Adams State College

Alamosa, CO

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Adams State College

Adams State College Student Essentials

Adams State College Student Essentials
Region: Rockies
Setting: Small Town Setting
Type: Public
Affiliation: Not applicable
Size: Medium (2,000 to 5,000 Undergrad)
Mascot: Grizzlies
Nickname: ASC
Website: www.adams.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: Yes
Selectivity: Highly Selective
In-State Tuition: $5,626
Out-of-State Tuition: $15,874
Retention Rate: 62%
Enrollment: 3,002
Year Established: 1921

About Adams State College

As one of the state’s most innovative liberal arts colleges, Adams State College (ASC) Colorado in Alamosa offers students a unique academic experience in an exciting atmosphere.

The school is a four-year institution for higher learning and has undergraduate and graduate degrees in a multitude of fields: History, Government and Philosophy, Human Performance and Physical Education, Mass Communications, Teacher Education, and more.

ASC Colorado has a long list of helpful features for students, including:

*Academic and social clubs and events
*Activity center
*Adventure programs (ice and rock climbing, mountain biking, SCUBA diving, etc.)
*Campus ministry
*Financial aid for qualifying applicants
*Internships
*Job placement services
*Leadership opportunities
*Smaller class sizes
*Student services such as advising and tutoring
*Study abroad programs for academic credit

The school has an online application process for admissions. And, it provides flexibility and options to students by giving them a choice of on-campus or distance (online) learning.

Students can gain a host of experiences from school life at Adams State College in scenic Alamosa. Potential applicants who want a smaller, diverse institution in southern Colorado, with much to offer in the way of academics and recreational activities, should take a look.

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Adams State College Map & Location

Adams State College
208 Edgemont Boulevard
Alamosa, CO 81102


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Getting Around Adams State College

Walkability

Excellent walkability. You do not need a car for this area.

9/10
walk

Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Alamosa, CO

Winter
Dec
35
17
Jan
34
-2
Feb
40
6
Spring
Mar
50
17
Apr
59
25
May
69
33
Summer
Jun
79
41
Jul
82
47
Aug
80
46
Fall
Sep
73
37
Oct
62
25
Nov
47
12

Students

Full-Time Undergrad Students 2,226
Freshman Class 980
Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students) 3,002

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 26%
  • African American: 5%
  • Caucasian: 54%
  • American Indian or Alaska native: 2%
  • Asian: 2%
  • Unknown and Other: 12%
Latino 26%
African American 5%
Caucasian 54%
American Indian or Alaska native 2%
Asian 2%
Unknown and Other 12%

Undergraduate 74%
Graduate 26%
Full-Time 49%
Part-Time 51%
Women 46%
Men 54%
International 0%
Domestic 100%

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