As the academic basecamp for the Four Corners, Fort Lewis College is your place to explore your ideas, test your limits, learn outside the lines, and accomplish your goals. We’re proud of all you’ve done so far on your educational journey and look forward to seeing your contributions, your creativity, and your impact in the world beyond your front door.
At FLC, students are at the center of all we do. You'll get a class schedule that turns your academic interests into passions, support both in and out of the classroom, and a clear pathway to the career of your dreams.
With FLC, you have everything you need to keep chasing your dreams. Let us help you finish what you started!
Jenna and Kayla are here to guide you through the application process and tackle your toughest questions. The world needs your creativity, your original thoughts, and your passion for change. We’re here to help you make sure that happens. You’ve got this, and we’ve got your back. Schedule a one-on-one meeting with Jenna or Kayla.
First-Year students can schedule a meeting with Jenna
Transfer students can schedule a meeting with Kayla
To ensure you’ve got the right tools to earn your college degree, we’ve simplified your admission process by waiving the application fee and providing a quick admission decision so you can plan your future.
When applying, use STAYLOCAL code to waive the application fee.
Plans change, even when our dreams stay the same. To support you staying on track with your educational goals, we render quick admission decisions, waive the application fee (use STAYLOCAL code), and offer personalized attention in the application process.
We're making it really easy for local students to transfer to FLC during this time of uncertanity: just upload an official transcript and apply for free by using the STAYLOCAL code. Learn exactly how your credits will transfer with a personalized pre-enrollment appointment or by using our Transferology software.
Maybe you've looked at FLC before, or maybe you're not familiar with us. Check out a little of what awaits you here. Choose from over 50 majors and certificate programs in business, teacher education and across the arts & sciences, and start your academic adventure in Durango.
Beyond our low tuition and fees, there are many ways to bring your education within reach. We offer several scholarships, including the Civic Match Scholarship, Foundation scholarships, and many more!
FLC automatically determines eligibility for and applies the Professor's, Dean's, Provost's and Presidential tuition scholarships during admission. Consideration is based on high school GPA. Awards range from $2,000 to $5,000 per year for in-state students, and $6,000 to $10,000 for out-of-state students.
New Mexico residents with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 are automatically awarded the New Mexico Reciprocal Scholarship, which lowers the out-of-state tuition to the in-state rate. For the 2020-2021 academic year, the NMR is valued at $10,656 per year, reducing tuition to $7,056.
Students who are members of US federally recognized Native American tribes may attend FLC tuition free with the Native American Tuition Waiver.