Law School Profile

Law School Enrollment: approximately 600

Student/Faculty Ratio: 7.5 to 1

Fall 2021 Entering Class Profile

(Data current as of Orientation Day, August 14, 2021)

First Year Class Enrollment: 197

Average Age 27 Women 60.4%
Out of State 63% Self-Identified Students of Color 20.3%
States and Provinces Represented (incl. DC) 36 Undergraduate Majors Represented 45+
Colleges and Universities Represented 114    


75th percentile 164 3.78
Median 162 3.54
25th percentile 159 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 (2022-23)

Full-time $53,666
Part-time $40,248
Percentage of Fall 2021 incoming students that received scholarships or grants 99%

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 1 Application becomes available on
October 1 

Applications begin to be accepted.

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.

Certificate Programs & Areas of Specialty

Clinics and Practical Skills

Law Reviews

Bar Passage and Career Services

 Oregon Bar Exam Pass Rate - First Time Test Takers (Class of 2020)

  Lewis & Clark Law School  

  Overall Pass Rate for all FIrst Time Takers in all jurisdictions



*This figure represents the bar pass rate of 34 first-time takers. 88 graduates were admitted to the bar in 2020 via Oregon Emergency Diploma Privilege.
  • 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 for Class of 2020. Data for Class of 2021 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