1,949
Students
Financial aid thermometer
13,827
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
98
98%
Acceptance Rate
Small town
Setting
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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
Contact ASU One Stop
Email: onestop@adams.edu
Phone: 719-587-7306
Fax: 719-587-7366

Majors & Degrees

Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, And Related Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Medical Microbiology And Bacteriology Checkmark
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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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
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Engineering Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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History Associate Bachelors
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Legal Professions And Studies Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

1,791
Applied
1,771
Accepted
1,949
Enrolled
99%
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Female Admissions

987
Females Applied
977
Females Accepted
99%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

804
Males Applied
794
Males Accepted
99%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

30
Application Fee
3.1
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
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 430 540
SAT Math 450 540
ACT Composite 17 22

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

5,736
In-state
16,752
Out-of-state
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Fees

3,704
Full-time student fees
8,782
Room & board
4,222
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered Yes
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Tuition deferred payment Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Senior Citizens
Employees

Financial Aid

13,827
Avg. Financial Aid Package
13,775
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
4,131
Avg. Loan Aid
0
Avg. Grant Aid
9,080
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
99% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
64%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
6%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

1,949
Total undergrad students
1%
International Students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 34.84%
Black or African American 5.85%
White or Caucasian 39.71%
American Indian or Alaska Native 1.8%
Asian 0.56%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.77%
Two or more races 3.95%
Other 11.85%

Gender

Male (53.05%)
Female (46.95%)

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 53%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Homecoming, Martin Luther King Week and ASU Cares Days

Student Services

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Student Organizations

Greek fraternities
Greek sororities
Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Student Programming Board, Student government, Semillas de la Tierra, Newman Club and Fellowship of Christian Athletes

Campus Security & Safety

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Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No Division 2 Checkmark
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Bowling Checkmark No No
Cheerleading Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running No Division 2 Checkmark
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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 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 Division 2 Checkmark
Swimming And Diving Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Track And Field No Division 2 Checkmark
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Water Polo Checkmark No No
Wrestling No No No

Faculty

254
Total Faculty
15:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 111
Part-time - 143
Male - 113
Female - 141