Fort Lewis College

Durango, CO

Fort Lewis College

Durango, CO

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Undergrad

Tuition & Fees

$8,881

$19,528

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
4%
600-699
28%
500-599
43%
400-499
23%
300-399
1%
700-800
2%
600-699
18%
500-599
48%
400-499
27%
300-399
2%
30-36
3%
24-29
18%
18-23
52%
12-17
25%
6-11
0
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undergraduateRatios

46%

male

54%

female

1

teacher

15

students

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Not Selective

91%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,433
Declined 324
Total Received 3,757
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Public

3,229

undergraduate students

79

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

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

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 3,308
Established in 1911
Coeducational Coeducational

Scholarships

362-acre campus in Durango (population: 18,465), 174 miles from Grand Junction. Served by air and bus; train serves Grand Junction. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: La Plata County

Fort Lewis College
1000 Rim Drive
Durango
81301

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
43%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through freshman year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman priority housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Organizations

  • KDUR - Campus/community radio
  • Environmental Center
  • Student Union Productions
  • Dance Co-Motion
  • Master Plan Ministries

Top Events

  • SkyFest
  • Homecoming
  • Hozhoni Days
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
13%
Top 1/4
20%
Top 1/2
67%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
4%
600-699
28%
500-599
43%
400-499
23%
300-399
1%
700-800
2%
600-699
18%
500-599
48%
400-499
27%
300-399
2%
30-36
3%
24-29
18%
18-23
52%
12-17
25%
6-11
0

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $40
School has early action program yes
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.26

Not Selective

91%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,433
Declined 324
Total Received 3,757

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
class rank
rigor of secondary school record
standardized test scores

Considered

recommendation(s)

Not Considered

extracurricular activities
level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
application essay
first generation
geographical residence
interview
racial/ethnic status
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency
talent/ability
volunteer work
work experience

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 15
Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language no

Financial Aid

Average financial aid
Not Reported

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $7,065
Room & board $9,878
Additional fees $1,816
Books & supplies $1,240
Other fees $1,334
Total $21,333

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Not Reported

Non-need-based

Not Reported

Scholarships

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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for minorities yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Basketball
Cross-country running
Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Track and field
Volleyball

Intramural Sports Men

Badminton, Cheerleading, Rock climbing, Ultimate frisbee

Intramural Sports Women

Badminton, Cheerleading, Rock climbing, Ultimate frisbee

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division 2

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
American Indian/Native American Studies
Anthropology
Art/Art Studies, General
Biochemistry
Biology Teacher Education
Business Administration and Management, General
Business/Commerce, General
Business/Managerial Economics
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology
Chemistry, General
Computer Engineering, General
Counseling Psychology
Criminology
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Education, General
Education, Other
Elementary Education and Teaching
Engineering, General
English Language and Literature, General
Entrepreneurial and Small Business Operations, Other
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
Environmental Science
Environmental Studies
Finance, General
Fine/Studio Arts, General
History, General
Intercultural/Multicultural and Diversity Studies
International Business/Trade/Commerce
Journalism
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Management Information Systems, General
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mathematics, General
Music, General
Outdoor Education
Philosophy
Physics, General
Physics, Other
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Public Health, General
Secondary Education and Teaching
Sociology
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor
Tourism and Travel Services Management
Women's Studies
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Programs Offered

  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Honors college
  • Internships
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad

3,308

total students

42%

in-state

58%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

98%

3,229
students

Female
54%
1,729

Male
46%
1,500

2%

79
students

Female
76%
60

Male
24%
19

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

88%

2,865
students

Female
54%
1,529

Male
46%
1,336

12%

364
students

Female
55%
200

Male
45%
164

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 62%
Student 4 year graduation rate 28%
Student 5 year graduation rate 11%
Student 6 year graduation rate 2%

Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
1%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
28%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
11%
Hispanic/Latino
45%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
9%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

281

Transfer students enrolled

8%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests no
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES no
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred no

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: August 1

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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Counseling services

  • Group career
  • Individual career
  • Learning disability
  • Legal
  • Personal/Psychological

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Other career services
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • 24 hour library
  • Computer training or assistance
  • Health clinic
  • Library reserved study rooms

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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