Kirkland, Washington Colleges and Universities

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Kirkland is a city of approximately 49,000 people located in King County, Washington. It is the twentieth largest city in Washington state and is situated along the Eastside of the beautiful Lake Washington. Kirkland is a suburb of Seattle.

The city of Kirkland has a few unique features including a downtown waterfront that runs along the eastside of Lake Washington’s shoreline, with several art galleries, a performing arts center, fine dining and restaurants, lakeside beaches, beautiful parks and much more.

Kirkland is known by many for being the headquarters of Costo (the national warehouse chain) and the former home of the NFL’s Seattle Seahawks. Many thriving and growing businesses, including a major development office for Google are now based in Kirkland.

Several of Washington’s premier higher education institutions including Northwest University (formerly Northwest College of the Assemblies of God) and Lake Washington Technical College are located in Kirkland.

Below you’ll find information and links to four-year colleges and universities located in Kirkland, Washington.


Northwest University
5520 108th Avenue, NE
Kirkland, WA 98083-0579
main phone: (425) 822-8266
admission phone: (800) 669-3781
admission fax: (425) 889-5224
Northwest University has a total enrollment of 1,200+ students and provides Associate’s, Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees and degree completion programs.


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