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Class of 2009 … Is Very Fine!

Total first-year applications: 4,184 (a new record)

Percentage of students who applied online: 85%

Students in the class of 2009: 491 (60% acceptance rate)

Transfer students: 57 (44% acceptance rate)

Hail from outside Oregon: 84%

National Merit Scholars: 9

Graduated in top quarter of their class: 78%

Public school graduates: 80%

States represented: 37

Countries represented: 10

Receive financial aid from Lewis & Clark: 74%

Average amount of Lewis & Clark financial aid: $14,217

Attended a preorientation College Outdoors program: 123

Members of ethnic minorities: 12%

Have a Lewis & Clark alum as a close relative: 8%

World travelers: Over 50% have already spent time overseas; more than 80% of all new students are considering one of our overseas study programs.

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