Adams State University

Alamosa, CO, USA
3.61 Average Rating

Adams State University is a 4-year, liberal arts institute in Alamosa, Colorado. ASU offers undergraduate and graduate degrees in a variety of fields, and the university is also the center of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education in southern Colorado. The campus includes a Maker Space where students have access to a 3D printer, tools, and electronics. With Adams State’s location in San Luis Valley surrounded by mountain ranges, ASU offers opportunities to take advantage through adventure sports teams and the Adams State Adventure Program.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Public
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed

Need Blind

This school does not consider an applicant’s financial situation when deciding admission

Level of Institution
4 Year
Campus Setting
Suburb or town

0
100
99%
Acceptance Rate

Admissions Requirements

SAT
Yes
ACT
Yes
Transcript
No

Important Deadlines

Rolling Admissions

The college has rolling admissions, which means applications are accepted any time throughout the year.

Admitted Student Stats

In-State Students
68%
87%
Submitting ACT
14%
Submitting SAT
Average ACT Composite: 19
0
36
Average SAT Composite: 954
0
1600
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Doctorate
Total Number of Students
3,370
Total Number of Undergrads
2,014
Academic Calendar

Semester

Classroom Sizes

2-19 Students
57%
20-39 Students
34%
40-99 Students
7%
0
100
8%
Graduate in 4 Years US National: 28%
0
100
23%
Graduate in 6 Years US National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
16:1
US National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$16,212
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Tuition
In-State Tuition In-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who meet the state's or institution's residency requirements. In-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students residing in the locality in which they attend school and may be a lower rate than in-state tuition if offered by the institution.
$5,736
Out-of-State Tuition Out-of-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who do not meet the state’s or institution’s residency requirements. Out-of-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students not residing in the locality in which they attend school.
$16,752
Additional Costs
Room and Board The weighted average for room and board and other expenses is generated as follows:
  • (amount for on-campus room, board and other expenses * # of students living on-campus.
  • + amount for off-campus (with family) room, board and other expenses * # of students living off-campus with family
  • + amount for off-campus (not with family) room, board and other expenses * # of students living off-campus not with family)
divided by the total # of students. Students whose living arrangements are unknown are excluded from the calculation. For some institutions the # of students by living arrangement will be known, but dollar amounts will not be known. In this case the # of students with no corresponding dollar amount will be excluded from the denominator.
$8,550
Books and Supplies
$1800

Aid & Grants

0
100
65%
Need Met
Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid. Federal gift aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
90%
Average Aid Per Year
$7,562
Students Receiving Grants Percent of undergraduate students awarded grant aid. Grant aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
90%
Average Federal Grant Aid Per Year
$4,823
Average Institution Grant Aid Per Year
$7,562

Student Loans

Students Borrowing Loans Loans to students - Any monies that must be repaid to the lending institution for which the student is the designated borrower. Includes all Title IV subsidized and unsubsidized loans and all institutionally- and privately-sponsored loans. Does not include PLUS and other loans made directly to parents.
58%
Average Loan Amount Per Year
$6,782
Average Debt at Graduation The median federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated. This figure includes only federal loans; it excludes private student loans and Parent PLUS loans.
$10,992
Median Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 5.05% interest rate.
$220
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Student Gender
Male
Female
52%
48%
Student Organizations
40
Size of Town
Suburb or town
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
No
On Campus Women's Center
No

Housing

0
100
41%
Undergrads Living on Campus
On-campus living required of freshman
Yes

Athletics

Divisional Sports Nickname
Grizzlies
School Colors
Green/White
Varsity Athletics Association
NCAA
Varsity Athletics Conference Primary
Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference

Campus Safety

24-HR security patrol
Yes
Campus emergency phones
Yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$38,100
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What Students Are Saying

3.61 Average Rating
A great school for general education. ASU has an amazing close knit community that I am proud of. The professors and other staff members are very approachable and make it easy to be here.
Sophmore from Denver, CO
Great place if you want no distractions and want to focus entirely on the school. I have never had a class bigger than 25 students. The Professors are there to help you succeed!.
Jovanny from Alamosa, CO
Adams is a great little college full of great professors as well as plenty of help. Everything is within walking distance but also has plenty of parking. Plus there are plenty of activities to do during the school year including; bands, hypnotists, competitions, plays, ect.
Laurel from Alamosa, CO

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