Our relationships with counselors from around the world are central to what we do. We share the common goal of helping your students find a college that is a good fit, and we look forward to working closely with you to make that happen. We hope the information below is useful to you, and please be in touch!
First-year profile, where our students are from, and general academic information
6,514 students applied; 64% admitted
560 students enrolled*
73% from public high schools, 27% private
76% in top quarter of graduating class
17% US students of color
Ranges for middle 50% of class:
SAT 1210-1360 (CR+M only)
* In addition, approximately 60 transfer students enroll each year.
Lewis & Clark exclusively uses the Common Application for Admissions.
- First year- Early Action Deadline: November 1 at 11:59PM Pacific Time
- First year- Regular Decision Deadline: January 15 at 11:59PM Pacific Time
- Transfer Student Deadline: See Transfer FAQ
- International Student Deadline: See International Deadlines
In addition, the Application FAQ page is full of helpful information.
This triannual newsletter provides updates on our Office of Admissions, relevant campus news and snapshots, and a calendar of important dates and deadlines pertaining to admissions. If you would like to receive this e-newsletter, please fill out the Counselor E-Newsletter Request Form.
For need-based aid, students will need to fill out the FAFSA and CSS Profile by the February 15 financial aid deadline. Every student is automatically considered for merit-based academic scholarships, and students may apply for talent awards in Music and Forensics.
In the 2011-2012 academic year:
- Approximately 82% of Lewis & Clark students received some form of financial assistance.
- Total aid awarded to students in grants/scholarships, campus work opportunities, and student loans exceeded $43,000,000.
- Individual aid packages ranged from $1,000 to $55,491.
- 24% of Lewis & Clark students were eligible for Federal Pell Grants.