Culturally diverse campus

Two Native students walking together on campus

Come to FLC and find a campus community unique in its cultural diversity. With 177 Native American tribes and Alaska Native villages represented in its student body—a student body that is 41% Native American and Alaska Native—our college campus is a unique mix of indigeneity within a broader range of cultural diversity.

Inclusive education

Our faculty actively educates themselves about and incorporate student backgrounds, cultures, and the historical context of education today into their teaching methodology. They engage in many research projects throughout the sciences and the humanities. At the core, we are a small institution proud of our personalized learning approach.

Native American Tuition Waiver

Eligible Native American students can attend Fort Lewis College tuition free. Students must still pay for student fees, room and board expenses, books, or any other educational expenses.


Native American Center

FLC students marching on Indigenous Peoples Day
FLC students marching on Indigenous Peoples Day

In addition to a number of academic clubs serving Native American and Alaska Native students, the Native American Center (NAC) is a hub for indigenous cultural activity and community. The NAC organizes campus events, conducts outreach with tribal communities, and provides academic and transitional support to indigenous students.