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  • Locations: Durango, CO, United States;
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall Semester, Spring Semester
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Restrictions: LSU applicants only
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Fall Semester 2020 02/14/2020 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Academic Year 2020-2021 02/14/2020 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Click here for a definition of this term Language of Instruction: English Click here for a definition of this term Minimum GPA Required: 2.5
APA Program Type: NSE Exchange - Domestic/Canada Credit Type: LSU credits via transfer
APA Advisor: Marissa Baham Click here for a definition of this term US State: Colorado - CO
Click here for a definition of this term NSE Tuition Plan(s): Plan A, Plan B
Program Description:

Fort LewisFort Lewis College

Fort Lewis College is located in Southwest Colorado at the crossroads of the Rocky Mountains and the desert southwest. It is an area of diverse alpine, desert, and red-rock canyon environments offering world-class biking, kayaking, climbing, skiing, and hiking. At 6850 feet, the campus overlooks historic Durango and the rugged San Juan Mountains. Recently named one of Outside magazine's "Best Outside Towns" list and one of the "best adventure towns to live and play in" by National Geographic Adventure magazine, Durango is an active, thriving community with a small town atmosphere. The historic downtown offers a variety of shops, restaurants, galleries, and the Durango and Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad. The regional airport, served by four major airlines, is just 20 minutes from downtown.

Helpful Information

TUITION: You may be eligible for a reduction of approximately $900 in tuition. See, Students, Resources, Colorado Tuition (COF).

Fast Facts

Campus Statistics

Location Setting Pop. Enroll Housing Lang. Type
Durango, CO Suburban 17,000 3,814 30% on-campus English Semester

Campus Diversity

White African Amer. Hispanic Asian Native Amer. Int'l Other
54% 1% 10% 1% 24% 1% 9%

Available Tuition Payment Plans

Plan A Plan B
You will pay in-state/in province tuition/fees directly to your host campus. You will pay your normal tuition/fees to your home campus.
UNEVEN - Host campus accepts a few more students than it sends out. EVEN - Host campus accepts no more students than it sends out.
Placement availabilities may change at any time. Please reference the school's profile page on for updated information.

Payment Estimates

Plan A Tuition/Fees Housing/Meals
$3,897 $4,910
These prices are estimates and are subject to change. Please reference the host university site for accurate details.

Programs of Study Open to NSE Students

For an accurate list of programs of study open to NSE students, please reference the list of "Undergraduate Majors Open to NSE Students" on the NSE School Profile for Fort Lewis College.

This list is maintained by the host NSE coordinator and is kept up-to-date. All classes taken while on an NSE exchange will transfer back as LSU credit. The LSU NSE coordinator will work with you to determine course equivalencies.


Special Conditions

For a full list of special conditions, please visit and search the NSE section of the APA website.

GPA and Other Academic Requirements

  • 2.5 GPA

Exchange Preferences

  • Full-year exchange Accepted
  • Single term exchange Accepted
  • Prefer students who will live on campus

Mid-Year Exchange (Exchange that begins with the Spring/Winter Term)

  • Available

Non-Native English Speakers

  • TOEFL: must have a score of 500 paper, 173 computer or 61 Internet

Graduate and Post-Baccalaureate Students

  • Not available

Summer Exchange

  • Plan A

International Students (Visa Students)

  • Will accept on Plan A