Lewis & Clark College is a private institution of approximately 2,000 undergraduate students, who are supported by approximately 150 full-time faculty. Based on the main campus, the College of Arts and Sciences offers four-year Bachelor of Arts programs in 29 majors and 32 minors, as well as several interdisciplinary programs that include health studies, environmental studies, gender studies, and entrepreneurship and leadership. The student-to-faculty ratio is approximately 12:1. Students and faculty pursue new ways of knowing by combining classic liberal arts learning with pioneering collaboration, a residential campus with global reach.
The College is nestled in 137 wooded acres in Portland’s southwest hills. We have a rich history and a diverse, multicultural present, with a commitment to interdisciplinary academic learning, as well as community engagement in Portland and around the world. Our students represent the next generation of global thinkers and leaders, unafraid to discard conventional thinking, who value what Lewis & Clark offers: an education built from the time-tested elements of careful study, original research, and spirited debate. Add to this our committed an...d engaged students, faculty, mentors, staff, alumni, donors, and friends. It all adds up to Lewis & Clark College, a place where agile minds come to learn, to explore, and to work together.