Frequently Asked Questions:
Where is Adams State Located?
What is the cost for an international student for one year at Adams State University?
How much is international student tuition?
How do I apply for admission?
International students are required to submit the following:
- Application for undergraduate admission
- application fee.
- Official high school transcript (First-time freshmen) OR Official college transcripts (Transfers)
- Official transcript translation and credential evaluation.
- Official TOEFL score report.
- Verification of financial support.
When should international applicants turn in applications for admission and other required documents?
Deadlines for application for admission: All paperwork must be received by the date indicated.
|Fall semester:||June 1||August|
|Spring semester:||November 1||January|
|Summer semester:||March 1||May|
Please contact: Eric Carpio, Assistant VP of Enrollment Management, 208 Edgemont Boulevard, Adams State University, Alamosa, Colorado 81101 or call 1-719-587-7802 or 1-800-824-6494
What are your minimum TOEFL requirements?
Adams State University requires a 550 on the paper-based, a 213 on the computer-based, or a 79 on the internet-based exam.
What is a credential evaluation and are their recommended agencies?
International students are required to have their transcripts translated into English AND evaluated by an authorized agency. Authorized agencies are:
|World Education Services||http://www.wes.org/|
International Services, Inc.
Do you require an essay?
Personal essays, letters of recommendation, and other materials not included above are optional.
When Do I Need to Apply for My Student Visa?
What is the process for applying for a student visa?
Are international students eligible for financial loans or scholarships?
Freshmen international students with an 80 admissions index or higher and transfer international students with a 2.0 GPA or higher will receive the Experience Colorado Scholarship, valued at $5,000 per year and renewable for all four years at Adams State University. International students may also apply for private scholarships offered through the Adams State University Foundation and/or other private agencies.
Below are additional resources for International Students:
- NAFSA: Financial Aid for Undergraduate International Students:
- International Financial Aid and College Scholarship Search:
How much funding is required to meet the requirement for financial support?
International students must provide financial certification showing the availability of approximately $29,065 US or the equivalent in another currency. Affidavit of Support, recent bank statements, and/or scholarship awards are acceptable.
Can international students work on campus?
International students on an F-1 student VISA are allowed to work up to 20 hours per week in an on-campus job. However, keep in mind that many work-study positions are only available for 10-12 hours per week. Work-study positions are not guaranteed and students must apply for individual positions.
When will I receive my I-20?
An international student will receive his/her I-20 following the completion of the admissions process and after formal acceptance to Adams State University. If you have questions regarding your I-20, you should direct those questions to the Principal Designated School Official:
Masood Ahmad, firstname.lastname@example.org
- SEVIS Information:
- Visa Information:
- Study in the States
- I-94 FAQ Sheet
- I-901 Sevis Fee Payment Tutorial
- Student Information
- Student Forms