Fort Lewis College


Fort Lewis College

Fort Lewis College is a majority-minority, Native-serving, public liberal arts college located in Durango, Colorado. We offer an expansive educational experience featuring small classes that emphasize hands-on, experiential learning, undergraduate research, and close student-faculty relationships. The FLC campus is located in the heart of the Mountain Southwest, and it offers endless opportunity for outdoor adventure. Our vibrant and dynamic campus community has something for everyone, from student-led organizations to Division II NCAA athletics, and everything in between. No matter who you are, there’s a place for you here at Fort Lewis College.

Academic Programs

  • Engineering
  • Research
  • Science
  • Technology
  • Liberal Arts
  • Business
  • Education
  • Nursing
  • Communication
  • Music
  • Art & Design
  • Economics
  • Finance/Accounting
  • Government/Political Science
  • Health Science
  • Performing Arts
  • Social Science
  • Visual Arts

Student experience

  • Athletics
  • Co-op/Internship Opportunities
  • Disability Services
  • Intramural/Club Sports
  • LGBTQIA Services
  • Military/Veteran Services
  • On-Campus Housing
  • Study Abroad
  • Undergraduate Research
  • Native Serving Institution
  • Majority Minority

Application information

Find out about requirements, fees, and deadlines


Candidates for admission are reviewed based on their high school GPA, courses taken, and general academic performance. The minimum GPA for admission consideration is a 2.0. Admission to Fort Lewis College is test-optional. Students may choose to submit ACT and/or SAT scores for consideration, but they are not required.

The application fee is $40 (financial assistance is available for those who qualify).


Additional Information

Applicants will automatically be considered for all FLC merit scholarships. Students are also encouraged to apply for other institutional scholarships through the FLC Foundation and various academic departments. Students who are members of Native American tribes or Alaska Native villages may be eligible for the Native American Tuition Waiver. Learn more about scholarships, including the FLC Colorado Equity Scholarship, the New Mexico Reciprocal Scholarship, the Western Undergraduate Exchange Scholarship, and athletics scholarships on our website. For more information about financial aid, please visit the Financial Aid website.  

Visit us

We offer a variety of opportunities for you to visit campus, from general tours to events designed just for students in your circumstances. Come to campus in person so you can see the mountains in every direction, feel the sunshine on your face, meet faculty, students, and staff, and get answers to all your questions. Take a tour of our beautiful campus, attend one of our events, and get the inside scoop on travel, lodging, and adventure in Durango, Colorado so you can make the most of your visit.

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School location

1000 Rim Dr
Durango, CO 81301-3999, United States of America

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