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Lewis & Clark College

Portland, OR

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.

Institution TypePrivate
Undergraduate Students2,134
   Women1,311 (61.4%)
   Men823 (38.6%)
Graduate Students1,285


Entrance DifficultyVery difficult
Overall Admission Rate55% of 7,796 applicants were admitted
Early Action OfferedYes
Early Decision OfferedYes
Regular Admission DeadlineJanuary 15
Selection of Students
FactorVery ImportantImportantConsideredNot Considered
Academic GPAX
Standardized TestsX
Extracurricular ActivitiesX
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA3.93 (based on weighted GPAs)
SAT Math590-680 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading600-690 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing580-670 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite27-31 range of middle 50%


Cost of Attendance$61,536
Tuition and Fees
Room and Board
Average Percent of Need Met92%
Average Freshman Award$41,197
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates


Academic Calendar SystemSemester
General Education/
Core Curriculum
Full-Time Faculty
Teaching Undergraduates
Regular Class Size2-9 students: 22% of classes
10-19 students: 45% of classes
20-29 students: 21% of classes
30-39 students: 9% of classes
40-49 students: 2% of classes
50-99 students: 1% of classes
Over 100 students: 0% of classes


Portland Population603,106
Nearest Metropolitan AreaPortland
Freshman Housing GuaranteeFreshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing 98% of freshmen, 70% of all students
Athletic ConferencesNCAA Division III


Ethnicity of Students from U.S.1.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
6.2% Asian
2.4% Black/African-American
11.0% Hispanic/Latino
3.6% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.5% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
68.4% White
6.9% Unknown
International Students8.0% from 75 countries
First-Year Students Returning84.6%
Students Graduating
Within 4 Years
Graduates Offered Full-Time
Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing
Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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Average 3.70 3.98 622 669 29
Low 2.90 2.62 530 530 14
High 4.00 4.76 740 790 33
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Lewis & Clark has four pipe organs and a Javanese gamelan orchestra.

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