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Lewis & Clark College Stats, Info and Facts

Quick Facts

3,584 Students

71% Admitted

  • 3,339 full time
  • 641 part time
  • 1,156 men full time
  • 1,787 women full time
  • 5,950 applied
  • 3,928 admitted
  • 607 enrolled

2,106 Undergraduates

$46,534 Tuition/Year

  • 1,585 Graduates
  • 82 Non-Degree
  • $46,534 in state
  • $360 fees
  • $12,490 room & board
  • $1,050 books and supplies

At a Glance

Institution Type: Private not-for-profit
Campus Setting: Far West Large City
Highest Degree Offered: Doctor's degree - professional practice
Level of Institution: Four or more years
Calendar: Semester
School Mascot: Pioneer
School Colors: Orange and black
Reviews in 3 Sentences
  • Shannon from West Hills, CA
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  • Lewis & Clark is a wonderful and open community of students, faculty, and administrators. There are thousands of educational opportunities not only on campus, but in the surrounding community and…

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  • Taylor from Portland, OR
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  • A small private school filled with a wide array of students, Lewis & Clark College helps you get out of your comfort zone in a positive way! It reminds me…

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  • Evelyn from Los Angeles, CA
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  • Lewis & Clark College is a small liberal arts school with rigorous academia and countless amounts of opportunities both on and off campus for its attendees. Lewis & Clark values…

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  • Benjamin from Morrison, CO
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  • Lewis & Clark is a great school to attend. The classes are small and challenging. The professors care enough to take extra time with students and focus on making their…

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Mission Statement

The mission of Lewis & Clark College is to know the traditions of the liberal arts, to test their boundaries through ongoing exploration, and to hand on to successive generations the tools and discoveries of this quest. By these means the College pursues the aims of all liberal learning: to seek knowledge for its own sake and to prepare for civic leadership.

The College carries out this mission through undergraduate programs in the arts and sciences and postgraduate programs in the closely related professions of education, counseling, and law. The College mounts these programs as both separately valid and mutually supportive enterprises. In all its endeavors it seeks to be a community of scholars who are alive to inquiry, open to diversity, and disciplined to work in an interdependent world.

Lewis & Clark College
  • Located in Portland, OR
  • Private not-for-profit
  • 3,584 students enrolled
  • 71% admitted
  • $46,534 annual cost to attend


Student Responses to Review Topic: Am I Enjoying Being Here
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  • Jessica from Seattle, WA
  • I am a current student here

    The student population here at Lewis and Clark is extremely welcoming and friendly. I am a freshman here at LC and during my first week here, New Student Orientation week, I met a ton of new people all of whom were very helpful and nice. Aside from all the wonderful students, the campus is beautiful. Residing on top of a hill, Lewis and Clark is located in a quaint neighborhood full of lots of trees. On clear days I can see Mt. Hood on my walks to the academic side of campus. Also the drive up the hill from downtown Portland overlooks the Willamette river and surrounding areas, which is an amazing view.

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  • 5
  • Grace from Edmonds, WA
  • I am a current student here

    The campus life is awesome. Lewis & Clark is a small college with a fairly tight-knit community. There is a place for everyone on this campus. The college makes is easy to have fun on campus without spending a lot of money: the activities range from dances and movies to concerts on campus from great artists and chances to get outdoors and go hiking and kayaking.

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  • 4
  • Stephanie from Goleta, CA
  • I am a current student here

    I really do like L&C although, the small school does get to me sometimes. I see the same people every single day! And there is not as much diversity as I would like. I am Hispanic and one of the very few! But I do like that almost everyone is very friendly!

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  • Maelia from Ashland, OR
  • I am a current student here

    The college has a great environment, protected from the city, but still close to it, and the grounds are beautiful. I've made lots of friends, and I really enjoy the laid-back but academic lifestyle.

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