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Fort Lewis College

General Information

Name: Fort Lewis College
Address: 1000 Rim Drive, Durango, CO 81301-3999

  • General information: (970) 247-7010
  • Financial aid office: (970) 247-7142
  • Admissions office: (970) 247-7184

Type of Institution: Public, 4-year or above
Religious affiliation: None

Estimated Student Expenses

Detailed Expenses2008-20092007-20082006-2007
Tuition and fees
Books and supplies$1,698$1,698$1,698
Living arrangement
On Campus
Room and board$7,170$7,186$6,812
Total Expenses2008-20092007-20082006-2007
On Campus$17,162$16,228$15,437
On Campus$29,478$27,414$26,108

Financial Aid Recipients

    Percentage of Students Who Receive Aid:
  • Any form of aid: 68%
  • Federal grants: 24%
  • State/local grants: 26%
  • Institutional grants: 22%
  • Student loans: 39%
    Average Amount of Aid Received:
  • Federal grants:$3048
  • State/local grants:$5938
  • Institutional grants:$2338
  • Student loans:$2981


Undergraduate application fee (2006-07):$30
Undergraduate Admissions
Fall 2006
Number of applicants2,8811,4741,407
Percent admitted73.3%74.7%71.9%
Percent admitted who enrolled


Total enrollment: 3946
First-time student retention: 58%
Overall graduation rate: 28%

Characteristics of students

    • Attendance:
    • Full Time: 93%
    • Part Time: 7%
    • Gender:
    • Men: 52%
    • Women: 48%

White non-hispanic: 66%
Black non-hispanic: 1%
Hispanic: 6%
Asian/pacific islander: 1%
American indian/alaska native: 18%
Other: 7%


AgencyPeriods of AccreditationAction
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission 1/1/1958 -  None

Degrees offered

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, and Gender Studies
 Hispanic-American,Puerto Rican & Mexican-American/Chicano Studies - Bachelor

Biological and Biomedical Sciences
 Biology/Biological Sciences, General - Bachelor

Business, Management, Marketing, & Related Support Services
 Accounting - Bachelor
 Business/Commerce, General - Bachelor

Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
 Computer and Information Sciences, General - Bachelor

English Language and Literature/Letters
 English Language and Literature, General - Bachelor

Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
 Spanish Language and Literature - Bachelor

 History, General - Bachelor

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies & Humanities
 Humanities/Humanistic Studies - Bachelor
 Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies - Bachelor

Mathematics and Statistics
 Mathematics, General - Bachelor

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
 Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other - Bachelor

Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies
 Kinesiology and Exercise Science - Bachelor

Philosophy and Religious Studies
 Philosophy - Bachelor

Physical Sciences
 Chemistry, General - Bachelor
 Geology/Earth Science, General - Bachelor
 Physics, General - Bachelor

 Psychology, General - Bachelor

Social Sciences
 Anthropology - Bachelor
 Economics, General - Bachelor
 Political Science and Government, General - Bachelor
 Sociology - Bachelor

Visual and Performing Arts
 Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General - Bachelor
 Fine/Studio Arts, General - Bachelor
 Music, General - Bachelor

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