January 21, 2012
Last fall, Lewis & Clark received high marks in a variety of national rankings that honor everything from service-oriented students to sustainability to exceptional faculty.
Contributions to society—Focusing on how colleges contribute to the public good, Washington Monthly named Lewis & Clark among the top 25 liberal arts colleges in the country.
Outstanding teaching—U.S. News & World Report ranked Lewis & Clark 15th in the nation for liberal arts colleges with the best undergraduate teaching.
Regional standout—One of only five Pacific Northwest schools profiled in U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Colleges” edition, Lewis & Clark stands out with its lush campus, its respected College Outdoors program, and its strong commitment to overseas study.
Local and global engagement—In Newsweek’s 2011 college rankings, Lewis & Clark came in fifth among the nation’s most service-oriented schools.
Integrated sustainability—The top Oregon pick for Sierra magazine’s “Coolest Schools” list, Lewis & Clark emphasizes innovation and integration in sustainability.
Beautiful surroundings—Lewis & Clark has one of the most beautiful campuses in the country, according to two different national rankings. The College took the number two spot in the Princeton Review list and number seven in Newsweek.