It's easy to transfer to FLC

You have dreams, and we want to help you make them reality. You can start as a transfer student at FLC in the fall, spring, or summer. We accept applications on a rolling basis and we will notify you within 4-6 weeks of submission.


Pro tip - Submit your application early. The availability of scholarships, courses, and your first choice in housing all depend on availability, and who has already applied or signed up for them. For the best chance of getting the classes, housing, and scholarships that you want, apply now. 

To transfer to FLC

  1. Submit your application & official transcripts
  2. Estimate how many of your credits will transfer (use the button above)
  3. After you're admitted, the Registrar's Office determines official transfer credits
  4. After you accept our offer of admission, you'll be assigned an advisor to help you pick classes

Transfer from a partner school

If you’re transferring from one of the following, check out the degree maps we've arranged with those schools to transfer your existing credits toward your degree at FLC.

Colorado Community College System
San Juan College, New Mexico

Find out if FLC is a good fit for you

Connect with our team

FLC students sitting on the ridge overlooking campus, Durango, and the Animas River valley

Virtual and in-person visits

Learn about the application process for transfer students, transfer credits at FLC, scholarships, financial aid, the cost of attendance, and our focus on hands-on, experiential learning.

While we offer campus visits and other events that are geared specifically toward Transfer students, you are welcome to attend any of our events.

Individual transfer student support

Because the journey for transfer students is often unique to each individual, our Admission team is available to support you in determining your best next step.

Meet your Transfer Admission Counselor

Transfer student admission counselor Kayla Dixon

Kayla Dixon

Transfer Admission Counselor

Serving all Returning FLC Students and Transfer Students.



Native American & Alaska Native students

Come to FLC for your education, and be part of our thriving Native student community. Over 40% of FLC students are Native American or Alaska Native, representing around 180 tribes and villages. As a Native-serving institution, we are committed to supporting our Native students academically, personally, and financially with the Native American Tuition Waiver, which allows Native students to attend FLC tuition-free. 


Diversity & our campus community

Fort Lewis College is proud to be a minority-majority (53% students of color), Native-serving institution (find out more about who attends FLC). The incredible diversity of our campus community is the beating heart of Fort Lewis College. No matter who you are or where you come from, there's a place for you here at FLC.

FLC transfer students on a bridge near campus

Things to consider

You're not alone in wondering: does FLC offer the majors I'm interested in? Can I afford to go to school at FLC? These questions are front of mind for most prospective transfer students. Here are some answers.

Majors & programs

FLC offers around 54 majors, a wide variety of minors, and certificate programs. We're adding new programs all the time, as the demands from our world change: new problems to solve, and new workplace roles to fill. We'll get you to the front of the pack.

Majors & programs
Affordable education

We believe that education isn't only for those who can afford it. To level the playing field the best we can, we offer a generous array of scholarships to our transfer students, including special agreements such as the San Juan Reciprocal Scholarship, to get you an FLC education at a New Mexico in-state price.