Apply to Fort Lewis College

It's easy to apply to Fort Lewis College. You can create your account and start your online application today. Then, as you acquire the necessary information,  you can add it to your college application at any time. Once complete just submit it to us. We'll be in touch if we require any additional information.

Please note that we recommend two letters of reference for your application for admission. Your reference letters should come from teachers, advisors, or counselors and should follow this suggested format.

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College Application Process and Materials

In addition to the application (either online or paper), please submit the following:

  • Official high school transcripts (freshmen only)
  • Test scores (ACT or SAT) (freshmen only)
    • The ACT code is 0510 and SAT code is 4310. The TOEFL code is also 4210
  • Transcripts from all other colleges attended, sent directly from that college.
  • $40 application fee
  • Two letters of reference (recommended). Your reference letters should come from teachers, advisors or counselors.
  • Write a personal essay (recommended). Your double-spaced typed essay should be 250 to 500 words on the following topic:
    • Which aspects of the Fort Lewis College educational experience have prompted your application? In short, Why are you applying to FLC?

Application Deadlines

Early Action and Regular Decision options for the Fall Semester allow you to choose the deadline that works best for you, however, Fort Lewis College encourages you to use our Early Action date. Note: The admission criteria and application review procedures are the same for both application options.

APPLICATION TYPE SUBMIT A COMPLETED†
APPLICATION BY
WE WILL NOTIFY YOU OF STATUS BY
Summer 2014, Sessions 1 - 3 (May) May 1, 2014 Within 2 weeks of
application submission
Summer 2014, Sessions 4 & 5 (June) June 6, 2014 Within 2 weeks of
application submission
Fall 2014
Early Action
January 15, 2014 February 15, 2014
Fall 2014
Regular Decision
August 15, 2014 Within 2 weeks of
application submission
Spring 2015 December 15, 2014
Within 2 weeks of
application submission

† A completed application refers to an application that is not missing any of the required application materials listed at the top of this page.

Helpful Information

  • If you did not pay the $40 application fee when you applied, you can either call: (970) 247-7184 to give credit card information or mail a check made out to the Office of Admission:
Fort Lewis College
Office of Admission & Advising
1000 Rim Drive
Durango, CO 81301

Semester Start Dates

Summer 2014
Sessions 1 - 3

Monday
May 5, 2014
Summer 2014
Sessions 4 & 5
Monday,
Jun. 9, 2014
Fall
Semester
2014
Monday,
Sept. 1, 2014
Spring
Semester
2015

Monday,
Jan. 12, 2015