Lake Washington Institute of Technology

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$2,748

2.23% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$6,544

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

10.9%

Default Rate

2017 Enrolled Students

3,697

44.9% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

34.5%

51 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 General Design & Visual Communications (17 degrees awarded), General Public Health (12 degrees), and Logistics, Materials, & Supply Chain Management (7 degrees).

In 2017, 1,428 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Lake Washington Institute of Technology. 54.8% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 45.2% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (906 degrees), 7.74 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (117 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Lake Washington Institute of Technology is $2,748, which is $-10,142 less than the national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($12,890).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Lake Washington Institute of Technology is $2,748, which is $-10,142 less than the national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($12,890).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $6,544.

In 2017, 24% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 13% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$2,748

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Lake Washington Institute of Technology was $2,748. The cost of tuition at Lake Washington Institute of Technology is $-10,142 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($12,890).

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Average Net Price

$6,544

2017 Value

4.1%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Lake Washington Institute of Technology had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $6,544. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Lake Washington Institute of Technology grew by 4.1%.

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Other Student Expenses

$10,272

Room and Board

$1,065

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Lake Washington Institute of Technology was of $10,272 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,065. The cost of room and board decreased by 0.955% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies decreased by 28.3% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

24%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

13%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

24% of undergraduate students at Lake Washington Institute of Technology received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 11.1% with respect to 2016, when 27% 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.

10.9%

2016 Default Rate

51

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Lake Washington Institute of Technology was 10.9%, which represents 51 out of the 467 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 3,697 students. The full-time enrollment at Lake Washington Institute of Technology is 1,660 students and the part-time enrollment is 2,037. This means that 44.9% 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 54.9% White, 10.5% Asian, 8.49% Hispanic or Latino, 4.87% Two or More Races, 2.41% Black or African American, 0.487% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.298% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Lake Washington Institute of Technology in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Male (29.3%), followed by White Female (27.7%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (5.54%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

44.9%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Lake Washington Institute of Technology, both undergraduate and graduate, is 3,697 students. The full-time enrollment at Lake Washington Institute of Technology is 1,660 and the part-time enrollment is 2,037. This means that 44.9% of students enrolled at Lake Washington Institute of Technology are enrolled full-time compared with 45.4% 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 (64%), 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

    2,030

  2. Asian

    389

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    314

The enrolled student population at Lake Washington Institute of Technology is 54.9% White, 10.5% Asian, 8.49% Hispanic or Latino, 4.87% Two or More Races, 2.41% Black or African American, 0.487% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.298% 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 46.1% White, 24.4% Hispanic or Latino, and 14% 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, 580 students (15.7%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 138 more women than men received degrees from Lake Washington Institute of Technology. The majority of degree recipients at Lake Washington Institute of Technology are white (906 degrees awarded). There were 7.74 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (117 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Lake Washington Institute of Technology is General Design & Visual Communications (17 degrees awarded), followed by General Public Health (12 degrees) and Logistics, Materials, & Supply Chain Management (7 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 Precision Production (161 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (26 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (105 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 (433,979 people), Other managers (141,780 people), Computer occupations, all other (130,629 people), Computer programmers (118,537 people), and Computer & information systems managers (104,460 people).

The most specialized majors at Lake Washington Institute of Technology are Precision Production (161 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (26 degrees), Engineering Technologies (105 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (220 degrees), and Mechanical Technologies (108 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

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 Physicians, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, Dentists, Marketing managers, and Diagnostic medical sonographers

The most specialized majors at Lake Washington Institute of Technology are Precision Production (161 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (26 degrees), Engineering Technologies (105 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (220 degrees), and Mechanical Technologies (108 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 (502,212 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (114,203 people), Elementary & secondary schools (92,442 people), Management, scientific & technical consulting services (82,600 people), and Banking & related activities (79,316 people).

The most specialized majors at Lake Washington Institute of Technology are Precision Production (161 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (26 degrees), Engineering Technologies (105 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (220 degrees), and Mechanical Technologies (108 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.

In 2017, 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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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 645

  2. 783

In 2017, 645 degrees were awarded to men at Lake Washington Institute of Technology, which is 0.824 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (783).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 94 degrees were awarded to men at Lake Washington Institute of Technology in Welding Technology, which is 11.8 times more than the 8 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 112 degrees were awarded to women at Lake Washington Institute of Technology in Early Childhood Education & Teaching, which is 11.2 times more than the 10 male recipients with that same degree.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

Two or More Races Female

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Lake Washington Institute of Technology is Female and Two or More Races (100% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

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, 9.8% of graduates (5 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    906 degrees awarded

  2. Asian

    117 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    117 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Lake Washington Institute of Technology is white (906 degrees awarded). There were 7.74 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (117 degrees).

7.56% of degree recipients (108 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    454 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    452 degrees awarded

  3. Asian Female

    90 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Lake Washington Institute of Technology is white female (454 degrees awarded). There were 1 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (452 degrees).

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Operations

Lake Washington Institute of Technology has an endowment valued at nearly $462k, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $42.7k (9.23%), compared to the 1.44% average return ($144k on $10M) across all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

In 2017, Lake Washington Institute of Technology had a total salary expenditure of $39.3M. 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 (46), Male No academic ranks(35), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Lake Washington Institute of Technology are: Management, with 33 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 30 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 26 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$462k

2017 Endowment

0.0904%

decline from 2016

Lake Washington Institute of Technology has an endowment valued at about $462k, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Lake Washington Institute of Technology declined 0.0904% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $9.55M 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. $966k - Federal

  2. $5.87M - State

  3. $390k - Local

As of 2017, Lake Washington Institute of Technology received $966k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $5.87M from state grants and contracts, and $390k from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$19.5M

2017 Salaries

1.74%

growth from 2016

In 2017, Lake Washington Institute of Technology paid a median of $19.5M in salaries, which represents 49.8% of their overall expenditure ($39.3M) and a 1.74% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 4.7% growth from 2015 and a 1.4% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges is 6.2M (33.2% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$4.54M

Instructional Salaries

81

Number of Employees

In 2017, Lake Washington Institute of Technology paid a total of $4.54M to 81 employees working as instructors, which represents 23.3% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $3.15M (29.6%) for similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges: Associates Dominant.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

No academic rank

Most Common Instructor

81 Employees

Management

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

33 Employees

In 2017, 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 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Lake Washington Institute of Technology were Management with 33 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 30 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 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Lake Washington Institute of Technology was Female No academic rank with 46 employees, Male No academic rank with 35 employees, and false with 0 employees.

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