Lewis & Clark College campus
Lewis & Clark College campus
Lewis & Clark College campus
Lewis & Clark College campus
Lewis & Clark College campus
Lewis & Clark College campus
Lewis & Clark College campus
Lewis & Clark College campus
Lewis & Clark College campus
Lewis & Clark College campus
Lewis & Clark College campus
Lewis & Clark College campus
Lewis & Clark College campus
Lewis & Clark College campus
Lewis & Clark College campus

From the School

On a stunning campus in one of the most exciting and progressive cities anywhere, the next generation of global thinkers gathers to discard conventional thinking, civic complacency, and outmoded preconceptions. Leaders, visionaries, and problem-solvers, we come together to explore new ways of knowing through classic liberal learning and innovative collaboration.

At Lewis & Clark College in Portland, Oregon, we welcome all who are alive to inquiry, open to diversity, and eager to shape the new global century. Through our undergraduate programs in the arts, humanities, and sciences, and through our graduate and professional studies in education, counseling, and law, we undertake original research, interdisciplinary studies, and community service. We push beyond what is known in order to discover something new every day.

Reflecting the College's national and global reach, approximately 90 percent of Lewis & Clark's 2,209 undergraduate students come from outside Oregon, representing 45 states plus the District of Columbia and 74 countries.

Overall

From The School

Commitment to academic excellence and personal and intellectual growth is imperative for successful Lewis & Clark applicants. Lewis & Clark is very selective, and every part of the application matters: academic records, essays, involvement in activities at school and in the community, leadership, and the strength of recommendations. Students are encouraged to visit our campus. Interviews are available but not required. The best-prepared applicants will have had four years of English, four years of mathematics, three to four years of history or social sciences, three years of laboratory sciences, two to three years of a foreign language, and one year of fine arts. Required credentials include: an essay; an official transcript including senior grades from first semester; a counselor recommendation; and one academic teacher recommendation. Lewis & Clark requires the SAT or ACT, unless the student is applying via the Test-Optional Portfolio Path (see lclark.edu for details). Students apply using the online Common Application. There is no application fee. Keep in mind these deadlines: First-year applicants November 1 for binding Early Decision (notification, December 15), November 1 for non-binding Early Action (notification, January 1) and January 15 for Regular Decision (notification, April 1). Transfer applicants are reviewed on a rolling basis.

Overview

Applicants
7,368
Acceptance Rate
63%
Average HS GPA
3.88

GPA Breakdown

64%
Over 3.75
17%
3.50 - 3.74
10%
3.25 - 3.49
6%
3.00 - 3.24
2%
2.50 - 2.99

Test Scores

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SAT Reading
25th-75th percentile (enrolled students)
600 - 720
SAT Math
25th-75th percentile (enrolled students)
590 - 670
SAT Writing
25th-75th percentile (enrolled students)
580 - 630
ACT Composite
25th-75th percentile (enrolled students)
27 - 31

Testing Policies


ACT Writing Policy
ACT with or without Writing accepted

SAT Essay Policy
SAT with or without Writing accepted

Deadlines

Early Decision
November 1

Early Action
November 1

Regular
January 15

Other Admission Factors

Academic

Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA

Selectivity Rating

Overall

From The School


Academic Programs

A liberal arts education at Lewis & Clark connects classical learning with fresh inquiry and exciting research that pushes the frontiers of knowledge. Lewis & Clark considers the following elements essential to a liberal arts education:

1. Mastery of the fundamental techniques of intellectual inquiry: effective writing and speaking, active reading, and critical and imaginative thinking.
2. Exposure to the major assumptions, knowledge, and approaches in the fine arts, humanities, natural sciences and social sciences.
3. Critical understanding of important contemporary and historical issues.
4. Awareness of international and cross-cultural issues and gender relations.
5. Application of theory and knowledge to the search for informed, thoughtful and responsible solutions to important human problems.

The curriculum combines structure and freedom. Depth and breadth of subject matter are highly valued, but equally important are creativity and critical thinking. There are many opportunities for students to take their learning to a higher level, such as honors projects within academic departments, independent research, and internships. Our fast-growing Center for Entrepreneurship offers academic and cocurricular opportunities to translate knowledge and experiences into skills for success beyond college.

Two 15-week semesters make up the academic year, and each semester students normally take four 4-semester-credit courses, and one or more activity courses. The average student course load is 16 credits per semester. The requirement for graduation is 128 semester credits, approximately eight classes each year.

Majors and Degrees Offered

Lewis & Clark offers one degree: the Bachelor of Arts. Students have a wide selection of majors from which to choose: art (studio), art history, Asian studies, biochemistry and molecular biology, biology, chemistry, classics, computer science, computer science and mathematics, economics (international, public policy, and theory), English, environmental studies, foreign languages, French, German, Hispanic studies, history, international affairs, mathematics, music, philosophy, physics, political science, psychology, religious studies, rhetoric and media studies, sociology/anthropology, and theater. Students may also design their own major, pursue a double major, or select from 27 minors. Pre-professional preparation is available in the fields of law, business, education, entrepreneurship, and medicine. Dual degree (3-2 or 4-2) programs in engineering are offered in cooperation with Columbia University, Washington University in St. Louis, and the University of Southern California. A dual degree, 4-2 B.A/M.B.A. program is available in conjunction with the Simon Graduate School of Business at the University of Rochester. A dual degree, 4-1 B.A/M.A.T program is offered through Lewis & Clark's Graduate School of Education and Counseling. In addition, there is a guaranteed admission agreement with Lewis & Clark's Law School for students meeting certain criteria.


Faculty and Class Information

Student/Faculty
12:1
Total Faculty
410
with Terminal Degree
206

222
Women
188
Men
73
Minority

Most frequent class size
10 - 19
Most frequent lab / sub section size
10 - 19


Graduation Rates

Graduate in 4 years
66%
Graduate in 5 years
72%
Graduate in 6 years
72%

Majors

  • Area, Ethnic, Cultural, and Gender Studies

  • East Asian Studies
  • Ethnic Studies
  • French Studies
  • German Studies
  • Hispanic-American, Puerto Rican, and Mexican-American/Chicano Studies

  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences

  • Biochemistry
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General

  • Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs

  • Communication Studies/Speech Communication and Rhetoric

  • Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services

  • Computer Science

  • English Language and Literature/Letters

  • English Language and Literature, General

  • Foreign languages, literatures, and Linguistics

  • Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
  • Foreign Languages and Literatures, General

  • Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences

  • Pre-Dentistry Studies
  • Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
  • Pre-Pharmacy Studies
  • Pre-Veterinary Studies

  • History

  • History, General

  • Mathematics and Statistics

  • Mathematics, General

  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

  • Mathematics and Computer Science

  • Natural Resources and Conservation

  • Environmental Studies

  • Philosophy and Religious Studies

  • Philosophy
  • Religion/Religious Studies

  • Physical Sciences

  • Chemistry, General
  • Physics, General

  • Psychology

  • Psychology, General

  • Social Sciences

  • Economics, General
  • International Relations and Affairs
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Sociology and Anthropology

  • Visual and Performing Arts

  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • Music Theory and Composition
  • Music, General


Students Say

While living in Portland, Oregon, you may "get rained on a lot," that doesn't stop many students from extolling about the otherwise "wonderful," "perfect," "ideal," and "exciting" location. This "suburban-hilltop liberal arts college" sits in an "absolutely beautiful" spot "next to a huge forest, [with] downtown only twenty minutes away." Besides the setting, students are lured by the school's "strong outdoors program," "great study abroad opportunities," as well as the promise of "a very green and liberal school." "Lewis & Clark is a utopia for thinkers and outdoors lovers alike. While challenging academically, the emphasis on a holistic education means that students are encouraged to explore all that Portland and the beautiful Northwest has to offer." Professors are noted for their support and "are devoted to their students in a way that wouldn't be possible in a larger school." "Lewis & Clark has professors that care so much, and if you want to put the effort into building relationships with them you will get so much from the education." Students give excellent marks for the "seasoned professors in upper-level classes." However, one student feels that "some of the temporary staff are less excellent."

Degrees

Bachelor's
Doctoral/Professional
Master's
Post-Master's certificate

Career Services

On-Campus Job Interviews Available
No

Career Services

Alumni Network
Alumni Services
Classes
Interest Inventory
Internships
On Campus Interviews
Regional Alumni
Opportunities at School

Experiential
Internship

Notable Faculty


Prominent Alumni


Earl Blumenauer
Congressman

Keith Lindner
President of American Financial Group

Leslie Culbertson
Corporate VP and Director of Finance at Intel

David Stumpf
Chairman, Dept. of Neurology,Northwestern Univ.

Amber Case
Founder of Geoloqi and technologist

Susan Willis Tolle
Director of the Center for Ethics in Health Care

Matt Wuerker
Cartoonist and illustrator for Politico, Pulitzer prize winner

Academic Rating

Graduation Rates

Graduate in 4 years
66%
Graduate in 5 years
72%
Graduate in 6 years
72%

Career Services

On-Campus Job Interviews Available
No

Career Services

Alumni Network
Alumni Services
Classes
Interest Inventory
Internships
On Campus Interviews
Regional Alumni
Opportunities at School

Experiential
Internship

ROI & Outcomes

Information from PayScale:

Starting Median Salary (Up to Bachelor's degree completed, only)
$38,700

Mid-Career Median Salary (Up to Bachelor's degree completed, only)
$77,000

Starting Median Salary (At least Bachelor's degree)
$40,300

Mid-Career Median Salary (At least Bachelor's degree)
$77,400

Percent High Job Meaning
63%

Percent STEM
16%


Students Say

“Many students have internships with companies or non-profits in Portland” and there are “lots of opportunities for research and internships” at Lewis & Clark. “The resources available for career and community engagement are great,” says one Sociology major and “Students are able to develop very personal relationships with professors, which can be key in pursuing careers following school,” adds a Psychology major. At the school’s Career Development Center, students are encouraged to consult a handout (also available online) known as the Road Map, which helps them plan out their college and post-college careers. Lewis & Clark encourages students to engage with the surrounding Portland community and students can drop by the Office of Student and Leadership Service to learn more. The school’s Alumni Career Corps helps put current Lewis & Clark students in touch with past graduates who could be potential employers or internship leaders. The Career Development Center also helps students with questions related to graduate school applications—Lewis & Clark itself boasts a well-known law school.

Colleges that Create Futures

Overview

From The School


Tuition, Room, Board and Fees

2016-17 tuition and fees are $46,894, and room and board are $11,540.

Financial Aid

During the 2014-15 academic year approximately 90 percent of Lewis & Clark students received some form of financial assistance. Individual aid packages ranged from $1,000 to $59,000. Institutional, state, and federal resources including grants, loans and work-study may be part of an aid package. Eligibility for need-based funds is based primarily on an analysis of the income and asset information submitted on the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and the College Board's CSS/Financial Aid PROFILE. Household size and the number of students in college (excluding parents) are also considered in the analysis. To receive priority consideration for all sources of need-based financial aid, students must meet appropriate deadlines for admission and should submit the FAFSA and PROFILE by the date appropriate for their admissions plan as noted at go.lclark.edu/fao.


Dates

Application Deadlines
Notification Date
Mar 15

Required Forms

FAFSA
Forms CSSProfile

Bottom Line

Tuition is roughly $43,022, with an additional $360 in fees and approximately $1,050 in books and supplies. Room and board is roughly $11,218 and approximately 65 percent of Lewis & Clark undergraduates live on campus. Tuition and fees do not vary by year. The average Lewis & Clark undergraduate graduates with $27,421 in loan debt. Financial aid is available to international students.

Bang For Your Buck

While most students praise the “good” financial aid and cite the “excellent financial aid offers” as reasons for choosing Lewis & Clark, some say the Financial Aid office is “terrible.” Many students note they were offered merit scholarships, which influenced their decisions to attend. Fifty-five percent of undergraduates have borrowed from some sort of loan program. The average freshman receives $28,655 in need-based gift aid (the average undergraduate receives $29,334) and the average amount a Lewis & Clark student receives in need-based loan is $5,047. Lewis & Clark’s highest merit-based award is the Barbara Hirschi Neely Scholarship, which is awarded to first-year students of “exceptional academic achievement and distinctive personal accomplishment.” The Herbert Templeton National Merit Scholarship is a “merit-based scholarship…awarded to entering first-year students who have been selected as National Merit Scholars and who have designated Lewis & Clark as their first choice college.” Oregon Opportunity Grants are available to qualified Oregon residents and the Helen Sanders Scholarship is awarded to Native American students or those who demonstrate an interest in Native American issues.

Financial Aid Statistics

Average Freshman Total Need-Based Gift Aid
$29,808

Average Undergraduate Total Need-Based Gift Aid
$29,836

Average Need-Based Loan
$8,024

Undergraduates who have borrowed through any loan program
57%

Average amount of loan debt per graduate
$26,257

Financial aid provided to international students
Yes

Expenses per Academic Year

Tuition
$46,534
Required Fees
$360
Average Cost for Books and Supplies
$1,050

Tuition / Fees Vary by Year of Study
No
Board for Commuters
Transportation for Commuters
$990

On-Campus Room and Board
$11,540
Comprehensive Fee

Available Aid

Financial Aid Methodology
Federal and Institutional

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based
 

Need-Based College/University Scholarship or Grant Aid from Institutional Funds
Need-Based Federal Pell
Need-Based Private Scholarships
Need-Based SEOG
Need-Based State Scholarships

Non-Need-Based
Institutional non-need-based scholarship or grant aid is available

Federal Direct Student Loan Programs
Direct PLUS Loans
Direct Subsidized Stafford Loans
Direct Unsubsidized Stafford Loans

Federal Family Education Loan Programs (FFEL)
Federal Perkins Loans

Is Institutional Employment Available (other than Federal Work Study)
Yes

Direct Lender
No

Financial Aid Rating

Overall

From The School

With over 50 student organizations, there's never a lack of things to do at Lewis & Clark. Cultural events include lectures, symposia, art exhibits, plays, musical events, and dance performances. Athletics play an important role on campus, where 19 varsity teams, ten club teams, and numerous intramural sports keep students physically active. Nature-lovers will enjoy the College Outdoors program, which offers activities such as hiking, backpacking, rafting, skiing, and kayaking in the wilderness of the Pacific Northwest. There are also plenty of opportunities for volunteering in and around the Portland area.

Lewis & Clark is committed to residential education, to creating a community dedicated to the exploration of ideas, values, beliefs and backgrounds, to the discovery of lifelong friendships; and to collaboration, both formal and informal, with peers, faculty, and staff. There is no Greek system at Lewis & Clark.

About 65 percent of undergraduates live on campus in residence halls; most of our residential space is co-ed. Along with personal living space (usually shared by two to four students) are several community venues within the residence halls, including coffee houses, convenience stores, art centers, outdoor basketball courts, recreation and fitness centers, lounges, and game rooms. A variety of themed communities within the residence halls are also available (visual and performing arts, multicultural engagement, outdoor pursuits, environmental action, holistic wellness, global village, entrepreneurship, and more).


Student Body Profile

Total Undergraduate Enrollment
2,209
Foreign Countries Represented
80

Demographics

5.52%
Asian
2.35%
African-American
10.17%
Hispanic
66.24%
Caucasian
5.66%
Unknown
5.13%
International

61% female
39% male
89% are out of state
99% are full time
1% are part time

Students Say

To generalize, "students are usually athletes or hippies." There seems to be some divide between the two groups, but most everyone is "very liberal, engaged in a variety of issues, and smart." One student describes the school as being "full of people that you'd actually want to make friends with." Another says classmates are "genuine" and "really independent." "Most kids are more than willing to try something adventurous, and most take advantage of the fact that our student body has students coming from all over the country and world." Students tend to value "freedom of expression and thought, and an open environment in which to discuss differences." The fact that many students have traveled or lived in another country enriches the classroom experience. Classmates "constantly have stories about their time abroad," and "it is also very difficult to find someone who has never traveled abroad."

Overview

From The School


Location

Founded in 1867, Lewis & Clark College moved to its present location in Portland's southwest hills in 1942. The 137-acre campus sits on a wooded hilltop just six miles from Portland's dynamic downtown, offering stunning views of snow-covered Mount Hood.

Portland is a very livable city with an excellent public transportation system that includes buses, light-rail, and the Portland Streetcar. In addition, a free Lewis & Clark shuttle runs frequently into the heart of the city and back to campus. The scenic Willamette River bisects Metropolitan Portland, which is home to approximately 2 million people. There are endless things to do in Portland: 10,477 acres of parks; diverse galleries, museums, music groups, and theater and dance companies; and a nationally recognized food scene. The city also offers professional hockey, soccer, and the NBA's Portland Trail Blazers. Our students take advantage of the many internship and service opportunities available in the Portland metro area.

Just 50 miles east of campus rises Mount Hood with its 10-month-a-year skiing and snow-boarding. The rugged Oregon coastline is just 90 miles to the west. Throughout the state lie innumerable hiking, climbing, and backpacking opportunities.

Campus Facilities & Equipment

Located on Palatine Hill on a former estate, Lewis & Clark offers students a campus of unmatched physical beauty, along with academic and residential buildings designed to support a rigorous academic environment and strong sense of community.

The academic buildings include: the Aubrey R. Watzek library, which is open 24 hours on weekdays during the school year and houses over 740,000 items including books, documents, audiovisual materials, microforms, and periodicals. Through the Summit catalog, access to approximately 28 million items from 37 member institutions in the Pacific Northwest. Watzek library also houses the most extensive collection of printed materials known to exist on the Lewis and Clark Expedition. Evans Music Center, which includes a 410-seat recital hall equipped with an orchestra pit and stage elevator, 22 practice rooms, 43 pianos, two harpsichords, four pipe organs including an 85-rank Casavant pipe organ, a Baroque organ, Javanese gamelan, and an electronic music studio with CD production capability; Fir Acres Theatre, which houses a 225-seat Main Stage performance/teaching theatre and a black-box experimental theatre (also used as dance studio) along with a scene shop, costume room, green room and design lab; the Olin Center (physics and chemistry), the Biology-Psychology building, and BoDine (mathematical sciences), which all house well-equipped classrooms and extensive laboratory spaces for our natural sciences. Among our notable science facilities are a scanning electron microscope, a molecular modeling lab, a gas chromatograph/mass spectrometer, a high-pressure liquid chromatograph, 300 MHz FTNRM spectrometer, inert spectrophotometers, infrared spectrometers, observatory with Newtonian and solar telescopes, computer-enhanced optical microscope, a solid-state physics lab with variable temperature cryostat and superconducting magnet, a lab for studying the biomechanics of animal locomotion, an astrophysics lab and a lab for studying parallel computing. Nearby Tryon Creek State Park and the Columbia River Gorge are frequently used as laboratories for field courses in biology and geology.

Among other academic buildings are the Fields Center, which includes studio facilities for drawing, painting, sculpture, ceramics, computer graphics, graphic design, and photography; the Miller Center and Howard Hall are home to the humanities and social sciences with state-of-the-art classrooms, small auditoriums, and the Keck Interactive Language Lab.

Computer facilities include several public computer labs around campus available for student use. These labs house more than 130 computers, along with peripherals such as scanners, laser printers, and digital video editing equipment. Other equipment including digital still and video cameras, digital audio recorders and more are available for checkout. All residence halls have wireless capability. The institution has an 1000 Mbps connection to the internet.

Off-Campus Opportunities

Overseas and off-campus study programs have been a big part of Lewis & Clark for more than 50 years. Each year, about 300 students participate in approximately 30 programs abroad and in selected areas of the United States. During the next few years, programs will be offered in the Arizona borderlands, Australia, Chile, China, Cuba, Dominican Republic, East Africa, Ecuador, England, France, Germany, Ghana, Greece, India, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Morocco, New York, New Zealand, Russia, Senegal, South Korea, Spain, Vietnam and Washington, D.C.

Whether their off-campus study is domestic or abroad, students earn credit (equivalent to a full semester or year) for their academic work. Depending on the specific program content, it is possible to earn General Education and/or major credit during these programs. Typically, over 50% of students participate in one of these programs prior to graduating from Lewis & Clark. Students can use Lewis & Clark's financial aid and scholarships for assistance in these programs.


Campus Life

Undergrads living on campus
70%
Help finding off-campus housing
No

First-Year Students living on campus
98%

Campus Environment
Large Urban

Housing Options

Apartment Single
Dorms Coed
Dorms Female
Other
Theme Housing
Wellness Housing

Students Say

Life is full, and friends are plentiful at Lewis & Clark. "It's beautiful, small, and an overall friendly place with students who really take education seriously." Community supported agriculture (CSA) is taken seriously here, too. "Many are very concerned about living a healthy and sustainable life style" and are "very active gardeners and composters." The small campus is "beautiful and enjoyable to study and live in." "It feels intimate without feeling claustrophobic." When the weather is nice, "people try to find every excuse to be outside." "They generally enjoy hiking, skiing, camping, and many other activities that bring them closer to nature." Although partying exists, it is not at the forefront here. "Parties are frequent, but hardly out of control." "A lot of students are involved in student-run organizations such as a cappella, theatrical improv, open mic nights, and their own bands. Many people are advocates, and lots of students give significant amounts of their time to assist their communities." With Portland easily accessible using the school's "free shuttle that goes from campus to downtown," escaping campus is "extremely easy." "There are so many fun things to do downtown—concerts, coffee shops, restaurants, and a ton of funky antique shops that are perfect to explore on a nice day. The Pearl District, Hawthorne Boulevard, and of course the Saturday Market are all fun places to go check out." Athletics are popular at Lewis & Clark, and students speak proudly of their teams. Although some students point out of lack of fans cheering them on at games and meets, one classmate puts it into perspective. "L&C was one of the only colleges to really support me being [a part] of the athletic department as a varsity basketball player and the music department as a classical double bass player. I didn't want to go to a college that would force me to choose between my two passions. L&C has allowed me to grow as an athlete, musician, and as a student; not a lot of colleges can do that."

Special Needs Admissions


College Entrance Tests Required
No

Interview Required
No

Special Need Services Offered


Student Activities

Registered Student Organizations
119
Number of Honor Societies
4

Number of Social Sororities
0
Number of Religious Organizations
8

Sports

Athletic Division
Division III

51% participate in intramural sports
16% participate in intercollegiate sports

Men's Sports (Pioneers)
9 Sports

Baseball
Basketball
Crew Rowing
Cross Country
Football
Golf
Swimming
Tennis
Track Field Outdoor
Women's Sports (Pioneers)
10 Sports

Basketball
Crew Rowing
Cross Country
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Swimming
Tennis
Track Field Outdoor
Volleyball

Student Services

Health
Womens Center
LGBT Support Groups
Minority Support Groups
Army ROTC Offered at cooperating institutions: University of Portland

Sustainability

Located in one of the world’s greenest cities, Portland, Oregon, Lewis & Clark College is eagerly doing its part to keep the city sustainable. Lewis & Clark requires all new buildings to achieve LEED Gold, and a whopping 100 percent of the school’s electricity is generated by “green power” sources! Portland’s 2009 Climate Action Plan sought a 20 percent reduction in greenhouse gas emissions by 2018, yet Lewis & Clark has already exceeded that goal by reducing emissions over 30 percent since 2006. Lewis & Clark’s location in the green mecca of Portland provides students with an abundance of opportunities to work with and learn from environmentally conscious organizations off campus. On campus, students can join groups such as SEED (Students Engaged in Eco- Defense), the Sustainability Council, and SABER (Student Advocates for Business and Environmental Responsibility). About a quarter of the food served on campus is grown within 100 miles of the school. The city of Portland has long been a trail-blazer—literally— in bike transportation, having over 150 miles of bike lanes. Lewis & Clark works to help students utilize this healthy and environmentally friendly mode of transportation. The student bike sharing program was recently funded by the school’s “Green Fee Fund,” giving student body access to bikes, safety gear, and training. In addition, the college has started installing bike repair stations around campus for when students need a quick bolt tightening or tire pump. The school’s latest construction, the LEED-certified Holmes Hall, also has a free electric vehicle charging station. In 2013, the college was recognized for its efforts by being ranked first in the Northwest Conference in the EPA’s College and University Green Power Challenge.

School Has Formal Sustainability Committee
Yes

Sustainability-focused degree available
Yes

School employs a sustainability officer
Yes

Public GHG inventory plan
Yes

% food budget spent on local/organic food
75%

Available Transportation Alternatives

Bike Share
Yes

Car Sharing Program
Yes

Carpool/Vanpool Matching Program
Yes

Cash-Out Parking
No

Condensed Work Week Option For Employees
Yes

Free Or Reduced Price Transit Passes And/Or Free Campus Shuttle
Yes

Incentives Or Programs To Encourage Employees To Live Close To Campus
Yes

Indoor And Secure Bike Storage, Shower Facilities, And Lockers For Bicycle Commuters
Yes

Reduced Parking Fees For Car And Van Poolers
Yes

School Adopted A Policy Prohibiting Idling
Yes

School Developed Bicycle Plan
No

School Offers A Telecommute Program For Employees
Yes

Campus Security Report

Campus Security Report

The Jeanne Clery Act requires colleges and universities to disclose their security policies, keep a public crime log, publish an annual crime report and provide timely warnings to students and campus employees about a crime posing an immediate or ongoing threat to students and campus employees.

Please visit The Princeton Review’s page on campus safety for additional resources: http://www.princetonreview.com/safety

The Princeton Review publishes links directly to each school's Campus Security Reports where available. Applicants can also access all school-specific campus safety information using the Campus Safety and Security Data Analysis Cutting Tool provided by the Office of Postsecondary Education of the U.S. Department of Education: http://ope.ed.gov/security


Other Information

Campus-wide Internet Network
Yes

Email and Web Access Available
Yes

% of Classrooms with Wireless Internet
100

Number of Computer Labs / Classrooms
18

Average Number of PC's per Lab
16

Network Access in Dorm Rooms
Yes

Network Access in Dorm Lounges
Yes

Fee for Network Use
No

Student Web Pages Permitted
No

Student Web Pages Provided
No

Partnerships with Technology Companies
Yes

Online Class Registration Available
Yes

Personal computer included in tuition for each student
No

Require Undergraduates to Own Computers
No

Undergraduates that Own Computers
98%

Discounts Available with Hardware Vendors
No

Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Courses
Yes

Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Campus Radio / TV Stations
Yes

Campus Visits Contact

Contact
Admissions Office
Visit Coordinator

Address
Office of Admissions
0615 S.W. Palatine Hill Road
Portland, OR 97219-7899

Phone
800-444-4111

Email
admissions@lclark.edu

Experience College Life

Most Popular Places On Campus
Aubrey Watzek Library
Templeton Student Center
Pamplin Sports Center
Estate Gardens
Maggies Coffee Shop
You should also check out the Hoffman Art Gallery, Evan Williams Memorial Tree Walk, and JR Howard Hall (most recent example of our commitment to sustainable building practices).

Most Popular Places Off Campus
Downtown Portland- so much to see and do!
Columbia River Gorge & Multnomah Falls
Mt. Hood
Oregon Coast
Powell's Book Store
Be sure to plan time for lunch at one of Portland's food carts.

Campus Tours

Campus Visiting Center
Monday-Friday; Saturday by appt.
8:30am-5pm; 9:30am-noon
800-444-4111

Campus Tours
Appointment Required: Yes
Dates: Year-round
Times: Varies
Average Length: 1 hour

On Campus Interview

Campus Interviews
Yes

Information Sessions
Available

Times
daily, following the tours

Faculty and Coach Visits

Dates/Times Available
Academic Year

Arrangements
Contact Coach Directly

Advance Notice
1 week

Contact Email Address for Visit
orlickr@lclark.edu

Class Visits

Dates/Times Available
Academic Year

Arrangements
Contact Admissions Office

Overnight Dorm Stays

Overnight Dorm Stays
Available

Arrangements
Contact Admissions Office

Limitations
Available Mon-Thurs only during academic year

Transportation

Types of Transportation Available to Campus
The Portland International Airport is approximately 20 miles from campus. Tri-Met (public transportation) and taxis are available for the ride to campus from the airport. Amtrak trains and Greyhound/Trailways buses serve Portland.

Driving Instructions to Campus
From I-5, exit to Terwilliger Blvd. Follow Terwilliger south and east to campus (toward Tryon Creek State Park). The admissions office is in Frank Manor House.

Local Accommodations
Lewis and Clark is 6 miles south of Portland city center, in the southwest section of the city. There are also a variety of hotels and bed and breakfast options throughout the city and surrounding area.

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