Lewis-Clark State College

Lewiston, ID 83501

Lewis-Clark State College is one of the four public 4-year colleges in Idaho. Its campus is small in size and located in Lewiston. The institution offers only undergrad degree programs.

In the 2017 fall enrollment, 569 freshman students enrolled, and approximately 324 students returned for their sophomore year (which makes its freshman retention rate 57%).

Every year 28% of students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their respective studies.


Campus LocaleSmall City
Campus SizeSmall
Student to Faculty Ratio13:1
Is Admission OpenNo
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate57%

Nursing Programs Offered

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Bachelor's degree 21 121
Associate's degree 0 4

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Institutional Accreditations
Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities
12/01/1964 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
04/21/2001 - Current



Acceptance Rate
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
SAT930 to 1100
ACT17 to 22
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Recommended
Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school record Recommended
Completion of college-preparatory program Recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Neither required nor recommended

In addition to the college's admission requirements each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$324/credit
In State Students$324/credit
Out of State Students$324/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students-
In State Students-
Out of State Students-

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $14,580 $14,580 $14,580
ADN 70 $22,680 $22,680 $22,680
BSN 125 $40,500 $40,500 $40,500
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 94% of Lewis-Clark State College's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 46% $3,948
Other Federal Grant 5% $1,240
State Grant & Scholarships 17% $3,856
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 61% $3,500
Federal Student Loans 59% $4,692
Private Loans 3% $8,015


Average Net Price/year
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$9,907
$30,001 to $48,000$10,629
$48,001 to $75,000$11,900
$75,001 to $110,000$12,647
Over $110,000$12,346

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Student Population













Ethnic Diversity
Two or more races
Race/ethnicity unknown
Non-resident alien
Black/African American
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

Relevant scholarships

Associates in Behavioral Health Scholarship

Applicants must be residents of Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon or Washington. Students must be members of the LGBTQ and allied community and display leadership either within the LGBTQ community ...

Lewis-Clark State College - GEAR UP Idaho Scholarship

To qualify for the scholarship, an applicant must be less than 22 years old; be an Idaho resident; a graduating senior of an Idaho high school participating in GEAR UP; enroll as a full-time ...

Lewis-Clark State College - Governor's Cup Scholarship

To qualify for the scholarship, an applicant must have an unweighted, cumulative GPA of 2.8 or above; be an Idaho resident; be a high school senior from an Idaho high school; enroll as a ...

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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Idaho state board of nursing.

Lewis-Clark State College
500 8th Ave
Lewiston, ID 83501

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