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Law School Enrollment: approximately 600

Student/Faculty Ratio: 10 to 1

Fall 2015 Entering Class Profile

First Year Class Enrollment: 175

Average Age 27 Women 51%
Out of State 69% Ethnic Minorities 26%
States Represented (and DC) 39    


75th percentile 161 3.59
Median 158 3.32
25th percentile 154 3.08

LSAT/UGPA percentiles are calculated by the Law School Admission Council based on matriculant lists provided by Lewis & Clark Law School to the ABA.

Tuition/Financial Aid

Day $41,278
Evening $30,956
% receiving financial aid and/or scholarships or grants 98%


Six miles south of downtown Portland, bordered by 645-acre Tryon Creek State Park.

Application Process

October 1 Applications begin to be submitted and application interviews begin
November Application review begins
December First decisions mailed
January 15   Application priority deadline for international and foreign-educated applicants
March 1 Financial aid priority deadline
March 15 Application priority deadline (applications still accepted after this date)

Admission is on a rolling basis. Our earliest decision letters will be mailed in December.

It is strongly recommended that you apply much earlier than our application deadline as review of files begins long before then.  We also recommend you take the LSAT no later than December. Highly qualified applicants from the February test may be considered, but competition becomes greater the later one applies.

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Career Services

  • In July 2014, Lewis & Clark graduates had a 78% passage rate on the Oregon Bar for first-time test takers. (The overall pass rate on the Oregon Bar for first-time test takers from all law schools was 71%.)
  • Employment breakdown and further placement information can be foundon our Career Professional & Development Center website.

For more information

Office of Admissions
Lewis & Clark Law School
10015 S.W. Terwilliger Blvd.
Portland, Oregon 97219-7799
Phone: 503-768-6613
Fax: 503-768-6793