Adams State University
Alamosa, CO 81101
Adams State University is one of the 17 public 4-year colleges in Colorado. Its campus is small in size and located in the town of Alamosa. The institution offers both undergrad and graduate degree programs.
In the 2017 fall enrollment, 397 freshman students enrolled, and approximately 246 students returned for their sophomore year (which makes its freshman retention rate 62%).
Every year 29% of students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their respective studies.
Adams State University's in-state tuition for 2017-2018 academic year was $5,736, and fees were $3,704. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $16,752 and $3,704 respectively.
|Campus LocaleRemote Town|
|Student to Faculty Ratio16:1|
|Is Admission OpenNo|
|Religious Affiliation -|
|On Campus HousingYes|
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission|
01/01/1950 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels|
10/28/2006 - Current
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
|SAT||880 to 1080|
|ACT||17 to 22|
|Secondary school GPA Required|
|Secondary school rank Required|
|Secondary school record Required|
|Completion of college-preparatory program Recommended|
|Recommendations Neither required nor recommended|
|Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended|
|Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required|
|TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Recommended|
|Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Neither required nor recommended|
In addition to the college's admission requirements each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).
Cost to Attend
The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.
|In District Students||$239|
|In State Students||$239|
|Out of State Students||$698|
|In District Students||$255|
|In State Students||$255|
|Out of State Students||$597|
Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.
|Program||Credit Hours||In district||In State||Out of State|
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.
In 2017-2018 academic year, 98% of Adams State University's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.
|Students Receiving Aid||Average Amount/Student|
|Other Federal Grant||4%||$2,800|
|State Grant & Scholarships||50%||$3,382|
|Institutional Grant & Scholarships||65%||$4,353|
|Federal Student Loans||58%||$5,618|
$12,989Average Net Price/year
Average Net Price by Family Income
|Less than $30,000$10,517|
|$30,001 to $48,000$11,338|
|$48,001 to $75,000$14,768|
|$75,001 to $110,000$18,515|
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Candidates for this scholarship shall be daughters, sons, spouses, granddaughters or great granddaughters of a veteran or a veteran who has served in the Armed Forces during the ...
Applicants must be Colorado residents who are planning to practice nursing in Colorado. They must be juniors or seniors working towards the Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN); Registered Nurses ...
Students must be Colorado residents who are Colorado Nurses Association or Colorado Student Nurses Association members. They must be second-year ASN students; third- or fourth-year BSN students; ...
Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Colorado state board of nursing.