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Lewis and Clark Demographics & Diversity

Portland, Oregon

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Lewis and Clark are primarily White with a smaller Hispanic population. The school has medium racial diversity. 34% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Lewis & Clark College students
Race Percent of Students
White 66%
Black 2%
Hispanic 10%
Asian 6%
American Indian / Alaskan 1%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 4%
International 5%
Race Unknown 6%
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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 81% more female students than male students enrolled at Lewis & Clark College with a gender ratio of 64% women to 36% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Lewis and Clark has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Lewis & Clark College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 36%
Women 64%
Enrollment by gender for Lewis & Clark College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 1,208
Women 2,188

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very High

Lewis and Clark serves a very high number of out-of-state students with 90% of the student body residing outside of Oregon or from other countries.

Enrollment by geographic location for Lewis & Clark College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 10%
Out of State 86%
Foreign 4%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$69,786 per year

22% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 2%
Part time Undergrads 0.4%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=209056 IPEDS survey data for Lewis & Clark College.