International Requirements

Admissions Process

International students are required to submit the following:

  1. Application for undergraduate admission
    Undergraduate International Application for Admission
  2. Application fee
    If you submit the non-refundable application fee in the form of a check or U.S. money order drawn it must be drawn on a U.S. bank and make payable to Adams State University. Cash or international postal money orders will not be accepted.
  3. Official high school transcript (First-time freshmen) OR Official college transcripts (Transfers)
  4. Official transcript translation and credential evaluation
    Kindly request that an official transcript be sent directly from your school(s) to Undergraduate Admissions.

    All information MUST be submitted in English. International Students are responsible for having their foreign official transcripts (high school or college/university) evaluated by an authorized agency. Authorized agencies are:
  1. Official TOEFL/SAT/ACT score report
    Please submit your ACT, SAT, and/or TOEFL score report directly to ASU.

    A minimum score of 550 (paper-based), 213 (computer-based) or 79 (internet-based) on the TOEFL exam is considered acceptable. If a student attends an ESL program, successful completion of level 109 is considered acceptable.

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  1. Verification of financial support
    International students must provide financial certification showing the availabilities of $29,495 US or the equivalent in another currency. Affidavit of Support (I-134), recent bank statements, and/or scholarship awards are acceptable.
  2. Copy of Passport

Personal essays, letters of recommendation, and other materials not included above are optional.

Mail Admission Materials To:

Adams State University
Office of Admissions
208 Edgemont Boulevard Suite 2190
Alamosa, Colorado 81101

or call Uriah Valdez at 1-719-587-7803 or 1-800-824-6494

When should international applicants turn in applications for admission and other required documents?

Deadlines for application for admission: All paperwork must be received by the date indicated.
    Deadline:   Semester Begins:
Fall semester:   June 1   August
Spring semester:   November 1   January
Summer semester:   March 1   May