Fort Lewis College (FLC)

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Fort Lewis College, a liberal arts school, provides students a well rounded foundation in education by having a curriculum with a diverse range of subjects. This college is located in Durango, CO, a predominately rural area. Approximately three thousand students are enrolled at Fort Lewis College.

Students can report either the ACT or SAT scores to FLC. A score within the range of 980 to 1200 on the SAT exam, or 17 to 23 on the ACT exam is among the 25th - 75th percentile range among accepted students. Based on sampled GPA data collected and applied, it is estimated that the FLC average GPA range for accepted students is around 2.80 - 3.18. This school has an acceptance rate of around 91 percent with 22 percent of applicants deciding to enroll. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall FLC Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for Fort Lewis College was reported as 91.4% in Fall 2020 with over 3,760 college applications submitted to FLC. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • FLC ACT Scores: 17 - 23
  • FLC Average GPA: 2.80 - 3.18

How Hard Is It to Get into Fort Lewis College?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

The applicant selectivity of FLC is about average, as determined by collecting standardized test scores e.g. ACT/SAT and high school average GPA ranges of students who were granted admissions from previous years.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2022 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2022-2023 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Fort Lewis College has been staying about the same from year to year.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 92.1%
  • 2017-2018: 83.2%
  • 2018-2019: 90.9%
  • 2019-2020: 91.4%
  • Projected FLC Acceptance Rate 2022-2023: 83.6%

How Does FLC Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for FLC is sixty-one percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Western State Colorado University84.2%
Adams State University99.1%
St John's College66.4%
Colorado College13.5%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • School Records are Required
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2020)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to FLC (Fall 2020)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading500 - 610
Math480 - 590
Total Score980 - 1200
ACT®Score Range
English16 - 23
Math17 - 23
Composite Score17 - 23
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