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Fort Lewis College
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  • 4 Year
  • DURANGO, CO

Report Card

grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B minus
  2. Value
    grade C+
  3. Diversity
    grade A
  4. Campus
    grade B minus
  5. Athletics
    grade B
  6. Party Scene
    grade B minus
  7. Professors
    grade B
  8. Location
    grade B+
  9. Dorms
    grade C+
  10. Campus Food
    grade C
  11. Student Life
    grade B
  12. Safety
    grade B minus

About

1000 RIM DRIVE
DURANGO, CO 81301
Athletic Division
NCAA Division II (with football)
Athletic Conference
Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference
From Fort Lewis College

Fort Lewis College is at Colorado's crossroads of education and adventure. We offer 55 majors in the arts, business, engineering, sciences, humanities, social sciences, and teacher education. We are proud of our dedication to small classes, a liberal arts perspective, and hands-on experiences that foster entrepreneurship, leadership, creativity, and life-long learning. Our beautiful campus sits on a mesa overlooking historic Durango and the southern Rocky Mountains where live, play, and learn.

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Fort Lewis College Rankings

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Admissions

Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
Acceptance Rate
92%
SAT Range
950-1170
ACT Range
16-22
Application Fee
$40
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$15,723 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$14,164 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
95%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
15:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
87%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 67 responses
68%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 90 responses
62%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 90 responses

Majors

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Take your studies beyond the books to where life happens for real. Dig in the natural laboratories around the Four Corners. Get involved in community organizations that are confronting the greatest challenges of our time. Whatever your academic focus, opportunities to go deeper await in Southwest Colorado's classroom of the great outdoors.

Online

Online Programs Offered
1
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
1
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    48%
  • On Campus
    47%
  • Online
    5%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
2,904 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
455
Undergrads Over 25
13%
Pell Grant
40%
Varsity Athletes
10%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 64 responses
  • Exploring fun and different!
    36%
  • Exploring
    28%
  • Open-minded
    13%
  • Different
    6%
  • Fun
    6%
  • Outdoorsy
    3%
  • Selfish
    3%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
86%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 88 responses
Poll
64%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 116 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 63 responses
  • Laid Back
    27%
  • Supportive
    25%
  • Unique
    25%
  • Complex
    5%
  • Diverse
    3%
  • Fake
    3%
  • Uninvolved
    3%

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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$35,200 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
42%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
92%
National
83%
73%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 44 responses

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