Fort Lewis College

Durango, CO, USA
3.71 Average Rating

Fort Lewis College is a public liberal arts institution based in Durango, Colorado. It is a designated Native American-serving institution by the U.S. Department of Education. The school permits qualified Native American students to attend tuition-free. Fort Lewis College houses three LEED Gold buildings, an Environmental Center, and a Media Center.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Public
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed

Need Aware

This school may consider an applicant’s financial situation when deciding admission

Level of Institution
4 Year
Campus Setting
Suburb or town

0
100
91%
Acceptance Rate

Admissions Requirements

SAT
Yes
ACT
Yes
Transcript
Yes

Important Deadlines

Application Type Application Deadline Reply Deadline
Early Action Acceptance is not binding, but student will receive admissions decision earlier. November 15, 2019
Fall Regular Decision August 1, 2019
Spring Regular Decision December 1, 2019
Other April 1, 2019

Admitted Student Stats

In-State Students
48%
Out-Of-State Students
52%
87%
Submitting ACT
22%
Submitting SAT
Average ACT Composite: 22
0
36
Average SAT Composite: 1012
0
1600
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Master's
Total Number of Students
3,317
Total Number of Undergrads
3,270
Academic Calendar

Semester

Classroom Sizes

2-19 Students
44%
20-39 Students
47%
40-99 Students
7%
0
100
21%
Graduate in 4 Years US National: 28%
0
100
40%
Graduate in 6 Years US National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
15:1
US National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$18,208
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Tuition
In-State Tuition In-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who meet the state's or institution's residency requirements. In-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students residing in the locality in which they attend school and may be a lower rate than in-state tuition if offered by the institution.
$7,056
Out-of-State Tuition Out-of-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who do not meet the state’s or institution’s residency requirements. Out-of-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students not residing in the locality in which they attend school.
$17,712
Additional Costs
Room and Board The weighted average for room and board and other expenses is generated as follows:
  • (amount for on-campus room, board and other expenses * # of students living on-campus.
  • + amount for off-campus (with family) room, board and other expenses * # of students living off-campus with family
  • + amount for off-campus (not with family) room, board and other expenses * # of students living off-campus not with family)
divided by the total # of students. Students whose living arrangements are unknown are excluded from the calculation. For some institutions the # of students by living arrangement will be known, but dollar amounts will not be known. In this case the # of students with no corresponding dollar amount will be excluded from the denominator.
$11,520
Books and Supplies
$1250

Aid & Grants

0
100
91%
Need Met
Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid. Federal gift aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
89%
Average Aid Per Year
$10,850
Students Receiving Grants Percent of undergraduate students awarded grant aid. Grant aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
89%
Average Federal Grant Aid Per Year
$4,420
Average Institution Grant Aid Per Year
$5,113

Student Loans

Students Borrowing Loans Loans to students - Any monies that must be repaid to the lending institution for which the student is the designated borrower. Includes all Title IV subsidized and unsubsidized loans and all institutionally- and privately-sponsored loans. Does not include PLUS and other loans made directly to parents.
49%
Average Loan Amount Per Year
$5,644
Average Debt at Graduation The median federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated. This figure includes only federal loans; it excludes private student loans and Parent PLUS loans.
$18,866
Median Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 5.05% interest rate.
$201
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Student Gender
Male
Female
48%
52%
Student Organizations
62
Size of Town
Suburb or town
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
Yes
On Campus Women's Center
No

Housing

0
100
42%
Undergrads Living on Campus
On-campus living required of freshman
Yes

Athletics

Divisional Sports Nickname
Skyhawks
School Colors
Blue/Gold
Varsity Athletics Association
NCAA
Varsity Athletics Conference Primary
Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference

Campus Safety

24-HR security patrol
Yes
Campus emergency phones
Yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
Denver
Albuquerque
Grand Junction
Phoenix
Fort Collins
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$35,200
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What Students Are Saying

3.71 Average Rating
I was dying for a fresh start after high school, and I decided to try Fort Lewis and Durango as my escape. Coming here is one of the best decisions I have ever made. I cannot simply express with words how happy I am in this tow and at this school.
Elizabeth from Westminster, CO
I love Fort Lewis College, Durango Colorado is a beautiful place with friendly people. Not only that, but the academic atmosphere is great, and so are the professors. I wouldn't want to be anywhere else.
Larrissa from Durango, CO