Admissions

Idaho College Admission Core Standards

Lewis-Clark State College Admissions Standards

If you have earned fewer than 14 transferrable credits from a college or university since graduating high school, the following requirements must be met.

Academic Students

1. Proof of graduation from an accredited high school with at least a 2.0 cumulative G.P.A.

2. A 2.0 cumulative G.P.A. from all college transcripts

3. Successful completion of the following State of Idaho College Admission Standards:

Idaho College Admission Core Standards set by the Idaho State Board of Education (the following apply to high school graduation years of 1992 – present):Reid Centennial Hall

English: Eight credits (8 semesters) required. *Both Academic and CTE students 

Composition and literature courses which integrate components of composition, literature and language.

Math: Six credits (6 credits) required. *4 credits required for CTE students

Applied Math I or Algebra I, Geometry or Applied Math II or III; and Algebra II.  Other math courses may include Probability, Discrete Math, Calculus, Statistics Trigonometry and Analytic Geometry.

Social Science: Five credits (5 semesters) required. *Not required for CTE students

American Government (state and local), U.S. History, World History, Economics, Sociology, Psychology and Geography. 

Natural Science: Six credits (6 semesters) required. *4 credits required for CTE students

Anatomy, Biology, Chemistry, Earth Science, Geology, Physiology, Physical Science and Zoology.  Selected applied science courses may count for up to 2 credits. Must have lab science experience in at least two credits. 

Humanities/Foreign Language: Two credits (2 semesters) required. *Not required for CTE students

Literature, History, Philosophy, Fine Arts, Foreign Language, and interdisciplinary humanities. History courses beyond those required for state high school graduation may be counted toward this category.  Foreign Language is strongly recommended. 

College Preparatory Work: Three credits (3 semesters) required. *Not required for CTE students

Speech or debate (no more than one credit). Studio/Performing Arts (art, dance, drama, and music).  Additional Foreign Language. State Division of Professional-Technical Education-approved classes (no more than two credits) in Agricultural science and technology, business and office education, health occupations, education, family and consumer sciences education, occupational family and consumer sciences education, technology education, marketing education, trade, industrial, and technical education, and individualized occupational training.

*NOTE:  A high school credit may only be counted in one category. The Idaho State Department of Education has reviewed and approved specific coursework for college entrance requirements.

4. ACT composite score of 17 or SAT score of 780 (math and evidence-based reading & writing)

Career and Technical Education (CTE) Students

1. Proof of graduation from an accredited high school with at least a 2.0 cumulative G.P.A.

2. A 2.0 cumulative G.P.A. from all college transcripts

3. Successful completion of Idaho College Admission Standards for CTE students (See Above)

4. ACT composite score of 17, SAT score of 780 (math and evidence-based reading & writing), Or Completion of ALEKS Math Placement exam & Writing Placement exam (WPE)

*For more information, please visit the LCSC Catalog