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Ranking Raves

October 21, 2013

  • Students on our study abroad program
    Students on our study abroad program

Lewis & Clark continues to receive national accolades for excellence in overseas study, public service, and sustainability.

U.S. News & World Report—For the second year in a row, U.S. News & World Report has recognized Lewis & Clark’s overseas and off-campus program as one of the best in the nation. Lewis & Clark is the only school in the Pacific Northwest to make the 2014 study abroad list, which also features Dartmouth, Georgetown, and Stanford. The college is also one of the top 75 liberal arts colleges in the country, according to the U.S. News rankings.

Washington Monthly’s Top 25—Focusing on how schools contribute to the public good, Washington Monthly named Lewis & Clark among the top 25 liberal arts colleges in the country. Lewis & Clark was ranked third among liberal arts colleges for community service participation and hours served.

The college also received high marks for alumni participation in the Peace Corps. Washington Monthly rates schools based on their contributions in three broad categories: social mobility (recruiting and graduating low-income students), research (producing cutting-edge scholarship and Ph.D.s), and service (encouraging students to give something back to their country).

Princeton Review’s Green Honor Roll— Lewis & Clark is one of the greenest schools in the nation, according to the Princeton Review. The college is among only 22 schools to make the publication’s 2014 Green Honor Roll, which highlights sustainability-related practices, policies, and academic offerings.

Sierra Club’s “Cool School” List—Sierra magazine has named Lewis & Clark one of its top 20 “Cool Schools,” a list that honors America’s greenest colleges and universities. The Sierra Club rankings are based on surveys that track categories including energy supply, water usage, food, research, purchasing, transportation, waste management, financial investments, and innovation.

Find out more at Recognitions and Rankings.

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