Adams State University: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - FairQuality:Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - BadCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Fair
ReviewMajors / RatingsTuition / LoansFaculty / SalariesCampus CrimeAdmissions

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
Location Map - Street View:
Adams State University Location Map - Street View
Location Map - City View:
Adams State University Location Map - City View

Read all information about Adams State University:

ReviewMajors / RatingsTuition / LoansFaculty / SalariesCampus CrimeAdmissions


Colorado Colleges Offering Similar Degree Programs

Art
Our listing contains 18 art colleges in Denver, Colorado Springs, Boulder, Aurora, Gunnison, Fort Collins, Pueblo, and 9 other cities. Around 800 art diplomas and certificates are awarded every academic year. Average tuition price for art programs in CO is about $24,400.

Biology
Learn about 20 biology schools in Denver, Colorado Springs, Greeley, Lakewood, Alamosa, Grand Junction, Durango, and 11 more cities. Approximately 3,100 biology diplomas are awarded each year. Average tuition for biology degree programs in CO - $27,200.

Business
Read about 57 business schools in Denver, Colorado Springs, Aurora, Centennial, Greeley, Pueblo, Westminster, and 22 other cities. Approximately 11,400 business degrees are awarded each year. Average tuition cost for business programs in CO is roughly $18,900.

Chemistry
Read about 16 chemistry schools in Denver, Colorado Springs, Boulder, Gunnison, Golden, USAFA, Alamosa, and 9 more cities. Approximately 800 chemistry degrees are granted each academic year. Average tuition charges for chemistry programs in CO - $28,800.

Criminal Justice
Read about 38 criminal justice schools in Denver, Colorado Springs, Aurora, Lakewood, Greeley, Greenwood Village, Westminster, and 15 more cities. Approximately 2,300 criminal justice diplomas and certificates are awarded each academic year. Average tuition cost for criminal justice programs in CO: $15,500.

Education
Get details on 37 education schools in Denver, Colorado Springs, Boulder, Lakewood, Pueblo, Greeley, Westminster, and 18 more cities. Around 3,700 education diplomas are awarded every academic year. Average tuition charges for education programs in CO is about $22,500.

English and Literature
We reviewed 18 english and literature colleges in Denver, Boulder, Colorado Springs, Lakewood, Grand Junction, USAFA, Alamosa, and 10 other cities. Around 1,200 english and literature diplomas are granted each academic year. Average tuition for english and literature degree programs in CO is around $25,600.

Foreign Languages
Read about 18 foreign languages schools in Denver, Colorado Springs, Aurora, Gunnison, Fort Collins, Pueblo, Alamosa, and 10 more cities. Around 600 foreign languages diplomas and certificates are awarded every year. Average tuition charges for foreign languages programs in CO - $26,800.

General Studies
We list 35 general studies schools in Denver, Colorado Springs, Pueblo, Lakewood, Boulder, Greeley, Aurora, and 20 more cities. Approximately 6,800 general studies degrees are granted every year. Average tuition charges for general studies programs in CO: $13,800.

Geology
Learn more about 9 geology schools in Boulder, Grand Junction, Durango, Alamosa, Gunnison, Golden, Colorado Springs, Greeley, and Fort Collins. Approximately 400 geology degrees are awarded every year. Average tuition for geology degree programs in CO is about $29,400.

Management
Read information about 63 management colleges in Denver, Colorado Springs, Aurora, Westminster, Fort Collins, Centennial, Greeley, and 22 other cities. About 12,500 management diplomas and certificates are granted every academic year. Average tuition for management programs in CO is about $18,100.

Mathematics
Learn more about 17 mathematics schools in Denver, Colorado Springs, Boulder, Gunnison, Golden, Pueblo, Alamosa, and 10 other cities. About 700 mathematics diplomas are granted every academic year. Average tuition cost for mathematics programs in CO is approximately $27,200.

Music
Detailed information about 17 music colleges in Denver, Boulder, Lakewood, Grand Junction, Pueblo, Alamosa, Gunnison, and 9 more cities. Around 700 music degrees are awarded each academic year. Average tuition price for music programs in CO is about $26,100.

Nursing
Learn more about 39 nursing colleges in Denver, Colorado Springs, Aurora, Greeley, Lakewood, Pueblo, Sterling, and 17 more cities. About 6,900 nursing diplomas are awarded every year. Average tuition charges for nursing programs in CO - $15,000.

Occupational Therapy
Learn about 22 occupational therapy schools in Denver, Colorado Springs, Grand Junction, Pueblo, Boulder, Gunnison, Fort Morgan, and 10 more cities. About 1,500 occupational therapy diplomas are granted each academic year. Average tuition price for occupational therapy degree programs in CO is about $20,000.

Political Science
Our directory contains 17 political science colleges in Denver, Boulder, Colorado Springs, Lakewood, Grand Junction, USAFA, Alamosa, and 9 other cities. About 1,300 political science degrees are granted every year. Average tuition for political science programs in CO is approximately $31,100.

Psychology
We list 25 psychology colleges in Denver, Boulder, Colorado Springs, Grand Junction, Trinidad, Durango, Littleton, and 14 other cities. About 3,800 psychology diplomas are granted each year. Average tuition for psychology programs in CO is approximately $25,300.

Sociology and Anthropology
Read about 15 sociology and anthropology schools in Denver, Colorado Springs, Boulder, Pueblo, Grand Junction, Alamosa, Gunnison, and 7 other cities. Approximately 1,500 sociology and anthropology diplomas and certificates are awarded each academic year. Average tuition cost for sociology and anthropology degree programs in CO: $27,000.

Theater and Drama
We list 15 theater and drama colleges in Denver, Colorado Springs, Boulder, Lakewood, Grand Junction, Alamosa, Fort Collins, Greeley, and Durango. Approximately 300 theater and drama diplomas and certificates are granted each academic year. Average tuition price for theater and drama programs in CO is approximately $21,300.

Quick College Search

Click to Search Colleges

search by college name, city, or state

Top Competitors





Other Nearby Colleges