Lewis and Clark College is a private institution of higher learning based out of Portland, Oregon. It was established in 1867 as Albany Collegiate Institute and it became Lewis and Clark College in 1942. Its mission is provide liberal arts education that encourages students to explore and prepare for leadership roles.
- Computer Science
- Political Science
Lewis and Clark College provides prospective students with an easy application process. The admissions office frequently maintains email contact with students throughout the application process. The college requires all applicants to have a high school diploma or equivalent. Students with no prior college experience must submit standardized test scores. Those with outstanding academic achievement can submit an academic portfolio in place of standardized test scores.
Financial Aid Options
Lewis and Clark College participates in various financial aid programs to assist students in paying for the cost of their education. The available programs include scholarships, federal PLUS loans, and private loans. Financial aid eligibility is determined by both financial need and academic achievement. Lewis and Clark College also offers monthly payment plans.
Admission Requirements & Details
The admissions information below may provide a better idea of the students Lewis & Clark College accepts. The details may include admissions application requirements and recommendations, as well as any college credits that may be transferred.
College Credits Accepted
- Dual Credits
- AP Course Credits
Total enrollment at Lewis & Clark College is around 3,500 students, where graduate students make up roughly 19% of the student body.
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.
Tuition & Fees Information
- Annual tuition estimates are between $45,000-$54,000 for both state residents and nonresidents
- Per unit charges are around $2,500 for part time students
Financial Aid Details
The information below lists the financial aid types students are receiving. Also shown are the percent of students receiving aid and the average amount of aid per student per year.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||94%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||93%||$23,631|
|Receiving Student Loans||51%||$6,692|
Academics & Student Services
Student ServicesTo help students and recent graduates, Lewis & Clark College may provide services to students including:
- Career path counseling
- Employing students to lower education costs
- Assistance to find work
With a high graduation rate of around 75%, Lewis & Clark College is among the most successful schools in the area.
|Number of Year to Graduate||Percent of Entering Class|
|Students Graduating in 4 Years||67%|
|Graduating in 5 Years||7%|
|Graduating in 6 Years||0.8%|
Specialized Programs & Accreditations
- Law Program
- * Accredited by the American Bar Association, Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar (since 1970)
- Elementary and Secondary School Teacher Education Program
- * Accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (since 2005)
Lewis & Clark College is a Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), with many of the sports being in the NCAA Division III (with football) classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:
- Baseball (Northwest Conference)
- Basketball (Northwest Conference)
- Football (Northwest Conference)
- Track and Field, Outdoor
- Track and Field, X-Country
The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.
Get more information about the programs offered by Lewis & Clark College by clicking the request information to the right.
(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Communications and Journalism
Computer and Information Sciences
English Language and Literature
Ethnic Cultural and Gender Studies
Foreign Languages and Literature
Health and Clinical Professions
Legal Professions and Studies
Mathematics and Statistics
Natural Resources and Conservation
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Visual and Performing Arts
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- Eastern Oregon University in La Grande, OR (218 miles away)
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- Western Washington University in Bellingham, WA (227 miles away)
- Eastern Washington University in Cheney, WA (280 miles away)
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Information displayed on this page has been obtained from Institution, State, and Federal data sources, including the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) Survey 2010-2016. Information should be solely used for informational purposes only and may not be accurate for the current year. Contact Lewis & Clark College for official up-to-date information.