• “I immediately fell in love with L&C on my visit. The green campus, the short walk to a state park, how the community greeted me . . . I quickly felt that I belonged here.”
    John Mbanda BA ’25
    Minneapolis, Minnesota, and Rwanda
    John, an international affairs major, finds stress relief and a sense of community through the men’s soccer club.
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  • “I joined intramural volleyball and it has been a blast. I get to play with friends and meet new students outside of the classroom.”
    Grayson Smith BA ’25
    Oakland, California
    Knowing that small class sizes and communication was important to their education, Grayson found a home in the studio art program at L&C.
    More about Grayson
  • “Lewis & Clark has a great community. I’ve made many friends through student clubs, and the professors are very supportive as well.”
    Jana Qasem BA ’26
    Tigard, Oregon
    International affairs and world languages double major Jana is involved in the Arabic Club, Middle East and North African Student Union, and the Third Culture Kids (TCK) Club.
    More about Jana
  • “One of the biggest reasons I transferred to L&C was because of the opportunities that arise from attending a liberal arts college in a big city.”
    Bennett Gazor BA ’25
    Tiburon, California
    Psychology major Bennett found his support system through his tennis teammates and coaches.
    More about Bennett
  • “My New Student Trip was wonderful. I got a sense of the community at L&C, and it was great to see how adventurous and open everyone was.”
    Clover Sinning BA ’26
    Minneapolis, Minnesota
    Clover, who is majoring in biology, is actively involved in the Students Engaged in Eco-Defense (SEED) club, which works to make campus more sustainable.
    More about Clover
  • <a href="/live/image/gid/677/width/650/104043_DSC06333_cropintroduction.jpg" class="lw_preview_image"> <picture class="lw_image lw_image104043"> <source media="(max-width: 500px)" type="image/webp" srcset="/live/image/scale/2x/gid/677/width/500/height/500/crop/1/104043_DSC06333_cropintroduction.rev.1717268824.webp 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/677/width/500/height/500/crop/1/104043_DSC06333_cropintroduction.rev.1717268824.webp 3x" data-origin="responsive"/> <source media="(max-width: 500px)" type="image/jpeg" srcset="/live/image/scale/2x/gid/677/width/500/height/500/crop/1/104043_DSC06333_cropintroduction.rev.1717268824.jpg 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/677/width/500/height/500/crop/1/104043_DSC06333_cropintroduction.rev.1717268824.jpg 3x" data-origin="responsive"/> <source media="(min-width: 501px)" type="image/webp" srcset="/live/image/scale/2x/gid/677/width/550/height/550/crop/1/104043_DSC06333_cropintroduction.rev.1717268824.webp 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/677/width/550/height/550/crop/1/104043_DSC06333_cropintroduction.rev.1717268824.webp 3x" data-origin="responsive"/> <source media="(min-width: 501px)" type="image/jpeg" srcset="/live/image/scale/2x/gid/677/width/550/height/550/crop/1/104043_DSC06333_cropintroduction.rev.1717268824.jpg 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/677/width/550/height/550/crop/1/104043_DSC06333_cropintroduction.rev.1717268824.jpg 3x" data-origin="responsive"/> <img src="/live/image/gid/677/width/550/height/550/crop/1/104043_DSC06333_cropintroduction.rev.1717268824.jpg" alt="Our admissions student ambassadors and fellows are eager to welcome you to campus! Credit: Suhail Akram BA '24" srcset="/live/image/scale/2x/gid/677/width/550/height/550/crop/1/104043_DSC06333_cropintroduction.rev.1717268824.jpg 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/677/width/550/height/550/crop/1/104043_DSC06333_cropintroduction.rev.1717268824.jpg 3x" data-max-w="3200" data-max-h="3200" loading="lazy" data-optimized="true"/> </picture> </a> <figcaption class="homepage-intro_image_caption">Our admissions <a href="https://college.lclark.edu/offices/admissions/get_to_know_us/fellows/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">student ambassadors and fellows</a> are eager to welcome you to campus!<br/><em>Credit: Suhail Akram BA ’24</em></figcaption>

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Lewis & Clark students are the best, and we’re so excited about the amazing incoming class who has committed to joining us this fall. We can’t wait for new students to delve into our incredible academics, experience our commitment to student wellness, get into the groove of the Pacific Northwest lifestyle, and integrate into our warm, welcoming community. Maybe L&C is the place for you, too … how about planning a visit to find out?

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