Lewis-Clark State College Admissions

ACT Scores, Acceptance Rate, Financial Aid & More

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Lewis-Clark State College Admissions Overview

With an acceptance rate of 97% in 2015, Lewis-Clark State College is a highly accessible school. Students with good grades and test scores are very likely to be admitted as long as they have completed a college preparatory curriculum in high school. As part of the application, interested students will need to submit scores from either the SAT or ACT. For complete instructions, be sure to visit Lewis-Clark State College's website.

Admissions Data (2016)

  • Lewis-Clark State College Acceptance Rate: 97%
  • Test Scores: 25th / 75th Percentile
    • SAT Critical Reading: 410 / 520
    • SAT Math: 410 / 510
    • SAT Writing: - / -
    • ACT Composite: 18 / 23
    • ACT English: 16 / 22
    • ACT Math: 17 / 23

Lewis-Clark State College Description

Lewis-Clark State College is a public institution located in Lewiston, Idaho, just a few blocks from the confluence of the Clearwater and Snake rivers. The majority of students hail from Idaho, but 30 countries and 30 states are represented in the student body. The college was established in 1893 as a teacher training school, and today Lewis-Clark has primary foci in business, nursing, criminal justice, social work, teacher education, and professional-technical education. The college awards bachelor's and associate's degrees, and academics are supported by an 18 to 1 student/faculty ratio. Outside of the classroom, students can choose from dozens of clubs, organizations, and activities. On the athletic front, the Lewis-Clark State College Warriors and Lady Warriors compete in the NAIA Frontier Conference. The college fields five men's and six women's intercollegiate sports. The baseball team has won numerous national championships.

Enrollment (2016)

  • Total Enrollment: 3,924 (all undergraduates)
  • Gender Breakdown: 38% Male / 62% Female
  • 58% Full-time

Costs (2016–17)

  • Tuition and Fees: $6,120 (in-state); $17,620 (out-of-state)
  • Books: $1,650 (why so much?)
  • Room and Board: $7,392
  • Other Expenses: $2,200
  • Total Cost: $17,362 (in-state); $28,862 (out-of-state)

Lewis-Clark State College Financial Aid (2015–16)

  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 96%
  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 88%
    • Loans: 60%
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $5,683
    • Loans: $4,897

Academic Programs

  • Most Popular Majors: Business Administration, Elementary Education, Justice Studies, Management, Nursing, Social Work

Transfer, Retention and Graduation Rates

  • First-Year Student Retention (full-time students): 58%
  • Transfer Out Rate: 26%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 13%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 27%

Intercollegiate Athletic Programs

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

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