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FLC Demographics & Diversity

Durango, Colorado

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at FLC are mainly White with a sizeable American Indian/Alaskan population. The school has high racial diversity. 48% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Fort Lewis College students
Race Percent of Students
White 52%
Black 1%
Hispanic 11%
Asian 1%
American Indian / Alaskan 25%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 7%
International 1%
Race Unknown 2%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 24% more female students than male students enrolled at Fort Lewis College with a gender ratio of 55% women to 45% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, FLC has a comparable gender diversity ratio to other US colleges and is inclusive of both genders.

Male to female gender ratio for Fort Lewis College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 45%
Women 55%
Enrollment by gender for Fort Lewis College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 1,517
Women 1,883

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity

FLC serves a high number of out-of-state students with 62% of the student body residing outside of Colorado or from other countries.

Enrollment by geographic location for Fort Lewis College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 38%
Out of State 61%
Foreign 1%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$61,685 per year

44% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 14.7%
Part time Undergrads 6.2%

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