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ABFSE Directory of Programs - Washington State
 

    Lake Washington Institute of Technology
    Funeral Service Education

    11605 132nd Avenue NE
    Kirkland, WA  98034
    Lisa D. Meehan, Interim Program Director/Interim Dean of Instruction
    Phone: (425) 739-8155
    FAX: (425) 576-5841
    Email: lisa.meehan@lwtech.edu
    Web: www.lwtech.edu/academics/funeral-service
    Accredited Degree Offered:  Associate of Applied Science
    Distance Education - YES
    Part-time option available - No

     PROGRAM INFORMATION - Lake Washington Institute of Technology

    Year

    Total enrolled

    # of New
    Students

    # of
    Grads

    Timely
    Grad*

    Graduation Rate**

    Did not finish***

    Overall %
    Employed

    Employed
    in FS

    2022

    68

    34

    12

    12/12

    86%

    11

    83%

    75%

    2021

    70

    40

    16

    14/16

    88%

    11

    94%

    75%

    2020

    59

    21

    12

    11/12

    75%

    9

    100%

    100%



    * Timely graduation = complete program in 1 times designated program length.
    ** Graduation rate reflects cohort graduation rate (% of students from original cohort completing in the designated year)
    *** Left before completing the program; did not finish.


     NATIONAL BOARD STATISTICS - Lake Washington Institute of Technology

    Arts

    Takers

    School
    Pass Rate

    National
    Pass Rate

     

    Sciences

    Takers

    School
    Pass Rate

    National
    Pass Rate

     2022

    11

     82%

     69%

     

     2022

    11

     55%

    64%

      2021

    15

     93%

     68%

     

     2021

    13

      85%

     57%

    2020

    9

    89%

    73%

     

    2020

    9

    78%

    64%


    School pass rate is based on 1st time test takers within one year of graduation.


    Accreditation
    Program Accredited by ABFSE:  Associate of Applied Science - Funeral Service Education

    Initial Accreditation 2012/Last comprehensive review 2018/Next comprehensive review 2025

      Re-accreditation: April 2019 for period of seven (7) years.
      Most recent Accreditation decision: April 2019 corrected Probation status from April 2018 and re-accredited in good standing for period of seven (7) years with no stipulations.
      -April 2023 -Approval granted to offer the accredited program via Distance Education.


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