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.
At a small, distanced ceremony on Friday, October 9, the Fort Lewis College community and friends broke ground for a new state-of-the-art facility.
Three students contributed to “The Strater: The Hotel That Built Durango,” kicking off the eighth season of Colorado Experience from Rocky Mountain PBS.
A perfect day is “the day we throw a big party with luscious, animal-free milk, cheese, yogurt, and ice cream,” according to the Perfect Day Foods website. While animal-free creamy goodness may sound odd to the uninitiated, for Adam Hamilton (Philosophy and Biochemistry, ’18), animal-free dairy alternatives are the future.
Two Fort Lewis College friends, Allie Wolfe, a senior majoring in Psychology, and Tatyana Trujillo (Environmental Studies, ’20), were inspired to further the message of Black Lives Matter by painting 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.