Lewis & Clark College Overview
Lewis & Clark College is a private not-for-profit institution situated in Portland, Oregon. The location of the school is great for students who enjoy the amenities of city life.
What Is Lewis & Clark College Known For?
- Students at Lewis and Clark College have an easier time paying back their loans. The school's student loan default rate is only 1%, compared to the national rate of 10.1%.
- The doctor's degree is the highest award offered at Lewis and Clark College.
- For the 2017-2018 academic year, 51% of the faculty were full-time.
- After graduation, Lewis and Clark College bachelor's degree recipients go on to jobs where they make $46,200 a year. That's about 13% more than their peers at other schools.
- It takes the average Lewis and Clark College student 4.1 years to graduate. This is pretty good when compared to the national rate of 4.4 years.
Lewis & Clark College Rankings
These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.
Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Lewis and Clark College.
Where Is Lewis & Clark College?
Contact details for Lewis and Clark College are given below.
|Address:||0615 S W Palatine Hill Rd, Portland, OR 97219-7899|
How Do I Get Into Lewis and Clark College?
You can apply to Lewis and Clark College online at: www.lclark.edu/college/offices/admissions/apply/
Admission Requirements for Lewis and Clark College
|High School GPA||considered but not required|
|High School Rank||considered but not required|
|High School Transcript||required|
|College Prep Program||recommended|
|SAT or ACT Scores||considered but not required|
How Hard Is It To Get Into Lewis and Clark College?
Approximately 33% of accepted students are men and 67% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 65%, and the acceptance rate for women is 75%.
Average Test Scores
About 46% of students accepted to Lewis and Clark College submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 620 and 710. Math scores were between 590 and 680.
Can I Afford Lewis & Clark College?
The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.
Student Loan Debt
Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Lewis and Clark College, approximately 79% of students took out student loans averaging $6,343 a year. That adds up to $25,372 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at Lewis and Clark College is 1.1%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.
Lewis & Clark College Undergraduate Student Diversity
There are also 1,288 graduate students at the school.
Of the 1,904 full-time undergraduates at Lewis and Clark College, 39% are male and 61% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Lewis & Clark College students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||51|
|Hispanic or Latino||243|
Oregon students aren't the only ones who study at Lewis & Clark College. At this time, 41 states are represented by the student population at the school.
Over 73 countries are represented at Lewis and Clark College. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Japan, China, and Saudi Arabia.
Online Learning at Lewis & Clark College
The following chart shows how the online learning population at Lewis and Clark College has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 27th most popular in Oregon for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Lewis and Clark College majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
|Major||1-Year Growth Rate|
Lewis & Clark College Undergraduate Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- Image Credit: By Otebig (talk) under License
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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