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Lewis & Clark College - SAT Scores, Costs and Admissions Data

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Lewis & Clark College Description:

Lewis & Clark College is a highly selective private liberal arts college located in Portland, Oregon. The college has won national recognition for its efforts to promote community service and careers in public service, and the school's curriculum also has a strong global focus. Its academic strengths have earned Lewis & Clark a chapter of the prestigious Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society. The college has a 12 to 1 student / faculty ratio, and an average class size of 19. Undergraduates have a choice of 28 bachelor's degree programs with a psychology, sociology and international relations being the most popular.

Admissions Data (2012):

Enrollment (2012):

  • Total Enrollment: 3,702 (2,149 undergraduates)
  • Gender Breakdown: 40% Male / 60% Female
  • 99% Full-time

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Costs (2012 - 13):

  • Tuition and Fees: $40,330
  • Books: $1,050 (why so much?)
  • Room and Board: $10,358
  • Other Expenses: $1,980
  • Total Cost: $53,718

Lewis & Clark College Financial Aid (2011 - 12):

  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 83%
  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 81%
    • Loans: 50%
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $25,162
    • Loans: $6,518

Most Popular Majors:

Art, Biology, Communication studies, Economics, English, History, International Relations, Psychology, Sociology

Transfer, Graduation and Retention Rates:

  • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 89%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 69%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 76%

Data Source:

National Center for Educational Statistics

Lewis & Clark College Mission Statement:

mission statement from http://legacy.lclark.edu/cgi-bin/catalog2008.cgi?mission.dat

"The mission of Lewis & Clark is to know the traditions of the liberal arts, to test their boundaries through ongoing exploration, and to hand on to successive generations the tools and discoveries of this quest. By these means the institution pursues the aims of all liberal learning: to seek knowledge for its own sake and to prepare for civic leadership.

Lewis & Clark carries out this mission through undergraduate programs in the arts and sciences and postgraduate programs in the closely related professions of education, counseling, and law. Lewis & Clark mounts these programs as both separately valid and mutually supportive enterprises. In all its endeavors it seeks to be a community of scholars who are alive to inquiry, open to diversity, and disciplined to work in an interdependent world. "

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