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Adams State College is perched in the mountains in beautiful Alamosa, Colorado near the San Juan National Forest in the southern central portion of the state. Convenient to both Colorado Springs and Albuquerque this smaller college offers a great view out of every window, quick access to five of the top ski resorts in the nation and outstanding personal attention towards their 3,700 students.

Founded, in 1921, Adam State College's motto is "Great Stories Begin Here". Part of that commitment has been a recent 65 million dollar renovation to the picturesque, tree-lined walkways and buildings on campus. The emphasis is on Liberal Arts and they offer sixteen undergraduate majors as well as eight master's programs, most of which can be offered via the internet. The school has a history of focusing on financial assistance for undergraduates of lower income, first generation and minorities and offers a well–endowed grants program.

Campus life is vibrant, the classes small and the professors caring. The college offers over 40 clubs and organizations so each student can find something of interest be it intramural activties, student government, community service or leadership opportunities. The campus provides first run movies, comedy shows, concerts and fun, interactive sports to keep the campus life from being anything but boring. From rock climbing to winter sports to track and field, there is plenty to keep students active. The Grizzlies men and women compete in other intercollegiate sports such as football, basketball, baseball, soccer, lacrosse, volleyball (women), wrestling (men), water sports and golf. Both apartments and resident halls are available and most undergraduate students live on campus. Many come fully furnished. Freshmen are required to live in the residence halls and not the apartments.

The perks to enrolling at Adams State is the close-knit community of students and faculty. No one feels lost here. Such as supportive environment and close personal attention to each student's goals fosters success and personal growth. The greenscapes and mature trees offer a relaxing atmosphere, and the mountains provide a beautiful backdrop to everyone's educational experience.

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