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Lewis & Clark College is a private institution that was founded in 1867. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 2,150, its setting is urban, and the campus size is 134 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Lewis & Clark College's ranking in the 2014 edition of Best Colleges is National Liberal Arts Colleges, 74. Its tuition and fees are $41,928 (2013-14).
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The College pursues the aims of all liberal learning: knowledge for its own sake and preparation for civic leadership. Lewis & Clark is a classic liberal arts college in a famously livable city, surrounded by majestic natural beauty. Its students come from over 50 countries, studying with a scholarly faculty who teach only undergraduates. It is a national college with international reach.
|School type||private, coed college|
When applying to Lewis & Clark College, it's important to note the application deadline is January 15, and the early action deadline is November 1. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due March 1. The application fee at Lewis & Clark College is $50. It is more selective, with an acceptance rate of 64 percent and an early acceptance rate of 77.6 percent.
For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.
|Fall 2012 acceptance rate||64.0%|
|Application deadline||January 15|
|SAT/ACT scores must be received by||March 1|
The student-faculty ratio at Lewis & Clark College is 12:1, and the school has 67 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at Lewis & Clark College include: Social Sciences; Psychology; Biological and Biomedical Sciences; Visual and Performing Arts; and Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 85.8 percent.
|4-year graduation rate||69%|
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Lewis & Clark College has a total undergraduate enrollment of 2,150, with a gender distribution of 40.5 percent male students and 59.5 percent female students. At this school, 70 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 30 percent of students live off campus. Lewis & Clark College is part of the NCAA III athletic conference.
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|Collegiate athletic association||NCAA III|
Campus Info & Services
Lewis & Clark College offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, health service, and health insurance. Lewis & Clark College also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Of the students at Lewis & Clark College, 20 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is permitted for students of legal age at Lewis & Clark College.
|Students who have cars on campus||20%|
|Health insurance offered||Yes|
Paying for School
At Lewis & Clark College, 62.3 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid and the average need-based scholarship or grant award is $26,301.
Paying for college doesn't have to be difficult or devastating. Go to the Paying for College knowledge center to get advice on raising cash and reducing costs.
|Tuition and fees||$41,928 (2013-14)|
|Room and board||$10,636 (2013-14)|
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* Overview details based on 2012 data