Adams State University: Review & Facts

Overall Rating: Overall Ranking - GoodQuality: Education Quality Rating - Very GoodSafety: Capmus Safety Rating - PoorCosts: Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Good
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Adams State University is a small four-year, public school with 3,290 students enrolled. This school was established in 1921 and is the only college located in Alamosa, Colorado.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
29
At Adams State University you can receive your associate's degree, bachelor's degree, or master's degree.

Adams State University deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and allows you to choose from 29 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Psychology, Education, Business, and Art. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other schools.
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are typically a good sign. Nevertheless, if you are planning to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
59%
The student retention rate at Adams State University is low at 59% (below Colorado average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Adams State University is very low - 29%. Around 12% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Adams State University is decent, 16:1. Find out more on faculty and instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$17,500
Average tuition charges are slightly high - $14,800 per academic year. The additional fees at Adams State University (not included in tuition costs) are around $2,700; this comes to a total of $17,500 per academic year.

Read the details about Adams State University additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
61%
According to government data, 2,580 applications were submitted and 1,565 were accepted; so it is not very hard to be accepted at this school.

This school might accept dual credits, credits for life experience, and advanced placement credits for admission.

Find out more about admissions as well applicants test score stats at Adams State University in the Admissions and Tests report for this school.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$3,400
Adams State University provides a distance education program, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is an amazing option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Adams State University, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
D+
Adams State University provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates nearly 1,200 students, which provides a nice on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is relatively low - around $3,400 per year.

Based on the college crime data, Adams State University seems to be a relatively dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Adams State University Location and Maps



Post Address: Adams State University, 208 Edgemont Blvd, Alamosa, Colorado 81101, USA
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