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Adams State, founded in 1921 as a Normal school, is a public college. Its 90-acre campus is located in the San Luis Valley of south central Colorado.

Website: www.adams.edu/

Public
Co-ed
1,991
Undergraduate
Students
(43.9%) 874 Women
(56.1%) 1,117 Men
1,095
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
99% of 1,698 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.18
SAT Math
430-530 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
495 average
440-550 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
20 average
17-22 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
In-state: $22,916
Out-of-state: $34,340
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $9,440
Out-of-state: $20,864
Room and Board
$8,760
Average Percent of Need Met
70%
Average Freshman Award
$14,726
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$22,822
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
98
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 34% of classes
10-19 students: 27% of classes
20-29 students: 18% of classes
30-39 students: 13% of classes
40-49 students: 7% of classes
50-99 students: 1% of classes
Over 100 students: 0% of classes
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Campus Life

Alamosa Population
9,562
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Pueblo
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
45% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II
Mascot
Grizzlies
Sororities
 
Fraternities
 
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
1.3% American Indian/Alaskan Native
0.7% Asian
8.1% Black/African-American
34.8% Hispanic/Latino
3.4% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.5% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
40.7% White
10.5% Unknown
International Students
0.6%
First-Year Students Returning
53.8%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
24.0%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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