Fort Lewis College: Review & Facts

Overall Rating: Overall Ranking - FairQuality: Education Quality Rating - GoodSafety: Capmus Safety Rating - PoorCosts: Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Fair
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Fort Lewis College is a medium four-year, public school with 3,885 students enrolled. This college was founded in 1911 and is the only school located in Durango, Colorado.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
34
Associate's degree and bachelor's degree are available at Fort Lewis College.

Fort Lewis College implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers enrollment in 34 majors. The most popular concentrations are Business, General Studies, Sociology and Anthropology, Biology, and Psychology. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other schools.
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a positive sign. Nevertheless, if you wish to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
61%
The rate of student retention at Fort Lewis College is relatively low at 61% (below Colorado average). Considering this statistic, it seems that students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Fort Lewis College is low - 34%. About 47% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Fort Lewis College is reasonably decent, 19:1. Find out more details about faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$17,800
Average tuition price is fairly high - about $16,100 per year. The additional fees at Fort Lewis College beyond tuition are roughly $1,700; which comes to a total of $17,800 per year.

Read the details about Fort Lewis College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
88%
As reported in recent data, 3,034 applications were submitted and 2,685 were accepted; so it is easy to get accepted at this school.

This college might accept your dual credits and advanced placement credits earned prior to admission.

Find out more about admissions as well applicants test score information at Fort Lewis College in the Admissions and Tests report for this school.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$4,100
Fort Lewis College provides study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Fort Lewis College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
D
Fort Lewis College offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates approximately 1,600 students, which provides a viable on-campus housing option. The room price is relatively low - roughly $4,100 per academic year.

Based on the college crime numbers, Fort Lewis College seems to be a relatively dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Fort Lewis College Location and Maps



Post Address: Fort Lewis College, 1000 Rim Drive, Durango, Colorado 81301-3999, USA
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