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Reviews 832 total reviews with an average rating of 3.6

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3 College Sophomore

Off-Campus Housing: Most landlords don't want students

4 College Sophomore

Off-Campus Dining: Local food is great food

3 College Sophomore

Administration: They do a good job of keeping everyone out of trouble

3 College Sophomore

Party Scene: Limited to people you know or they go too wild

4 College Sophomore

Scholarships: Don't rely on Foundation Scholarships

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2 College Sophomore

Campus Food: The food is not worth what we pay.

3 College Sophomore

Campus Housing: It's great for meeting new people.

4 College Freshman

Health & Safety: I've always felt safe here! I've never felt my life was threatened at FLC.

4 College Freshman

Athletics: Fort Lewis is a very athletic, very outdoorsy college. I'm not athletic myself, but when I occasionally attend the on-campus gym (which has great facilities, by the way,) I can tell that there are many students who are invested in their sports.

3 College Freshman

Administration: I haven't had too much experience with campus enforcement since I've been here. My RA's are relatively lenient about stuff but I've gotten a ticket on my car for parking in the wrong area.

3 College Freshman

Scholarships: I don't find the financial aid advisers very helpful, to be completely honest. They scare me and stress me out and I can never understand what they're trying to explain to me. I'm glad that there are scholarships available through the school but it's so difficult to understand I've almost given up trying.

3 College Freshman

Campus Food: While I'm not the biggest fan of Sodexo and their food, I know it could be a lot worse, and I definitely get more variety and quality than in high school. I'm vegetarian, so I'm grateful for the meat-free options provided.

3 College Freshman

Campus Housing: The dorm experience is new to me, so I wasn't sure what to expect when I moved here in August. While the facilities are nice, I don't really engage in the dorm community or hang out with anybody from my building.

3 College Student

Majors: I haven't been able to delve into my prospective majors much here because I am a freshman, but the relative classes I have taken have been great and invigorating.

2 College Student

Diversity: The town and campus are not very diverse, however, there is ample opportunity to learn more about Native American cultures.

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3 College Student

Academics: Concentrated majors never really know who around them might also be involved in their major. The workload is not bad but sometimes could even afford to be elevated a little to secure understanding and maybe push some of those students who are never trying.

4 College Student

Academics: If you take advantage of the brilliant professors, it might be easy to turn a blind eye to the not-so-brilliant students you might find yourself around. It has been easy and even enjoyable to learn here and participate in classes. The professors here are underrated and deserve more credit for their work.

3 College Student

Campus Quality: This campus is nothing special and doesn't boast anything quite extraordinary other than the spectacular views. It's also annoying that it is so secluded from town—a trip to the grocery store or to pick up dinner shouldn't take as long and I sure wish I could walk instead of having to drive everywhere (which, by the way, is so helpful. Bring your car!)

3 College Student

Local Area: I can see the appeal of Durango for some people, but for me it is way too secluded from any resources and does not offer ways to be involed within the community or anything to do outside of driving 45 minutes for skiing in the winter and hiking the trails in warmer weather. If you're looking for diversity, Durango is NOT the place for you—there are very specific "brands" and stereotypes of people, and by brand I mean the infamous "Durangotang:" your typical wanna-be earth-loving good-vibey stoner-hippie hybrid.

College Student

Guys & Girls: I have no experience that I feel allows me to contribute a sufficient answer here.

2 College Student

Health & Safety: I never feel safe on this campus. Many people I know have been sexually harrassed while walking alone at night or simply travelling from one dorm to another. This environment causes anxiety.

2 College Student

Overall Experience: I have not at all enjoyed my experience at Fort Lewis College. I have done everything in my power to make this experience better for myself, but overall feel I have wasted a year and $10,000+ in this experience. I wish there was more spirit, vigor, and excitement about receiving an education. I am so sick of feeling like a complete outcast—no person should feel that in college because it should be a diverse and inclusive community, but this community is anything but. I can understand that people may be drawn here for small town life and for the beautiful San Juan mountain environment, but the people here ruin that all.

4 College Student

Overall Experience: Professors at this school are helpful and understanding of situations. Small class sizes are reassuring when you do not understand something. The dedicated staff want you to succeed in your learning & understanding over your grade, and that has been largely appreciated.

2 College Student

Overall Experience: No one has heard of this school, and I can't imagine that employers would be impressed with a degree from here as pretty much anyone can get in and succeeding is not difficult or very rewarding here. The job fairs are all local, which I guess is great if you're into that.

3 College Student

Athletics: There is no school spirit at this school! It's very disappointing. Student athletes care (a little too much) about the "prestige" in being a student athlete, but the rest of us couldn't care less.

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