Admissions

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Regular Hours

Monday - Friday
7:30 am - 4:30 pm 

Evening Hours

Tuesday & Wednesday
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm 

First 2 Days
of the Quarter

7:30 am - 7:00 pm 

First Saturday
of the Quarter

8:00 am - 1:00 pm 

*No evening hours the evenings
prior to holidays

Lake Washington Institute of Technology
West Building, W201
11605 132nd Avenue NE
Kirkland, WA 98034
Phone: (425) 739-8104
Fax: (425) 739-8110

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General Admission

Admission to Lake Washington Institute of Technology (LWTech) is open to anyone who: 

  • Has a high school diploma OR

  • General Education Development (GED) certificate OR

  • Is at least 18 years old and is able to benefit from the college's curriculum

First Time College Students (those who have never attended college before) and Students with College Credit (those who have attended college at a different institution) must apply for admission.

Selective Admissions

The following programs have selective admissions: Dental Hygiene, Nursing, Physical Therapist Assistant, and the Bachelor of Technology in Applied Design. Information about how to apply to these programs can be found by visiting Selective Admissions Programs

Adult Basic Education and English as a Second Language

LWTech requires that all persons seeking a degree or certificate demonstrate college-level reading, writing, and math skills prior to enrollment via a placement assessment or official transcript. Some students will need to take Adult Basic Education and/or English as a Second Language courses prior to enrollment in college-level courses. More information about these can be found by visiting Adult Basic Education and English as a Second Language

High School Programs

Students under 18 who have not graduated from high school may enroll in classes through Lake Washington Technical Academy or Running Start. See High Scool Programs for more information.

International Programs

LWTech offers many degree and certificate programs to international students. Information and admissions requirements for international students can be found by visiting International Programs. 

Immigration Status and Admission to LWTech

Immigration Status and Admission to LWTech (pdf)

Continuing Education

People interested in continuing education classes, personal enrichment, college workshops, customized training, non-degree or non-certificate programs, or learning assistance programs are not required to apply for admission, except to accumulate credits. Find more information by visiting Continuing Education.

Transferring Credits to LWTech

Transferring Credits to LWTech.

New Student Orientation

Once you have decided to attend LWTech and have applied for admission, plan to attend our New Student Orientation -- The Lion's ROAR. Orientation introduces services to help students succeed in college. We will also cover how to choose and register for classes and how to access LWTech's online services.

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I change/update my program?

You may change your program of study by filling out a Change of Program Form and submitting to Enrollment Services.

How do I request an official transcript from LWTech?

Ordering Official Transcripts

How do I reset my password, unlock my account, access my college email, etc.?

Any of these functions may be accessed on the myLWTech.

How do I add/drop classes, view my class schedule, monitor my waitlist position, view my unofficial transcript, change my PIN, look up my SID number, etc.?

Any of these functions may be accessed via the Student Toolbox.

How do I verify a student's enrollment as an employer?

Enrollment Verification for Employers.

How do I view and interpret course descriptions?

Course descriptions are listed alphabetically by subject in the Course Catalog. Toward the beginning of the catalog, there is usually a Course Description Key that aids you in interpreting the different components of a course listing.

How do I apply for graduation?

Apply for Graduation.

What is my cost of tuition?  

Tuition & Fees.