Undergraduate Admissions

The Office of Admissions invites you to explore Adams State. Adams State is a dynamic place where you can experience superior academic programs, outstanding faculty, a beautiful location, and the most affordable tuition in Colorado.

Feel free to stop by the Welcome Center if you have any questions (located in the Student Union Building, next to the One Stop Student Services Center) or contact us at admissions@adams.edu or 1-800-824-6494.

Superior Academics

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Adams State offers 16 majors, nearly 30 minors and emphasis areas, and a variety of pre-professional programs

Outstanding Faculty

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At Adams State, small classes are the norm with two-thirds of all classes having 20 or fewer students. We pride ourselves on superior instruction with professors that go out of their way to ensure your success.


Beautiful Location

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Alamosa, Colorado is located in the San Luis Valley, the largest alpine basin in North America. Surrounded by the beautiful Sangre de Cristo and San Juan mountain ranges, Adams State is the perfect place to study, work, and live.


Great Value

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Adams State is proud to offer one of the lowest tuition rates in Colorado among four-year colleges. In addition, financial aid and scholarship opportunities make us a great value.


    What our students say about Adams State

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    Hanna Hays

    Has worked in the Writing Studio for three semesters. She is a junior majoring in English/secondary education. "Being able to work through others' writing helps me with my writing." She loves the English Department and said the professors are "more than teachers, they are friends."

    She also gains valuable experience working for Upward Bound. "I want to teach and am receiving solid experience through the Writing Studio and Upward Bound."

    For more information, contact the Office of Admissions at admissions@adams.edu or 1-800-824-6494.