Adams State University is located in Alamosa, Colorado - a city of 10,000 people
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Situated in the San Luis Valley, the campus is surrounded by the breathtaking beauty of the Sangre de Cristo and San Juan mountain ranges. With towering peaks of over 14,300 feet, the mountains provide variety of outdoor recreation in all seasons. Within a two-hour drive are five ski areas and such historic towns as Taos, Santa Fe, and Creede.
Denver is 220 miles to the north, and Albuquerque, New Mexico, is 200 miles to the south.