2024 Comprehensive Report on Rankings, Costs, Graduation Rate and More

$13,267

Net Price

100%

Admitted

25%

Enrolled

36%

Graduation Rate

15/1

Student / Faculty

University Detail

Lewis-Clark State College

is a public, four or more years institution with a total student enrollment of 3,710. In 2021, there were 67 psychology and social work graduates. This institution ranks #6 in Idaho and ranks #1145 in the U.S. for schools that offer psychology degree programs.

Psychology Degrees Offered

Certificate, Bachelor

Psychology Graduates

67

Total Enrollment

3,710

Type

Public, Four or more years

Institution Accreditation

Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities

Ranking for Lewis-Clark State College

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#6

Idaho Rank

Combining ranking factors for 7 schools that offer psychology degrees in Idaho, Lewis-Clark State College ranks #6.

#1145

U.S. Rank

Combining ranking factors for 1,438 schools that offer psychology degrees in the U.S., Lewis-Clark State College ranks #1145.

Psychology Programs Offered

For psychology degrees, Lewis-Clark State College offers Counseling and Applied Psychology and Medical Psychology at the certificate level. At the bachelor level, the university offers General Psychology and Social Work.

In the table below, see the programs offered and the number of graduates in each program.

Psychology Graduates in 2021CERTBS
Counseling and Applied Psychology4
General Psychology23
Medical Psychology4
Social Work44
Total Graduates867
US Department of Education

Admission, Enrollment, Graduation

In the fall of 2021, 1,580 students applied to the Lewis-Clark State College. The university admitted 100% and 25% of those who were admitted also enrolled.

By comparison, the average number of applicants for Idaho universities is 7,219. On average, all Idaho institutions admit 84% and 24% of those who were admitted end up enrolling into the institution.

The percentage of Lewis-Clark State College students who return after their first year to begin their second year is 63%. Compared to all Idaho four or more years colleges, the percentage is 69%.

The overall graduation rate for Lewis-Clark State College is 36%, compared to 49% for all Idaho universities, while the number of students who transferred out of the program is 62%.

  • Credits Accepted: Dual enrollment, Credit for life experiences, Advanced placement (AP) credits

Compare LCSC to Idaho Four or more years Colleges
Offering Psychology Degrees

Compare admission, acceptance, retention and graduation rates of Lewis-Clark State College to the average of all Idaho four or more years schools that offer psychology degrees.

Why it Matters

Compare Admission and Enrollment

Low admission rates and high enrollment rates denote not only how selective a school is, but also how in-demand the school is. High graduation rates show the overall success of an institution.

LCSC

1,580

Applicants

100%

Percent Admitted

25%

Percent Enrolled

63%

1st Time Student Retention Rate

36%

Graduation Rate

ID Colleges

7,219

Applicants

84%

Percent Admitted

24%

Percent Enrolled

69%

1st Time Student Retention Rate

49%

Graduation Rate

Student & Faculty Information

In the fall of 2021, there were 162 or 75% full-time instructional or research faculty members of all faculty and there were 55 or 25% part-time faculty members employed at Lewis-Clark State College. The number of full-time instructional faculty was 162 or 75%.

Part-time teachers are paid less and cost less, so any organization with a disproportionate number of part-time teachers can invest money in more important areas. However, as part-time teachers, participants can work full-time in their profession and bring experience to the classroom.

Why it Matters

Compare Faculty Numbers

Low student faculty ratios and high full-time instructional percentages indicate that institutions focus their investments in areas that matter most to students.

LCSC

15 / 1

Student Faculty Ratio

75%

Percent Full-Time

25%

Percent Part-Time

75%

Percent Full-Time Instructional

ID Colleges

17 / 1

Student Faculty Ratio

54%

Percent Full-Time

46%

Percent Part-Time

52%

Percent Full-Time Instructional

Tuition and Student Expenses

For the 2021-2022 academic year at Lewis-Clark State College the average cost of undergraduate tuition is $6,982, and the average cost for books and supplies is $1,400.

For graduate students, the average cost for tuition is $4,500 and the average cost for graduate fees is $0.

In the table below, find the average total expenses to attend Lewis-Clark State College in 2021-2022 including tuition, room, board and living expenses for both undergraduate and graduate students.

Note that the average total expenses do not include financial aid, grants, loans or scholarships. You can find the average financial aid and net price data in the sections below.

Expenses for Lewis-Clark State College2021-2022
On Campus Room & Board$7,860
On-Campus Living Expenses$2,800
Total Living Expenses$10,660
Tuition for In-State, Undergraduate$6,982
Books and Supplies, Undergraduate$1,400
Total Undergraduate Expenses$19,042
In-State, Graduate Tuition$4,500
In-State, Graduate Fees$0
Total Graduate Expenses$4,500
US Department of Education

Net Price

Average Net Price

The average net price to attend Lewis-Clark State College is $13,267. Average net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board, living costs, books, supplies together and then subtracting the average financial (grants, scholarships and loans) for federal financial aid recipients.

In other words, the average net price is the average amount students pay to attend this university for one year.

Average net price is calculated from the most recent data supplied by each institution to the US Department of Education and is found by subtracting the average amount of federal, state/local government, or institutional grant or scholarship aid from the total cost of attendance. The total cost of attendance is the sum of published tuition and required fees (lower of in-district or in-state), books and supplies, and the weighted average for room and board and other expenses.

Net Price by Family Income

Depending on the federal, state, or institutional grant aid available, the table below shows the average amount students pay to attend Lewis-Clark State College presented by family income bracket.

Students may pay more or less depending on their individual circumstances; however, these are the average costs as tracked by the university and reported to the U.S. Department of Education.

Average Net Price by Income2020-20212021-2022
$0 – $30,000$8,826$11,170
$30,001 – $48,000$9,194$11,024
$48,001 – $75,000$10,130$14,015
$75,001 – $110,000$14,267$15,026
$110,001 and more$15,338$16,403
US Department of Education

Compare Lewis-Clark State College to all Idaho universitas that offer psychology degrees for the cost to attend, average financial aid, percent of students receiving aid and the average net price to attend.

For program ranking, we see a lower overall cost of tuition and cost of living expenses minus the average financial aid a student may receive as the ranking factor student may want to consider.

Why it Matters

Compare Average Cost to Attend and Net Price

Low student faculty ratios and high full-time instructional professors indicates to us institutions that focus their investments in areas that matter most: the education of students by the best instructors possible.

LCSC

$19,042

Cost to Attend

$6,923

Average Financial Aid

90%

Percent Receiving Aid

$13,267

Net Price

ID Colleges

$23,972

Cost to Attend

$9,052

Average Financial Aid

91%

Percent Receiving Aid

$13,411

Average Net Price

Financial Aid

The number of beginning students who enter postsecondary education for the first time and receive financial aid is 438 or 90%.

The number of undergraduate students who receive a grant or scholarship is 1,939 and the average amount of their grant or scholarship is $6,923.

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid# Receiving AidAverage Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship Aid1,939$6,923
Pell Grants1,049$4,388
Federal Student Loans1,221$6,322
US Department of Education

Below, compare the financial aid students receive at the Lewis-Clark State College to all schools across the United States that offer psychology degrees.

We see higher percentages of those receiving aid and the percent that aid covers the net price of education as an indicator of the strength of the institution.

Why it Matters

Compare Financial Aid

Financial Aid can make the difference between being able to afford college or being priced out of college. Many students may find college far more affordable than they could imagine, when accounting for the various kinds of financial aid available.

LCSC

1,939

Grant or Scholarship Aid

46%

Grants or Scholarships

1,049

Number of Pell Grants

25%

Pell Grants

1,221

Federal Student Loans

29%

Federal Student Loans

ID Colleges

5,769

Grant or Scholarship Aid

51%

Grants or Scholarships

2,949

Number of Pell Grants

26%

Pell Grants

2,660

Federal Student Loans

23%

Federal Student Loans

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