• <a href="/live/image/gid/227/width/650/98063_CAM-A-0516-0014.jpg" class="lw_preview_image lw_disable_preview" tabindex="-1"><picture class="lw_image lw_image98063"> <source type="image/jpeg" media="(max-width: 500px)" srcset="/live/image/gid/227/width/500/height/240/crop/1/98063_CAM-A-0516-0014.rev.1678851055.jpg 1x, /live/image/scale/2x/gid/227/width/500/height/240/crop/1/98063_CAM-A-0516-0014.rev.1678851055.jpg 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/227/width/500/height/240/crop/1/98063_CAM-A-0516-0014.rev.1678851055.jpg 3x"/> <source type="image/jpeg" media="(max-width: 800px)" srcset="/live/image/gid/227/width/800/height/383/crop/1/98063_CAM-A-0516-0014.rev.1678851055.jpg 1x, /live/image/scale/2x/gid/227/width/800/height/383/crop/1/98063_CAM-A-0516-0014.rev.1678851055.jpg 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/227/width/800/height/383/crop/1/98063_CAM-A-0516-0014.rev.1678851055.jpg 3x"/> <source type="image/jpeg" media="(max-width: 1200px)" srcset="/live/image/gid/227/width/1200/height/575/crop/1/98063_CAM-A-0516-0014.rev.1678851055.jpg 1x, /live/image/scale/2x/gid/227/width/1200/height/575/crop/1/98063_CAM-A-0516-0014.rev.1678851055.jpg 2x"/> <source type="image/jpeg" media="(min-width: 1201px)" srcset="/live/image/gid/227/width/1440/height/690/crop/1/98063_CAM-A-0516-0014.rev.1678851055.jpg 1x, /live/image/scale/2x/gid/227/width/1440/height/690/crop/1/98063_CAM-A-0516-0014.rev.1678851055.jpg 2x"/> <img src="/live/image/gid/227/width/1440/height/690/crop/1/98063_CAM-A-0516-0014.rev.1678851055.jpg" alt="Visiting our campus is the best way to get to know us." width="1440" height="690" srcset="/live/image/scale/2x/gid/227/width/1440/height/690/crop/1/98063_CAM-A-0516-0014.rev.1678851055.jpg 2x" data-max-w="3200" data-max-h="2133"/> </picture> </a><div class="hero-full_image_caption collapsable-caption"> Visiting our campus is the best way to get to know us.</div>

Visit Campus

Take a Campus Tour

Visiting Lewis & Clark is the best way to get to know us. Our three campuses—undergraduate, graduate, and law—are nestled in a forest just six miles from downtown Portland, and we have a free shuttle that will take you there.

Our undergraduate campus spans a ravine and is surrounded by trees, giving you ample space to explore and connect with nature.

Our law school is located next door to Tryon Creek State Park, which is where you’ll find members of our community hiking the 13 miles of stunning nature trails.

And our graduate school has an expansive green lawn that serves as a backyard, commonly listed as our students’ favorite place on campus. It’s also where our bee garden is housed!

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  • <blockquote><p><p> I visited the spring I got accepted and immediately fell in love with campus. The greenery, the short walk to a state park, combined with how the community greeted me, I quickly felt that I belonged here.</p></p><p class="quote-author"><a class="quoted-profile_name" href="/live/profiles/20422-john-mbanda">John Mbanda BA ’25</a><br/><span class="quoted-profile_meta">Minneapolis, Minnesota, and Rwanda</span></p></blockquote>
  • <blockquote><p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">It is one thing to be told how pretty campus is, but seeing it for yourself is a completely different experience. My campus visit put the value of a small liberal arts school into perspective.</span></p></p><p class="quote-author"><a class="quoted-profile_name" href="/live/profiles/16647-adam-schwarz">Adam Schwarz BA ’23</a><br/><span class="quoted-profile_meta">Daly City, California</span></p></blockquote>
  • <blockquote><p><p> I visited campus before deciding to come to L&C. It gave me a really good sense as to what my routine would look like here, where my classes would be, and where residence halls are located. My visit really certified my want to be a student at L&C.</p></p><p class="quote-author"><a class="quoted-profile_name" href="/live/profiles/18359-cadyn-schenk-turner">Cadyn Schenk-Turner BA ’26</a><br/><span class="quoted-profile_meta">Charlotte, North Carolina</span></p></blockquote>
  • <blockquote><p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">I probably wouldn’t have attended Lewis & Clark if I hadn’t</span> <span style="font-weight: 400;">visited</span><span style="font-weight: 400;">. The campus itself is what largely drove my decision to come here.</span></p></p><p class="quote-author"><a class="quoted-profile_name" href="/live/profiles/18309-jemma-montgomery">Jemma Montgomery BA ’23</a><br/><span class="quoted-profile_meta">Minneapolis, Minnesota</span></p></blockquote>
  • <blockquote><p><p> The first time I visited the campus, it felt like the place I wanted to grow in for the next four years.</p></p><p class="quote-author"><a class="quoted-profile_name" href="/live/profiles/19705-ana-sundvall">Ana Sundvall BA ’21</a><br/><span class="quoted-profile_meta">Boulder, Colorado</span></p></blockquote>
  • <blockquote><p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Visit! Also watch videos on the</span> <a href="https://www.youtube.com/c/lewisandclarkcollegeportlandoregon"><span style="font-weight: 400;">L&C YouTube channel</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. I watched those while making my decision, and I really think they capture the essence of our school.</span></p></p><p class="quote-author"><a class="quoted-profile_name" href="/live/profiles/14557-haley-wildhirt">Haley Wildhirt BA ’22</a><br/><span class="quoted-profile_meta">Longmont, Colorado</span></p></blockquote>
  • <blockquote><p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">When I visited, I got to sit in on a class. I was super nervous, but a student greeted me and let me sit by them for the class. It made me</span> <span style="font-weight: 400;">really excited to go somewhere where people are excited to learn.</span></p></p><p class="quote-author"><a class="quoted-profile_name" href="/live/profiles/16649-frankie-spurbeck">Frankie Spurbeck BA ’23</a><br/><span class="quoted-profile_meta">Minneapolis, Minnesota</span></p></blockquote>
  • <blockquote><p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">To me, Lewis & Clark offered the perfect blend of a community that is small enough to really feel supported while also having all the benefits of a metropolitan area. After I visited and saw the beautiful campus, its access to nature, and welcoming atmosphere first hand, I knew I could feel at home here.</span></p></p><p class="quote-author"><a class="quoted-profile_name" href="/live/profiles/16679-emily-larabee">Emily Larabee BA ’25</a><br/><span class="quoted-profile_meta">Anchorage, Alaska</span></p></blockquote>
  • <blockquote><p><p> I visited Lewis & Clark and knew that it had everything I wanted. I wanted to be at a small, liberal arts college in a Pacific Northwest city. It was also important to me to be able to join the swim team and go to an academically rigorous college.</p></p><p class="quote-author"><a class="quoted-profile_name" href="/live/profiles/17799-claire-baco">Claire Baco BA ’25</a><br/><span class="quoted-profile_meta">Shingle Springs, California</span></p></blockquote>
  • <blockquote><p><p> I visited L&C once before deciding to attend, and seeing the area and campus in person confirmed my decision. Campus is beautiful, hidden within trees and surrounded with flowers and moss.</p></p><p class="quote-author"><a class="quoted-profile_name" href="/live/profiles/18311-katie-ingersoll">Katie Ingersoll BA ’25</a><br/><span class="quoted-profile_meta">Bothell, Washington</span></p></blockquote>
  • <blockquote><p><p> After visiting campus, I was drawn to the close-knit community and the motivated atmosphere. I had this gut feeling where I could imagine myself among the students at L&C.</p></p><p class="quote-author"><a class="quoted-profile_name" href="/live/profiles/14638-natalie-zoz">Natalie Zoz BA ’23</a><br/><span class="quoted-profile_meta">Lincoln, Nebraska</span></p></blockquote>
  • <blockquote><p><p> My visit convinced me that L&C was a good choice because I met many staff members who already knew my name from my application and showed great excitement to meet me in person. It made me feel welcomed rather than just another statistic.</p></p><p class="quote-author"><a class="quoted-profile_name" href="/live/profiles/17133-rocio-yao">Rocío Yao BA ’24</a><br/><span class="quoted-profile_meta">Cuidad Autónoma de Buenos Aires, Argentina; Guangzhou, China; Northglenn, Colorado, United States</span></p></blockquote>
  • <blockquote><p><p> Way back in high school, I visited Lewis & Clark and found myself enamored with the gorgeous campus and was impressed with the friendliness of the people.</p></p><p class="quote-author"><a class="quoted-profile_name" href="/live/profiles/19756-terin-trachtenberg">Terin Trachtenberg BA ’21</a><br/><span class="quoted-profile_meta">Lincoln City, Oregon</span></p></blockquote>
  • <blockquote><p><p> I visited campus several times. I think my favorite visit was when I had the opportunity to meet with current students over lunch and ask them questions without the pressure of parents.</p></p><p class="quote-author"><a class="quoted-profile_name" href="/live/profiles/17697-eli-bricknell">Eli Bricknell ’24</a><br/><span class="quoted-profile_meta">Seattle, Washington; Kalamazoo, Michigan</span></p></blockquote>
  • <blockquote><p><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">I was astounded by the peacefulness and lush beauty of the campus when I visited, and left feeling like L&C could be a place where I feel at home.</span></p></p><p class="quote-author"><a class="quoted-profile_name" href="/live/profiles/14674-mateo-kaiser">Mateo Kaiser BA ’23</a><br/><span class="quoted-profile_meta">Mountain View, California</span></p></blockquote>

Cheer on Your Peers

Almost 20 percent of our undergraduates compete on our 21 varsity sports teams. Attending games to cheer on your peers is a great way to spend time with friends, build community, and show your school spirit. Full athletics schedule.

Explore Portland

Lewis & Clark is located in the lush hills of South Portland, the city’s “sixth quadrant.” But our beautiful campuses aren’t the entire story—our location offers something that most other schools do not: an ideal setting in a vibrant, progressive city with endless networking, entertainment, and cultural resources.

  • College Outdoors trip

    Getting Outdoors

    The benefits and beauty of the Pacific Northwest are right outside our door. This area contains some of the most spectacular and well-maintained scenic areas in the United States.

    Outdoor Activities

  • Student getting food at a cart downtown.

    Good Eats

    Portland is nationally renowned for its food scene, which includes options for almost every food preference and dietary need. We were even given the title of best pizza in the country from Modernist Pizza!

    Dining Around Portland

  • Portland has concerts, sporting events, and many other activities!

    Things to Do

    It’s impossible to provide an exhaustive list of things to do and see in a city as vibrant and diverse as Portland. We can promise you this, though: you won’t lack for great opportunities to have fun.

    Top 10 Recommendations

  • My favorite thing about living in Portland is how diverse and vibrant the city is. There are a lot of local stores where you can go with your friends, and there is a lot of variety of local foods. I recommend you go to Killer Burger—it’s so good!

    Miranda Caba Solano BA ’27
    Caguas, Puerto Rico
    More about Miranda
  • Portland is awesome—so many great restaurants, activities, and, of course, coffee and donuts.

    Annika Clunk BA ’20More about Annika
  • Portland’s size offers innumerable places to explore—many of which I still have yet to see. I never feel bored while living in Portland.

    Erika Hutchinson BA ’22
    Fort Collins, Colorado
    More about Erika

Where in the World?

Latitude - N 45 degrees 27 minutes 01.5 seconds (45.4507982448745)

Longitude - W 122 degrees 40 minutes 07.9 seconds (-122.672105792312)

We’re just a bit north of the halfway point between the North Pole and the Equator, at roughly the same latitude as Lyon (France), Milan (Italy), and Sapporo (Japan).

We’re also at the same latitude as Burlington, Vermont, and Minneapolis, Minnesota (but without the subzero temperatures.)

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