Lewis-Clark State College

Public, Four-years School Located in Lewiston, ID

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How much is the LCSC tuition? For the academic year 2022-2023, LCSC's tuition & fees is $6,996 for Idaho residents and $20,252 for out-of-state students based on the NCES data.
With indirect costs not billed by school, such as room & boards and personal living expenses, the total cost of attendance for one academic year is $20,356 for Idaho residents and $33,612 for out-of-state students when a student lives on-campus.

LCSC Tuition & Expenses

2022-2023 Rate
Idaho Residents Tuition & Fees$6,996
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$20,252
Books & Supplies Costs$1,400
On-campus Room & Board$8,460
On-campus Expenses$3,500
Off-campus Room & Board$8,460
Off-campus Expenses$3,500
2023-2024 Estimates
Idaho Residents Tuition & Fees$7,010
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$20,266

How Much Does it Cost to Go to LCSC for 4 Years?

For the class of 2027, who entering colleges in 2023, the 4 years tuition & fees is $81,148 at LCSC. The estimated tuition rate is based on the changes over last 5 years. With room & board, books, and other personal expenses, the estimated 4 years costs of attendance is $145,463. After receiving financial aid including grants, scholarships, and/or student loans, the 4 years COA is down to $116,810.
The following table computes the 4 years tuition and COA by class of year.
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2023-24)$20,266$33,685$26,529
Sophomore (2024-25)$20,280$35,335$28,174
Junior (2025-26)$20,294$37,185$30,019
Senior (2026-27)$20,308$39,259$32,088
4 Years Total$81,148$145,463$116,810
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2024-25)$20,280$35,335$28,174
Sophomore (2025-26)$20,294$37,185$30,019
Junior (2026-27)$20,308$39,259$32,088
Senior (2027-28)$20,322$41,584$34,408
4 Years Total$81,204$153,363$124,689
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2025-26)$20,294$37,185$30,019
Sophomore (2026-27)$20,308$39,259$32,088
Junior (2027-28)$20,322$41,584$34,408
Senior (2028-29)$20,336$44,191$37,010
4 Years Total$81,261$162,219$133,526
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2026-27)$20,308$39,259$32,088
Sophomore (2027-28)$20,322$41,584$34,408
Junior (2028-29)$20,336$44,191$37,010
Senior (2029-30)$20,350$47,114$39,928
4 Years Total$81,317$172,148$143,435
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2027-28)$20,322$41,584$34,408
Sophomore (2028-29)$20,336$44,191$37,010
Junior (2029-30)$20,350$47,114$39,928
Senior (2030-31)$20,364$50,392$43,201
4 Years Total$81,373$183,281$154,548

Average Tuition By School Type and Comparison

Compared to four-years schools nationwide, LCSC' tuition is higher than the average tuition of $12,740. Compared to public, four-years colleges in Idaho, its tuition is slightly higher than the average tuition of $16,149.
In-StateOut-of-State
Lewis-Clark State College$6,996$20,252
U.S. Four-years Colleges$18,259
Public Schools$7,023$12,740
Private Schools$20,449
Idaho Four-years Colleges$15,933
Public Schools$6,245$16,149
Private Schools$15,883

Compare Similar School's Tuition

The next table compares the tuition & fees between LCSC and similar schools. The similar colleges are selected by school type & level (public, four-years), ranking, and comparison frequency by our users. The comparison is based on 2022-2023 tuition rate.
LocationIn-StateOut-of-State
Lewis-Clark State CollegeLewiston, ID$6,996$20,252
The College of IdahoCaldwell, ID$28,755$34,630
Brigham Young University-IdahoRexburg, ID$4,018$4,536

Financial Aid and COA

At Lewis-Clark State College, 1,647 students (44%) received grant or scholarship from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources. The average amount of grant/scholarship received is $7,151.
After receiving financial aid, the cost of attendance (COA) at LCSC is $26,461 for students living on-campus and $26,461 for students living off-campus.
For beginning students (i.e. first-time freshmen), 361 students received any type of financial aid including grants/scholarship and student loans. The average amount of grant/scholarship for the first-time students is $6,555 and the average amount of student loans is $4,765.
The financial aid data is based on 2021-2022 statistics from IPEDS.
Idaho ResidentsOut-of-State
COA (on-campus)$20,356$33,612
COA (off-campus)$20,356$33,612
Tuition & Fees$6,996$20,252
Indirect Costs (on-campus)$13,360$13,360
Indirect Costs (off-campus)$13,360$13,360
COA (on-campus) after Receiving Aid$13,205$26,461
COA (off-campus) after Receiving Aid$13,205$26,461
Average Financial Aid$7,151$7,151
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship1,64744%$7,151
Pell Grants89624%$4,408
Federal Student Loan99727%$6,298
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Financial Aid36195%-
Grants or Scholarships33388%$6,555
Federal Grants15541%$4,468
Pell Grants15541%$4,438
Other Federal Grants123%$385
State/Local Grants9224%$3,482
Institutional Grants28976%$4,048
Student Loan Aid15741%$4,765
Federal Student Loans15541%$4,309
Other Student Loans82%$10,030
Income LevelNumber of StudentsNumber of Students AwardedAverage Amount Aid Awarded
All level198173$5,600
0-30,0003838$9,191
30,001-48,0004141$7,747
48,001-75,0005553$5,482
75,001-110,0003926$2,361
110,001 or more2515$1,930

Admission Stats and Requirements to Apply

LCSC's acceptance rate is 100.00%. A total of 1,580 applicants applied to and 1,580 students were accepted. Of the admitted students, 394 enrolled finally, and the yield (i.e. enrollment rate) is 24.94%.
To apply to LCSC, 3 items are required - Secondary school GPA, Secondary school record and TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) and 2 items are recommended to submit - Completion of college-preparatory program and Admission test scores.
TotalMenWomen
Applicants1,580609$971
Admitted1,580609$971
Enrolled394152$242
Acceptance Rate100.00%100.00%100.00%
Yield (Enrollment Rate)24.94%24.96%24.92%
Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankNeither Required Nor Recommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of college-preparatory programRecommended
RecommendationsNeither Required Nor Recommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither Required Nor Recommended
Admission test scoresRecommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither Required Nor Recommended

SAT and ACT Scores

The SAT and ACT scores are recommended to apply to LCSC. Its SAT score is lower than the national average score of 1,168.
Average25th75th

Student Population

Lewis-Clark State College has a total of 3,746 students including 3,744 undergraduate and 2 graduate students. By gender, there are 1,302 male students and 2,408 female students attending LCSC. The school offers online degree programs and 784 students enrolled online exclusively (20.93% of all students).
TotalMaleFemale
Total3,710 1,3022,408
Undergraduate3,709 1,3012,408
Graduate1 10

Directory & Academic Information

Directory Information
Address500 8th Ave, Lewiston, ID
Phone208-792-5272
WEBwww.lcsc.edu
Degree & Programs
DegreeUndergraduate, Graduate
Program Offered146 Programs
Online Program Offered35 Online Programs
Academic Stats
Acceptance Rate86.77%
Yield14.52%
Student Population3,746
Graduation Rate35%
Transfer-out Rate4%
Retention Rate63% (Full-time), 30% (Part-time)
Students to Faculty Ratio Rate15 to 1
Faculty & Staffs
Number of Faculties171 (Full-time), 52 (Part-time)
Number of Staffs377 (Full-time), 82 (Part-time)
Average Faculty Salary$61,048
Average Staff Salary$50,693