Transfer Admission Requirements

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College Admission Requirements

  • Transfer standards: 2.4 GPA* or higher at previous colleges attended
    *If your GPA is below a 2.4, please contact us. You may still be eligible for consideration.
  • Transfer applicant acceptance rate: 65%
  • Average Transfer GPA: 3.0

Application Materials

  • Application (online or paper),
  • Official transcripts from all other colleges attended
  • $40 application fee
  • Official high school transcript (for transfer applicants with less than 13 college credits)
  • ACT or SAT test scores (for transfer applicants with less than 13 college credits).  Note: For the SAT, Fort Lewis College uses only the Critical Reading and the Mathematics sections

Merit Scholarships

Fort Lewis College offers merit scholarships as part of the admission process. These scholarships range from $1,000-$3,000 per year and are available for all four years of your education. 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 and Confirmation Deadlines

Fall 2017 August 1, 2017 August 24, 2017
Spring 2018   December 1, 2017 December 15, 2017
Summer 2018 April 1, 2018 April 26, 2018
Fall 2018 August 1, 2018 August 23, 2018

*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.

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 to see how your previously earned credits might transfer to Fort Lewis, 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