|Admission Standards||Very High|
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How hard is it to get into Lewis and Clark and can I get accepted? The school has a 72% acceptance rate ranking it #5 in Oregon for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 4,231 out of 5,863 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 18 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.
Submission of SAT or ACT scores is not required for admission to Lewis & Clark College. If you submit test scores, they will be considered with your application, but they are not mandatory. .
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||630|
|SAT Math 25th||590|
|SAT Composite 25th||1220|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||710|
|SAT Math 75th||690|
|SAT Composite 75th||1400|
|Average SAT Score||1310|
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Lewis & Clark College?
Lewis & Clark College typically prefers applicants to be in the top 22 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1220 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 1130. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1310 out of 1600. The school ranks #2 in Oregon for highest average SAT composite score. 0 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1400 and Above||Good||>81%|
|1310 to 1400||Avg +||72%-81%|
|1220 to 1310||Avg -||60%-72%|
|1130 to 1220||Reach||47%-60%|
|Less than 1130||Low||<47%|
|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||29|
|ACT Composite 75th||31|
|Average ACT Score||29|
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. 0 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Lewis & Clark College.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|31 and Above||Good||>81%|
|29 to 31||Avg +||72%-81%|
|27 to 29||Avg -||60%-72%|
|25 to 27||Reach||47%-60%|
|Less than 25||Low||<47%|
What GPA do you need to get into Lewis & Clark College?
Applicants require exceptionally good grades to get into Lewis and Clark. 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 72% of students who apply.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|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|
GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House
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)||11%||14%||12%|
Applicants have 288 days left until the Fall 2021 term applications are due on Aug 1, 2022.
The cost for prospective students to apply to Lewis & Clark College is $0.
What are the requirements for admission to Lewis & Clark College and what student information is used for admission decisions?
|Test Scores||Considered but not required|
|High School GPA||Considered but not required|
|High School Class Rank||Considered but not required|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Considered but not required|
|Recommendations||Considered but not required|
|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.
72% of those who apply are granted admission to Lewis and Clark. Admission competition is low and the college has very high admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1220 and 1400. 0% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 27 and 31. 0% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.