Lake Washington Institute of Technology

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$2,947
2.5% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$8,283
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
8.57%
Default Rate
2020 Enrolled Students
3,319
51.8% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
38.8%
59 Graduates

About

Lake Washington Institute of Technology is a higher education institution located in King County, WA. In 2020, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Lake Washington Institute of Technology were General Design & Visual Communications (17 degrees awarded), Logistics, Materials, & Supply Chain Management (17 degrees), and General Computer Programming (16 degrees).

In 2020, 1,161 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Lake Washington Institute of Technology. 62.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 37.5% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (587 degrees), 4.28 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (137 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Lake Washington Institute of Technology is $2,947, which is $−8,882 less than the national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($11,829).

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The median undergraduate tuition at Lake Washington Institute of Technology is $2,947, which is $−8,882 less than the national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($11,829).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $8,283.

In 2020, 25% of undergraduate students attending Lake Washington Institute of Technology received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 8% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$2,947
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at Lake Washington Institute of Technology was $2,947. The cost of tuition at Lake Washington Institute of Technology is $−8,882 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($11,829).

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Average Net Price

$8,283
2020 Value
15.8%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Lake Washington Institute of Technology had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $8,283. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Lake Washington Institute of Technology grew by 15.8%.

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Other Student Expenses

$11,070
Room and Board
$1,035
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Lake Washington Institute of Technology was of $11,070 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,035. The cost of room and board increased by 2.44% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies increased by 2.68% during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

25%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
8%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

25% of undergraduate students at Lake Washington Institute of Technology received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2019, when 25% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
8.57%
2018 Default Rate
30
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at Lake Washington Institute of Technology was 8.57%, which represents 30 out of the 350 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Lake Washington Institute of Technology has a total enrollment of 3,319 students. The full-time enrollment at Lake Washington Institute of Technology is 1,719 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,600. This means that 51.8% of students enrolled at Lake Washington Institute of Technology are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Lake Washington Institute of Technology, both undergraduate and graduate, is 46.5% White, 10.8% Hispanic or Latino, 10.7% Asian, 6.81% Two or More Races, 2.8% Black or African American, 0.482% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.422% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Lake Washington Institute of Technology in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (23.7%), followed by White Male (23.5%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (6.81%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

51.8%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Lake Washington Institute of Technology, both undergraduate and graduate, is 3,319 students. The full-time enrollment at Lake Washington Institute of Technology is 1,719 and the part-time enrollment is 1,600. This means that 51.8% of students enrolled at Lake Washington Institute of Technology are enrolled full-time compared with 44.3% at similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

N/A%
N/A Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Lake Washington Institute of Technology was N/A%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges (66%), Lake Washington Institute of Technology had a retention rate approximately the same as its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    1,542
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    357
  3. Asian
    354

The enrolled student population at Lake Washington Institute of Technology is 46.5% White, 10.8% Hispanic or Latino, 10.7% Asian, 6.81% Two or More Races, 2.8% Black or African American, 0.482% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.422% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges is 44.2% White, 26% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.5% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 622 students (18.7%) did not report their race.

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In 2020, 291 more women than men received degrees from Lake Washington Institute of Technology. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Lake Washington Institute of Technology is white (587 degrees awarded). There were 4.28 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (137 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Lake Washington Institute of Technology is General Design & Visual Communications (17 degrees awarded), followed by Logistics, Materials, & Supply Chain Management (17 degrees) and General Computer Programming (16 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Lake Washington Institute of Technology, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Communication Technologies (40 degrees awarded), Precision Production (79 degrees), and Agriculture (36 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Lake Washington Institute of Technology are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,670,094 people), Software developers (467,938 people), Secondary school teachers (367,399 people), Education administrators (241,069 people), and Other managers (202,011 people).

The most specialized majors at Lake Washington Institute of Technology are Communication Technologies (40 degrees awarded), Precision Production (79 degrees), Agriculture (36 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (193 degrees), and Education (239 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Lake Washington Institute of Technology are Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Surgeons, Physicians, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, and Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists

The most specialized majors at Lake Washington Institute of Technology are Communication Technologies (40 degrees awarded), Precision Production (79 degrees), Agriculture (36 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (193 degrees), and Education (239 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Lake Washington Institute of Technology are Elementary & secondary schools (2,665,731 people), Computer Systems Design (554,052 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (288,022 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (154,826 people), and Insurance carriers (116,984 people).

The most specialized majors at Lake Washington Institute of Technology are Communication Technologies (40 degrees awarded), Precision Production (79 degrees), Agriculture (36 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (193 degrees), and Education (239 degrees).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Lake Washington Institute of Technology.
Most Common
  1. 17 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 17 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 16 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Lake Washington Institute of Technology was General Design & Visual Communications with 17 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

435
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
726
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 435 degrees were awarded to men at Lake Washington Institute of Technology, which is 0.599 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (726).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 69 degrees were awarded to men at Lake Washington Institute of Technology in Computer Systems Networking & Telecommunications, which is 23 times more than the 3 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 234 degrees were awarded to women at Lake Washington Institute of Technology in Early Childhood Education & Teaching, which is 58.5 times more than the 4 male recipients with that same degree.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
White Female
Highest Graduation Rate (51.2%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Lake Washington Institute of Technology is Female and White (51.2% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 5.08% of graduates (3 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    587 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    137 degrees awarded
  3. Unknown
    135 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Lake Washington Institute of Technology is white (587 degrees awarded). There were 4.28 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (137 degrees).

11.6% of degree recipients (135 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Female
    325 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    262 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    114 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Lake Washington Institute of Technology is white female (325 degrees awarded). There were 1.24 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (262 degrees).

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Lake Washington Institute of Technology has an endowment valued at nearly $501k, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $36.5k (7.28%), compared to the 2.62% average return ($302k on $11.5M) across all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

In 2020, Lake Washington Institute of Technology had a total salary expenditure of $45.2M. Lake Washington Institute of Technology employs 84 No academic ranks, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Lake Washington Institute of Technology are Female No academic ranks (54), Male No academic ranks(30), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Lake Washington Institute of Technology are: Management, with 40 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 24 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 23 employees.

Endowment

$501k
2020 Endowment
8.47%
growth from 2019

Lake Washington Institute of Technology has an endowment valued at about $501k, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of Lake Washington Institute of Technology grew 8.47% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $11M lower than than the median endowment of Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges: Associates Dominant Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $1.73M - Federal
  2. $9.36M - State
  3. $1.2M - Local

As of 2020, Lake Washington Institute of Technology received $1.73M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $9.36M from state grants and contracts, and $1.2M from local grants and contracts.

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Salary Expenditure

$23.6M
2020 Salaries
10.8%
growth from 2019

In 2020, Lake Washington Institute of Technology paid a median of $23.6M in salaries, which represents 52.3% of their overall expenditure ($45.2M) and a 10.8% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 12.3% growth from 2018 and a 2.8% decline from 2017.

The median for similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges is 10.7M (32% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$5.81M
Instructional Salaries
84
Number of Employees

In 2020, Lake Washington Institute of Technology paid a total of $5.81M to 84 employees working as instructors, which represents 24.6% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $3.2M (29.9%) for similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

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Occupations by Share

No academic rank
Most Common Instructor
84 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
40 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Lake Washington Institute of Technology were No academic rank with 84 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Lake Washington Institute of Technology were Management with 40 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 24 employees; and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 23 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female No academic rank
  2. Male No academic rank

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Lake Washington Institute of Technology was Female No academic rank with 54 employees, and Male No academic rank with 30 employees.

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