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Lewis and Clark College Admission 2020-2021, Requirement, Deadline & Acceptance Rate

Updated By : KOMAL YADAV

Lewis and Clark College Admissions Lewis and Clark College accepts applications for College of Arts & Science, Graduate School of Education & Counselling and Law School. With a moderate acceptance rate of 74%, college accepted over 4,500 applications out of 6,139 applications received.

  • College has a retention rate of 82%.
  • Applications for undergraduate admissions are accepted via the Common Application.
  • All transcripts need to be submitted in original language, along with official english translations.


Application PortalCommon Application or University Application
Application FeesUndergraduate: None
Graduate: $50
Acceptance Rate74%
Retention Rate82%
Student-to-Faculty Ratio12:1
Average GPA3.74-4.33
Average SAT1240-1410
Average ACT28-32

Lewis and Clark College Admission Deadlines

Application deadline for International students are as follows:

Undergraduate Courses
FallEarly Action & Decision: November 1
Regular Decision: January 15
SpringNovember 1
Transfer ApplicantsApril 1
Postgraduate CoursesVaries

Lewis and Clark College International Admissions

Lewis and Clark College accepts application of International students through “Office of International Students and Scholars”. SAT/ACT scores are not mandatory for International students but are highly recommended by college.

Admission Requirements for International Students

  • Original transcripts from institute last attended.
  • Official translations of documents in languages other than English are required.
  • Proof of financial support (currency type needs to be indicated if it is not in US dollars)
  • Essay or statement of purpose
  • School report
  • Teacher evaluation

English Language Requirement for International Students

Non-native english speaking International students are required to submit one of below scores as proof of english proficiency.

TestMinimum Score Required
TOEFLInternet based: 91
Paper based: 74 (22 in each section)
IB English APredicted 5
FCE(Level 3)A grade
CAE(Level 4)A grade
CPE(Level 5)A grade
STEP EikenLevel 1

Native english speaking International students can submitted SAT/ACT score or a portfolio to demonstrate english proficiency. Guidelines for submitting Portfolio:

  • One sample of graded analytical writing
  • One sample of graded quantitative/scientific work
  • Two academic Teacher Evaluations

Visa Requirements for International Students

International students are required to apply for F-1 visa after getting admitted at Lewis and Clark College.

Requirements for F-1 visa:

  1. I-901 SEVIS Student/Exchange fee receipt
  2. Letter of Admittance from Lewis and Clark College
  3. Proof of financial resources to pay for education in the US.
  4. Evidence of strong economic, family, social, or career ties to home country.
  5. Passport valid for at least one year into the future.
  6. Small (passport-size) full-face photograph (without head covering).

Lewis and Clark College Undergraduate Admissions

Admissions are offered to 29 majors and 27 minors in engineering, law, medicine, business, entrepreneurship, and teaching, among other professions. College also offers 30 overseas and off-campus programs at the undergraduate level.

Where to apply: Common Application

Application fee: None

Admission requirements: Following documents should be submitted by the applicant:

  • High school or Secondary transcripts
  • Verified SAT/ACT score submitted through one of the following methods:
    • Submitted directly from the testing agency
    • Included on an official high school transcript
    • Sent directly to the “Office of Admission” by high school counselor

Lewis and Clark College Graduate Admissions

College had an enrollment of 1,309 students for Fall 2018. Students are admitted to graduate programs in three departments: Counseling Psychology, Teacher Education, and Educational Leadership.

Where to Apply: Lewis and Clark Application Portal

Application Fee: $50

Academic Requirements:

  • Official Transcripts
  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant subject
  • Interview

Additional requirements for some of the graduate programs are as follows:

CourseApplication DeadlineAcademic Requirements
Art Therapy (MA)February 1Two essays Two letters of recommendation Resume Minimum GPA of 3.0 on a scale of 4.0 or GRE or MAT score within the 50th percentile. Portfolio 200 human service hours
Professional Mental Health Counselling (MA)January 15Two essays Three letters of recommendation Resume Minimum GPA of 2.75 on a scale of 4.0
Student Affairs Administration (MA)January 15Personal essay Letters of recommendation Resume Minimum GPA of 2.75 on a scale of 4.0
Marriage, Couple and Family therapy (MA)January 15Personal essay Three letters of recommendation Resume Minimum GPA of 2.75 on a scale of 4.0
Education Leadership - Higher Education Student Affairs Concentration (EdD)February 1Two essays Three letters of recommendation Resume Minimum GPA of 3.0 on a scale of 4.0 for undergraduate course

Applicants are admitted to undergraduate courses based on their high school marks and report. For admission to graduate courses, the applicant should hold a Bachelors’ degree in the relevant field and also satisfy the minimum GPA conditions for that program. Application decision for Early Decision and Early Action applications is conveyed to students by December 15 and January 1 respectively. Students applied through Early Action must notify the college of their enrolment decision by May 1.

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