Lewis & Clark College is a private liberal arts college dedicated to preparing students for effective and meaningful participation in public and private life, and in local and global engagement. More than half of the students participate in overseas and off-campus study programs, community service, and internships. Its 115-acre campus was developed from a private estate, six miles from downtown Portland.

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collegeType
Private
studentType
Coed
1,965
Undergraduates
773
Men - 39.3%
1,193
Women - 60.7%
1,285
Graduate Students
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Entrance Difficulty
Very difficult
Overall Admission Rate
72% of 5,863 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Decision Offered
Yes
Regular Admission Deadline
January 15
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA
3.90
SAT Math
590-690 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
630-710 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
27-31 range of middle 50%
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Cost of Attendance
$68,890
Tuition and Fees
$52,780
Room and Board
$13,008
Average Percent of Need Met
87%
Average Freshman Award
$44,236
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$30,460
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Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
216
Regular Class Size (Students)
2-9
21%
10-19
45%
20-29
22%
30-39
9%
40-49
2%
50-99
1%
Over 100
0%
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Portland Population
603,106
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Portland
Freshman Housing Guarantee
College offers housing to students
Students in College Housing
69% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
Pioneers
Sororities
Not reported
Fraternities
Not reported
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Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
American Indian/Alaskan Native
0.4%
Asian
4.6%
Black/African-American
3%
Hispanic/Latino
13.5%
Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
7.8%
Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
0.5%
White
68.1%
Unknown
2.2%
International Students
4.2%
First-Year Students Returning
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
69.9%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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