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.
Ski-Soak-Ramen-Repeat was the itinerary on two recent Outdoor Pursuits trips to Japan for FLC students, alumni, and staff.
1980 Class President Ray Boucher talks about life at the Fort in the Seventies, bed racing, his professors and the importance of conviction.
The School of Education recognized two graduates and one student from the Teacher Education program with the Southwest Rural Make a Difference Teacher Award.
The Environmental, Social, Governance policy will move Fort Lewis College toward more sustainable investing.
Governor Polis appointed Mapel as a Trustee in December. The Colorado State Senate will vote on her confirmation in the 2020 legislative session.