Finish your bachelor’s at FLC. You’ll find attentive professors, small classes, a culture that prizes experiential learning, and opportunities to work on research projects that are typically only available to graduate students. If you've already earned a bachelor's degree from another institution, you are considered a transfer student.
It takes 15-20 minutes to complete your admission application and continue your bachelor's degree journey.
A non-refundable $40 application fee is required to process your application.
You can pay your application fee with a bank debit or credit card online with your application. You can also submit your application without payment and send a check from a United States bank or a bank money order in United States currency payable to “Fort Lewis College.” If you choose to send a check, please be sure your full name and date of birth are included on it.
You can request a fee waiver if you have extreme financial need. Select "yes" on the admission application when asked if you want to request a fee waiver due to financial hardship.
You must have a cumulative college-level GPA of 2.4 on a 4-point scale from a regionally accredited institution. You're expected to complete remedial coursework before enrollment at FLC and be ready for college-level math and English courses.
Send official transcripts from all colleges and universities you've attended as a part of your application. Institutions must send official college/university transcripts by mail or electronic submission to firstname.lastname@example.org or Fort Lewis College Admissions, 1000 Rim Drive, Durango, CO 81301.
If you have completed fewer than 24 college-level semester credits before applying, you'll also need to include one of the following:
We encourage you to submit a personal statement or essay as a part of your admission application. While optional, it can provide valuable information for our review process.
This is a writing sample and should be between 200 and 500 words. Please tell us more about your educational journey and your academic goals.
If applicable, we encourage you to use this space to discuss any hardships or challenges you have faced during your educational journey.
If you are 23 or older or have been out of high school for five years, you may be required to submit Accuplacer scores to determine your math and comp placement. The test is available at Fort Lewis College's testing center and often offered at your local community college. Learn more about Accuplacer at FLC
ACT or SAT scores are optional. Fort Lewis College's testing codes are:
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*Summer semester is open to transfer students only per International Programs Office.
Late consideration deadline
Spring 2024 application will open on August 1, 2023.
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.
Use Transferology to see how credits from your institution have previously transferred to FLC.
Check the FLC Catalog for your major's degree requirements and cross-track your progress toward your degree goal.
Meet with an admission counselor for help with credit transfers, the degree-earning process, and tuition costs.
In most cases, students who have earned an Associate degree (AA or AS) from institutions other than public Colorado institutions will go through the normal course-by-course evaluation of credits. However, there is a list of institutions outside of Colorado for which a blanket exception has been made. All Liberal Arts Core requirements will be waived for transfer students who earned an AA or AS from one of the institutions on that list.
You can transfer from a two-year school to FLC through our Bridge to Bachelor's Degree program. We'll connect you with an FLC advisor when you start at your community college to support you throughout the process.
College Connect provides a direct path from earning an associate degree at San Juan College to completing your bachelor’s degree at FLC.
The Colorado Department of Higher Education creates articulation agreements through the Colorado Community College System to help students transfer credits within state schools.
You might be eligible to get your associate degree while you work on you bachelor's through the Colorado Reverse Transfer program. Opting in to this program is easy, and there's no impact on your current academic standing or financial aid to do it, either.
Fort Lewis College1000 Rim DriveDurango, CO 81301
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Kayla DixonSenior Transfer Admission Counselor