Know Our Competition

It’s always good to know how we stack up against the competition. There are a variety of ways in which to compare Lewis & Clark with other institutions, including those below.

Cross-Applications (CAS)

It’s important to know where else our prospective students apply. This is a list of the top 10 schools to which we lose admitted students. (Provided by Admissions, January 2019)

  1. University of California at Berkeley
  2. University of California at Santa Cruz
  3. University of Puget Sound
  4. University of Oregon
  5. University of California at Davis
  6. Willamette University
  7. Colorado College
  8. Whitman College
  9. Occidental College
  10. University of California at Santa Barbara

Aspirant Peers (CAS)

The group below is a list of aspirant peer institutions, or schools we want to be like. Per the institutional research office, “These schools were chosen based on input and output metrics that align with our goals.” (List provided by IR, April 3, 2019)

  • Centre College
  • Denison University
  • Furman University
  • Gettysburg College
  • Kalamazoo College
  • Kenyon College
  • Lafayette College
  • Lawrence University
  • Sewanee: The University of the South
  • Skidmore College
  • Trinity College
  • Union College
  • University of Puget Sound
  • Wabash College
  • Whitman College

Resource Peers (CAS)

Another way to compare L&C to other institutions is by resources. According to Institutional Research, “This list represents institutions that are similarly resourced to Lewis & Clark.” (List provided by IR, April 2, 2019)

Per FTE
School 3-year average net assets per FTE 3-year average as % of LC
LaGrande College $102,451 96.9%
Augustana College $102,883 97.3%
Luther College $103,653 98.0%
Saint Vincent College $105,010 99.3%
Lewis & Clark College $105,777 100.0%
Stonehill College $106,497 100.7%
Grove City College $106,826 101.0%
Susquehanna University $110,020 104.0%
Alma College $110,026 104.0%
Saint Norbert College $112,076 106.0%
Westminster College $112,389 106.3%
Knox College $112,398 106.3%
Drew University $114,479 108.2%
Linfield College-McMinnville Campus $114,667 108.4%
Per Student
School 3-year average net assets per student 3-year average as % of LC
Bennington College $81,203 95.9%
Ouachita College $82,948 97.9%
Covenant College $83,098 98.1%
Lyon College $83,686 98.8%
Lewis & Clark College $84,689 100.0%
Maryville College $89,342 105.5%
Schreiner University $90,406 106.8%
Bard College at Simon’s Rock $90,923 107.4%
Birmingham Southern College $91,419 107.9%
Juniata College $93,083 109.9%
Saint Anselm College $93,933 110.9%
Coe College $95,224 112.4%
Lake Forest College $95,376 112.6%
Central College $95,982 113.3%
Dillard University $96,868 114.4%