Lewis and Clark Admission Requirements
Chances of getting into Lewis & Clark College
|Admission Standards||Very High|
How hard is it to get into Lewis and Clark and can I get accepted? The school has a 71% acceptance rate ranking it #8 in Oregon for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 4,500 out of 6,305 applicants were admitted making Lewis and Clark a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Academically, it has very high requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 14 percent. Lewis & Clark College typically accepts and attracts "A-" average high school students. Only 12% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top quarter of their high school class.
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Lewis and Clark SAT Scores
Applicants Submitting SAT46%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||670|
|SAT Math 25th||610|
|SAT Composite 25th||1280|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||730|
|SAT Math 75th||710|
|SAT Composite 75th||1440|
|Average SAT Score||1360|
SAT Scores you need to get in
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Lewis & Clark College?
Lewis & Clark College typically requires applicants to be in the top 14 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1280 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 1200. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1360 out of 1600. The school ranks #2 in Oregon for highest average SAT composite score. 46 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1440 and Above||Good||>81%|
|1360 to 1440||Avg +||71%-81%|
|1280 to 1360||Avg -||59%-71%|
|1200 to 1280||Reach||46%-59%|
|Less than 1200||Low||<46%|
Lewis and Clark ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT48%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||28|
|ACT Math 25th||25|
|ACT Composite 25th||27|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||34|
|ACT Math 75th||30|
|ACT Composite 75th||31|
|Average ACT Score||29|
ACT Scores needed to get accepted
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Lewis and Clark?
Admission data indicates that Lewis and Clark regularly accepts students with ACT's of 27 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 15 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 25 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 29 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 31 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #2 in Oregon for highest average ACT composite score. 48 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Lewis & Clark College.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|31 and Above||Good||>81%|
|29 to 31||Avg +||71%-81%|
|27 to 29||Avg -||59%-71%|
|25 to 27||Reach||46%-59%|
|Less than 25||Low||<46%|
Avg. High School GPA3.9
Typical High School GradesA-
You will need exceptionally good grades to get into Lewis & Clark College. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Lewis & Clark College was 3.9 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily A- students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #1 in Oregon for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Lewis and Clark accepts 71% of students who apply.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Admission Chances|
|3.50 to 3.75||17%||Avg -|
|3.25 to 3.50||12%||Reach|
|3.00 to 3.25||7%||Reach|
|2.75 to 3.00||2%||Reach|
|2.50 to 2.75||N/A%||Low|
|2.25 to 2.50||N/A%||Low|
|2.00 to 2.25||N/A%||Low|
76% of Lewis & Clark College freshman were in the top twenty five percent of their high school graduating class.
|High School Class Rank||Freshmen Within Range|
|Top 10% of class||39%|
|Top 25% of class||76%|
|Top 50% of class||96%|
|Bottom 50% of class||4%|
|Bottom 25% of class||1%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||10%||16%||12%|
Applications were DueJan 15, 2019
Days left to ApplyNone
The application deadline for Fall 2019 has passed. Applications were due on Jan 15, 2019.
What are the requirements for admission to Lewis & Clark College and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
|Credit for Life Experiences||No|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=209056 IPEDS survey data for Lewis & Clark College.