Adams State University Rankings

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In the World#3690 of 14178
In North America#1055 of 2629
In the United States#982 of 2528
In Colorado#17 of 38
In Alamosa#1 of 1

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
99%
Average SAT
990
Average ACT
20
Aid receiving
98%
Undergraduates
1,955
Graduates
1,159
Male:Female Ratio
45:55
Control
Public
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree
Website
adams.edu

Adams State University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate99%99%99%
Applicants1,7657191,046
Admissions1,7497111,038
Freshmen enrolled full time371168203
Freshmen enrolled part time28226

162 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

1,424 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
284 or 71%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 890
or below

75% of them
had 1090
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Adams State University are 890-1090 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
118 or 30%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 17
or below

75% of them
had 22
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Adams State University are 17-22 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Required
Secondary school record Required
College-preparatory program Recommended
TOEFL Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White1583 (51%)
Hispanic846 (27%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown290 (9%)
Black or African American191 (6%)
Two or more races87 (3%)
Asian38 (1%)
Nonresident Alien31 (1%)
American Indian or Alaska Native18 (0.6%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander17 (0.5%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Average aid awarded
$8,884
Students receiving aid
98%

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$5,736$4,590
Tuition in-state$5,736$4,590
Tuition out-of-state$17,160$7,830
Fee in-district$3,787$2,721
Fee in-state$3,787$2,721
Fee out-of-state$3,787$2,721

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity1,200
Combined charge for room and board$8,760
Room charge$4,000
Meal charge$4,760

Adams State University Majors

MajorAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Counseling Psychology1786
Liberal Arts and Sciences & Liberal Studies11641
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other119
Business & Commerce, General95
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels92
Kinesiology and Exercise Science36
Business Administration and Management, General32
Humanities & Humanistic Studies27
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse24
Biology & Biological Sciences, General17
Psychology, General16
Sociology16
Early Childhood Education and Teaching15
English Language and Literature, General13
Fine & Studio Arts, General93
Mathematics, General10
American Government and Politics (United States8
Psychology, Other8
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching8
Music History, Literature, and Theory7
Dramatic & Theatre Arts and Stagecraft, Other6
Music Teacher Education6
Geology & Earth Science, General5
Creative Writing4
Higher Education & Higher Education Administration4
Sports Studies4
Chemistry, General3
Criminology1
Grand Total2353343546
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate30%25%36%
  • Full-time retention rate - 59%
  • Part-time retention rate - 18%

Publications & Citations

Publications
254
Citations
8,422

Publication count by topic

Psychology
66
Biology
28
Computer science
28
Mathematics
18
Medicine
17
Sociology
12
History
12
Political science
10
Geology
9
Chemistry
7
Art
7
Business
6
Geography
4
Environmental science
3
Physics
3
Philosophy
2
Engineering
2
Economics
2

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Mathematics12965,352
Art153224
History216310
Philosophy27552
Geology284784
Psychology2957648
Medicine3075899
Sociology323253
Business363281
Biology3880540
Economics455010
Computer science4594118
Geography461711
Physics471411
Environmental science489911
Chemistry531848

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
199012
199121
199221
199311
199433
199523
199636
199721
199843
199926
200074
2001411
2002010
200336
2004617
2005632
2006369
2007663
200820107
200912100
201012113
201113113
201212146
20138189
201414205
201516290
20167979
2017131308
2018161239
2019151497
2020171398

General info

Alternative namesASU
Founded1921
WikipediaAdams State University
MottoGreat Stories Begin Here
Colorsgreen, white
Academic CalendarAugust to May. Also Summer Session (May - July)
Total FTE staff406
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs

Location and Contacts

Address208 Edgemont Blvd
Alamosa, Colorado, 81101
United States
City population9,000
Phone7195877011
Fax+1 (719) 587 7522

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