Chances of getting into Fort Lewis College

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
90.9%
Admission Difficulty for Fort Lewis College
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsModerate
Applicant CompetitionVery Low

How hard is it to get into FLC and can I get accepted? The school has a 91% acceptance rate ranking it #18 in Colorado for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 3,817 out of 4,198 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 moderate requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 60 percent. Fort Lewis College typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 20% 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
1010-1200
Applicants Submitting SAT
54%
SAT Scores for Fort Lewis College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 510
SAT Math 25th 500
SAT Composite 25th 1010
SAT Scores for Fort Lewis College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 610
SAT Math 75th 590
SAT Composite 75th 1200
Average SAT Score 1110

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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 59 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1010 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 910. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1110 out of 1600. The school ranks #9 in Colorado for highest average SAT composite score. 54 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
1200 and Above Good >95%
1105 to 1200 Avg + 91%-95%
1010 to 1105 Avg - 86%-91%
915 to 1010 Reach 78%-86%
Less than 915 Low <78%
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FLC ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
18-24 
Applicants Submitting ACT
62%
ACT Scores for Fort Lewis College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 17
ACT Math 25th 17
ACT Composite 25th 18
ACT Scores for Fort Lewis College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 23
ACT Math 75th 23
ACT Composite 75th 24
Average ACT Score 21

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 18 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 62 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 15 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 21 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 24 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #11 in Colorado for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 62 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
24 and Above Good >95%
21 to 24 Avg + 91%-95%
18 to 21 Avg - 86%-91%
15 to 18 Reach 78%-86%
Less than 15 Low <78%
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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. The school ranks #12 in Colorado for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.21 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as FLC accepts 91% of all applicants.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Fort Lewis College students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
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 2,537 1,661 4,198
Accepted 2,324 1,493 3,817
Acceptance Rate 92% 90% 91%
Enrolled 391 365 756
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 17% 24% 20%

Fall 2020 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Aug 1, 2020
Days left to Apply
185

Applicants have 185 days left until the Fall 2020 term applications are due on Aug 1, 2020.

Seniors, these are the SAT and ACT test dates you can still sit for a test and send your results to FLC before the Aug 1 application deadline.

SAT Test Date Scores Available
Mar 14 Mar 27
May 2 May 15
Jun 6 Jul 15
ACT Test Date Scores Available
Feb 8 Feb 19
Apr 4 Apr 14
Jun 13 Jun 23
Jul 18 Jul 28

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.

Frequently Asked Questions

54% of students submit their SAT scores to FLC. 62% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

91% of those who apply are granted admission to FLC. Admission competition is and the college has moderate admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1010 and 1200. 54% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 18 and 24. 62% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.