Financial Aid Information
A private, liberal arts education is often more affordable than you think. Our financial aid program creates solutions to serve students from diverse economic backgrounds.
Within six months of graduation, 96% of the Lewis & Clark Class of 2020 was already changing the world through employment (72%) and continuing studies (24%).
Ninety-seven percent of L&C undergraduates receive some form of financial assistance.
4 in 5
Four Lewis & Clark graduates have been named Rhodes Scholar finalists in the last five years.
The generous merit aid package I received made me feel like L&C was investing in me, so now I make good on that investment by engaging with my classes and organizing student projects.
Even in his first year, his professors have already started to lay the groundwork for life after college—presenting rigorous, relevant coursework, and encouraging group collaboration along with valuing his own opinions and voice.
- Tuition and fees: $59,684
- Room (double occupancy): $8,186
- Board (14-meal flex plan): $6,198
- Books, transportation, and personal expenses (estimate): $3,102
- Health insurance: $3,721/year; waiver available
Applying for Financial Aid
In order to determine eligibility for need-based aid, you must fill out the FAFSA.
Lewis & Clark Federal School Code
We offer a payment plan that allows you to split each semester’s payment into five monthly installments, for a total of 10 payments over the course of the year.
Even before you submit your forms, you can get an idea of what it might cost to attend Lewis & Clark by using our net price calculator. This tool helps you estimate what financial aid might be available.
This tool helps you estimate what your direct (out-of-pocket) costs will be after financial aid.
Secure Document Upload Portals
Secure portal to upload and send files to our office.
Types of Aid
These awards do not require repayment upon graduation.
We offer a variety of scholarships based on academic excellence. All applicants are automatically considered for these awards.
These awards—which come from Lewis & Clark, federal, or state sources—are based on financial need.
These awards are available in entrepreneurship, speech and debate, and music.
Both need-based and non-need-based awards are available.
These are scholarships or awards from an organization other than Lewis & Clark.
The loans offer some advantages:
- Low interest rates
- Deferred interest on some types of loans
- Both need-based and non-need-based options
These loans are available to the parent of a dependent undergraduate student enrolled at least half-time.
These loans are designed to meet costs not covered by other forms of financial aid. Students are encouraged to pursue federal student loans (if eligible) and outside scholarships before applying for private student loans.