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Fort Lewis College: Accreditation, Admissions and Tuition Expenses

Fort Lewis College

Website: http://www.fortlewis.edu
Address: 1000 Rim Drive , Durango , Colorado - 81301-3999
Phone: (970) 247-7010
GENERAL INFORMATION
Type
Four or more years Public
Awards offered Less then 1 year certificate, Bachelor's
Campus setting
Distant Town
Campus housing Yes
Carnegie classification
Baccalaureate Colleges--Arts & Sciences
Athletics (football) NCAA, Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference
Religious affiliation Not applicable
Calendar system Semester
Remedial services Yes
Academic/career counseling service Yes
Employment services for students Yes
Placement services for completers Yes
On-campus daycare Yes
Distance learning No
ROTC No
Study abroad Yes
Weekend/evening college No
ADMISSIONS: INFORMATION
Application fee $30
STATISTICS
TOTAL
MEN
WOMEN
Applicants
3,433
1,687
1,746
Percent admitted
60%
64%
57%
Admitted applicants who enrolled
39%
41%
36%
TEST SCORES
P 25
P 75
SAT Critical reading
470
573
SAT Math
470
590
SAT Writing
450
560
ACT Composite
19
24
ACT English
19
24
ACT Math
18
24
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college preparatory program Recommended
Recommendations Recommended
Admissions test scores Required
COST
EXPENSES AMOUNT
In-state tuition $2,846
Out-of-state tuition $15,162
Books and supplies $1,698
On-campus room and board $7,170
On-campus other expenses $4,098
FINANCIAL AID
TYPE
AVG %
AVG AMOUNT
Financial aid
84%
-
Federal grant aid
27%
$3,910
State or local grant aid
33%
$6,376
Institutional grant aid
75%
-
Loan aid
43%
$4,271
STUDENT BODY
ENROLLMENT
TOTAL
% MEN
% WOMEN
Enrolled
3,740
51%
49%
Estimated undergraduates enrolled 3,746
Estimated graduates enrolled 0
Undergraduates 24 years old 83%
Undergraduates 25 - 65 years old 16%
GRADUATION RATE
Total 33%
Men 30%
Women 37%
Bachelor's degree - 4 years 14%
Bachelor's degree - 5 years 29%
Bachelor's degree - 6 years 33%

Tuition, Fees, and Estimated Student Expenses

Estimated expenses for academic year 2006-2007 2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010 % change 2008-2009 to 2009-2010
Tuition and fees          
In-state $3,393 $3,794 $4,196 $4,646 10.7%
Out-of-state $14,061 $14,994 $16,512 $17,616 6.7%
Books and supplies $1,698 $1,698 $1,698 $1,698 0.0%
Living arrangement          
On Campus          
Room and board $6,468 $6,876 $7,170 $7,444 3.8%
Other $3,534 $3,550 $4,098 $4,098 0.0%
Total Expenses 2006-2007 2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010 % change 2008-2009 to 2009-2010
In-state          
On Campus $15,093 $15,918 $17,162 $17,886 4.2%
Out-of-state          
On Campus $25,761 $27,118 $29,478 $30,856 4.7%

Map & Directions

Map of Fort Lewis College

Admissions

Undergraduate application fee (2009-2010): $40
Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2009
  Total Male Female
Number of applicants 2,723 1,374 1,348
Percent admitted 68% 70% 65%
Percent admitted who enrolled 43% 47% 40%
Admissions Considerations Required Recommended
Secondary school GPA X  
Secondary school rank X  
Secondary school record X  
Completion of college-preparatory program   X
Recommendations   X
Formal demonstration of competencies   X
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) X  
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign language) X  
Test Scores: Fall 2009 (enrolled first-time students)
Students submitting scores Number Percent
SAT 227 28%
ACT 696 87%
Test Scores 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile**
NOTES:
*  25% of students scored at or below
** 25% of students scored above
  • Data apply to first-time degree/certificate-seeking students.
  • Institutions are asked to report test scores only if they are required for admission.
SAT Critical Reading 470 575
SAT Math 460 570
SAT Writing 450 570
ACT Composite 20 24
ACT English 19 25
ACT Math 18 24

 

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation
Agency Periods of Accreditation Status
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission 1/1/1958 -   Accredited
Specialized Accreditation
Agency / Program Periods of Accreditation Status
National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation, Commission on Community/Junior College Accreditation
Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs 9/1/1983 -   Accredited
Teacher Education Accreditation Council, Accreditation Committee
Baccalaureate Teacher Education Accreditation Council (BTEAC) - Baccalaureate programs 3/18/2001 -   Accredited