Adams State College Admission Chances

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Acceptance Chances

Can I get into Adams State College? These admission statistics provide an indication how difficult it is to get in and what your chances are. 1,668 out of 2,592 applicants or 64% were admitted making Adams State College a moderately competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Academically, it has very easy requirements for admission test scores. Adams State College typically accepts and attracts B average high school students. Only 25% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

Women Men Total
Applied 1,413 1,179 2,592
Accepted 943 725 1,668
Acceptance Rate 67% 61% 64%
Enrolled 191 234 425
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 20% 32% 25%

Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT and ACT requirements for students to be admitted to Adams State College and what score do you need to get in? The tables below describe the SAT and ACT test score percentile profile of the Fall 2015 starting class.

ACT Requirements

Admission data indicates that Adams State College regularly accepts students with ACTs of 17 and above. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 14 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 20 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 23 and above have very competitive chances. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 90 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Adams State College.

SAT Requirements (New SAT)

Reporting indicates the school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 980 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 905. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1055 out of 1600. 12 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.

25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score
SAT Composite 980 1130
SAT Reading 470 570
SAT Math 510 560
ACT Composite 17 23
ACT English 15 22
ACT Math 17 23

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by Score

What do these ratings mean?

ACT Score Competitiveness Est. Admission Chances
23 and Above Good >75%
20 to 23 Avg + 64%-75%
17 to 20 Avg - 51%-64%
14 to 17 Reach 38%-51%
Less than 14 Low <38%
SAT Score (NEW 1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1130 and Above Good >75%
1055 to 1130 Avg + 64%-75%
980 to 1055 Avg - 51%-64%
905 to 980 Reach 38%-51%
Less than 905 Low <38%

Estimated GPA Requirements

You will need about average high school grades to get into Adams State College. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Adams State College was 3.12 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Adams State College accepts 64% of students who apply.

What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
3.75+ 15% Good
3.50 to 3.75 15% Good
3.25 to 3.50 13% Avg +
3.00 to 3.25 18% Avg +
2.75 to 3.00 26% Avg -
2.50 to 2.75 12% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 1% Reach
2.00 to 2.25 0% Low

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Adams State College and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Required
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

Does accept high school AP credits or award dual credit towards both a college and high school degree?

AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=126182 IPEDS survey data for Adams State College.

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