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About Lewis Clark State College

Lewis-Clark State College is a public, state school in a small town setting in Lewiston, Idaho. Lewis Clark State College was founded in 1893 and now enrolls around 3,856 students a year, including 3,856 undergrads. Lewis Clark State College provides housing for students. Most students live in off campus housing.

There are many ways for students to get involved at Lewis Clark State College! Love music or performing? Perform with one of Lewis Clark State College's theater groups.

Interested in journalism or communications? Lewis Clark State College students can write for the campus newspaper, host a radio show or be a producer for the student-run television channel.

Planning to play sports? Lewis Clark State College has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at Lewis Clark State College on the Student Life page.

Learn more about life at Lewis Clark State College on the Student Life page.

Mark your calendar! August 8, 2022 is the final deadline to submit an application for Fall.

2021 Lewis Clark State College Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Overall Acceptance Rate 100%
Average GPA 3.4
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 84%
In-State Tuition $6,982
Out-of-State $20,238
Percent of Need Met 69.9%
Average First-Year Financial Aid Package $9,742

Is Lewis Clark State College a Good School?

The definition of a "good school" is different for different people. Admissions criteria, acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how competitive an institution is, but they don't tell you how happy or successful students are. However, there are a few good ways to get a better sense how satisfied students are and how well a school supports its student body.

Let's take a closer look at to get a better idea of what Lewis Clark State College offers and if it might be a good fit for you.

2021 Acceptance Rate for Lewis-Clark State College

It is slightly difficult to get into Lewis Clark State College. Lewis Clark State College admitted 100% of all applicants in 2021. Last year, 1,577 students applied to Lewis Clark State College and 1,573 were admitted.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Lewis Clark State College

Retention is the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. This is a way to get a sense of how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

Around 30% of students who started at Lewis Clark State College earn their Bachelor's degrees within six years. The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61% for public schools, and 67% for private, non-profit schools.

Job Outcomes for Lewis Clark State College Grads

Job placement rates after graduation and average starting salaries can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school.

Tuition and Financial Aid at Lewis Clark State College

Cost is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need. Lewis Clark State College meets 69.9% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. First-year students that attend Lewis Clark State College full-time are awarded $9,742 a year in financial aid, on average.

Graduates in the class of 2021 had an average of $21,908 in student loans per borrower. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

The 2022-2023 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2021

Some financial aid is awarded on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA early. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! No one should ever pay to fill out the FREE Application for Federal Student Aid, (FAFSA), so don't give your money (or info!) to any website that claim you do.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at Lewis Clark State College. Based on this information, how does Lewis Clark State College sound? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may be a terrible fit for another! So ask yourself: Is Lewis Clark State College a good school for you?

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Where is Lewis Clark State College?

Lewis Clark State College is located in the small town setting of Lewiston, Idaho.

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College Info

500 Eighth Avenue Lewiston, ID 83501-2698

Campus Setting: Small Town

Lewis Clark State College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Aug 8

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Lewis Clark State College is Aug 8.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Lewis Clark State College is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs


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Lewis Clark State College ACT Scores


ACT Range

17 - 22

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ACT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median ACT score of an admitted student to Lewis Clark State College is 20. Students with an ACT score of 22 and above have a good chance of getting into Lewis Clark State College. Students with an ACT score that falls between 17 and 22 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 17 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.

Lewis Clark State College SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

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Math SAT Range

430 - 550


Reading SAT Range

440 - 560

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Lewis Clark State College Tuition & Fees

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Wondering what life at Lewis Clark State College is like? There are approximately 3,856 students enrolled at Lewis Clark State College. 56% percent of students attend school full-time, 82% percent are from ID and 18% percent of students are from other states.


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