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Third Culture Kids / Global Nomads

Prospective Students

Lewis & Clark strongly supports international education and welcomes applications from TCKs (Third Culture Kids) / Global Nomads. The College enrolls approximately 140 TCKs / Global Nomads each year, arranges a special, early orientation for these students—along with international students—each fall, and supports a TCK student group.

Lewis & Clark College recognizes that TCKs / Global Nomads bring something special to the campus. Their experiences, their talents and different “world view” enrich the classrooms and the residence halls.

How to Apply

Lewis & Clark processes TCK / Global Nomad applications according to the citizenship of the applicant. Choose the correct office below:

TCKs / Global Nomads who are U.S. citizens, dual citizens with U.S. citizenship, or permanent residents apply to Lewis & Clark College through the Admissions Office.


TCKs / Global Nomads who are citizens of a country other than the United States apply to Lewis & Clark College through International Students and Scholars.