Description

Renton Technical College (RTC) in Renton, Washington offers a full range of programs to meet the various educational, occupational, academic and personal needs of Renton residents.

Training programs give students the skills they need to work in automotive fields, culinary arts, education, human service, medical/health fields and technology among others.

For those students who would like to eventually pursue such training but as of now don’t have a high school diploma, RTC offers Basic Studies courses. These include classes in GED prep, ESL and basic math, reading, writing and speech.

For students who would like to start at RTC but eventually move on to a four-year school, RTC has a college transfer program. This allows students to complete the first two years at RTC and the remaining two at a four year school.

Continuing education offerings allow RTC students to undertake short-term training leading to certification in a specialized area. Courses include Accounting, First Aid, Forklift Training, Land Surveying and Welding.

RTC also has innovative programs offering apprenticeships and a worker retraining program for those reentering the workforce. Students at RTC have different scheduling options, which include accelerated courses. Many classes are offered online as well to provide maximum access.

Student services at RTC will help you to choose which of RTC’s programs best suits your goals through career development services, academic advising and other means. Once you are on your path RTC can help you to fund your education if you qualify through financial aid and assist you through tutoring, job-placement and other services as well.

Quick Facts about Renton Technical College

Region

Northwest

Setting

Large Town Setting

Type

Public

Size

Medium (2,000 to 5,000 Undergrad)

Website

www.rtc.edu

On-Campus Housing Available

No

Selectivity

Open Admissions

In-State Tuition

$5,303

Out-of-State Tuition

$5,303

Retention Rate

72%

Enrollment

4,879

Year Established

1942

Ratings & Reviews

Overall School Rating: 3

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100% of students gave Renton Technical College 3 stars overall.

Student at This School - Grad Year 2013

Overall Rating:
3

Detailed Ratings

Renton Technical College is a excellent opportunity to learn,get experiences from other people,and be successful in our lives.I really like to know people from others countries because each of them has something interesting to share. My experience has shown that when we want to get something, we have to work hard no matter what to reach our goals.Walking down the carpet at the college graduation to receive formal recognition for my GED was a memorable event The college had us walk along with all the other program graduates.I am inspired to continue my learning.

Alumnus - Grad Year 2003

Overall Rating:
3

Detailed Ratings

I think Renton Tech was a good school overall. They were a good alternative to attending a University, for those that either don't have the time or money to go for 4 years. I attended the PC support and networking school, my degree is an AA in Electronic technology.

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Students

Total Students
4,879

Undergraduate vs. Graduate

Undergraduate
100%
Graduate
0%

Full-Time vs. Part-Time Students

Full-Time
100%
Part-Time
0%

Ethnic Diversity

African-American
9%
Asian
11%
Caucasian
52%
Latino
9%
Other
19%

International Students

International
0%
Domestic
100%

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