Fast Facts


Renton Technical College engages a diverse student population through educational opportunities for career readiness and advancement, serving the needs of individuals, the community, businesses, and industry. Equity and inclusion are at the heart of our mission, welcoming students from all backgrounds.


We offer a breadth of programs designed to meet students where they are and move them ahead to greater opportunity, including short- and long-term career training programs, college transfer courses, and adult basic education.

Visualization data on where our students enroll and their success rates

Data visualization of our student body


The RTC Foundation provides quarterly scholarships
and emergency grants to allow students to focus on school.

229 scholarships: $150,143
160 emergency grants: $36,108


excluding program fees

Quarter: $1,567
Year: $4,701

*All information based on latest available data. Age and gender exclude apprenticeships. Diversity percentages may exceed 100% because some students self-identify with multiple races/ethnicities.


President Kevin McCarthy






Driven by our deep commitment to student success and serving a diverse population, RTC meets students where they are in their educational journey and moves them forward to greater opportunity. Our values—among them community, equity, empowerment, integrity, and learning—speak to the kind of place RTC is.


Dr. Kevin McCarthy
President, Renton Technical College



  • Trustee Debra Entenman
    Debra Entenman
  • Trustee Tyler Page
    Tyler Page
  • Trustee Susan Palmer
    Susan Palmer
  • Trustee Frieda Takamura
    Frieda Takamura
  • Trustee Kirby Unti
    Kirby Unti


Download the 2018 Fast Facts PDF version here.