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Adams State University
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  • 4 Year
  • ALAMOSA, CO

Report Card

grade C
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade C
  2. Value
    grade B minus
  3. Diversity
    grade A
  4. Campus
    grade C
  5. Athletics
    grade B
  6. Party Scene
    grade B minus
  7. Professors
    grade B minus
  8. Location
    grade C minus
  9. Dorms
    grade B
  10. Campus Food
    grade C+
  11. Student Life
    grade C minus
  12. Safety
    grade C+

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Adams State is a public university located in Alamosa, Colorado. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 1,264 undergraduate students. The Adams State acceptance rate is 100%. Popular majors include Liberal Arts and Humanities, Business, and Kinesiology and Exercise Science. Graduating 32% of students, Adams State alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $26,700.

About

208 EDGEMONT BLVD
ALAMOSA, CO 81101
Athletic Division
NCAA Division II (with football)
Athletic Conference
Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference

Adams State University Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Adams State Admissions

Acceptance Rate
100%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
890-1090
ACT Range
17-22
Application Fee
$30
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
No data available  

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Cost

Net Price
$13,193 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$9,344 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
97%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B minus
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
11:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
76%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 37 responses
70%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 44 responses
61%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 44 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
2
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
2
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    7%
  • On Campus
    71%
  • Online
    22%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,264 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
638
Undergrads Over 25
23%
Pell Grant
58%
Varsity Athletes
37%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 24 responses
  • Athlete
    50%
  • Motivated
    46%
  • Outgoing
    4%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
69%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 35 responses
Poll
63%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 46 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 27 responses
  • Friendly
    63%
  • Everyone knows everyone
    30%
  • Small
    7%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$35,200 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
32%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
87%
National
83%
86%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 22 responses

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