Nintendo, Starbucks, Amazon.com, Adobe, RealPlayer, and more.

Specialized, high-tech training that will get you the high-paying position you desire FAST.

Our students can expect:

  • New student orientation

  • Extremely personalized, individual attention

  • Commitment to international student success

  • Immigration and visa support

  • Seminars and workshops

  • Excursions and fun group activities!