Tuition & Fees

$8,105

$17,817

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

49%

51%

male

female

1
17

teacher

students

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Not Selective

85%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,669
Declined + 436
Total Received 3,105
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Public

3,679

undergraduate students

13

graduate students

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
9%
500-599
45%
400-499
37%
300-399
7%
700-800
1%
600-699
16%
500-599
38%
400-499
36%
300-399
8%
200-299
1%
700-800
1%
600-699
8%
500-599
31%
400-499
46%
300-399
13%
200-299
1%
30-36
8%
24-29
26%
18-23
46%
12-17
18%
6-11
2%
30-36
2%
24-29
31%
18-23
45%
12-17
22%
30-36
4%
24-29
30%
18-23
55%
12-17
11%
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School Facts

Fort Lewis, founded in 1911, is a public, liberal arts college. Its 350-acre campus is located in Durango, Colorado.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 3,692
Established in 1911
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
•  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  CAATE (Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NCACS (North Central Assn. of Colleges and Schools)
•  TEAC (Teacher Education Accreditation Council)

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Durango, CO

362-acre campus in Durango (population: 17,557), 174 miles from Grand Junction. Served by air and bus; train serves Grand Junction. Public transportation serves campus.

Fort Lewis College
1000 Rim Drive
Durango, CO 81301

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
40%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
93%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
11%
Top 1/4
33%
Top 1/2
70%
Bottom 1/2
30%
Bottom 1/4
8%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
9%
500-599
45%
400-499
37%
300-399
7%
700-800
1%
600-699
16%
500-599
38%
400-499
36%
300-399
8%
200-299
1%
700-800
1%
600-699
8%
500-599
31%
400-499
46%
300-399
13%
200-299
1%
30-36
8%
24-29
26%
18-23
46%
12-17
18%
6-11
2%
30-36
2%
24-29
31%
18-23
45%
12-17
22%
30-36
4%
24-29
30%
18-23
55%
12-17
11%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $40
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline August 1
School has early decision program no
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline January 15
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Not Selective

85%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,669
Declined + 436
Total Received 3,105

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Class rank
Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Interview
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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Admissions Contact

Andrew Burns
Director of Admissions
P: 877 FLC-COLO
admission@fortlewis.edu

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $6,360
Room $6,438
Board $4,466
Additional fees $1,745
Books & supplies $1,208
Total $20,217
Average Financial Aid - $15,062
Total with Avg. Aid $5,155

Financial Aid

92%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$15,062

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $5,722,713
State $1,265,869
Institutional $3,317,668
Other external $2,153,325
Total $12,459,575

Non-need-based

Federal
State $22,799
Institutional $2,282,883
Other external $589,486
Total $2,895,168

Varsity Sports

M W
basketball
cross-country
football
golf
lacrosse
soccer
softball
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference
Mascot
Skyler the Skyhawk
School colors
blue and gold
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Adventure Education
American Indian Studies
Anthropology
Art
Biology
Business Administration
Chemistry
Computer Science/Information Systems
Economics
English
Environmental Studies
Exercise Science
Geosciences
History
Humanities
Interdisciplinary Studies
Mathematics
Music
Philosophy
Physics
Political Science
Psychology
Self-Designed Major
Sociology/Human Services
Southwest Studies
Spanish
Teacher Education
Teacher Leadership
Theatre
Women's/Gender Studies
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Undergraduate

100%

3,679
students

Female
51%
1,872

Male
49%
1,807

Graduate

0%

13
students

Female
69%
9

Male
31%
4

undergraduateFull-time

92%

3,393
students

Female
52%
1,738

Male
48%
1,655

undergraduatePart-time

8%

286
students

Female
47%
134

Male
53%
152

Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
1%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
24%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
11%
Hispanic/Latino
50%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
7%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

90%

Transfer applicants accepted

60%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.40
High school transcript Recommended of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Recommended of Some
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

100%

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Note-taking services
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 22
Countries most often represented Canada
France
Germany
Japan
Spain
The United Kingdom
Special services offered for international applicants Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Andrew Burns
Dean of Admission and Development
877 352-2656
admission@fortlewis.edu

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