Renton Technical College

Renton, WA 98056

Located in Renton, Washington, Renton Technical College is a public institution that offers both undergrad and graduate degree programs.

The institution is part of Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges that operates 10 campuses in Tacoma, Bellevue, Bellingham, Moses Lake, Bothell, Centralia, Vancouver, Lakewood, Pasco, Lynnwood.

Renton Technical College has an open admission/open enrollment policy. The only requirement for entrance is a high school diploma or equivalent (such as GED certificate).

Renton Technical College in-state tuition for academic year 2016-2017 was $3,436 and fees $1,400. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $3,436 and $1,400 respectively.


Campus LocaleCity: Midsize
Student to Faculty Ratio15:1
Open AdmissionYes
Religious Affiliation -
Level4 year
Business ModelNot for Profit
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate-

Nursing Programs Offered

  1. LPN
  2. ADN

    The Renton College ADN program curriculum offers instruction in medical, geriatric, surgical, pediatric and obstetric nursing as well as additional instruction in pharmacology, health assessment and advanced clinical nursing processes.

    Students are able to exit the program after successfully completing a year in the program and be eligible to receive an LPN certificate. Graduates who complete the program are eligible for licensure from the National licensing body and are able to take the Nurse Certificate.

    Admission Requirements:

    • Applicants need to be eighteen years or older
    • High school diploma or GED equivalency certificate
    • Health insurance for injury and sickness
    • Current and unencumbered CNA license (six months of work experience as CNA is required)
    • HIV Training Certification
    • Current CPR certification for healthcare providers

    Applicants are required to submit to national criminal background check as well as submitting proof of health requirements and immunizations series. Program prerequisites are required to be completed with a minimum of a 2.5 Grade Point Average with courses having been taken in the ten years before proposed enrollment.

    The program is in the process of obtaining accreditation from the National League of Nursing.

Nursing Programs Graduates - 2016-2017 academic year

Program name Degree type Graduates
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Certificate 0
Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant/Aide Certificate 64
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training Certificate 0
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Associate's degree 58
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training LPN-to-RN/LPN-to-ADN Degree 0

Nearby Nursing Schools

The following schools are located within 200 miles radius from Renton Technical College

Bellevue College
6.78 miles away
Highline College
9.02 miles away
South Seattle College
9.06 miles away
Seattle Central College
11.06 miles away
Green River College
12.17 miles away
University of Washington-Seattle Campus
13.15 miles away
Lake Washington Institute of Technology
14.96 miles away
North Seattle College
16.29 miles away
Olympic College
22.12 miles away
Tacoma Community College
23.14 miles away


Institutional Accreditations
Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities
12/01/1978 - Current



Acceptance Rate

Net Price


Average Net Price/year
Net Price by Family Income
Less than 30k$6,367
30k to 48k$7,768
48k to 75k$9,582
75k to 110k$12,837
Over 110k$12,837
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Cost Per Credit Hours

Cost of a course per credit hour for undergrad and graduate classes.

Undergrad classes

Academic Year In State Out of State
2016-2017 $81.00 $81.00

Graduate classes

Academic Year In State Out of State
2016-2017 $0.00 $0.00

Student Population













Ethnic Diversity
Race/ethnicity unknown
Black/African American
Two or more races
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
American Indian or Alaska Native
Non-resident alien

Data soucre: IPEDS colleges survery (Fall 2016)

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Renton Technical College
3000 NE Fourth St
Renton, WA 98056

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