Chances of getting into Fort Lewis College

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
83.2%
Admission Difficulty for Fort Lewis College
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsAverage
Applicant CompetitionVery Low

How hard is it to get into FLC and can I get accepted? The school has a 83% acceptance rate. Last year, 3,722 out of 4,473 applicants were admitted making Fort Lewis College an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has average requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 45 percent. Fort Lewis College typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 19% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.

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FLC SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
1100-1280
Applicants Submitting SAT
22%
SAT Scores for Fort Lewis College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 570
SAT Math 25th 530
SAT Composite 25th 1100
SAT Scores for Fort Lewis College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 650
SAT Math 75th 630
SAT Composite 75th 1280
Average SAT Score 1190

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What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Fort Lewis College?

Fort Lewis College typically requires applicants to be in the top 41 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1100 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 1010. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1190 out of 1600. 22 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Fort Lewis College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1280 and Above Good >89%
1190 to 1280 Avg + 83%-89%
1100 to 1190 Avg - 74%-83%
1010 to 1100 Reach 63%-74%
Less than 1010 Low <63%
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FLC ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
20-25 
Applicants Submitting ACT
87%
ACT Scores for Fort Lewis College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 18
ACT Math 25th 19
ACT Composite 25th 20
ACT Scores for Fort Lewis College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 24
ACT Math 75th 25
ACT Composite 75th 25
Average ACT Score 22

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into FLC?

Admission data indicates that FLC regularly accepts students with ACT's of 20 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 49 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 18 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 22 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 25 and above have very competitive chances. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 87 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Fort Lewis College.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Fort Lewis College admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
25 and Above Good >90%
22 to 25 Avg + 83%-90%
20 to 22 Avg - 76%-83%
18 to 20 Reach 68%-76%
Less than 18 Low <68%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.21
Typical High School Grades
B

You will need about average high school grades to get into Fort Lewis College. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Fort Lewis College was 3.21 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. If your high school grades are above the average 3.21 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as FLC accepts 83% of all applicants.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Fort Lewis College students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
3.75+ 16% Good
3.50 to 3.75 17% Good
3.25 to 3.50 16% Avg +
3.00 to 3.25 19% Avg +
2.75 to 3.00 26% Avg -
2.50 to 2.75 6% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 N/A% Low
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

High School Class Rank

65% of Fort Lewis College freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Fort Lewis College students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 10%
Top 25% of class 32%
Top 50% of class 65%
Bottom 50% of class 35%
Bottom 25% of class 8%

Admission Statistics

Fort Lewis College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 2,658 1,815 4,473
Accepted 2,227 1,495 3,722
Acceptance Rate 84% 82% 83%
Enrolled 398 308 706
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 18% 21% 19%

Fall 2019 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Aug 1, 2019
Days left to Apply
12

Applicants have 12 days left until the Fall 2019 term applications are due on Aug 1, 2019.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Fort Lewis College and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Fort Lewis College Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Neither required nor recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Fort Lewis College
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=127185 IPEDS survey data for Fort Lewis College.