Fort Lewis College Profile

Founded in 1911, Fort Lewis College is a public liberal arts college located in the U.S. state of Colorado, offering high quality baccalaureate liberal arts education to a diverse student population. It is a member of the American Council of Learned Societies and the Council of Public Liberal Arts Colleges.

Fort Lewis College offers a wide range of Certificate Programs, Minors & Majors, including Accounting, Adventure Education, Agricultural Science, Sustainable Agriculture, Anthropology, Art, Athletic Training, Biology, Entrepreneurship & Small Business Management, Engineering, English, Geographic Information Systems, Interdisciplinary Studies, Marketing, Mathematics, Native American & Indigenous Studies, Philosophy, Teacher Licensure Programs, and many more.


- Fort Lewis College is placed among Tier 4 Liberal Arts Colleges by US News & World Report (2010).

- Placed in the top 50 on the Forbes list of “America’s Best Public Colleges”, ranked 41st on the list of the top 100 public colleges and universities in the US (2009).

- 2nd in campus diversity by U.S. News and World Report's Americas Best Colleges 2004.

- Fort Lewis College is rated the 10th “Most Wired” school in the nation for baccalaureate II institutions (Yahoo Internet Life Magazine).


- The College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

- The School of Business Administration is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International.

- The Chemistry Department offers a bachelor of science degree that is accredited by the American Chemical Society.

- The Music Department is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music.

- The Engineering Accreditation Commission (EAC) of ABET approved the Fort Lewis College Engineering Physics program for engineering accreditation.