Lewis Clark State College

Lewis Clark State College

Lewis-Clark State College, also known as LCSC, is an undergraduate, public college located in Lewiston, Idaho, United States. It was established in the year 1893. LCSC boasts of a diverse student body with students from more than 30 different states and over 20 countries. The college offers more than 80 undergraduate degrees in various academic, professional, and technical programs.

LCSC's athletics department sponsors men's and women's sports teams. The sports teams compete in the NAIA's Frontier Conference. The athletics department is famous for its baseball team that has achieved over 12 National Championship in the NAIA. Their men's teams are nicknamed the Warriors and the women's teams are known as the Lady Warriors.

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Contacting Lewis-Clark State

Lewis-Clark State College
500 8th Ave
Lewiston , ID 83501-2698
General Phone: (208) 792-5272

Lewis-Clark State Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Business and Management115business management, accounting technology, marketing, hospitality marketing
Nursing and Emergency Medicine65registered nursing, licensed practical nurse
Family and Social Work46child care management, social work
Liberal Arts43English, creative writing, liberal arts and sciences, general studies, liberal arts and humanities, interdisciplinary studies, social services, history
Education and Teaching40elementary school teaching, English teaching, math teaching, physical education teaching, science teaching, social science teaching
Mechanics and Repair32industrial electronics tech, HVAC, autobody repair, automobile mechanics, diesel mechanics
Engineering Technician27electronics tech, manufacturing tech, CAD and design
Media23communication studies, printing equipment operation
Science22biology, botany, biological and biomedical sciences, biological and physical sciences, chemistry, geology
Office and Administration20administrative assistant
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy18exercise science
Therapy and Counseling17behavioral sciences, psychology
Security and Law Enforcement15criminal justice and police
Computer Science and Engineering11computer and info science, web design, computer services management
Medical Support and Technology10medical assistant, radiographer
Medical Administration9medical office assistant
Law6legal secretary, legal assistant
Production Trades3welding

Number of programs and degrees for Lewis-Clark State in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Bachelor's degree38747
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years916
Associate's degree12428
Award of at least 2 but less than 4 academic years31

Lewis-Clark State Student Body

In 2007-2008, Lewis-Clark State had a total enrollment of 3,612 students (2,686 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 47%
Women 53%
Full-Time 95%
Part-Time 5%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 80%
Black 1%
Hispanic 5%
Asian 1%
American Indian 4%
Unknown 4%
(Foreign Students) 5%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 12%
18-19 20%
20-21 17%
22-24 15%
25-29 11%
30-34 6%
35-39 5%
40-49 8%
50-64 4%
65+ 1%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)

(International Students)6%

Lewis-Clark State Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 55 %
Part-Time 39 %

Lewis-Clark State Room and Board (2007)

Lewis-Clark State offers campus housing for 370 of its 2,686 (full-time) students.

(Please refer to our profile of Lewiston, Idaho for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Idaho Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Lewis-Clark State Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Standardized Test Scores:

Test25th Percentile75th Percetile
SAT Verbal420520
SAT Math440550
ACT Verbal1622
ACT Math1723
ACT Composite1723

Application Requirements:

Class Ranknot required
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programrequired
Recommendationsnot required
Formal Demonstration of Competencenot required
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)required
Percent of Applicants Submitting SAT23%
Percent of Applicants Submitting ACT65%
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)required

Lewis-Clark State Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 4,296
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 11,950
Room and board $ 6,500
Room charge $ 2,700
Board (meal plan) charge $ 2,700
Books and supplies $ 1,500
Other expenses $ 4,430

Financial Aid:
Lewis-Clark State participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 162100)

Lewis-Clark State Faculty

Lewis-Clark State has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured, but on tenure track1019
Non-tenured and not on tenure track1829

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professorcalendar year1*1*
Associate professorcalendar year1*2*
Assistant professorcalendar year2*3$46,239
All faculty totalcalendar year4$56,0526$53,358

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year32$61,32016$55,346
Associate professoracademic year20$46,83519$49,228
Assistant professoracademic year12$43,72319$42,632
Instructoracademic year0*1*
Lectureracademic year4$34,52413$34,918
All faculty totalacademic year68$52,37868$45,903

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Lewis-Clark State Athletics

Athletic Conferences:

Basketball Frontier Conference
Baseball Other
Track Frontier Conference

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):

All Other Sports183250

Lewis-Clark State Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
Business Administration and Management, General
Hospitality and Recreation Marketing Operations
Marketing/Marketing Management, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Computer/Info Tech Services Administration & Management, Other
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design

Education And Teaching
Elementary Education and Teaching
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
Mathematics Teacher Education
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
Social Science Teacher Education

Engineering, General

Engineering Technician
CAD/CADD Drafting and/or Design Technology/Technician
Electrical/Electronic/Communications Engr Technology/Technician
Manufacturing Technology/Technician

Family And Social Work
Child Care and Support Services Management
Social Work

Legal Administrative Assistant/Secretary
Legal Assistant/Paralegal

Liberal Arts
Creative Writing
English Language and Literature, General
General Studies
History, General
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Social Sciences, General

Mathematics, General

Mechanics And Repair
Autobody/Collision and Repair Technology/Technician
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
Diesel Mechanics Technology/Technician
Heating/AC/Ventilation/Refrig Maint Technology/Technician
Industrial Electronics Technology/Technician

Communication Studies/Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Graphic and Printing Equipment Operator, General Production

Medical Administration
Medical Office Assistant/Specialist

Medical Support And Technology
Medical/Clinical Assistant
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Kinesiology and Exercise Science

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General

Production Trades
Welding Technology/Welder

Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other
Biological and Physical Sciences
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Botany/Plant Biology
Chemistry, General
Geology/Earth Science, General

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Police Science

Therapy And Counseling
Behavioral Sciences
Psychology, General

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Lewis-Clark State Highlights

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What Sets Lewis-Clark State Apart:

% students 40 years or older
(for colleges of its size and type)
Top 7%Lewis-Clark State % students 40 years or older
Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 9%Lewis-Clark State Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
% of accepted students who choose to enroll
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 9%Lewis-Clark State % of accepted students who choose to enroll
Number of degree programs
(vs. all colleges)
Top 13%Lewis-Clark State Number of degree programs
% of freshmen enrolled part-time
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 14%Lewis-Clark State % of freshmen enrolled part-time
% of degrees in family and social work
(vs. all colleges)
Top 15%Lewis-Clark State % of degrees in family and social work
% of degrees in medical administration
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 18%Lewis-Clark State % of degrees in medical administration
Number of students
(vs. all colleges)
Top 20%Lewis-Clark State Number of students

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