HOME OF THE WOLVERINES
The Washington Engineering Institute has chosen the native Wolverine as its mascot for many reasons. The comeback story of the Wolverines in Washington State is an amazing and inspiring story of tenacity, ferocity, nimbleness, self reliance, and intelligence.
“The mission of the Washington Engineering Institute is to provide practical engineering technology curriculum, driven by industry needs, and instructed by engineers, surveyors, and technicians with practical industry experience. The goal is to produce positive and motivated engineering technicians, technologists, and engineers with technical job skills that are highly desirable to engineering and related industries.”
COLLEGE PURPOSE STATEMENTS
- Keep Tuition Low: tuition is $5,400 per year
- All Evening Classes: students and faculty work during the day
- Instruction by Industry: working professionals as faculty
- Engineering Career Advocates: the institute advocates engineering related careers to high school students, industry, and the general public
COLLEGE AND DEGREES AUTHORIZATION
The Washington Engineering Institute is authorized by the Washington Student Achievement Council and meets the requirements and minimum education standards established for degree-granting institutions under the Degree-Granting Institutions Act. This Authorization is subject to periodic review and authorizes the Washington Engineering Institute to offer specific degree programs. The Council may be contacted for a list of currently authorized programs. Authorization by the Council does not carry with it an endorsement by the Council of the institution or its programs. Any person desiring information about the requirements of the act or the applicability of those requirements to the institution may contact the Council at P.O. Box 43430, Olympia, WA 98504-3430
COLLEGE ACCREDITATION STATUS
The Institute is currently pursuing national accreditation. However, the national accreditation process can take several years. Accreditation is not automatic, it must be earned. The Institute is following an accreditation plan to provide national accreditation as-soon-as practicable.