Our Classes are Affordable

Affordable professional and technical training for today’s job market.

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We offer affordable, professional and technical training for today’s careers and tomorrow’s opportunities.

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Continue Your Education

Take advantage of LWTech’s transfer agreements with other colleges and universities.

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All of our associate degree programs have public articulation and transfer opportunities to colleges and universities. 

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Enrolling and registering at LWTech is easy

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LWTech offers free and open enrollment for most programs. Take these easy steps to start your future today!

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Campus Life

Thriving Campus Open to All

Experience a supportive and unique life at LWTech

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LWTech’s vibrant and beautiful Kirkland campus is open to students, faculty, staff, and community members.

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About Our College

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, 43 associate degrees, and 91 professional certificates in 42 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.

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Be Successful at LWTech

We let the numbers speak for us!*

  • Positive Student Education Experience
  • Students Employed Within Six Months of Graduation
  • Students Returning After Their First Quarter
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Graduates are able to use their education and knowledge to make a difference in the lives and well-being of others.

"LWTech has given me all the tools I need to continue to be successful in life and in business."

– Ronald Spencer, Fitness Specialist/Personal Trainer graduate

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