Law School Profile

  • Law School Total Enrollment: 564
  • Student/Faculty Ratio: 7.3 to 1

Fall 2023 Entering Class Profile

Data current as of Orientation Day, August 2023.

First Year Class Enrollment: 159

Average Age 27 Women 55.3%
Out of State 58.4% Self-Identified Students of Color 20%
States and Provinces Represented (incl. DC) 28 Undergraduate Majors Represented 50+
Colleges and Universities Represented 87    



75th percentile 164 3.77
Median 160 3.59
25th percentile 158 3.24


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 (2023-24)

Full-time $56,296
Part-time $42,220
Percentage of Fall 2022 incoming students that received scholarships or grants 98%


All candidates are automatically considered for all merit scholarships when evaluated for admission. No separate application is necessary. All merit scholarships for incoming students are free of academic conditions for renewal.



Lewis & Clark is located in the Southwest quadrant of the City of Portland, Oregon, just six miles south of downtown. Our campus is nestled inside 645-acre Tryon Creek State Park and is about 10-12 minutes drive from downtown via our free campus shuttle, the Pioneer Express

Application Process

September 15 Application accepted on
October 1 

Invitations to optional interviews begin.

Period to file Free Application for Federal Financial Aid (FAFSA) opens.

November Application review begins
Mid- to Late-December First decisions sent
February 15 Priority deadline to file FAFSA
March 15 Application priority deadline (applications may still be accepted after this date)


Offers of admission are made on a rolling basis from December until the incoming class is filled.

We encourage you to apply in advance of our application deadline as review of files begins long before then. We recommend you take the LSAT by the fall of the year before you intend to matriculate. Scores older than five years from the date of application will not be accepted. Highly qualified applicants from all spring test administrations may be considered, but competition becomes greater the later one applies. For complete details on LSAT test dates and deadlines, click here.

Bar Passage and Career Services

 Oregon Bar Exam Pass Rate - First Time Test Takers (Class of 20233)

  Lewis & Clark Law School  

  Overall Pass Rate for all First Time Takers in all jurisdictions



  • Employment breakdown and further placement information can be found on the Office of Career Services website, as well as on the law school’s past NALP and ABA reports.

  Most recent available data is for the Class of 2022.Data for Class of 2023 will be posted in the spring.

Contact us for more information:

Office of Admissions
Lewis & Clark Law School
10101 S Terwilliger Blvd.
Portland, Oregon 97219-7799
Phone: 503-768-6613