|Degrees offered||Undergrad & Graduate|
|Student to faculty ratio||16:1|
|Dormitory capacity||1,200 students|
|Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Adams State University is less selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 1,957 applications and 1,929 students were granted admission. Adams State University is at the #97 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.
Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 87% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 14% submitted SAT scores.
|SAT||853 to 1050|
|ACT||17 to 22|
Adams State University charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $16,752 and in-state students paid $5,736.
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In 2016-2017 academic year, 97% of Adams State University's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 54% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,726 (which is 6.6% above the national average.)
The total number of federal student loan recipients at Adams State University in 2016-2017, was 257, which is 57% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,915 (which is 11.6% above the national average.)
In Fall 2016, Adams State University has enrolled a total of 3,370 students (2,026 students full-time and 1,344 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 3,370 students, 304 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 43% men and 57% women and 2,014 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 1,356 for graduates studies.
The institution also enrolled 1,112 students for distance studies.
Black/African American: 6%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 6%
Two or more races: 3%
Non-resident alien: 1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%
Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Adams State University.Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
|Study Areas||Percent||Total Graduates||Online|
|Health Professions And Related Programs||6%||60||0|
|Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services||4%||37||3|
|Visual And Performing Arts||2%||22|
|Mathematics And Statistics||1%||14|
|Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities||1%||5||5|
|English Language And Literature/letters||0%||4||0|
|Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies||0%||2|
Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.
The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Adams State University full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.
The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.
The typical median income of Adams State University graduates 6 years after enrollment is $25,900. Last year, out of the total 1,010 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 879 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 932 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 811 were employed.
|6 years after enrollment||10 years after enrollment|