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Adams State College: Accreditation, Admissions and Tuition Expenses

Adams State College

Website: http://www.adams.edu
Address: 208 Edgemont Blvd , Alamosa , Colorado - 81102
Phone: (719) 587-7011
GENERAL INFORMATION
Type
Four or more years Public
Awards offered Less then 1 year certificate, Associate's, Bachelor's, Master's
Campus setting
Remote Town
Campus housing Yes
Carnegie classification
Master's Colleges and Universities (larger programs)
Athletics (football) NCAA, Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference
Religious affiliation Not applicable
Calendar system Semester
Remedial services Yes
Academic/career counseling service Yes
Employment services for students Yes
Placement services for completers Yes
On-campus daycare Yes
Distance learning Yes
ROTC No
Study abroad Yes
Weekend/evening college Yes
ADMISSIONS: INFORMATION
Application fee $20
STATISTICS
TOTAL
MEN
WOMEN
Applicants
2,047
915
1,132
Percent admitted
67%
67%
66%
Admitted applicants who enrolled
38%
40%
36%
TEST SCORES
P 25
P 75
SAT Critical reading
438
540
SAT Math
430
563
SAT Writing
400
510
ACT Composite
17
22
ACT English
15
21
ACT Math
16
21
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college preparatory program Recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Admissions test scores Required
COST
EXPENSES AMOUNT
In-state tuition $2,496
Out-of-state tuition $10,392
Books and supplies $1,749
On-campus room and board $6,952
On-campus other expenses $2,529
FINANCIAL AID
TYPE
AVG %
AVG AMOUNT
Financial aid
95%
-
Federal grant aid
55%
$3,798
State or local grant aid
56%
$1,918
Institutional grant aid
49%
-
Loan aid
63%
$4,063
STUDENT BODY
ENROLLMENT
TOTAL
% MEN
% WOMEN
Enrolled
2,920
38%
62%
Estimated undergraduates enrolled 2,153
Estimated graduates enrolled 677
Undergraduates 24 years old 70%
Undergraduates 25 - 65 years old 28%
GRADUATION RATE
Total 27%
Men 22%
Women 31%
Bachelor's degree - 4 years 16%
Bachelor's degree - 5 years 27%
Bachelor's degree - 6 years 30%

Tuition, Fees, and Estimated Student Expenses

Estimated expenses for academic year 2006-2007 2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010 % change 2008-2009 to 2009-2010
Tuition and fees          
In-state $2,924 $3,466 $3,790 $4,454 17.5%
Out-of-state $9,350 $10,810 $11,686 $13,598 16.4%
Books and supplies $1,306 $1,698 $1,749 $1,749 0.0%
Living arrangement          
On Campus          
Room and board $6,160 $6,410 $6,952 $7,220 3.9%
Other $1,746 $2,410 $2,529 $2,566 1.5%
Total Expenses 2006-2007 2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010 % change 2008-2009 to 2009-2010
In-state          
On Campus $12,136 $13,984 $15,020 $15,989 6.5%
Out-of-state          
On Campus $18,562 $21,328 $22,916 $25,133 9.7%

Map of Adams State College

Admissions

Undergraduate application fee (2009-2010): $30
Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2009
  Total Male Female
Number of applicants 2,332 1,056 1,276
Percent admitted 57% 59% 56%
Percent admitted who enrolled 42% 47% 39%
Admissions Considerations Required Recommended
Secondary school GPA X  
Secondary school rank X  
Secondary school record X  
Completion of college-preparatory program   X
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) X  
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign language)   X
Test Scores: Fall 2009 (enrolled first-time students)
Students submitting scores Number Percent
SAT 83 15%
ACT 463 84%
Test Scores 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile**
NOTES:
*  25% of students scored at or below
** 25% of students scored above
  • Data apply to first-time degree/certificate-seeking students.
  • Institutions are asked to report test scores only if they are required for admission.

 

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation
Agency Periods of Accreditation Status
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission 1/1/1950 -   Accredited
Specialized Accreditation
Agency / Program Periods of Accreditation Status
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels 10/28/2006 -   Accredited
National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation, Commission on Community/Junior College Accreditation
Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs 9/1/1988 -   Accredited
Teacher Education Accreditation Council, Accreditation Committee
Baccalaureate Teacher Education Accreditation Council (BTEAC) - Baccalaureate programs 1/1/2007 -   Accredited
Graduate Teacher Education Accreditation Council (GTEAC) - Graduate programs 1/1/2007 -   Accredited