1000 Rim Drive Durango, CO 81301 970-247-7184
http://www.fortlewis.edu admission@fortlewis.edu
About Fort Lewis College
  • Year of Foundation 1911
  • Size of Campus 362 Acre
  • Type of Instituition Public institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 3,946
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 48%, 52%, 34%
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $4,048 in-state, $16,072 out-of-state
  • Room and Board $8,010
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Selective
  • Application Fee $40
  • Enrollment No. 3,571
Fort Lewis College is a selective public liberal arts college in Colorado that launches careers through a compelling educational experience that features nationally recognized academic programs, extraordinary personal attention from faculty, the freedom of intellectual exploration, and once-in-a-lifetime experiential learning opportunities. We are a physically active and athletic campus that takes full advantage of its breathtakingly beautiful mountain setting in Durango, Colorado.Our 247-acre Fort Lewis College campus is in southwestern Colorado, situated at 6,872 feet atop a mesa overlooking the Animas River Valley and historic downtown Durango. The campus' distinctive architectural theme utilizes locally quarried sandstone to acknowledge the region's Native puebloan building style and evoke the Four Corners' landscape and colors.
Social Life And Activities
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
  • Number of frats 0
  • Setting Rural
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, hazing prohibited
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Hozhoni Days, Homecoming, Weekend Wipeout
  • Percent students who are frat members 0%
  • Number of honor societies Beta Alpha Psi, Beta Beta Beta, Beta Gamma Sigma, Kappa Mu Epsilon, Lambda Alpha, Native American Honor Society, Native American, Phi Alpha Theta, Phi Kappa Phi, Phi Sigma Iota (Chapter Chi), Pi Sigma Alpha, Psi Chi, Sigma Delta Pi (Chapter Kappa Tau), Sig
  • Number of sororities 0
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Master Plan Ministries; Newman Club; Young Life Four Corners;
  • Number of students in fraternities 0
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 0%
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) American Indian Science and Engineering Society, American Indian Business Leaders, Wanbli-Ota, Native American Honor Society, and El Centro
  • Distance to nearest airport Albuquerque (220), La Plata County (16)
  • Distance to nearest train Albuquerque (220)
  • Distance to nearest bus Durango, CO (1)
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
Student Housing
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms (70%), apartments for married students (4%), apartment for single students (25%), special housing for disabled students (1%), other housing options
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 27%
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 20%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 29%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Number of students using college housing 33%
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 43%
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 15
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 1%
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available No
Campus Services
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Number of e-books 0
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Number Of Subscriptions 15,882
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, personal, veteran student, academic, older student, psychological, birth control, religious
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Museums Center for Southwest Studies Museum
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 262
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, math, writing
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 319
  • Library Facilities The Delaney Southwest Studies Collection
  • Number Of Microforms 345,266
  • Student Computer Availability Yes
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 29
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 4,510
  • Computer Courses No
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 1,639
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Number Of Books in Library 194,889
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, placement service, day care, health service, health insurance
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 200
Student Employment and Career
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 5%
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Student Employment Fedral Work Study Program Available
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs IBM, KPMG, Wells Fargo, School districts, Department of Defense, Mercury Payment Systems, First National Bank, Durango Mountain Resort, Wells Fargo Bank, Police departments, and Hyatt
  • Employed Students after 1 year 77%
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Employed Students after 6 Months N/A
  • Army ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Employed Students after 2 years 77%
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 1,780
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Career placment and training co-op education, on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training, other
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
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