Lewis & Clark College Admissions

SAT Scores, Acceptance Rate, Financial Aid, Graduation Rate, & More

Portland, Oregon
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Lewis & Clark Admissions Overview:

With an acceptance rate of 55%, Lewis & Clark College is between selective and open. Students can apply to the school using the Common Application. Applicants will also need to submit high school transcripts. The school is test-optional, so students aren't required to submit SAT or ACT scores.

Admissions Data (2016):

Lewis & Clark College Description:

Lewis & Clark College is a private liberal arts college located in Portland, Oregon. The college has won national recognition for its efforts to promote community service and careers in public service, and the school's curriculum also has a strong global focus. Its academic strengths have earned Lewis & Clark a chapter of the prestigious Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society. The college has a 12 to 1 student / faculty ratio, and an average class size of 19. Undergraduates have a choice of 28 bachelor's degree programs with a psychology, sociology and international relations being the most popular.

Enrollment (2016):

  • Total Enrollment: 3,419 (2,134 undergraduates)
  • Gender Breakdown: 39% Male / 61% Female
  • 99% Full-time

Costs (2016 - 17):

  • Tuition and Fees: $46,894
  • Books: $1,050 (why so much?)
  • Room and Board: $11,540
  • Other Expenses: $2,052
  • Total Cost: $61,536

Lewis & Clark College Financial Aid (2015 - 16):

  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 92%
  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 91%
    • Loans: 43%
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $23,481
    • Loans: $6,720

Academic Programs:

  • Most Popular Majors: Art, Biology, Communication studies, Economics, English, History, International Relations, Psychology, Sociology.

Transfer, Graduation and Retention Rates:

  • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 85%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 74%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 79%

Intercollegiate Athletic Programs:

  • Men's Sports: Rowing, Baseball, Track and Field, Tennis, Basketball, Football, Swimming, Cross Country
  • Women's Sports: Rowing, Softball, Tennis, Volleyball, Cross Country, Track and Field, Basketball, Golf

Data Source:

National Center for Educational Statistics

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