Lake Washington Institute of Technology

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$2,875
2.39% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$7,153
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
8.77%
Default Rate
2019 Enrolled Students
3,620
49.3% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
38.8%
54 Graduates

About

Lake Washington Institute of Technology is a higher education institution located in King County, WA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Lake Washington Institute of Technology were Dental Hygiene (28 degrees awarded), Logistics, Materials, & Supply Chain Management (13 degrees), and Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics, & Special Effects (11 degrees).

In 2019, 1,372 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Lake Washington Institute of Technology. 59.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 40.5% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (753 degrees), 4.71 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (160 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Lake Washington Institute of Technology is $2,875, which is $-9,614 less than the national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($12,489).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Lake Washington Institute of Technology is $2,875, which is $-9,614 less than the national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($12,489).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $7,153.

In 2019, 25% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 10% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$2,875
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at Lake Washington Institute of Technology was $2,875. The cost of tuition at Lake Washington Institute of Technology is $-9,614 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($12,489).

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Average Net Price

$7,153
2019 Value
12.1%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 Lake Washington Institute of Technology had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $7,153. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of Lake Washington Institute of Technology grew by 12.1%.

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Other Student Expenses

$10,806
Room and Board
$1,008
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Lake Washington Institute of Technology was of $10,806 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,008. The cost of room and board increased by 2.53% between 2018 and 2019. The cost of books and supplies decreased by 7.69% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

25%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
10%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

25% of undergraduate students at Lake Washington Institute of Technology received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2018, when 25% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

This chart compares the average award discount at Lake Washington Institute of Technology (in red) with that of other similar universities.

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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.
8.77%
2017 Default Rate
35
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at Lake Washington Institute of Technology was 8.77%, which represents 35 out of the 399 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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Enrollment

Lake Washington Institute of Technology has a total enrollment of 3,620 students. The full-time enrollment at Lake Washington Institute of Technology is 1,786 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,834. This means that 49.3% 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 49.6% White, 10.9% Asian, 8.9% Hispanic or Latino, 5.83% Two or More Races, 2.49% Black or African American, 0.387% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.304% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Lake Washington Institute of Technology in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Male (26.3%), followed by White Female (24.8%) and Asian Female (5.77%). 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

49.3%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Lake Washington Institute of Technology, both undergraduate and graduate, is 3,620 students. The full-time enrollment at Lake Washington Institute of Technology is 1,786 and the part-time enrollment is 1,834. This means that 49.3% of students enrolled at Lake Washington Institute of Technology are enrolled full-time compared with 44.4% 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 (63%), 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
    1,795
  2. Asian
    394
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    322

The enrolled student population at Lake Washington Institute of Technology is 49.6% White, 10.9% Asian, 8.9% Hispanic or Latino, 5.83% Two or More Races, 2.49% Black or African American, 0.387% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.304% 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% White, 26% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.8% 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, 660 students (18.2%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2019, 260 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 (753 degrees awarded). There were 4.71 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (160 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Lake Washington Institute of Technology is Dental Hygiene (28 degrees awarded), followed by Logistics, Materials, & Supply Chain Management (13 degrees) and Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics, & Special Effects (11 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 (39 degrees awarded), Agriculture (82 degrees), and Precision Production (84 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

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 Software developers (541,823 people), Other managers (143,991 people), Computer & information systems managers (110,894 people), Computer occupations, all other (104,583 people), and Computer programmers (95,875 people).

The most specialized majors at Lake Washington Institute of Technology are Communication Technologies (39 degrees awarded), Agriculture (82 degrees), Precision Production (84 degrees), Engineering Technologies (103 degrees), and Mechanical Technologies (116 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 Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers, Physicians, Chief executives & legislators, Architectural & engineering managers, and Dentists

The most specialized majors at Lake Washington Institute of Technology are Communication Technologies (39 degrees awarded), Agriculture (82 degrees), Precision Production (84 degrees), Engineering Technologies (103 degrees), and Mechanical Technologies (116 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 Computer Systems Design (560,045 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (113,164 people), Elementary & secondary schools (88,894 people), Management, scientific & technical consulting services (77,669 people), and Banking & related activities (77,665 people).

The most specialized majors at Lake Washington Institute of Technology are Communication Technologies (39 degrees awarded), Agriculture (82 degrees), Precision Production (84 degrees), Engineering Technologies (103 degrees), and Mechanical Technologies (116 degrees).

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Degrees

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. 28 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 13 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 11 degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Lake Washington Institute of Technology was Dental Hygiene with 28 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

556
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
816
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 556 degrees were awarded to men at Lake Washington Institute of Technology, which is 0.681 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (816).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2019, 69 degrees were awarded to men at Lake Washington Institute of Technology in Computer Systems Networking & Telecommunications, which is 13.8 times more than the 5 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2019, 172 degrees were awarded to women at Lake Washington Institute of Technology in Early Childhood Education & Teaching, which is 28.7 times more than the 6 male recipients with that same degree.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
American Indian or Alaska Native Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Lake Washington Institute of Technology is Male and American Indian or Alaska Native (100% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (69.1%).

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, 1.85% of graduates (1 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    753 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    160 degrees awarded
  3. Unknown
    132 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Lake Washington Institute of Technology is white (753 degrees awarded). There were 4.71 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (160 degrees).

9.62% of degree recipients (132 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Female
    424 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    329 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    113 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Lake Washington Institute of Technology is white female (424 degrees awarded). There were 1.29 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (329 degrees).

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Operations

Lake Washington Institute of Technology has an endowment valued at nearly $462k, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $46.8k (10.1%), compared to the 3.05% average return ($330k on $10.8M) across all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

In 2019, Lake Washington Institute of Technology had a total salary expenditure of $45.1M. Lake Washington Institute of Technology employs 81 No academic ranks, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Lake Washington Institute of Technology are Female No academic ranks (51), 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 36 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 33 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 26 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$462k
2019 Endowment
1.06%
decline from 2018

Lake Washington Institute of Technology has an endowment valued at about $462k, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of Lake Washington Institute of Technology declined 1.06% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $10.4M 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. $1.13M - Federal
  2. $7.97M - State
  3. $1.06M - Local

As of 2019, Lake Washington Institute of Technology received $1.13M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $7.97M from state grants and contracts, and $1.06M from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$21.3M
2019 Salaries
12.3%
growth from 2018

In 2019, Lake Washington Institute of Technology paid a median of $21.3M in salaries, which represents 47.2% of their overall expenditure ($45.1M) and a 12.3% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 2.8% decline from 2017 and a 1.74% growth from 2016.

The median for similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges is 9.89M (32.2% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$4.86M
Instructional Salaries
81
Number of Employees

In 2019, Lake Washington Institute of Technology paid a total of $4.86M to 81 employees working as instructors, which represents 22.8% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $2.99M (30.3%) for similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

No academic rank
Most Common Instructor
81 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
36 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at Lake Washington Institute of Technology were No academic rank with 81 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Lake Washington Institute of Technology were Management with 36 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 33 employees; and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 26 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

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

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Lake Washington Institute of Technology was Female No academic rank with 51 employees, Male No academic rank with 30 employees, and false with 0 employees.

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