Lewis-Clark State College
Lewiston, ID 83501-2698


Type 4 year
Control Public
Campus size Small
Campus locale City
Degrees offered Undergrad only
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 3,924
Religious affiliation None
Student to faculty ratio 14:1
Campus housing
Dormitory capacity 407 students
Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Types of Programs Offered
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
High school education
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
Teacher certification
ROTC - Army
ROTC - Navy
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates


Acceptance Rate
(Fall 2016)

Lewis-Clark State College is less selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 1,124 applications and 1,092 students were granted admission. Lewis-Clark State College is at the #95 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.

Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 29% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 80% submitted SAT scores.

Test Scores

Students admitted and enrolled in Fall 2016 have test scores in the following ranges.
SAT820 to 1030
ACT18 to 23
Learn more about admission requirments

Tuition & Fees

Lewis-Clark State College charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $17,620 and in-state students paid $6,120.

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

Average Net Price
National Average = $12,440
In State Tuition
National Average = $6,695
Out of State Tuition
National Average = $17,196
Learn more about tuition & fees

Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 96% of Lewis-Clark State College's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 50% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,104 (which is 7.4% below the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at Lewis-Clark State College in 2016-2017, was 299, which is 59% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $4,637 (which is 12.5% below the national average.)

Pell Grant
National Average = $4,432
Federal Loan
National Average = $5,302
Financial aid
National Average = 85%
Learn more about financial aid

Student Body

In Fall 2016, Lewis-Clark State College has enrolled a total of 3,924 students (2,290 students full-time and 1,634 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 3,924 students, 353 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 38% men and 62% women and all students were enrolled for undergraduate studies.

The institution also enrolled 680 students for distance studies.

Total Enrollment

Student Diversity

White: 82%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 4%

Hispanic: 3%

Two or more races: 3%

Non-resident alien: 2%

Asian: 1%

Black/African American: 1%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 1%


Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Lewis-Clark State College.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Health Professions And Related Programs 18% 485
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 18% 483 0
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities 16% 448 0
Education 6% 153 43
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services 4% 113
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services 3% 90 16
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies 3% 78
Mechanic And Repair Technologies/technicians 3% 77
Public Administration And Social Service Professions 3% 70
Biological And Biomedical Sciences 2% 42

Graduation & Dropout Rates

Graduation rate
national average: 46%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Lewis-Clark State College full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

Still enrolled
Dropout rate
Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

Earnings After College

Median Annual Income
national average: $32,738

The typical median income of Lewis-Clark State College graduates 6 years after enrollment is $29,400. Last year, out of the total 1,267 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 1,115 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 1,506 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 1,280 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $29,400 $33,800
Employment Rate 88% 85%
Total Graduates 1,267 1,506

Campus Location

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