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Applying to L&C

This is information for undergraduate applicants.

Lewis & Clark College uses the Common Application as our only application for admission. We hope that it makes students’ lives a little easier as they navigate the college admission process. Before you begin the application process, please review these pages:

When you’re ready to apply these application checklists will guide you through the process:

  • Early Decision (Binding)
    Deadline: November 1, 2019 at 11:59PM Pacific Time
  • Early Action (Non-binding)
    Deadline: November 1, 2019 at 11:59PM Pacific Time
  • Regular Decision
    Deadline: January 15, 2020 at 11:59PM Pacific Time (We are currently still accepting applications)
  • Transfer Students
    Deadline: See Transfer Information

    Notice for prospective transfer students considering applying to Lewis & Clark for Fall 2020:

    We recognize the challenges and disruptions that COVID-19 is causing. Please be assured that Lewis & Clark will continue to accept new applications and supporting documents after the April 1 preferred deadline. Given the uncertainty many of you are facing, we are making every effort to be flexible with our admission processes. Please contact us at if you have any questions.
  • International Students
    Deadline: See International Deadlines

What happens to your application next? Read and learn!