Our Classes are Affordable
Affordable professional and technical degrees.
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.
LWTech offers free and open enrollment for most programs. Take these easy steps to start your future today!
Continue Your Education
Take advantage of LWTech’s transfer agreements with other colleges and universities.
All of our associate degree programs have public articulation and transfer opportunities to colleges and universities.
Thriving Campus Open to All
Experience a supportive and unique life at LWTech.
LWTech’s vibrant and beautiful Kirkland campus is open to students, faculty, staff, and community members.
For Our Servicemen & Women
The Veterans Services staff connects Veteran students to their educational benefits.
Our team is dedicated to the educational, health and wellness, and transitional needs of today’s veterans.
Funding Programs for Students
We offer federal and state funding that pays for educational expenses.
Funding programs may provide assistance with tuition, books, supplies, tools, and individualized advising and support services.
Support Services for Students
TRIO offers one-on-one tutoring, transfer advising, and academic support to eligible students.
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.
LWTech strives to be an inclusive campus.
Lake Washington Institute of Technology provides a safe, supported and engaging learning environment for students and work environment for faculty and staff.
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 11 applied bachelor's degrees, 41 associate degrees, and 83 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.
We let the numbers speak for us!*
"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
Degrees and Certificates Offered
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