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Adams State University
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  • 4 Year
  • ALAMOSA, CO

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4.9.2024

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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

About

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

Join us for a learning experience that links education to community, fosters a sense of belonging, and celebrates diverse cultural and social perspectives. Adams State University’s driving purpose is to provide equitable access to education for all. We promote successful and engaged lives by caring for, connecting with, and challenging our students, campus, and community.

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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.

Admissions

Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
Acceptance Rate
100%
SAT Range
920-1140
ACT Range
18-23
Application Fee
$45
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
No

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Cost

Net Price
$14,492 / 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
$9,130 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
99%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B minus
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
8:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
74%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 39 responses
72%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 46 responses
61%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 46 responses

Majors

Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering

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Earn a highly sought-after Colorado State University mechanical engineering bachelor’s degree from here at Adams State University! Make an impact on the world in some of many professional areas including air quality, energy, biomedical engineering, environment, robotics, advanced manufacturing, automotive, laser sensing, and aerospace.

Online

Programs Offered Entirely Online
4
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
4
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    0%
  • On Campus
    92%
  • Online
    8%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,310 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
111
Undergrads Over 25
9%
Pell Grant
54%
Varsity Athletes
67%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 26 responses
  • Athlete
    54%
  • Motivated
    42%
  • Outgoing
    4%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
70%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 37 responses
Poll
63%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 48 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 29 responses
  • Friendly
    59%
  • Everyone knows everyone
    31%
  • Small
    10%

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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$35,200 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
29%
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

Adams State University Reviews

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