Fort Lewis College

Public, Four-years School Located in Durango, CO

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How much is the FLC tuition? For the academic year 2023-2024, FLC's tuition & fees is $9,670 for Colorado residents and $20,798 for out-of-state students.
With indirect costs not billed by school, such as room & boards and personal living expenses, the total cost of attendance for one academic year is $27,480 for Colorado residents and $38,608 for out-of-state students when a student lives on-campus.

FLC Tuition & Expenses

2022-2023 Rate
Colorado Residents Tuition & Fees$9,670
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$20,798
Books & Supplies Costs$1,240
On-campus Room & Board$12,554
On-campus Expenses$4,016
Off-campus Room & Board$12,410
Off-campus Expenses$4,016
2023-2024 Estimates
Colorado Residents Tuition & Fees$10,385
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$22,002

How Much Does it Cost to Go to FLC for 4 Years?

For the class of 2027, who entering colleges in 2023, the 4 years tuition & fees is $95,150 at FLC. The estimated tuition rate is based on the changes over last 5 years. With room & board, books, and other personal expenses, the estimated 4 years costs of attendance is $170,814. After receiving financial aid including grants, scholarships, and/or student loans, the 4 years COA is down to $98,547.
The following table computes the 4 years tuition and COA by class of year.
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2023-24)$21,930$39,390$22,734
Sophomore (2024-25)$23,125$41,521$23,958
Junior (2025-26)$24,384$43,767$25,248
Senior (2026-27)$25,712$46,135$26,608
4 Years Total$95,150$170,814$98,547
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2024-25)$23,125$41,521$23,958
Sophomore (2025-26)$24,384$43,767$25,248
Junior (2026-27)$25,712$46,135$26,608
Senior (2027-28)$27,112$48,632$28,041
4 Years Total$100,332$180,055$103,854
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2025-26)$24,384$43,767$25,248
Sophomore (2026-27)$25,712$46,135$26,608
Junior (2027-28)$27,112$48,632$28,041
Senior (2028-29)$28,588$51,263$29,551
4 Years Total$105,795$189,797$109,447
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2026-27)$25,712$46,135$26,608
Sophomore (2027-28)$27,112$48,632$28,041
Junior (2028-29)$28,588$51,263$29,551
Senior (2029-30)$30,144$54,036$31,142
4 Years Total$111,555$200,066$115,341
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2027-28)$27,112$48,632$28,041
Sophomore (2028-29)$28,588$51,263$29,551
Junior (2029-30)$30,144$54,036$31,142
Senior (2030-31)$31,786$56,960$32,819
4 Years Total$117,630$210,891$121,552

Average Tuition By School Type and Comparison

Compared to four-years schools nationwide, FLC' tuition is higher than the average tuition of $12,965. Compared to public, four-years colleges in Colorado, its tuition is slightly higher than the average tuition of $17,007.
In-StateOut-of-State
Fort Lewis College$9,670$20,798
U.S. Four-years Colleges$18,675
Public Schools$7,198$12,965
Private Schools$20,937
Colorado Four-years Colleges$17,826
Public Schools$7,400$17,007
Private Schools$18,146

Financial Aid and COA

At Fort Lewis College, 3,043 students (89%) received grant or scholarship from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources. The average amount of grant/scholarship received is $15,796.
After receiving financial aid, the cost of attendance (COA) at FLC is $22,812 for students living on-campus and $22,668 for students living off-campus.
For beginning students (i.e. first-time freshmen), 893 students received any type of financial aid including grants/scholarship and student loans. The average amount of grant/scholarship for the first-time students is $14,215 and the average amount of student loans is $5,482.
The financial aid data is based on 2021-2022 statistics from IPEDS.
Colorado ResidentsOut-of-State
COA (on-campus)$27,480$38,608
COA (off-campus)$27,336$38,464
Tuition & Fees$9,670$20,798
Indirect Costs (on-campus)$17,810$17,810
Indirect Costs (off-campus)$17,666$17,666
COA (on-campus) after Receiving Aid$11,684$22,812
COA (off-campus) after Receiving Aid$11,540$22,668
Average Financial Aid$15,796$15,796
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship3,04389%$15,796
Pell Grants1,29438%$4,872
Federal Student Loan1,06531%$5,943
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Financial Aid89398%-
Grants or Scholarships87896%$14,215
Federal Grants40344%$5,104
Pell Grants40344%$4,949
Other Federal Grants576%$1,097
State/Local Grants54560%$13,434
Institutional Grants54860%$5,662
Student Loan Aid33236%$5,482
Federal Student Loans32435%$4,882
Other Student Loans172%$14,022
Income LevelNumber of StudentsNumber of Students AwardedAverage Amount Aid Awarded
All level153143$9,251
0-30,0004545$13,466
30,001-48,0002525$12,224
48,001-75,0002726$10,448
75,001-110,0001313$5,880
110,001 or more4334$3,378

Admission Stats and Requirements to Apply

FLC's acceptance rate is 92.75%. A total of 3,795 applicants applied to and 3,520 students were accepted. Of the admitted students, 960 enrolled finally, and the yield (i.e. enrollment rate) is 27.27%.
To apply to FLC, 5 items are required - Secondary school GPA, Secondary school rank, Secondary school record, Completion of college-preparatory program and TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) and 2 items are recommended to submit - Recommendations and Formal demonstration of competencies. SAT and ACT scores are considered during the admissions process but are not required to be submitted.
TotalMenWomen
Applicants3,7951,492$2,303
Admitted3,5201,377$2,143
Enrolled960418$542
Acceptance Rate92.75%92.29%93.05%
Yield (Enrollment Rate)27.27%30.36%25.29%
Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankRequired
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of college-preparatory programRequired
RecommendationsRecommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesRecommended
Admission test scoresConsidered But Not Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither Required Nor Recommended

SAT and ACT Scores

The SAT and ACT scores are considered but not required to apply to FLC. The average SAT score of the enrolled first-time students is 1,085 and the average ACT score (ACT composite) is 20.
Its SAT score is similar to the national average score of 1,168. The ACT score is similar to the national average score of 24.
Average25th75th
SAT Total1,0859701,200
National Average1,168
Colorado Average1,163
SAT EBRW555490620
SAT Math530480580
ACT Composite201623
National Average24
Colorado Average25
ACT Math201623
ACT English191423

Student Population

Fort Lewis College has a total of 3,400 students including 3,308 undergraduate and 92 graduate students. By gender, there are 1,601 male students and 1,966 female students attending FLC. The school offers online degree programs and 152 students enrolled online exclusively (4.47% of all students).
TotalMaleFemale
Total3,567 1,6011,966
Undergraduate3,449 1,5731,876
Graduate118 2890

Directory & Academic Information

Directory Information
Address1000 Rim Drive, Durango, CO
Phone970-247-7010
WEBfortlewis.edu/
Degree & Programs
DegreeUndergraduate, Graduate
Program Offered48 Programs
Online Program Offered3 Online Programs
Graduate Program Offered5 Graduate Programs
Academic Stats
Acceptance Rate90.98%
Yield18.97%
Student Population3,400
Graduation Rate39%
Transfer-out Rate34%
Retention Rate59% (Full-time), 42% (Part-time)
Students to Faculty Ratio Rate15 to 1
Faculty & Staffs
Number of Faculties186 (Full-time), 52 (Part-time)
Number of Staffs483 (Full-time), 133 (Part-time)
Average Faculty Salary$64,959
Average Staff Salary$56,102