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Fort Lewis College

Durango, CO 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate93%

About 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.

Fort Lewis College is a public, state college in the town of Durango, Colorado. Fort Lewis College was founded in 1911. The college enrolls around 3,550 students a year, including 3,447 undergraduates.

2022 Acceptance Rate for Fort Lewis College

It is moderately difficult to get into Fort Lewis College. In 2022, Fort Lewis College accepted 93% of applicants. In 2022, 3,520 out of 3,795 total applicants were accepted.

Fort Lewis College Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 93%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate Info Not Available
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA Offered but % not available
Average GPA 3.3
Test Optional Yes
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 24%

Click below to find out more about the admissions requirements and deadlines, student life, academics, majors and more.


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Fort Lewis College Campus Tours

Fort Lewis College is located in Durango, Colorado,.

If you want to see Fort Lewis College for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take State Highway 160 and U.S. 550 to Durango, or book a flight to the nearest airport, La Plata County.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Fort Lewis College and Durango are like without leaving home.

College Info

1000 Rim Drive Durango, CO 81301-3999

Campus Setting: Small Town

Fort Lewis College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Aug 1

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Fort Lewis College is Aug 1.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Fort Lewis College is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Fort Lewis College SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

Not available


Math SAT Range

480 - 580


Reading SAT Range

490 - 620

Fort Lewis College Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Fort Lewis College is like? There are approximately 3,550 students enrolled at Fort Lewis College, including 3,447 undergraduate students and 103 graduate students. 84% percent of students attend school full-time, 37% percent are from CO and 63% percent of students are from other states.


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