3,299
Students
Financial aid thermometer
16,444
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
83
83%
Acceptance Rate
Small town
Setting
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Overview

Fort Lewis College is a Comprehensive institution located in Durango, CO, in a small town setting.

Location & Contact

Address 1000 Rim Drive
Durango, CO  81301-3999
United States
Contact Phone: 970-247-7010

Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
American Indian/Native American Studies Checkmark
European Studies Checkmark
Women's Studies Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biochemistry Checkmark
Cell And Molecular Biology Checkmark
Ecology Checkmark
Environmental Biology Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting Checkmark
Business Administration And Management Checkmark
Business/managerial Economics Checkmark
Finance Checkmark
International Business/trade/commerce Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management Checkmark
Operations Management Checkmark
Tourism And Travel Services Management Checkmark
Education Associate Bachelors
Biology Teacher Education Checkmark
Chemistry Teacher Education Checkmark
Early Childhood Education Checkmark
Elementary Education Checkmark
English/language Arts Teacher Education Checkmark
Multicultural Education Checkmark
Music Teacher Education Checkmark
Physical Education Teaching And Coaching Checkmark
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Engineering Associate Bachelors
Engineering Physics/applied Physics Checkmark
Engineering Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
Engineering/industrial Management Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
English Checkmark
English Language And Literature Related Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Spanish Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Athletic Training Checkmark
Public Health Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences/liberal Studies Checkmark
Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
Environmental Studies Checkmark
Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
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Sport And Fitness Administration/management Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Chemistry Checkmark
Geology/earth Science Checkmark
Physics Related Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
Counseling Psychology Checkmark
Industrial And Organizational Psychology Checkmark
Psychology Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Anthropology Checkmark
Economics Checkmark
Political Science And Government Checkmark
Sociology Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Dramatic/theater Arts Checkmark
Fine And Studio Arts Management Checkmark
Music Checkmark
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

4,473
Applied
3,722
Accepted
3,299
Enrolled
83%
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Female Admissions

2,658
Females Applied
2,227
Females Accepted
84%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

1,815
Males Applied
1,495
Males Accepted
82%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

40
Application Fee
3.31
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Other requirements exist (see below)
Required for some programs Interview
Recommended Essay
2 recommendations

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 520 600
SAT Math 500 610
ACT Composite 22 20 25

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

7,056
In-state
17,712
Out-of-state
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Fees

1,984
Full-time student fees
9,878
Room & board
4,796
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Minorities
Senior Citizens
Employees

Financial Aid

16,444
Avg. Financial Aid Package
15,593
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
17,484
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
3,981
Avg. Loan Aid
4,588
Avg. Grant Aid
4,959
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
99% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
90%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
16%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

3,299
Total undergrad students
0%
International Students
52%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 11.42%
Black or African American 1.16%
White or Caucasian 48.38%
American Indian or Alaska Native 25.7%
Asian 0.66%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.16%
Two or more races 8.72%
Other 3.36%

Gender

Male (48.47%)
Female (51.53%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 42%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
Student-run radio station Checkmark
Student-run television station Checkmark
Marching band Checkmark
Campus events:
SkyFest, Homecoming and Hozhoni Days

Student Services

Legal services Checkmark
Health clinic Checkmark
Personal/psychological counseling Checkmark
Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

Greek fraternities
Greek sororities
Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
KDUR - Campus/community radio, Environmental Center, Student Union Productions, Dance Co-Motion and Master Plan Ministries

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
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Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No Checkmark No
Basketball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Cheerleading No Checkmark No
Cross-country Running No Division 2 Checkmark
Fencing No Checkmark No
Football Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Golf Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Ice Hockey No Checkmark No
Lacrosse No Checkmark No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rock Climbing No Checkmark No
Rugby No Checkmark No
Skiing (cross-country) No Checkmark No
Skiing (downhill) No Checkmark No
Soccer Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark No No
Tennis No Checkmark No
Track And Field No No No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark Checkmark No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
Wrestling No Checkmark No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Cheerleading No Checkmark No
Cross-country Running No Division 2 Checkmark
Fencing No Checkmark No
Football Checkmark No No
Golf Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Ice Hockey No No No
Lacrosse No Division 2 Checkmark
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rock Climbing No Checkmark No
Rugby No Checkmark No
Skiing (cross-country) No Checkmark No
Skiing (downhill) No Checkmark No
Soccer Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Tennis No Checkmark No
Track And Field No Division 2 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark Checkmark No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Wrestling No Checkmark No

Faculty

264
Total Faculty
15:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 183
Part-time - 81
Male - 134
Female - 130