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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%
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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Very High

There are 8% more female students than male students enrolled at Fort Lewis College with a gender ratio of 52% women to 48% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, FLC has a higher gender diversity than other US colleges and is very inclusive of both genders.

Male to female gender ratio for Fort Lewis College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 48%
Women 52%
Enrollment by gender for Fort Lewis College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 1,596
Women 1,723

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity

FLC serves a high number of out-of-state students with 57% 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 43%
Out of State 56%
Foreign 1%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$61,685 per year

42% 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.