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December 15, 2003

Selected from the fourth-largest applicant pool in Lewis & Clark’s history, the class of 2006 is one of the College’s biggest and brightest. Here’s a look at the numbers.

Total applications: 3,224

Students in the class of 2006: 504

Transfer students: 58

Listed e-mail address as “deviant-twinkie”: 1

Hail from outside Oregon: 87%

National Merit Scholars: 8

Graduated in top quarter of their class: 74%

Aced the National Latin Exam: 1

Public school graduates: 66%

Started a literary magazine in high school: 1

States represented: 39 

Countries represented: 15

Received gift aid from Lewis & Clark: 71.3%

Average amount of Lewis & Clark gift aid: $12,733

Have a Lewis & Clark alum as a relative: 30

Attended a preorientation College Outdoors program: 108

Members of ethnic minorities: 14%

World travelers: Over half have already spent time overseas; more than 83% are considering one of our overseas study programs

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