Adams State University

Acceptance Rate 99.83 %
SAT Average 1,030
2023 Tuition & Fees $21,848
Student Population 3,138
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $9,891

Academic Overview

Adams State University is a public, four-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 2023 tuition & fees is $9,775 for Colorado residents and $21,848 for out-of-state students. The graduate school tuition & fees is $10,425 for Colorado residents and $13,161 for out-of-state students.
The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 3,138 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 99.83% and the graduation rate is 29% 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.

2023 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2022-2023, Adams State's tuition & fees is $9,775 for Colorado residents and $21,848 for non-residents. For graduate programs, its 2023 average tuition & fees are $10,425 for in-state students and $13,161 for out-of-state students.
Data source for 2023 Tuition: NCES
2023 Tuition & Fees
Colorado ResidentsOut-of-State
[Chart] 2022-2023 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2023 key academic statistics at Adams State. The acceptance rate of Adams State is 99.83% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 18.55%. The average graduation rate is 29% and the transfer-out rate is 4%.
The average received amount of financial aid is $9,891 and 63% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 3,138 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 11 to 1.
Acceptance Rate for Adams State University is 99.83 %.
Acceptance Rate
Graduation Rate for Adams State University is 29 %
Graduation Rate
Transfer-out Rate for Adams State University is 4 %
Transfer-out Rate
Retention Rate for Adams State University is 59 %
Retention Rate
Student Population for Adams State University is 3,138
Student Population
Student to Faculty Ratio for Adams State University is 11 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
11 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $9,891 at Adams State University.
Financial Aid Amount

Directory Information

Directory Information
Address208 Edgemont Blvd, Alamosa, CO 81101
Online Applicationhttps://www.adams.edu/admissions/apply-online/
Financial Aidwww.adams.edu/finaid
Net Price Calculatorhttps://www.adams.edu/netpricecalculator/
Veterans Tuitionhttps://www.adams.edu/students/veterans-affairs/
Disability Servicehttps://www.adams.edu/accessibility/ada/

Offered Degrees

Adams State offers 40 major programs through online and on-site education where 9 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 Degree20
Bachelor's Degree244
Master's Degree135
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship10

Special Learning Opportunities

Adams State University offers online education (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. The school provides teacher certification 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: $5,200)

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