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 2023-2024, LCSC's tuition & fees is $7,388 for Idaho residents and $21,386 for out-of-state students.
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 $20,748 for Idaho residents and $34,746 for out-of-state students when a student lives on-campus.

LCSC Tuition & Expenses

2022-2023 Rate
Idaho Residents Tuition & Fees$7,388
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$21,386
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$7,818
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$22,599

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 $98,208 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 $162,524. After receiving financial aid including grants, scholarships, and/or student loans, the 4 years COA is down to $129,685.
The following table computes the 4 years tuition and COA by class of year.
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2023-24)$22,583$36,002$28,451
Sophomore (2024-25)$23,848$38,903$30,929
Junior (2025-26)$25,183$42,074$33,654
Senior (2026-27)$26,594$45,544$36,652
4 Years Total$98,208$162,524$129,685
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2024-25)$23,848$38,903$30,929
Sophomore (2025-26)$25,183$42,074$33,654
Junior (2026-27)$26,594$45,544$36,652
Senior (2027-28)$28,083$49,344$39,954
4 Years Total$103,708$175,866$141,189
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2025-26)$25,183$42,074$33,654
Sophomore (2026-27)$26,594$45,544$36,652
Junior (2027-28)$28,083$49,344$39,954
Senior (2028-29)$29,655$53,510$43,594
4 Years Total$109,515$190,473$153,854
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2026-27)$26,594$45,544$36,652
Sophomore (2027-28)$28,083$49,344$39,954
Junior (2028-29)$29,655$53,510$43,594
Senior (2029-30)$31,316$58,079$47,608
4 Years Total$115,647$206,478$167,808
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2027-28)$28,083$49,344$39,954
Sophomore (2028-29)$29,655$53,510$43,594
Junior (2029-30)$31,316$58,079$47,608
Senior (2030-31)$33,069$63,097$52,039
4 Years Total$122,122$224,031$183,196

Average Tuition By School Type and Comparison

Compared to four-years schools nationwide, LCSC' tuition is higher than the average tuition of $12,960. Compared to public, four-years colleges in Idaho, its tuition is slightly higher than the average tuition of $16,910.
In-StateOut-of-State
Lewis-Clark State College$7,388$21,386
U.S. Four-years Colleges$18,672
Public Schools$7,199$12,960
Private Schools$20,937
Idaho Four-years Colleges$16,495
Public Schools$6,449$16,910
Private Schools$16,400

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$7,388$21,386
The College of IdahoCaldwell, ID$28,755$36,030
Brigham Young University-IdahoRexburg, ID$4,018$4,656

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 $27,595 for students living on-campus and $27,595 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)$20,748$34,746
COA (off-campus)$20,748$34,746
Tuition & Fees$7,388$21,386
Indirect Costs (on-campus)$13,360$13,360
Indirect Costs (off-campus)$13,360$13,360
COA (on-campus) after Receiving Aid$13,597$27,595
COA (off-campus) after Receiving Aid$13,597$27,595
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

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 Rate89.99%
Yield10.99%
Student Population3,746
Graduation Rate35%
Transfer-out Rate27%
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