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Lewis Clark State College

Lewiston, Idaho

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Lewis Clark State College overview
Location Lewiston, Idaho
Online lcsc.edu
School Type Public 4 Year
Setting Small City
Lewis Clark State College overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad
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Lewis-Clark State College, founded in 1893, is a public undergraduate college located at Lewiston in the state of Idaho. The campus is situated at the confluence of the Snake and Clearwater rivers, approximately 465 miles north of Boise and 104 miles south of Spokane, Washington, providing a scenic backdrop conducive to academic pursuits and outdoor activities alike. The college is known for its personalized learning environment and a student-focused approach. The architecture of the campus delivers a modern feel within a historical context, with some facilities reflecting the aesthetic of the Pacific Northwest. The institution maintains a broad array of academic offerings, with particularly recognized programs in Nursing, Education, and Criminal Justice. Application to the college is considered moderately selective, seeking a diverse student body while maintaining academic standards. On-campus living is available, with residency options designed to cater to a range of student preferences. Lewis-Clark State College does not have an extensive reputation for its athletic programs, but it does field competitive teams, known as the Warriors, in a selection of sports within the NAIA.

In the most recent statistical year 3,938 prospective students applied, and 3,417 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 496 enrolled in the school.  2,034 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 1,712 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2022/2023, excluding room and board, is $6,999 plus fees of $0. Lewis-Clark State College is ranked 969 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2024 U.S. Colleges Ranking.












Lewis-Clark State College is rated within the lower 28% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 3 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated


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Admission Standards

Extremely Easy
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SAT 850/1110
GPA 3.23

Applications Accepted

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Applications Due Aug 8, 2024
Applicant Competition Very Low
Application Fee $0

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Annual Cost to Attend

Idaho Resident Tuition

In State Costs for Lewis Clark State College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,400
Other Fees$0
Room and Board $8,460
Budget for Other Expenses$3,500
Total One Year Cost$20,359

Out of State Resident Tuition

Out of State Costs for Lewis Clark State College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,400
Other Fees$0
Room and Board $8,460
Budget for Other Expenses$3,500
Total One Year Cost$33,612

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Average Salary After 10 Years

$38,000 per year

Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate

28% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Lewis Clark State College students
Subject Percent of Class
Health Professions 22%
Business 19%
Education 9%
Human Services 7%
Mechanic and Repair Technologies 6%

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