Applicants graduating from high school in 2010 or later, must also have completed the Colorado Higher Education Admissions Requirements (HEAR) during high school:

  1. Four years of English.
  2. Four years of mathematics (Algebra I and higher).
  3. Three years of natural/physical science (including two units lab-based science).
  4. Three years of social science (including one unit of U.S. or world history).
  5. One year of foreign language.
  6. Two years of academic electives.

Applicants with an index below 80 and/or who have not completed the HEAR coursework will be considered for conditional admission into the baccalaureate program or for admission into the associate program. Applicants in this situation are strongly encouraged to submit a personal statement and/or letter(s) of recommendation. NOTE: Adams State University’s role and mission enables the college to admit any qualified student who graduates from a San Luis Valley high school.

Home School Students

First-time students who have completed their secondary education through alternative options such as home schooling should submit documentation of their work (e.g. transcript, portfolio, etc.) in lieu of high school transcripts above.

General Educational Development (GED) Students

First-time students who have completed the GED should submit an official GED score report in lieu of high school transcripts above. Students receiving a score of 150 or above in each content area on the 2014 GED (450 or greater on the 2002 version, or 45 or greater on the 1988 version) will be eligible for admission. This route to admission is not to be used by students with a diploma.

HiSET Students

First time students who have completed the HiSET should submit an official HiSET score report in lieu of high school transcripts above. Students receiving a score of 8 on each subtest, 2 on the essay, 45 combined score will be eligible for admission. This route to admissions is not to be used by students with a diploma.

Non-Traditional Students

一道本不卡免费高清Applicants who are 23 years of age or older when applying for admission are not required to submit ACT or SAT test scores. Students who do not complete the ACT or SAT will be considered for admission into the associate degree program and will be required to take a placement exam prior to registration in math and English courses.