Thank you for your interest in Lake Washington Institute of Technology. It is recommended to apply at least three months before the quarter you wish to begin studying at the LWTech. Applications are accepted for Summer, Fall, Winter and Spring quarters, and are due 30 days before the start of the quarter.
All international students must follow the steps outlined on this page to complete their admissions into Lake Washington Institute of Technology.
Students may submit their applications online OR via mail/email. Please choose only
one of the two options.
An application can be deferred to a future quarter once without payment of another application fee. If the application is deferred again, the application fee must be paid with each deferral request.
Check or Money Order payable to LWTech
Credit or Debit Card information provided in the financial section of the application
LWTechBank Name: Bank of America
Account Name: Lake Washington Institute of Technology
Account Number: 000069691004
Swift Code: BOFAUS3NABA
Routing Number: 026009593
Please provide an official financial support/bank statement showing a minimum amount of $20,961.00 (an additional $6,000 is required for each dependent).
A copy of the photo age of your passport (and passport of spouse/children if applicable).
Please provide TOEFL/IELTS scores.
Please provide transcripts in English.
If you are an international student transferring from another U.S. Institution, please submit the Transfer Eligibility Form, signed by DSO at current U.S. school
Once we receive all required documents, it usually takes 2 business days for us to process your Form I-20. Once your Form I-20 is ready, we will notify you, and you will need to go online to study.eshipglobal.com/register to pay the courier fee. Once the fee has been paid, we will be able to send your welcome packet and Form I-20.
Do you have questions about applying to LWTech, our academic programs, or the Kirkland area? Ask us online. Click on the Chat With Us! button to connect with our International Office team.
Hours of Operation:
8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
During the Hours of Operation, an international team member will respond to your message within 24 hours, except for holidays.
Online chat is provided by a third-party service platform (iXplore Universities).
Mon-Fri, 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Mon-Fri, 6 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Sat, 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.