Applying from abroad
You won't find anywhere else in the US like Durango, Colorado. Each year we host about 50 students from 20 nations through international programs. We think you'll find campus to be a welcoming home, your faculty to be caring and engaged, and Durango to be a safe and exciting place to be.
Spring 2023 Regular Deadline: December 10, 2022 Fall 2023 Regular Deadline: May 1, 2023
International program admission decissions are determined on a rolling basis and applicants are notified by email within 4-6 weeks of receipt of their completed application.
A complete international programs application includes:
A non-refundable US$40 application fee is required to process your application. When you apply online, you will be asked to submit to the Admission Office a credit or debit card, or you may submit without payment and send a check from a U.S. bank, or a bank money order in U.S. currency, payable to “Fort Lewis College.” Please be sure your full name and date of birth are included on the check.
Apply for a visa
In order to enroll at Fort Lewis College, all international students must submit the Declaration & Certification of Finances form, including bank statements as supporting documents. The form may be submitted via email to email@example.com. In order to enroll at Fort Lewis College, international students must also complete the I-20 student visa process.
International students from countries where the primary language is not English are required to submit official TOEFL, IELTS, Duolingo, or PTE test scores.
Scores must come directly from the testing service.
Required minimum scores:
English proficiency exam waiver requirements:
Official ACT or SAT scores are required only if you are a NCAA athlete.
Scores may be sent directly from the testing agency. Fort Lewis College’s ACT code is 0510 and SAT code is 4310. FLC does not require the essay portion of either ACT or SAT.
Official transcripts from the institution that awarded your secondary/high school diploma must be sent directly from the issuing institution.
High school diplomas require a course-by-course evaluation for the U.S. equivalent grade point average (GPA) by a NACES member. (For SpanTran, use FLC’s custom application link.)