LC State offers a better degree at a better price.

With many of our students first generation, 45% low income, and 82% receiving financial aid, Lewis-Clark State College is committed to keeping college affordable.

Pay Less: LC State is proud to offer the lowest tuition among Idaho's public four-year institutions. And we're also proud of the fact that 82% of our students, many who begin great careers right after graduation, pay down their school debt within five years. The national average is 62%.

Make More: The typical college (bachelor's degree) graduate will earn roughly $900,000 more than the typical high school graduate over their working life. 

Tuition 2024-2025

*Tuition and fees are subject to change. Costs listed are estimations for 2024-2025.
Idaho ResidentAsotin County ResidentNon-Resident
Full Year$7,610$12,036$22,028

Merit Scholarships

The following table outlines merit-based scholarships for incoming Idaho freshmen per year. For a full look at scholarships and aid available see links below.

*ACT/SAT scores can also qualify a student for these merit-based scholarships. 
**Award amounts increase by $500 each year as long as GPA criteria is met and 30 credits are completed annually.
Scholarship NameRequired GPA*Award (increases $500 per year)**