Adams State University is dedicated to providing opportunity and access for all students. The University is an innovative leader that recognizes the inherent educational value of diversity and is a catalyst for the educational, cultural & economic interests of rural Colorado and beyond.
Founded in 1921 as a teachers' college, Adams State is a university offering undergraduate majors, minors and emphases. ASU also offers master's degree programs and a doctoral program most offered online. New academic programs are developed to address student and societal need. Adams State is distinguished by caring professors, small classes, and a diverse, yet close-knit community. This environment fosters student engagement, and individual attention helps students achieve their best.