Start your college career at Fort Lewis College

Why become a Skyhawk? For lots of reasons. We are a community of thinkers, doers, creators, innovators, and leaders. We’re diverse and inclusive. And we shape the future and solve the world’s most challenging problems.

Transform your passions into reality on a beautiful campus with small classes, close-knit departments, abundant hands-on learning opportunities, and a devoted and friendly faculty. Become part of the next class of Skyhawks.

Admission requirements

Admission process

It takes 15-20 minutes to complete your admission application and start your next adventure.

1. Fill out your application & pay the application fee
2. Provide your transcripts
3. Include your personal statement or college essay (optional)
4. Provide your test scores (optional)


Apply to Fort Lewis College

Application deadlines

  • Fall semester
  • Spring semester
Fall semester

Fall 2024 application is open!

Nov

15

Early action deadline

Jan

1

Priority deadline

May

1

Regular deadline

Spring semester

Spring 2024 application is open!

Oct

16

Priority deadline

Dec

10

Regular deadline



Admission decisions

Applicants are notified by email within 4-6 weeks of submitting a completed application.

Applicants denied admission can request to appeal the decision for reconsideration.

Affordability

First-year students are automatically considered for Merit Scholarships during the admission process.

Free ski pass

Incoming first-year, first-time students through Spring 2024 receive a free season ski pass at Purgatory Mountain.

Guaranteed housing

First-year students are guaranteed campus housing in our beautiful Durango, CO.

Reed Honors

You have a minimum unweighted GPA of 3.5 and want to join a community of motivated students.

Contact us

Request info

Admission Office

Fort Lewis College
1000 Rim Drive
Durango, CO 81301

Ph: 877-352-2656 or 970-247-7184
Fax: 970-247-7179
Email: admission@fortlewis.edu

Talk with admission counselor

Connect with your admission counselor over the phone, in email, or take a campus tour and meet them in person.

Schedule an appointment