Adams State University

Alamosa, Colorado

Overview

Address208 Edgemont Blvd
School Websitewww.adams.edu
School TypePublic, 4-year or above

Remote

StatusPublic
On Campus HousingYes
Level of StudyUndergraduate/Graduate

Adams State University is a small public, 4-year college based in Alamosa, Colorado that offers both undergraduate and graduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is doctor's degree. In the 2019 academic year, 1,698 students applied to Adams State University. Of those students, 1,675 were granted admission into the school.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in Adams State University was $5,736, in addition to fees of $3,704. This number excludes room and board. The school does provide on-campus housing, which you may want to factor into your cost analysis when planning to attend Adams State University.

Adams State University has a 29% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

Getting In

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The Adams State University acceptance rate is 99%. To put this into perspective, 1,675 of the 1,698 students who applied to Adams State University in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in Adams State University is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into Adams State University had an SAT score between the range of 870 and 1,080. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for Adams State University was between 17 and 22 in the last academic year.

In addition, applicants are required to submit their GPA to Adams State University as part of their application.

Annual Cost to Attend

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Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At Adams State University, the tuition for in-state residents is $5,736. Combined with fees of $3,704, room and board costs of $8,444, other expenses of $3,024 and the $1,800 cost of books and supplies, the total in-state one-year cost is $22,708.

Out-of-state residents can expect to pay more. While the costs for room, board, and other expenses are the same, out-of-state tuition is significantly higher. Out-of-state students must pay $20,456 in tuition. This brings the total one-year cost of enrolling in Adams State University to $33,724 for out-of-state students.

Students at Adams State University are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at Adams State University was $5,114 last year. The percentage of students awarded federal aid was 54%.

Adams State University Undergraduate Population

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio12:1

Student composition is an important deciding factor for most students applying to Adams State University.

Adams State University has a good gender split, with 44% of undergraduates being female and 56% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are Colorado residents; in fact, 60% of all students reside in Colorado. However, 27% of students come from out-of-state and 1% of students are international. This means you’ll be able to interact with people from all backgrounds.

The student to faculty ratio at Adams State University is 12:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need from Adams State University to thrive in your studies.

What's more, only 40% students enroll at Adams State University part-time; the other 1,878 students enrolled full-time.

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