Fort Lewis College
Durango, CO, USA

Tuition, Cost & Aid

Affordability and Cost

Average Net Price Average net price for full-time, first-time degree/certificate-seeking undergraduates paying the in-state or in-district tuition rate who were awarded grant or scholarship aid from federal, state or local governments, or the institution. Other sources of grant aid are excluded. Aid awarded anytime during the full aid year is included.

Average net price is generated by subtracting the average amount of federal, state or local government, or institutional grant and scholarship aid from the total cost of attendance. Total cost of attendance is the sum of published tuition and required fees (lower of in-district or in-state), books and supplies and the weighted average room and board and other expenses.
$17,705
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Average Net Price By Family Income
Income
Average Amount
< $30k
$14,007
$30k - $48k
$13,660
$48k - $75k
$17,941
$75k - $110k
$20,004
$110k+
$21,779
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.
$9,040
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.
$19,696
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
$1,250
Tuition Payment Plan
Yes
Financial Aid: visit page
Financial Aid Email: [email protected]

Aid & Grants

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100
90%
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.
35%
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.
35%
Average Federal Grant Aid Per Year
$4,420
Average Institution Grant Aid Per Year
$5,113
Students receiving state aid
54%
Average State Grant Aid Per Year
$9,156
Students receiving federal aid
38%
Average Federal Grant Aid Per Year
$4,420
Total Needs Based Scholarships/Grants Total amount of grant or scholarship aid awarded to all undergraduates from the federal government, state/local government, the institution, and other sources known to the institution.
$1,027,578
Total Non-Need-Based Scholarships/Grants
$3,207,254

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
Students receiving federal loans
49%
Average Federal Loans Per Year
$5,125
Average Other Loans Per Year
$10,298
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.
$10,500
Loan Default Rate
6%
US National: 7%
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

What Students Are Saying

3.71 Average Rating
In state tuition is perfectly priced, and you have access to all sorts of great facilities on campus. We have a great, practically brand new gym and recreation facility, the Student Union is also new which has a brand new media center, Rocket Grill Restaurant, game area and study area.
Michaela from Durango, CO
Better than any school I have found
Tyler from Durango, CO
I believe they are decently priced. They also have a Native American Waiver.
Larrissa from Durango, CO
Tuition is much cheaper than a lot of the colleges in Colorado. I feel that it is definitely worth the price you pay to go here if you make the most out of the experience.
Amanda from Aurora, CO
Transfer not necessary, I will be able to reach my degree goals in one college!
Katrina from Bloomfield, NM
I can't place a value on the tools I have received during my education at Fort Lewis. They really do provide you with everything you need to be successful. If you make use of all of these opportunities you will find that what you get far exceeds the price you pay.
Brittany from Thornton, CO
Great education and extremely affordable even for out of state
Natalie from Chico, CA