Adams State University: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - FairQuality:Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - BadCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Fair
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Adams State University is a small four-year, public school with 3,405 students enrolled. This school was established in 1921 and is the only college located in Alamosa, Colorado.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
29
Fair
At Adams State University you can receive your associate's degree, bachelor's degree, master's degree, or doctoral 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, Business, Education, and Management. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other schools.


Student Retention
53%
Bad
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.

The student retention rate at Adams State University is low at 53% (way below Colorado average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
14 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Adams State University is very low - 28%. Around 12% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Adams State University is pretty decent, 14:1. Find out more on faculty and instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$19,200
High
Average tuition charges are fairly high - $16,000 per academic year. The additional fees at Adams State University (not included in tuition costs) are around $3,200; this comes to a total of $19,200 per academic year.

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

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
64%
Doable
According to government data, 2,592 applications were submitted and 1,668 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
$3,600
Low
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-
Unsafe
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 $3,600 per year.

Based on the college crime data, Adams State University seems to be a very 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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