Transfer Admission Requirements

2018-19 Transfer Admission Standards

College Admission Requirements

Requirements 12 or Fewer
College Credits
College Credits*
Performance Freshman test scores and cumulative high school GPA minimums 2.40 cumulative college GPA**
Rigor Freshman rigor requirements based on high school coursework Freshman rigor requirements based on high school or college coursework

*These credits must be college-level semester credit hours.
**Students with cumulative college GPAs 2.00 - 2.39 are admissible only after special review.

Application Materials

  • Application (online or paper),
  • Official transcripts from all other colleges attended
  • $40 application fee
  • Official high school transcript (for transfer applicants with 12 or fewer college credits)
  • ACT or SAT test scores (for transfer applicants with 12 or fewer college credits).  Note:  For the ACT, Fort Lewis College uses only the English and Math sections and for the SAT, only the Evidence-Based Reading and Writing and Math sections for tests taken March 2016 and after and only the Critical Reading and Math sections for tests taken February 2016 and before.

Merit Scholarships

Fort Lewis College offers merit scholarships as part of the admission process. These scholarships range from $1,500-$3,000 per year and are available up to the number of credits required to graduate or four years, whichever comes first. All applicants are automatically considered for our merit scholarships and do not need to submit additional materials. Click here for additional information about our merit scholarship program.

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall 2018 August 20, 2018
Spring 2019 December 1, 2018
Summer 2019 Opens January 2019

*Applicants can submit additional materials, such as official transcripts, after the stated deadlines so long as the application for admission was submitted and received by the deadline.

Admission Decision

Once your application is complete, it will take about 4-6 weeks to receive a decision. To check the status of your application:

Important Transfer Information

Prospective Transfer Student Appointments

If you are interested in having a prospective student consultation, please contact the Office of Admission at (970) 247-7055.

Colorado Residency Is Based On:

  • Continuous physical presence in the State of Colorado
  • Proof of intent to become a Colorado resident
  • Financial emancipation - defined as parental relinquishment of any and all financial support to the student.

Additional information on Colorado Residency requirements