About Lewis-Clark State College

Founded in 1893, Lewis-Clark State College. is a Public college. Located in Idaho, which is a city setting in Idaho, the campus itself is Urban. The campus is home to 3,924 full time undergraduate students, and 0 full time graduate students.

The Lewis-Clark State College Academic calendar runs on a Semester basis. In the school year the student to faculty ratio was 14:1. There are 175 full time instructional teachers. Degrees awarded at Lewis-Clark State College include: Bachelor's Degree, Masters Degree, Post-master's certificate, Doctor's degree.

Quick Facts

Acceptance Rate97%
Application Deadline
Application Fee0
SAT Range820-1030
ACT Range18-23

Admissions at LCSC are considered Less Selective, with ,5% of all applicants being admitted.

In the school year, of the students who applied to the school, only 50 of those who were admitted eventually ended up enrolling.

73% of incoming freshmen are in the top half of their high school class. 16% were in the top quarter, and 8% were in the top tenth. You can apply online.


We asked, and students answered these important questions about student life at Lewis-Clark State College.

“We”re apathetic”
“We know about current events and vote”
“We participate and encourage others to get involved”
“There”s nothing we won”t protest”
“We save it for the classroom”
“Sometimes, but not often”
“There”s usually intelligent conversation to be found”
“All the time, including weekends”
“I”m always terrified”
“I only go out in groups”
“I usually let someone know where I”m going”
“I feel extremely safe”
“We don”t play sports”
“We play recreationally”
“We bought the gear”
“We live for the big game”
“It”s not really our thing”
“Occasinally we gallery crawl”
“There are a variety of opportunities”
“We”re a very artistic group”
“Haven”t met them”
“Available in class”
“They keep regular office hours”
“They”re always available”
“No greek life, but other groups to join”
“There is some involvement, but not a lot”
“Plenty of people join a sorority or fraternity”
“It”s everything. If you”re not greek, you”re a geek”
“We”re not into drinking at all”
“Maybe a little, but it”s not a big thing”
“We only party on weekends”
“There”s some drinking happening every night”
“Never, we”re here to learn”
“There might be people who do”
“People are known to partake on weekends”
“There”s a huge drug scene”

Lewis-Clark State College REVIEWS

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  • How would you rate on-campus housing?

    17 Students rated on-campus housing 3.6 stars. 12 % gave the school a 5.0.

  • How would you rate off-campus housing?

    18 Students rated off-campus housing 3.4 stars. 0 % gave the school a 5.0.

  • How would you rate campus food?

    23 Students rated campus food 3.3 stars. 13 % gave the school a 5.0.

  • How would you rate campus facilities?

    27 Students rated campus facilities 4.2 stars. 41 % gave the school a 5.0.

  • How would you rate class size?

    27 Students rated class size 4.4 stars. 56 % gave the school a 5.0.

  • How would you rate school activities?

    27 Students rated school activities 3.3 stars. 19 % gave the school a 5.0.

  • How would you rate local services?

    27 Students rated local services 4.1 stars. 37 % gave the school a 5.0.

  • How would you rate academics?

    27 Students rated academics 4.2 stars. 44 % gave the school a 5.0.

What's your overall opinion of Lewis-Clark State College?

11 Students rated Lewis-Clark State College

ammon - 08/11/2020

Love it! The teachers and staff are great, the campus is beautiful, the atmosphere is great. The class sizes are small which I especially like and the staff are always ready to help. Located in downtown lewiston idaho there is a strong feeling of history on campus.

Emily - 05/27/2020

LC State is that it's a great school for the people that work well in smaller classes and like to work directly with staff and professors. It's a very close knit community and campus, everyone is invested in their education and staff/professors are just as invested as the students. It's a great campus and there are some really great people that teach and work there. I love going to school here and can't wait to finish my degree here.

Stacy - 01/28/2019

Lewis-Clark State College is amazing. The campus is beautiful and they have facilities for almost everything that you can think of. I like that this college is not a party college but more of an academic college, which is what is should be. I would recommend LCSC for anyone looking to further their education.

Jayden - 06/26/2018

LCSC is a great school, especially for its size and price. It several off-campus buildings, which I stayed in my first semester and sever partnerships with several businesses throughout the LC Valley. With having such small class sizes, the professors are almost always available outside of class and they get to know their students really well.

Lewis-Clark State College FAQS

  1. What is the Acceptance Rate at Lewis-Clark State College?

    The fall 2020 acceptance rate for Lewis-Clark State College is 97%. That means, out of _____ applications received in 2020 , _____ students were offered admission. The number of males who applied was _____ vs the number of females which was _____.

  2. What should every freshman at your school know before they start?

    Stay with your family a little longer and save up a little more money befor you move out on your own. There is nothing wrong with staying with family and working but not paying rent. And also have some more fun your only young once.

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  3. Describe the students at your school.

    I dont really know a lot of my class mates. the few that i do know are pretty cool people. mostly though around here people dont go out of their way to make friends.

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  4. What kind of person should attend this school?

    One of the greatest things about Lewis-Clark State College is there is no "one type" that attends. There are many non-traditional students; single mothers, fathers building a better life, grandparents eager to learn, etc. If someone wants fantastic Professors that really give individual attention, a great curriculum and a wide range of opportunities, then that's the type of person that should attend.

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  5. Describe how your school looks to someone who's never seen it.

    My school will provide academic, social and individual success for any person who attends it.

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  6. Here's your chance: Say anything about your college!

    My school is small in size, so it allows for a person experience. Also, it is a respected university that allows people to stay in their home towns to try to cut down costs.

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  7. What's unique about your campus?

    small class sizes and activities on campus.

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  8. What do you consider the worst thing about your school? Why?

    The worst thing about this school is that its just too small, there is no football team, and i like football. Also various other things like the hours of the food court are awful.

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  9. What's the most frustrating thing about your school?

    Overall Lewis-Clark state college is a great place to attend but it would be nice if campus would expand environmental programs (go green), maybe a campus garden or support the local farmers market in more direct ways. Being an out of state student the scholarships and grants available are quite limited which makes it hard to pay for my education.

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  10. Describe your favorite campus traditions.

    Lowst tuition price

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  11. What kind of person should not attend this school?

    Wow, that's difficult to answer. I think getting a higher education is so important. Anyone that isn't serious about improving their life shouldn't attend this school (LCSC).

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  12. What's the one thing you wish someone had told you about freshman year?

    I wish I had known what a great school I had right here in my hometown. My first year, I attendend college in New Mexico. I then transferred to LCSC and have had a great educational experience so far.

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  13. What do you brag about most when you tell your friends about your school?

    I have smaller class sizes than most colleges. The girls and boys basketball teams are phenomenal.

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  14. What are the academics like at your school?

    There are many classes and majors to choose from at LCSC. It is a great school to go to if you aren't exactly sure what you want to do yet, because I'm sure with all of the instructors, advisors, and administrators help, one will be able to make their decision more easily. Not only that, but classes are generally on the small side, so if you like one on one time with professors it is the best.

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  15. What are the most popular student activities/groups?

    LCSC is known for its baseball team, so I would definitely have to say that is what is most popular. However, there are many, many things to choose from.

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All students must apply yearly for financial aid. This process starts with the FAFSA. Though financial aid deadlines vary by school, it is a good idea to apply as soon as possible. For the upcoming school year, you can apply as early as October 1 for the FAFSA. Additional school aid will be dependent on the FAFSA results.

96% of students attending Lewis-Clark State College receive some sort of financial aid. 50% were awarded federal grants. While 59% received federal loans. Many students do also need to apply for additional private student loans.

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$75 - $110K
$110K & UP

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