Lewis & Clark College: Statistics

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#1577 of 14,160In the World
#454 of 2,624In North America
#409 of 2,523In the United States
#6 of 33In Oregon
#4 of 16In Portland
#392 of 1,047For Anthropology
Top50%For 10 other topics

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
72%
Average SAT
1310
Average ACT
29
Avg. cost to attend
$36,026 /y
Aid receiving
95%
Undergraduates
1,935
Graduates
1,288
Male:Female Ratio
34:66
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree

Lewis & Clark College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate72%67%75%
Applicants5,8632,0323,831
Admissions4,2311,3682,863
Freshmen enrolled full time507198309

67 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

14 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
282 or 56%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 1220
or below

75% of them
had 1400
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Lewis & Clark College are 1220-1400 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
184 or 36%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 27
or below

75% of them
had 31
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Lewis & Clark College are 27-31 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
College-preparatory program Considered but not required
Recommendations Considered but not required
SAT/ACT Considered but not required
Secondary school GPA Considered but not required
Secondary school rank Considered but not required
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White2121 (66%)
Hispanic381 (12%)
Two or more races192 (6%)
Asian144 (4%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown132 (4%)
Nonresident Alien122 (4%)
Black or African American95 (3%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander15 (0.5%)
American Indian or Alaska Native5 (0.2%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$36,026/year
Average aid awarded
$30,358
Students receiving aid
95%

Average costs by household income

<$30K$18,913
$30-48K$25,048
$48-75K$28,535
$75-110K$35,626
$110K+$43,763

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$52,346$17,046
Tuition in-state$52,346$17,046
Tuition out-of-state$52,346$17,046
Fee in-district$434
Fee in-state$434
Fee out-of-state$434

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity1,417
Combined charge for room and board$13,114
Room charge$7,418
Meal charge$5,696

Lewis & Clark College Majors

MajorBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Law175
Psychology, General73
Mental Health Counseling & Counselor51
English Language and Literature, General45
Biology & Biological Sciences, General45
International Relations and Affairs37
Sociology and Anthropology36
Elementary Education and Teaching35
Marriage and Family Therapy & Counseling31
Biochemistry28
Economics, General26
History, General24
Speech Communication and Rhetoric23
Counselor Education & School Counseling and Guidance Services22
Chemistry, General18
Fine & Studio Arts, General16
Political Science and Government, General16
Environmental Studies15
Mathematics, General14
Energy, Environment, and Natural Resources Law14
English & Language Arts Teacher Education13
Higher Education & Higher Education Administration13
Computer Science12
Art History, Criticism and Conservation12
Social Studies Teacher Education12
Mathematics and Computer Science11
Legal Research and Advanced Professional Studies, Other11
Philosophy10
Art Therapy & Therapist10
Music Theory and Composition9
Physics, General9
Spanish Language and Literature9
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General8
Religion & Religious Studies7
Education, General5
French Language and Literature4
German Language and Literature4
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General4
Art Teacher Education4
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General3
Educational Leadership and Administration, General3
East Asian Studies2
Chemistry Teacher Education2
Mathematics Teacher Education2
Special Education and Teaching, General1
Biology Teacher Education1
Science Teacher Education & General Science Teacher Education1
Grand Total520228178
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate77%71%80%
  • Full-time retention rate - 86%

Publications & Citations

Publications
1,893
Citations
54,833

Publication / Citation count by topic

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
719 / 12,641
Psychology
338 / 16,966
Sociology
206 / 2,878
Computer Science
199 / 4,740
Biology
171 / 9,616
Environmental Science
157 / 6,388
Economics
151 / 2,843
Political Science
147 / 2,657
Medicine
147 / 9,930
Business
139 / 1,840
Art & Design
134 / 1,455
Social Psychology
124 / 5,669
Physics
123 / 10,632
Engineering
114 / 10,053
Mathematics
111 / 2,591
Chemistry
92 / 10,082
Ecology
84 / 4,234
Philosophy
81 / 843
Child Psychology
80 / 5,757
History
67 / 338
Education Majors
60 / 1,793
Demography
60 / 3,677
Gender Studies
60 / 687
Law
57 / 968
Political Economy
51 / 1,127
Math Teachers
49 / 1,124
Theology / Divinity / Religious studies
48 / 19
Multimedia
42 / 249
Public Policy / Administration
38 / 361
Development Studies
38 / 409
Communications and Public Relations
36 / 458
Botany
34 / 2,335
Cognitive Science
34 / 1,973
Materials Science
34 / 6,029
Classics and Ancient History
34 / 46
Clinical Psychology
33 / 3,095
Anthropology
31 / 370
Cyber Security
30 / 265
Astrophysics and Astronomy
30 / 1,665
Geography and Cartography
30 / 796

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
199030274
199129225
199222315
199323348
199424303
199522384
199628413
199721364
199825466
199934518
200034569
200150697
200233767
2003261002
2004341160
2005491224
2006721560
2007631700
2008562101
2009592321
2010712448
2011572702
2012762983
2013793490
2014893409
20151033622
2016893384
2017843023
2018892751
2019753078
2020743683

Lewis & Clark College alumni

  1. Monica Lewinsky

    Photo
    Monica Lewinsky
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1973-.. (age 48)
    Occupations
    fashion designersocial psychologistbusinessperson
    Biography

    Monica Samille Lewinsky is an American activist, television personality, fashion designer, and former White House intern. President Bill Clinton admitted to having had an affair with Lewinsky while she worked at the White House in 1995–1996. The affair and its repercussions (which included Clinton's impeachment) became known later as the Clinton–Lewinsky scandal.

  2. Markie Post

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    Markie Post
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1950-.. (age 71)
    Occupations
    actortelevision actorfilm actorvoice actorfilm producer
    Biography

    Marjorie Armstrong Post is an American actress, known for her roles as bail bondswoman Terri Michaels in The Fall Guy on ABC from 1982 to 1985, as public defender Christine Sullivan on the NBC sitcom Night Court from 1985 to 1992, and as Georgie Anne Lahti Hartman on the CBS sitcom Hearts Afire from 1992 to 1995.

  3. Kate Brown

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    Kate Brown
    Born in
    Spain Flag Spain
    Years
    1960-.. (age 61)
    Occupations
    lawyerpolitician
    Biography

    Katherine Brown is an American politician and attorney serving as the 38th governor of Oregon since 2015. A member of the Democratic Party, she served three terms as the state representative from the 13th district of the Oregon House of Representatives from 1991 to 1997, three terms as the state senator from the 21st district of the Oregon Senate from 1997 to 2009, three terms as Majority Leader of the Oregon Senate from 2003 to 2009, as well as two terms as Oregon Secretary of State from 2009 to 2015. She assumed the governorship upon the resignation of John Kitzhaber in 2015. She was elected to serve out the remainder of his gubernatorial term in the special election in 2016 and was reelected to a full term in 2018.

  4. Bill Walker

    Photo
    Bill Walker
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1951-.. (age 70)
    Occupations
    lawyerpolitician
    Biography

    William Martin Walker is an American attorney and politician who served as the 11th governor of Alaska, from 2014 to 2018. He is the second Alaska-born governor, after William A. Egan.

General info

Alternative namesLewis and Clark College
LCC
Founded1867
MottoExplorare, Discere, Sociare
To explore, to learn, to work together
Colorsorange, black
Academic CalendarSeptember to June (September - December; January-March; March-June). Also Summer Session (June-August)
Total FTE staff689
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus

Location and Contacts

Address0615 S W Palatine Hill Rd
Portland, Oregon, 97219-7899
United States
City population653,000
Phone5037687000
Fax+1 (503) 768 7055

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