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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 C+
  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
  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 1,362 undergraduate students. The Adams State acceptance rate is 99%. Popular majors include Liberal Arts and Humanities, Business, and Kinesiology and Exercise Science. Graduating 30% 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
99%
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
$13,383 / 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
$8,884 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
98%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B minus
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
15:1
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. 43 responses
60%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 43 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
11
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
2
Online Bachelor's Programs
9
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    5%
  • On Campus
    76%
  • Online
    19%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,362 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
593
Undergrads Over 25
11%
Pell Grant
58%
Varsity Athletes
44%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 23 responses
  • Athlete
    52%
  • Motivated
    48%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
71%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 34 responses
Poll
62%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 45 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 26 responses
  • Friendly
    65%
  • Everyone knows everyone
    27%
  • Small
    8%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$35,200 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
30%
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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