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Adams State University

Alamosa, CO

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Overview

Adams State University is a Comprehensive institution located in Alamosa, CO, in a small town setting.

Location & Contact

Address 208 Edgemont Boulevard
Alamosa, CO  81101
United States
Contact Phone: 719-587-7011

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Majors & Degrees

Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, And Related Sciences Associate Bachelors
Agribusiness/agricultural Business Operations Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biochemistry Checkmark
Biology/biological Sciences, General Checkmark
Cell/cellular And Molecular Biology Checkmark
Medical Microbiology And Bacteriology Checkmark
Wildlife Biology Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting Checkmark
Business Administration And Management, General Checkmark
Business Administration, Management And Operations, Other Checkmark
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Finance, General Checkmark
International Business/trade/commerce Checkmark
Management Information Systems, General Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management, General Checkmark
Office Management And Supervision Checkmark
Small Business Administration/management Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
Art Teacher Education Checkmark
Biology Teacher Education Checkmark
Business And Innovation/entrepreneurship Teacher Education Checkmark
Chemistry Teacher Education Checkmark
Drama And Dance Teacher Education Checkmark
Early Childhood Education And Teaching Checkmark
Elementary Education And Teaching Checkmark
English/language Arts Teacher Education Checkmark
Mathematics Teacher Education Checkmark
Music Teacher Education Checkmark
Physical Education Teaching And Coaching Checkmark
Science Teacher Education/general Science Teacher Education Checkmark
Social Studies Teacher Education Checkmark
Spanish Language Teacher Education Checkmark
Special Education And Teaching, General Checkmark
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels Checkmark
Engineering Associate Bachelors
Engineering Physics/applied Physics Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
Creative Writing Checkmark
English Language And Literature, General Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Spanish Language And Literature Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Health/health Care Administration/management Checkmark
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
History, General Checkmark
Legal Professions And Studies Associate Bachelors
Legal Studies Checkmark
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities, Other Checkmark
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
Mathematics, General Checkmark
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, Other Checkmark
Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Exercise Science And Kinesiology Checkmark
Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Chemical Physics Checkmark
Chemistry, General Checkmark
Geology/earth Science, General Checkmark
Physics, General Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
Psychology, General Checkmark
Psychology, Other Checkmark
Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
Corrections Checkmark
Criminal Justice/law Enforcement Administration Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
American Government And Politics (united States) Checkmark
Criminology Checkmark
Economics, General Checkmark
Geography Checkmark
Geography, Other Checkmark
Political Science And Government, General Checkmark
Sociology, General Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Art History, Criticism And Conservation Checkmark
Ceramic Arts And Ceramics Checkmark
Drama And Dramatics/theatre Arts, General Checkmark
Dramatic/theatre Arts And Stagecraft, Other Checkmark
Drawing Checkmark
Fiber, Textile And Weaving Arts Checkmark
Fine/studio Arts, General Checkmark
Graphic Design Checkmark
Jewelry Arts Checkmark
Music History, Literature, And Theory Checkmark
Music Performance, General Checkmark
Music Theory And Composition Checkmark
Music, General Checkmark
Painting Checkmark
Photography Checkmark
Printmaking Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

1,690
Applied
1,688
Accepted
1,902
Enrolled
100%
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Female Admissions

962
Females Applied
961
Females Accepted
100%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

728
Males Applied
727
Males Accepted
100%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

30
Application Fee
3.26
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
A minimum high school GPA of 2
Required for some programs Other requirements may exist (see below)
Other requirements: Audition for music majors, portfolio for art majors

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen Not reported Not reported Yes
Out of state Fall freshmen Not reported Not reported Yes
Early decision plan Not reported Not reported Yes
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported Yes
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 500 450 550
SAT Math 490 440 540
ACT Composite 20 17 22

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

5,856
In-state
17,592
Out-of-state
5,856
In-district
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Fees

3,704
Full-time student fees
8,916
Room & board
4,200
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered Yes
Tuition pre-payment plan Yes
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Senior Citizens
Employees

Financial Aid

14,128
Avg. Financial Aid Package
14,134
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
3,914
Avg. Loan Aid
10,543
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
99% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
58%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
8%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

1,902
Total Undergrad students
44%
Out-of-state students

Gender

Male (52.84%)
Female (47.16%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Men-only housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 45%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
Student-run radio station Checkmark
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Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
Homecoming, ASU Cares Days and Women's Week

Student Services

Legal services Checkmark
Health clinic Checkmark
Personal/psychological counseling Checkmark
Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

Greek fraternities
Greek sororities
Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Student Programming Board, Associated Students & Faculty Government, Model United Nations, Newman Club and SACNAS (Society for the Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science)

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
Student patrols Checkmark
Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No Division 2 Checkmark
Basketball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Bowling Checkmark No No
Cheerleading Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running No Division 2 Checkmark
Football Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Golf Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Lacrosse No Checkmark Checkmark
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rock Climbing Checkmark No No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Skiing (cross-country) Checkmark No No
Skiing (downhill) Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Track And Field No Division 2 Checkmark
Volleyball Checkmark No No
Water Polo Checkmark No No
Wrestling No Division 2 Checkmark
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Bowling Checkmark No No
Cheerleading Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running No Division 2 Checkmark
Football Checkmark No No
Golf Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Lacrosse No Checkmark Checkmark
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rock Climbing Checkmark No No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Skiing (cross-country) Checkmark No No
Skiing (downhill) Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Swimming And Diving Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Track And Field No Division 2 Checkmark
Volleyball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Water Polo Checkmark No No
Wrestling No No No

Faculty

220
Total Faculty
11:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 95
Part-time - 125
Male - 86
Female - 134
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