Tuition & Fees

$46,894

$46,894

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
31%
600-699
46%
500-599
20%
400-499
3%
700-800
16%
600-699
55%
500-599
27%
400-499
2%
700-800
22%
600-699
50%
500-599
23%
400-499
5%
30-36
59%
24-29
33%
18-23
8%
30-36
20%
24-29
70%
18-23
10%
30-36
43%
24-29
56%
18-23
1%
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undergraduateRatios

39%

61%

male

female

1
12

teacher

students

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Moderately Selective

62%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,629
Declined + 2,739
Total Received 7,368
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Private (nonprofit)

2,209

undergraduate students

1,317

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Psychology
  2. Biology
  3. International Affairs
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Codes

SAT 4384
ACT 3464

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School Facts

Lewis and Clark, founded in 1867, offers programs in the liberal arts and sciences and pre-professional areas. Its 137-acre campus was developed from a private estate, six miles from downtown Portland.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 3,526
Established in 1867
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  AAMFT (American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy)
•  ABA (American Bar Association)
•  CACREP (Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)
•  NWCCU (Northwest Comm. on Colleges and Universities)

Portland, OR

137-acre campus in Portland (population: 609,456). Served by air, bus, and train. School operates transportation to transit station and to downtown. Public transportation serves campus.

Lewis and Clark College
0615 South West Palatine Hill Road
Portland, OR 97219-7899

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
70%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
98%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
48%
Top 1/4
82%
Top 1/2
97%
Bottom 1/2
3%
Bottom 1/4
0%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
31%
600-699
46%
500-599
20%
400-499
3%
700-800
16%
600-699
55%
500-599
27%
400-499
2%
700-800
22%
600-699
50%
500-599
23%
400-499
5%
30-36
59%
24-29
33%
18-23
8%
30-36
20%
24-29
70%
18-23
10%
30-36
43%
24-29
56%
18-23
1%

Admissions Facts

Application fee
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline January 15 (priority deadline)
March 1
School has early decision program yes
Early decision program application deadline November 1
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline November 1
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Not used
SAT or ACT Required of some

Moderately Selective

62%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,629
Declined + 2,739
Total Received 7,368

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record

Important

Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
Standardized test scores
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation

Not Considered

Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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Admissions Contact

Erica Johnson
Director of Undergraduate Admissions
P: 800 444-4111
F: 503 768-7055
admissions@lclark.edu

Cost

Tuition $46,534
Room $6,376
Board $2,838
Additional fees $360
Books & supplies $1,050
Total $57,158
Average Financial Aid - $42,467
Total with Avg. Aid $14,691

Financial Aid

89%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$42,467

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $2,227,849
State $146,262
Institutional $32,448,947
Other external $1,932,408
Total $36,755,466

Non-need-based

Federal $0
State $0
Institutional $9,566,932
Other external $271,271
Total $9,838,203

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
crew
cross-country
football
golf
soccer
softball
swimming
tennis
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Northwest Conference
Mascot
Pio the Newfoundland Dog
School colors
orange and black
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Administration
Advanced Leadership
Animal Law
Art
Art History
Biochemistry
Biology
Chemistry
Classics
Computer Science
Computer Science/Mathematics
Curriculum/Instruction
East Asian Studies
Economics
Educational Administration
Educational Leadership
Educational Studies
English
Environmental Law
Environmental Studies
Foreign Languages/Literature
French Studies
German Studies
Hispanic Studies
History
International Affairs
Law
Marriage/Couple/Family Counseling
Mathematics
Music
Philosophy
Physics
Political Science
Professional Mental Health Counseling
Professional Mental Health/Addiction Counseling
Psychology
Religious Studies
Rhetoric/Media Studies
School Counseling
School Psychology
Sociology/Anthropology
Special Education
Student Affairs Administration
Student Designed Major
Teaching
Theatre
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Undergraduate

63%

2,209
students

Female
61%
1,342

Male
39%
867

Graduate

37%

1,317
students

Female
65%
855

Male
35%
462

undergraduateFull-time

98%

2,178
students

Female
61%
1,325

Male
39%
853

undergraduatePart-time

2%

31
students

Female
55%
17

Male
45%
14

Student Break-down

5%
Nonresident aliens
2%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
10%
Hispanic/Latino
63%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

43%

Transfer applicants accepted

27%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All
Interview Recommended of All
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Required of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: July 1

Spring: November 1

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

68

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

60

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious

Remedial services offered

Not Reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Other
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 74
Countries most often represented Canada
China
Costa Rica
India
Japan
Swaziland
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
Host family program
International student center
Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Brian White
Director of International Students and Scholars
503 768-7305
bdwhite@lclark.edu

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