99%

Acceptance Rate

$8,846

Avg.Financial Aid

001345

FAFSA Code

About Adams State University

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Public

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

3,110

Website

www.adams.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

HLC

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Not applicable

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

Adams State University(ASU) is a public university which was established back in the year 1921 under the name ‘Adams State Normal School’. The name was later changed to ‘Adams State College’ and the institute got its current name after getting the university status in the year 2012. The university known for its education in Liberal Arts is headquartered at Alamosa, Colorado, United States. The Adams State University address is 208 Edgemont Blvd, Alamosa, Colorado 81101.

It has around 3,370 students currently enrolled in the university. 

  • The student-faculty ratio of the university is 16:1.

  • The University's acceptance rate is 99%.

  • The university is regionally accredited and the University's Accreditation is provided by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC).

The university provides several facilities and services which are essential for the students such as financial aid, veterans and military-friendly programs, student career services and many more in hopes of encouraging the students and helping them achieve success.


Online Education at ASU

The university offers various online programs for the students who want to continue education, but cannot afford to attend the regular traditional schools for pursuing education due to a busy schedule, location, travel limitations or other reasons.

The online programs offered by the university are flexible and the university aims to make education accessible to everyone by offering various distance learning programs.

  • The university allows the ease of credit transfer.

  • The university offers several Associate’s, Bachelor’s, Master’s, and Doctorate degree programs, across several areas of study.


Reviews

The reviews provided by various students of the university along with few of the rankings are listed below.

  • The university is one of the best places to learn and earn a degree. The teaching staff is approachable, the campus is energetic, and the extracurricular events makes it one of the top places to study.

  • The military friendly programs are great which is a plus point for the university.

  • It is a perfect place to learn and explore new possibilities as the university encourages innovative ideas.

Location & Contact

Address

208 Edgemont Blvd

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 7195877011
Fax: 7195877011
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Rankings

  • It is currently ranked between 96-127 in the list of ‘Regional Universities-West’, as per the U.S News.

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

N/A

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

99%

SAT Range

870 - 1080

ACT Range

17 - 22

Application Fee

$30

SAT/ACT

Required

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

None

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$13,314

Average Annual Cost

$5,736

Books And Supplies

$1,800

Other Fees

$3,704

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$8,444

Budget For Other Expenses

$3,024

Total One Year Cost

$22,708

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Doctor's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

12:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

54%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

N/A

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

$1

Faculty Overview

49%

Male Professors

51%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

216 Graduates

Business/Commerce, General

111 Graduates

Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

38 Graduates

Registered Nursing, Administration,...

28 Graduates

Sociology

27 Graduates

Psychology, General

20 Graduates

Biology, General

19 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

15 Graduates

Political Science and Government

15 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

11 Graduates

Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

10 Graduates

Chemistry

6 Graduates

Mathematics

5 Graduates

Music

5 Graduates

Psychology, Other

4 Graduates

Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosc...

3 Graduates

Rhetoric and Composition/Writing St...

3 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

2 Graduates

Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

1,997

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

52%

Full-time

74%

Part-time

26%

Students Gender

Male

56%

US National: 44%

Female

44%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

40% White

8% Unknown

8% Black

36% Hispanic

3% Two or more races

1% Non Resident alien

1% Asian

2% American Indian/Alaska native

1% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

12%

Unknown Location

27%

Out Of State

60%

In State

1%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$50,727 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and N/A of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

N/A

Undergrads in College Housing

N/A

Averege Housing Cost

$4,000/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $4,560/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$4,560/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Grizzlies

School Colors

green and white

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference

Total Male Athletes

N/A

Total Female Athletes

N/A

Intramural Sports

6

Sports Club

8

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

No

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$26,700/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$35,200/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0 $100,000

$18,981

$27,896

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$197 - 290

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

88%

Average Aid Per Year

$8,846

Students Receiving Federal Grants

54%

Average Aid Per Year

$5,114

Students Receiving State Aid

49%

Average Aid Per Year

$3,176

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

68%

Average Aid Per Year

$5,067

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$11,163

$30K - $48K

$10,990

$48K - $75K

$7,913

$75K - $110K

$2,463

> $110K

$3,118

Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$1,358,169

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$1,158,356

The financial aids are offered to the students who are in need of monetary assistance for pursuing higher education. The assistance is offered in various forms which include loans, grants, scholarships, and federal work-study programs.

Financial aids are provided based on several factors and to avail, the benefits students must fill up the FAFSA form. Adams State University federal school code is 001345.

The students are offered several Federal Aids such as Federal Supplemental Education Opportunity Grant, Pell Grant, Direct Subsidized Loan, Federal Work-Study, and many more.

The Institutional Aids offered to the students are Student Business - Emergency Loan, McDaniel Scholarships, Woodard Memorial Scholarships, Spud Bowl Scholarships, and many more.

State Aids are also available for the students which include the Colorado Student Grant.

Military Aids includes the Post 9/11 GI Bill.

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