Adams State ranked one of Colorado's most affordable bachelor's degrees


The website Affordable Schools ranked a bachelor's degree from Adams State University the fourth most affordable in the state of Colorado. The rankings are based on data reported to the National Center for Education Statistics, according to Affordable Schools, which strives to help students make smart, higher education choices. In addition, Adams State's Bachelor of Arts degree in English - Creative Writing Emphasis was ranked the 12th most affordable in the nation.

"Affordability is key to our mission of providing quality higher education to underserved populations and students in rural areas of Colorado, so we are very proud to be recognized by Affordable Schools," said Adam State President Beverlee J. McClure. "In accordance with that mission, we recently introduced Guaranteed Tuition, which makes Adams State even more affordable and allow students and their families to better plan for expenses."

Guaranteed Tuition at Adams State

Beginning with the fall 2016 semester, undergraduate students enrolled in on-campus classes will be guaranteed no tuition increases through their fourth consecutive academic year of enrollment. Adams State is the first and only institution in Colorado to offer guaranteed tuition to on-campus undergraduate students.

Current tuition at Adams State University for Colorado undergraduate resident students is $5,448; for out-of-state residents, the rate is $15,906.

By Julie Waechter