We can’t wait to build off our successes from Fall 2020 and come back for a safe and enriching Spring 2021 term of in-person instruction. Learn more below!
We are Colorado's crossroads of education and adventure. Our beautiful mountain campus in Durango, Colorado, inspires an active and friendly community, and offers transformative learning experiences that foster entrepreneurship, leadership, and creativity.
All tenured faculty have highest degree in their field
Programs in the Top 10 according to Schools.com
Average class size
Classes with fewer than 30 students
Student to faculty ratio
Miles of trails to hike and bike
World-class ski resorts within driving distance
FLC is an active, hands-on, you-have-to-try-this-for-yourself educational experience. We don’t just sit in small classes and look at the mountains. We hold class in those mountains. Or the desert, or the river, or a non-profit in town, or the US-Mexico border. We install solar panels on the Navajo Nation, and water systems in Myanmar. We take trips to the highest peaks on Earth. You have got to try this.
The Biochemistry program at Fort Lewis College has been approved for accreditation by the American Society for Biochemistry & Molecular Biology through 2027.
For this year’s virtual event, which invited participants to organize informal socially distanced rides wherever they were, nearly 100 riders took to the trails and roads to raise money for the Fort Lewis College cycling team.
“The College Tour” is a new TV series from Emmy-nominated and multi-award-winning producers, telling the stories of colleges and universities across the country.
Peter R. Decker was a staunch supporter of Fort Lewis College, serving as one of the first trustees when the board became independent in 2002. Decker died on December 12, 2020 at age 86.
Associate Professor of Chemistry Bill Collins, this year’s Featured Scholar, researches the health of honeybees, which are under threat worldwide.