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Chances of getting into Fort Lewis College

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
91.4%
Admission Difficulty for Fort Lewis College
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Admission StandardsEasy
Applicant CompetitionVery Low
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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, 3,433 out of 3,757 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 easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 66 percent. Fort Lewis College typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 22% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.

Test Requirements

You must submit admission test scores with your application. Fort Lewis College is not a test optional school. Note: Please consult the school directly to determine if testing requirements are temporarily suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

FLC SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
980-1200
Applicants Submitting SAT
54%
SAT Scores for Fort Lewis College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 500
SAT Math 25th 480
SAT Composite 25th 980
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 1090

SAT Scores you need to get in

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

Fort Lewis College typically prefers applicants to be in the top 64 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 980 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 870. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1090 out of 1600. The school ranks #10 in Colorado for highest average SAT composite score. 54 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

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%
1090 to 1200 Avg + 91%-95%
980 to 1090 Avg - 86%-91%
870 to 980 Reach 78%-86%
Less than 870 Low <78%
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FLC ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
17-23 
Applicants Submitting ACT
62%
ACT Scores for Fort Lewis College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 16
ACT Math 25th 17
ACT Composite 25th 17
ACT Scores for Fort Lewis College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 23
ACT Math 75th 23
ACT Composite 75th 23
Average ACT Score 20

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 17 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 69 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 14 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 20 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 23 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #13 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.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Fort Lewis College admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
23 and Above Good >95%
20 to 23 Avg + 91%-95%
17 to 20 Avg - 86%-91%
14 to 17 Reach 78%-86%
Less than 14 Low <78%
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FLC GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.21
Typical High School Grades
B

What GPA do you need to get into Fort Lewis College?

Applicants need about average high school grades to get into FLC. 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

GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

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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%
Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

Applying

Admission Statistics

Fort Lewis College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 2,241 1,516 3,757
Accepted 2,056 1,377 3,433
Acceptance Rate 92% 91% 91%
Enrolled 405 356 761
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 20% 26% 22%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Fall 2021 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Jun 1, 2022
Days left to Apply
218

Applicants have 218 days left until the Fall 2021 term applications are due on Jun 1, 2022.

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to Fort Lewis College is $40.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Fort Lewis College and what student information is used for admission decisions?

Fort Lewis College Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Considered but not required
Completion of College Preparatory Program Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor 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.

FAQs

Does Fort Lewis College prefer SAT or ACT?

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

What is my chance of getting into Fort Lewis College?

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

What SAT score is required for Fort Lewis College?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 980 and 1200. 54% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for Fort Lewis College?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 17 and 23. 62% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.