Adams State University

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Founded in 1921, Adams State University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the rural setting of the small town of Alamosa (population range of 2,500-9,999 inhabitants), Colorado. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Higher Learning Commission, Adams State University (ASU) is a small (EduListing enrollment range: 4,000-4,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Adams State University (ASU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the EduListing degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 99 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 60-70% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution.

University Identity

Acronym ASU
Founded 1921
Motto Great Stories Begin Here
Colours Green and white

University Location

Address 208 Edgemont Boulevard
Alamosa (population range: 2,500-9,999)
81102 Colorado
United States
T +1 (719) 587 7011
F +1 (719) 587 7522

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 Euro)
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 60-70%
Admission Office 208 Edgemont Boulevard
Alamosa 81102
+1 (719) 587 7712
800 824 6494

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 4,000-4,999
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Adams State University's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes


Institutional Accreditation

Higher Learning Commission

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education CCNE
  • Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs CACREP
  • National Association of Schools of Music NASM

Memberships and Affiliations

  • American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

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