Renton Technical College: Review & Facts

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Renton Technical College is a small two-year, public school with 3,965 students enrolled. This college was originated in 1942 and is one of the 3 schools located in Renton, Washington.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
54
Fair
Several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, associate's degree, and 2-year certificate are offered at Renton Technical College.

RTC implements a quarter-based curriculum calendar system and allows you to choose from 54 majors. The most popular concentrations are Medical Assistant, Industrial Technologies, Computer Science, Nursing, and Culinary. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other colleges and schools.


Student Retention
73%
Fair
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a good sign. Nevertheless, if you would like to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Renton Technical College student retention rate is fair at 73% (close to Washington average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students like their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
13 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Renton Technical College is average - 66%. About 9% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at RTC is pretty good - 13:1. Read more information on faculty and instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$5,100
Low
Average tuition pricing is very low - $3,700 per year. The additional fees at RTC (not included in tuition costs) are approximately $1,400, which totals $5,100 a year.

Read the details about Renton Technical College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
The college will consider accepting dual credits, credits for life experience (learned through independent study, noncredit adult courses, work experience, portfolio demonstration, previous licensure or certification, or completion of other learning opportunities), and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) at entry.

The undergraduate application fee at RTC is $30.00.

To obtain the most accurate and up-to-date information about admission at Renton Technical College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call the school's general information office at (425) 235-2352 or check Renton Technical College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
C+
Dicey
Renton Technical College offers a distance education program and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a solid option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at RTC, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
No
At present there is no on-campus housing at Renton Technical College.

Based on the college crime information, Renton Technical College seems to be a relatively safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Renton Technical College Location and Maps



Post Address: Renton Technical College, 3000 NE Fourth St, Renton, Washington 98056-4123, USA
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