Lewis-Clark State College is located in Lewiston, Idaho, where two rivers (Clearwater and Snake), two cities (Lewiston and Clarkston), and two states (Idaho and Washington) come together. It is also where two peoples and two cultures came together in friendship and discovery – the Nez Perce Tribe and the Lewis & Clark Corps of Discovery. Founded in 1893, Lewis-Clark State is a public undergraduate college with a three-part mission of academic programs, career and technical education programs, and community programs.

One of the top public comprehensive four-year colleges in the West, with its beautiful campus, small classes, and superb faculty, LCSC is often described as a public institution with the feel and quality of a private college.

Type of School: Public 4 Year College/University
Degree Offered: Associates, Bachelors

Facts & Stats

  • Over 130 degree & certificate programs, including many offered fully online.
  • Lowest tuition among four-year public institutions in Idaho.
  • Low student-to-teacher ratios: 13:1.
  • 95 percent positive placement rate for jobs, graduate schools, military or other areas.
  • Founded in 1893, LCSC is the second oldest public institution in Idaho and celebrates its 125th anniversary in 2018.


Main Campus – Lewiston

500 8th Avenue
Lewiston, Idaho 83501

LCSC Coeur d’Alene Campus

Located at North Idaho College
Coeur d’Alene, Idaho 83814
(208) 292-2684