Adams State University

Acceptance Rate 99 %
SAT Average 990
Tuition & Fees $21,296
Student Population 3,110
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $8,361

Academic Overview

Adams State University is a public, 4 or more years institute located in Alamosa, Colorado. It is a Master's College and University (larger programs) by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship. The 2021 tuition & fees are $9,560 for Colorado residents and $21,296 for out-of-state students. The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 3,110 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 99% and the graduation rate is 30% last year.
The salary after graduation from Adams State University varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $38,100. You can check the average salary by the major programs on the area of study page.

2021 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2020-2021, tuition and fees of Adams State University are $9,560 for Colorado residents and $21,296 for non-residents. For graduate schools, its 2021 tuition and fees are $7,311 for in-state students and $10,551 for out-of-state students.
Adams State University 2021 Tuition & Fees
Colorado ResidentsOut-of-State
[Chart] 2020-2021 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2021 key academic statistics at Adams State. The acceptance rate of Adams State is 99% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 23%. The average graduation rate is 30% and the transfer-out rate is 19%. The average received amount of financial aid is $8,361 and 75% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 3,110 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 12 to 1.
Acceptance Rate for Adams State University is 99 %.
Acceptance Rate
Graduation Rate for Adams State University is 30 %
Graduation Rate
Transfer-out Rate for Adams State University is 19 %
Transfer-out Rate
Retention Rate for Adams State University is 54 %
Retention Rate
Student Population for Adams State University is 3,110
Student Population
Student to Faculty Ratio for Adams State University is 12 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
12 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $8,361 at Adams State University.
Financial Aid Amount

Offered Degrees

Adams State offers 34 major programs through online and on-site education where 20 programs are available through distance learning. The following table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
Offered Major Programs
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Associate's Degree22
Bachelor's Degree219
Master's Degree108
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship11

Special Learning Opportunities

Adams State University offers online education (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. The school provides teacher certification and study abroad - opportunity which a student completes part of the college program studying in another country programs to its students. It also offers weekend/evening classes which is a program that allows students to take a complete course of study and attend classes only on weekends or only in evenings.
Special Learning Opportunities
Online ClassUndergraduate , Graduate
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:1,200)
Board/Meal Plan
(Typical Annual Charge: $4,560)

Veterans Benefits

Adams State University has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.
Veterans Benefits
Yellow Ribbon Program
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges