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Lewis & Clark College Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$51,738 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$39,970 tuition
$10,358 on campus room & board
$1,050 books
$360 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)

$51,738 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$39,970 tuition
$10,358 on campus room & board
$1,050 books
$360 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$23,323 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
83% of students receive aid
26% get federal aid ($5,330 avg)
7% get state aid ($1,845 avg)
81% get institn'l aid ($23,323 avg)
50% get loans ($6,518 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 4.61% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 4.61% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

$12,354,699
Annual Aid Awarded
Aid/Loans
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $25,162 81%
Federal Grant Aid $5,330 26%
Pell Grants $4,134 26%
Other Federal Grants $1,235 26%
Institution Grant Aid $23,323 81%
State Grant Aid $1,845 7%
Student Loans $6,518 50%
Federal Loans $5,807 50%
Other Loans $10,882 3%

Merit Aid Available

Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: February 15
Financial aid deadline: -
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: -
Does Lewis & Clark College offer...
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
0615 S W Palatine Hill Rd
Portland, OR 97219-7899
(503) 768-7000
http://www.lclark.edu/dept/sfs/
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $1,999
Out of State $1,999

Reviews

Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 5
  • Taylor from Portland, OR
  • Aug-05-2013 I am a current student here

    Like any private college, you're going to have to empty your wallet (and more). Luckily, this school is incredible with its financial aid. The only reason why I am able to attend this school is because of the aid I received! Attending L&C may break the bank, but it is entirely worth it. You would be attending an incredible school that is commonly referred to as an ivy-league institution on the West Coast. Don't believe me? My biology professor used to teach at Harvard University... Our school provides the best teaching staff to make the best out of its students. What also helps is the incredibly alumni and donors to the college. There are many gateways waiting to be open because of the schools alumni.

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  • 4
  • Melissa from Newhall, CA
  • Feb-27-2013 I am a current student here

    Though tuition is expensive, the education received it worth it. With small classroom environments, each student is given individual attention. Teachers are available during their office hours or by appointment to hep students. Financial Aid is also very good.

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  • 4
  • Lana from Bremerton, WA
  • Jul-08-2012 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    While Lewis & Clark is known for being an expensive private school, it also have the resources and endowment to provide excellent scholarships for its accepted students. Last year, $25.7 million was provided to the entire student body in the way of grants and scholarships. L&C also has a job placement program for graduating seniors, which takes a lot of the stress out of job hunting.

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  • 5
  • Rachel from Bend, OR
  • Jul-06-2012 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    I come from a very low income family, and while L&C really shouldn't be in my price range at all, I was eligible for the Lewis & Clark Grant and that brought it into a much more affordable range. It's a private college so you can get a lot of institutional funding to make going to school here more realistic. There are a wide variety of incredible opportunities available at L&C that may not be accessible elsewhere, such as undergraduate research, which was a selling point for me.

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  • 4
  • Shannon from West Hills, CA
  • May-24-2012 I am a current student here

    I personally love Lewis & Clark. There are obviously things that are being improved upon and things that the student body would like to see changed, but they are not big enough problems that cause the school to not be worth your money. In order to make these improvements, tuition was raised this past year which is quite upsetting considering how much the school already costs. I do believe that the education we receive, the amenities available to us, and the opportunities that are presented are worth the money.

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