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Adams State University was awarded 72 badges in the 2023 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is liberal arts.
Adams State is ranked #959 out of 2,241 schools in the nation for overall quality on College Factual's 2023 Best Colleges list. This is an improvement over the previous year, when Adams State held the #1,852 spot on the Best Overall Colleges list.
Adams State is also ranked #17 out of 34 schools in Colorado.
With an acceptance rate of 100%, Adams State has a fairly liberal admissions policy. However, don't just assume you'll get in! Put together a good application and make sure you include all requested documents and materials.
About 72% of students accepted to Adams State submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 450 and 550. Math scores were between 440 and 540.
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With a student to faculty ratio of 13 to 1, Adams State University is about average in this regard as the nationwide rate is 15 to 1. While this does not translate directly to class size, it's a good indicator of how much time professors will have to spend with their students on a one-on-one basis.
Another measure that is often used to estimate how much access students will have to their professors is how many faculty members are full-time. The idea here is that part-time faculty tend to spend less time on campus, so they may not be as available to students as full-timers.
The full-time faculty percentage at Adams State University is 43%. This is comparable to the national average of 47%.
The freshmen retention rate is a sign of how many full-time students like a college or university well enough to come back for their sophomore year. At Adams State University this rate is 59%, which is a bit lower than the national average of 68%.
When we say that a student has graduated on time, we mean that they have finished their bachelor's degree within four years. The on-time graduation rate at Adams State is 16%. That's lower than the national rate of 33.3%
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During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 1,902 undergraduates at Adams State with 1,264 being full-time and 638 being part-time.
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The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of Adams State, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.
It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Adams State, approximately 75% of students took out student loans averaging $5,890 a year. That adds up to $23,560 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at Adams State is 5.6%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.
See which majors at Adams State University make the most money.
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Contact details for Adams State are given below.
|Address:||208 Edgemont Blvd, Alamosa, CO 81101|
|Most Popular Majors||Bachelor’s Degrees||Average Salary of Graduates|
|Health & Physical Education||44||$28,377|
|Liberal Arts General Studies||37||$33,120|
|Political Science & Government||17||NA|
|General English Literature||11||NA|
|Teacher Education Grade Specific||10||NA|
|Fine & Studio Arts||10||NA|
Learn more about the majors offered at Adams State University along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.
Online learning is becoming popular at even the oldest colleges and universities in the United States. Not only are online classes great for returning adults with busy schedules, they are also frequented by a growing number of traditional students.
In 2019-2020, 1,776 students took at least one online class at Adams State University. This is an increase from the 1,586 students who took online classes the previous year.
|Year||Took at Least One Online Class||Took All Classes Online|
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*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
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