Transfer to Adams State
Our excellent academic programs guide students on the right path to a successful career. Adams State focuses on student experience and student outcomes. That focus has led us to the highest job placement rates of any institution our size in Colorado and the nation. Not only are our students getting jobs, but many of them are thriving in a rewarding career.
In order to be considered for admission to Adams State University, prospective transfer students must submit the following documents:
- A completed application for admission, Apply Online
- A non-refundable, $30 application fee
- Official transcripts from all colleges attended
- Official high school transcripts and official ACT or SAT scores are required of transfer students with less than 24 transferable credits. The high school graduating class of 2021 will have the option to submit SAT and/or ACT scores with their college applications, per passage of Colorado H.B. 20-1407. Applicants who choose not to submit a test score for admission will not be negatively impacted.
Students with less than 24 college-level credit hours completed after graduating from high school or receiving a GED will also need to send in an official high school transcript and ACT and/or SAT test scores. Please visit first-time admissions requirements for further information.Apply Online
A transfer student is any student who has earned college credit after graduating from high school or receiving a GED.
Transfer students with 24 or more transferable credits and a cumulative grade point average of 2.3 or higher will be strong candidates for admission into the baccalaureate program. Transfer students with less than 24 college-level credit hours completed will be considered for admission based on prior transfer work, as well as first-time freshman admissions requirements.
Transfer students with a cumulative grade point average below 2.3 will be considered on an individual basis and are strongly encouraged to submit a personal statement and letter(s) of recommendation.
Adams State University accepts the Interstate Passport to satisfy general education requirements for our associate’s and bachelor’s degrees.