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Student Affairs Administration

24 months
1025 USD/credit 19987 USD/year
1025 USD/credit 19987 USD/year
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Grounded in social justice principles, the Master’s program in Student Affairs Administration from Lewis and Clark College is designed for current or aspiring student affairs professionals with a special emphasis on issues of diversity, equity, and social justice.


Available in a full-time, two-year, or part-time, three-year format, the Student Affairs Administration program focuses on the ways that learning and development occur in and outside the classroom, in all dimensions of life on a college campus. 

Specifically, the program is concerned with creating intentional, inclusive, democratic communities where diverse student voices are heard and all are empowered to succeed. Fostering understanding and respect for diversity, our graduates become outspoken advocates for the full and equal participation of all students in higher education.


Graduates of the Student Affairs Administration program from Lewis and Clark College will be prepared to serve as coordinators, assistant directors, and directors in a wide range of areas related to student affairs administration, including residence life, judicial affairs, multicultural student affairs, student activities, career services, financial aid, academic advising, disability services, Greek life, and many others. 

In addition to being prepared for entry into mid-level professional positions in colleges and universities, graduates will be uniquely positioned to work in mission-driven units, programs, and institutions with a commitment to diversity, equity, and social justice.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Foundations of Higher Education and Student Affairs 
  • Equity and Social Justice in Higher Education 
  • Higher Education Governance and Administration 
  • Higher Education Finance 
  • Critical Pedagogies and Student Affairs 
  • Legal Issues in Higher Education 
  • Student Development Theory 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


39 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application Form
  • Application Fee ($50 nonrefundable application fee is required)
  • Personal Essay
  • Letters of Recommendation
  • Grade Point Average (GPA)
  • Resume
  • Official Transcripts

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    19987 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1025 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    19987 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1025 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Oregon

1031 - 1701 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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