Our semester includes in-person instruction and all of your favorite activities, but with safety measures in place, like masks and distancing, to keep our community healthy. Our Admission Office is offering virtual visits, as well as in-person tours. The Skyhawk community cares — respect and protect each other's well-being!
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We are Colorado's crossroads of education and adventure. Our beautiful mountain campus in Durango, Colorado, inspires an active and friendly community, and offers transformative learning experiences that foster entrepreneurship, leadership, and creativity.
All tenured faculty have highest degree in their field
Programs in the Top 10 according to Schools.com
Average class size
Classes with fewer than 30 students
Student to faculty ratio
Miles of trails to hike and bike
World-class ski resorts within driving distance
FLC is an active, hands-on, you-have-to-try-this-for-yourself educational experience. We don’t just sit in small classes and look at the mountains. We hold class in those mountains. Or the desert, or the river, or a non-profit in town, or the US-Mexico border. We install solar panels on the Navajo Nation, and water systems in Myanmar. We take trips to the highest peaks on Earth. You have got to try this.
Two Fort Lewis College friends, Allie Wolfe, a senior majoring in Psychology, and Tatyana Trujillo (Environmental Studies, ’20), found themselves inspired to carry the message of Black Lives Matter and after a great deal of contemplation, they decided to paint a BLM mural on the iconic east-facing wall of College Drive’s Everyday gas station.
Fort Lewis College ranks in the top ten for campus ethnic diversity at national liberal arts colleges in this year’s Best Colleges report.
The Herbert E. Owen Native Plant Garden was built in 2012 as an educational resource for the Biology Department. It is named for Herb Owen, professor of Biology at FLC from 1955 to 1978 and founder of the department.
New academic hub, TRIO Student Success Center, and TRIO STEM3 received grants that will help support student success and increase retention and graduation rates.
After identifying a perennial herb that had never been reported in Colorado before, Professor of Biology Ross McCauley welcomed three students to join him in a five-week Field Botany class with the goal of the course mirroring McCauley’s venture: to learn how to identify vascular plants while in the field.