Adams State University

Extended Studies
208 Edgemont Blvd. Suite 3000
Alamosa, CO 81102

Accreditation: North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Tuition: $165 per credit hour

Payment Plan: None

Textbooks: Not included in Tuition

Transfer: Associate — 45 credit hours; Bachelor’s — 90 credit hours

Time Limit: 12 months

Degrees: Associate of Arts; Associate of Science; Associate of Science in Business Administration; Associate of Arts in Business Administration; Bachelor of Arts in Sociology (emphasis areas: Social Welfare, Criminology, Corrections, Law Enforcement); Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration; Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (emphasis areas: Management, Management Information Systems, Accounting, Small Business Management, Agricultural Business, General Business, Health Care Administration, Legal Studies, Marketing); Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies

Course Categories: Art; Business; Criminal Justice; Economics; Education; English; Government; Health Care Administration; History; Human Performance and Physical Education; Interdivisional; Mathematics; Music; Philosophy; Psychology; Sociology; Women’s Studies

Course Delivery: Paper-based

Media Component: N/A

Catalog: 40-page catalog (2012); additional information (2013)

Application Fee: Waived for incarcerated students

Founded: 1921

Comments: Great school, great program. This is our favorite correspondence program.

School’s Comments: In today’s competitive professional market, higher education is critical to career placement and advancement. ASU understands that you don’t have time to search for educational programs and courses that meet your busy schedule. ASU’s offerings are designed with you in mind and can be completed at any location and at your own pace.

2013 School Comments: At Adams State University we know how important education is to all individuals, especially for those who happen to be incarcerated. Through correspondence courses, Adams State University provides an opportunity for incarcerated students to work for college credit and towards a degree. We have helped thousands of prisoners throughout the United States to reach their education goals.

Other Sections: Career; Graduate

About Christopher Zoukis, MBA

Christopher Zoukis, MBA, is the Managing Director of the Zoukis Consulting Group, a federal prison consultancy that assists attorneys, federal criminal defendants, and federal prisoners with prison preparation, in-prison matters, and reentry. His books include Directory of Federal Prisons (Middle Street Publishing, 2020), Federal Prison Handbook (Middle Street Publishing, 2017), Prison Education Guide (PLN Publishing, 2016), and College for Convicts: The Case for Higher Education in American Prisons (McFarland & Company, 2014).

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