Study at Fort Lewis College
Fort Lewis College is located in Durango, Colorado, and is a member of the Council of Public Liberal Arts Colleges. The college was established in 1911 with the abandonment of the US Army post Fort Lewis. This college enrolls more than 3, 000 students each year and offers its students academic majors, minors and certificates in various study areas including art, business administration and mountain studies.
The athletic teams in the college are known as the Skyhawks. The women of the college participate in sports such as basketball, golf, softball, volleyball, soccer, lacrosse and cross country, while the men are involved in sports including football, basketball, soccer, cross country and golf. The students publish a weekly newspaper called the Independent Newspaper on campus and also operate a radio station on campus called KDUR Radio.
Profile of Fort Lewis College
The main campus of Fort Lewis is in Durango, CO (a town not particularly near any major cities). The school is a public school. Fort Lewis offers degrees up to the Bachelor's degree.
The school students most commonly major in a field related to science, fine arts, nutrition and exercise therapy, and liberal arts.
Fort Lewis Selectivity
Fort Lewis does not accept everyone who applies. In 2007, SAT verbal scores of half of students were 440 to 570. Three-fourths of students accepted in 2007 had SAT math scores of 450 or more.
Fort Lewis offers tenure to reward and retain some professors.
In 2007, the school had 3, 928 enrolled students.
Fort Lewis makes available a lot of student housing. Meal plans are available. Student athletes at Fort Lewis belong to the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference for major sports.
Fort Lewis Programs and Degrees
|General Category||Degrees||Most Common Majors |
|Liberal Arts||231||liberal arts and sciences, English, sociology, interdisciplinary studies, humanities, anthropology, history, political science, . . . |
|Business and Management||144||business, accounting|
|Science||62||biology, geology, physics, chemistry|
|Nutrition and Exercise Therapy||48||exercise science|
|Fine Arts||40||fine arts|
|Therapy and Counselling||38||psychology|
|Computer Science and Engineering||6||computer and info science|
|Religion and Philosophy||6||philosophy|
|Drama and Performing Arts||2||drama|
Contact: Fort Lewis
Fort Lewis College
1000 Rim Drive
Durango, CO 81301-3999
General Phone: (970) 247-7010
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