• We welcome the Common Application.
We accept only the Common Application. You can apply online (fee waived) or on paper ($50 application fee). We require a supplement to the Common Application; see the Common Appllicaton Download Forms page for the online version of the supplement.
• If you prefer to apply on paper (for international students only), you can download a paper copy of our international student application form. If you use the paper application, must pay the $50 application processing fee.
Other Application Information
• Application deadlines
Because educational calendars vary from country to country, it is important for you to consult our application deadlines.
• Admissions Requirements for International Students
International applicants are required to meet rigorous standards. If you have questions about advanced placement credits, English proficiency, and test scores, you can find those answers here.
• Items to Accompany Your Application—A Checklist
Whether you apply online, with the Common Application or with a paper application, here is a checklist of documents that you need to send separately to Lewis & Clark College.
• The admissions essay is turned in as part of your application. However, because we encourage you to begin writing your essay as soon as possible, we also include the instructions here.
• Our Portfolio Path to admission is an alternative application option for students who would like to provide additional application materials in lieu of standardized testing.
• Interviews are an optional part of the application process. Read the top ten questions about Lewis & Clark College interviews if you’re wondering how, where, and if you should schedule an interview.
• Forms Related to Admission
All forms needed for admissions and financial aid applications are available online and maybe downloaded for free.
The Office of International Students and Scholars (ISS) is located in Templeton Campus Center on the Undergraduate Campus.
Director and Associate Dean of StudentsBrian White
Office of International Students and Scholars (ISS)
Lewis & Clark
0615 S.W. Palatine Hill Road, MSC 192
Portland, OR 97219