2,134
Students
Financial aid thermometer
40,854
Avg. Financial Aid
Very Selective
Admission Difficulty
54
54%
Acceptance Rate
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

Lewis & Clark College is a Comprehensive institution located in Portland, OR, in an urban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 0615 SW Palatine Hill Road
Portland, OR  97219
United States
Contact Erica Johnson
Director of Admissions
Email: admissions@lclark.edu
Phone: 503-768-7040
Fax: 503-768-7055

Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
Asian Studies (East) Checkmark
Ethnic Studies Checkmark
French Studies Checkmark
German Studies Checkmark
Hispanic-American, Puerto Rican, And Mexican-American/Chicano Studies Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biochemistry Checkmark
Biology/biological Sciences Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
Speech Communication And Rhetoric Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
English Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Classics And Classical Languages Checkmark
Foreign Languages And Literatures Checkmark
French Checkmark
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History Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
Mathematics And Computer Science Checkmark
Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
Environmental Studies Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Religious Studies Checkmark
Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Chemistry Checkmark
Physics Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Economics Checkmark
International Relations And Affairs Checkmark
Political Science And Government Checkmark
Sociology And Anthropology Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Art History, Criticism And Conservation Checkmark
Dramatic/theater Arts Checkmark
Fine/studio Arts Checkmark
Music Checkmark
Music Theory And Composition Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

7,796
Applied
4,284
Accepted
2,134
Enrolled
55%
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Female Admissions

4,992
Females Applied
2,841
Females Accepted
57%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

2,804
Males Applied
1,443
Males Accepted
51%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

0
Application Fee
3.93
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
One recommendation
Required for some programs 2 recommendations
Other requirements may exist (see below)
Recommended Interview
Other requirements: Graded writing sample, math or science sample, 2 letters of recommendation for Test Optional Portfolio Path

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen January 15th April 1st
Early decision plan November 1st December 15th
Other early decision plan November 1st December 31st
Transfer April 1st Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
ACT Composite 27 31

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

50,574
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Fees

360
Full-time student fees
12,594
Room & board
7,064
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Financial Aid

40,854
Avg. Financial Aid Package
39,084
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
35,083
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,381
Avg. Loan Aid
16,695
Avg. Grant Aid
33,162
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
87%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
41%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

2,134
Total undergrad students
8%
International Students
89%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 10.07%
Black or African American 2.2%
White or Caucasian 62.89%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.98%
Asian 5.72%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.47%
Two or more races 3.28%
Other 6.37%

Gender

Male (38.57%)
Female (61.43%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Women-only housing
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 69%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
Student-run radio station Checkmark
Student-run television station Checkmark
Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
Pio Fair (student activities fair), Student-Run Academic Symposia and Fall Ball

Student Services

Legal services Checkmark
Health clinic Checkmark
Personal/psychological counseling Checkmark
Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

Greek fraternities
Greek sororities
Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
International Students of Lewis & Clark, Campus Activities Board, MOSAIC (Multicultural Organizations Seeking An Inclusive Community), Bacchus Men's Ultimate Frisbee and Hillel

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
Student patrols Checkmark
Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No Division 3 No
Basketball No Division 3 No
Crew No Division 3 No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Football Checkmark Division 3 No
Golf No Division 3 No
Lacrosse No No No
Rugby No Checkmark No
Soccer Checkmark Checkmark No
Softball No No No
Swimming And Diving No Division 3 No
Tennis No Division 3 No
Track And Field No Division 3 No
Ultimate Frisbee No Checkmark No
Volleyball No No No
Water Polo Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
Basketball No Division 3 No
Crew No Division 3 No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Football Checkmark No No
Golf No Division 3 No
Lacrosse No Checkmark No
Rugby No Checkmark No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball No Division 3 No
Swimming And Diving No Division 3 No
Tennis No Division 3 No
Track And Field No Division 3 No
Ultimate Frisbee No Checkmark No
Volleyball No Division 3 No
Water Polo Checkmark No No

Faculty

528
Total Faculty
11:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 211
Part-time - 317
Male - 230
Female - 298