Lake Washington Institute of Technology
Lake Washington Institute of Technology is one of the thirty-five public 4-year colleges in Washington. The campus is located in a suburb, in Kirkland.According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 3,697 students attend the school. Every year 34% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.
Lake Washington Institute of Technology's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $2,748, and fees were $1,389. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $7,683 and $1,803 respectively.
|Campus LocaleLarge Suburb|
|Number of Students3,697|
|Student to Faculty Ratio12:1|
|Is Admission OpenYes|
|Religious Affiliation -|
|On Campus Housing-|
The Lake Washington Institute of Technology Nursing Program offers an AAS-T degree to prepare students for the nursing profession. The curriculum is designed to offer an academically challenging and technically advanced training.
Graduates from the program are eligible to apply to sit for the National Council Licensure Examination.
- Complete application for admission
- Complete pre-requisite courses (All science pre-requisites must have been taken in the seven years prior to enrollment)
- Minimum GPA of 3.8
- Pre-admission Entrance Test Scores (TEAS)
- Professional Recommendations
- Criminal Background Check
The admission processes for the program are competitive with more applications received than there are seats available. Applications will be reviewed on the basis of grade scored in pre-requisite courses, references, prior education, work experience and scores on the TEAS exam.
Applications to the program are accepted three times every year. Applications for admission in the fall quarter are in April and applications for admission in the winter quarter are accepted in October. Applicants seeking enrollment in the spring quarter need to apply in January.
The evaluation committee in charge of reviewing the applications will forward final selection letters to all applicants who submitted complete applications as to the final decision reached.
The Lake Washington Institute of Technology Nursing program prepares students for entry level positions in nursing. The program prepares students to sit for the National Licensure Examination to be licensed as a Registered Nurse.
There is a competitive and formal admissions process for entry into the ADN program. The number of application is usually more than the number of students that can be accepted in each enrollment period, therefore the program will evaluate applications to select the best candidates.
- Official Transcripts for previous education
- Complete pre-requisite courses
- TEAS Nursing Exam
Applications to the program will be accepted three times every for admission in the fall, winter and spring quarters. The application deadline for the fall quarter is the April before, the deadline for admission in the winter quarter is October and the deadline for the spring quarter is January.
Complete applications will be reviewed by an evaluation committee. All applicants will be notified of the status of their application by mail as soon as possible.
Students entering into the program are required to submit proof of physical examination, documentation of immunizations series, current CPR certification, submit to criminal background check before enrollment in their classes.
Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)
|Number of Graduates|
|Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years||0||0|
Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities|
09/01/1981 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs|
10/01/2015 - Current
Cost to Attend
The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.
|In District Students||$115/credit|
|In State Students||$115/credit|
|Out of State Students||$263/credit|
|In District Students||-|
|In State Students||-|
|Out of State Students||-|
Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.
|Program||Credit Hours||In district||In State||Out of State|
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.
In 2017-2018 academic year, 53% of Lake Washington Institute of Technology's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.
|Students Receiving Aid||Average Amount/Student|
|Other Federal Grant||5%||$478|
|State Grant & Scholarships||30%||$3,261|
|Institutional Grant & Scholarships||11%||$2,172|
|Federal Student Loans||21%||$5,984|
$6,544Average Net Price
Average Net Price by Family Income
|Less than $30,000$4,558|
|$30,001 to $48,000$8,227|
|$48,001 to $75,000$10,200|
|$75,001 to $110,000$12,695|
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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Washington state board of nursing.