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.
1980 Class President Ray Boucher talks about life at the Fort in the Seventies, bed racing, his professors and the importance of conviction.
In September 2019, FLC was privileged to capture a rare conversation with the legendary actress Angela Lansbury. From "Murder, She Wrote" to "Beauty and the Beast," Lansbury's 70 + years of experience in film and theatre are explored in conversation with her niece, Felicia Lansbury Meyer, who teaches in the Department of Theatre.
Check out one of FLC's broadcast commercials for the fall of 2019!
FLC's 2019 Fall Welcome video! President Stritikus waxes poetic on the nature of Skyhawk skill levels and finds a new one of his own (with Skyler's help of course!)
Marine veteran, speaker, stand-up comedian, writer. activist, and tribal official for the Santo Domingo Pueblo, Ricardo Caté (Education, ’06) is the most prominent Native American cartoonist working today,