Adams State University started classes Monday.

Adams State reported an increase to its 2023 fall undergraduate and graduate enrollments.

“This increase demonstrates the passion and energy of all our faculty and staff, and recognizes Adams State offers high-quality programs,” said Margaret Doell, vice president for Academic Affairs.

Adams State saw an increase of 84 students to take its on-campus undergraduate enrollment to 1,388 students. Enrollment in its graduate-degree programs, which includes several master’s degrees and a Ph.D. in counselor education, grew to 1,386 students or an increase of 119 students from a year ago.

“Exciting things are happening at Adams State. We are a university on the move and

we are thrilled to see the San Luis Valley, the surrounding communities, and students from all

over recognize the value we bring and trust us to help launch their Great Story,” said Adams State President David Tandberg.

The gain in the 2023 fall enrollment reverses what had been a three-year slide in undergraduate enrollment at Adams State. Enrollment in graduate programs at Adams State have consistently grown during the same period.