Lewis & Clark College is a private liberal arts college dedicated to preparing students for effective and meaningful participation in public and private life, and in local and global engagement. More than half of the students participate in overseas and off-campus study programs, community service, and internships. Its 115-acre campus was developed from a private estate, six miles from downtown Portland.

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collegeType
Private
studentType
Coed
2,126
Undergraduates
774
Men - 36.4%
1,353
Women - 63.6%
1,327
Graduate Students
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Entrance Difficulty
Very difficult
Overall Admission Rate
79% of 5,519 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Decision Offered
Yes
Regular Admission Deadline
January 15
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA
3.95
SAT Math
640 average
590-690 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
690 average
650-730 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
30 average
27-32 range of middle 50%
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Cost of Attendance
$74,452
Tuition and Fees
$57,404
Room and Board
$13,946
Average Percent of Need Met
83%
Average Freshman Award
$47,739
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$25,409
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Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
205
Regular Class Size (Students)
2-9
21%
10-19
45%
20-29
22%
30-39
9%
40-49
2%
50-99
1%
Over 100
0%
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Portland Population
656,751
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Portland
Freshman Housing Guarantee
College offers housing to students
Students in College Housing
71% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
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Pioneers
Sororities
Not reported
Fraternities
Not reported
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Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
American Indian/Alaskan Native
0%
Asian
4.9%
Black/African-American
2.3%
Hispanic/Latino
12.8%
Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
8.9%
Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
0.2%
White
69.8%
Unknown
0.9%
International Students
4.4% from 54 countries
First-Year Students Returning
86.3%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
66.4%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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