Located just outside of Seattle, WA, 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 eight applied bachelor’s degrees, 57 associate degrees and more than 90 professional certificates in 48 areas of study, including STEM-focused programs in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math.
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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.
LWTech serves the Eastside and is located within the city of Kirkland, which is situated on the eastern shore of Lake Washington. Kirkland is home to companies such as GoDaddy, Google, Astronics and EvergreenHealth, and the college is within minutes from Microsoft and Nintendo.
The surrounding area offers numerous outdoor recreational opportunities and a wealth of diverse arts, entertainment and cultural attractions. Kirkland and Redmond are located just a few miles east of Seattle, and less than an hour from the foothills of the Cascade Mountains.
Learn more about LWTech's Mission, Vision, Values, and Core Themes.
Lake Washington Institute of Technology
Summer | Fall | Winter | Spring
11605 132nd Avenue NE
Kirkland, Washington 98034-8506
Dr. Amy Morrison, President
Open admission policy
Associate, Applied Bachelor's
Less than 4-years, less than 2-years, less than 1-year
Mon-Thurs, 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Summer Campus Hours
June 17 to September 2, 2019
Mon-Thurs, 6 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Fri, 6 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Sat and Sun, CLOSED
Fall Campus Hours