Lewis & Clark College

Lewis & Clark College

www.lclark.edu
Portland, OR

SCHOOL DETAILS

Key Facts

Location

  • Campus on 137 acres in a wooded, residential area six miles from downtown Portland, Oregon (metropolitan area population 2 million)
  • Pacific Ocean 80 miles to the west
  • Mount Hood and the Cascade Mountains 50 miles to the east

National Student Honors, 1999-2014

Fulbright Scholarships (65), Gates Cambridge Scholarship (1), Goldwater Scholarships (21), Hertz Foundation Fellowship (1), Howard Hughes Medical Institute Fellowship (1), Madison Fellowship (1), Mellon Fellowship (1), National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships (23), NCAA Post-graduate Scholarships (2), Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellow (1), Rhodes Scholarship (1), Truman Scholarships (9), Udall Scholarships (6)

First-Year Class Profile 2014-2015: Class of 2018

  • 6,286 students applied
  • 550 students enrolled*
  • 77% from public high schools, 23% private
  • 78% in top quarter of graduating class
  • 24% US students of color

Ranges for middle 50% of class:

  • GPA 3.6-4.2
  • SAT 1820-2030
  • SAT 1190-1350 (CR+M only)
  • ACT 27-31

* In addition, approximately 60 transfer students enroll each year.

Rankings & Accreditation

  • The 2014 annual ranking of U.S. News & World Report categorizes Lewis & Clark as ‘more selective’ and ranks it the 74th best liberal arts college in the nation.
  • Forbes in 2013 rated it 184th in its America’s Top Colleges ranking, which includes military academies, national universities, and liberal arts colleges, and 130th among private colleges.
  • Kiplinger’s Personal Finance placed it 71st in its 2014 ranking of best value liberal arts colleges in the United States.
  • #20 Top 25 Best Western Colleges—Forbes Magazine 2014
  • #5 “Coolest Schools”—Sierra Magazine 2014
  • #15 in best undergraduate teaching at liberal arts colleges—U.S. News & World Report 2012
  • #35 in best undergraduate education at liberal arts colleges (per high school counselors)—U.S. News & World Report 2013
  • Top 31 in overseas study programs—U.S. News & World Report 2014
  • #21 in the nation for liberal arts colleges based on contribution to the public good—Washington Monthly 2013
  • One of only 24 schools in nation to make Green Rating Honor Roll—Princeton Review 2015
  • Top 10 baccalaureate institutions for semester- and year-long overseas programs. —Institute of International Education and the U.S. Department of State 2013

Student Population

  • Total: 3,518
  • International: 317

Entry Repuirements

  • Undergraduate: TOEFL iBT 91 or IELTS 7.0
  • Graduate: TOEFL iBT 91 or IELTS 7.0
  • ESL: Yes

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees: $43,382
  • Living Expenses: $11,000
  • Others (Health Insurance, Book & Supplies, Transportation, Personal Expenses & Miscellaneous): $5,486
  • Total Cost (on I-20): $59,868
  • Fees stated above are for undergraduate programs.

Scholarships & Financial Aid

  • Yes