Tuition & Fees

$6,566

$19,386

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
0
600-699
1%
500-599
18%
400-499
66%
300-399
14%
200-299
1%
700-800
0
600-699
1%
500-599
7%
400-499
74%
300-399
17%
200-299
1%
30-36
0
24-29
6%
18-23
57%
12-17
34%
6-11
3%
Below 6
0
30-36
0
24-29
5%
18-23
29%
12-17
65%
6-11
1%
Below 6
0
30-36
0
24-29
3%
18-23
57%
12-17
39%
6-11
1%
Below 6
0
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undergraduateRatios

41%

59%

male

female

1
17

teacher

students

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Very Selective

24%

acceptance rate

Accepted 539
Declined + 1,689
Total Received 2,228
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Public

2,229

undergraduate students

365

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Agricultural Education
  2. Early Childhood Education
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Codes

SAT 5220
ACT 0814

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School Facts

Fort Valley, founded in 1895, is a public, multipurpose university. Its 630-acre campus is located in Fort Valley, 20 miles southeast of Macon.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 2,594
Established in 1895
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Historically Black college/university yes
Accredited by •  AAFCS (American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences)
•  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  AVMA (American Veterinary Medical Association)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)
•  SACS (Southern Assn. of Colleges and Schools)

Fort Valley, GA

630-acre campus in Fort Valley (population: 9,096), 20 miles southeast of Macon; branch campuses in Dublin, Macon, and Warner Robins. Served by bus; air serves Macon; major airport serves Atlanta (100 miles).

Fort Valley State University
1005 State University Drive
Fort Valley, GA 31030-4313

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
40%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
90%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
0
600-699
1%
500-599
18%
400-499
66%
300-399
14%
200-299
1%
700-800
0
600-699
1%
500-599
7%
400-499
74%
300-399
17%
200-299
1%
30-36
0
24-29
6%
18-23
57%
12-17
34%
6-11
3%
Below 6
0
30-36
0
24-29
5%
18-23
29%
12-17
65%
6-11
1%
Below 6
0
30-36
0
24-29
3%
18-23
57%
12-17
39%
6-11
1%
Below 6
0

Admissions Facts

Application fee $20
Common application accepted no
Application deadline June 15
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Required of some
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Very Selective

24%

acceptance rate

Accepted 539
Declined + 1,689
Total Received 2,228

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Standardized test scores

Important

Class rank
Essay
Secondary school record

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact

Sha-Ron E. Jones
Director of Recruitment and Admissions
P: 877 462-3878
F: 478 825-6249
admissions@fvsu.edu

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $7,608,742
State $1,235,536
Institutional $241,281
Other external $74,371
Total $9,159,930

Non-need-based

Federal
State
Institutional
Other external
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Varsity Sports

M W
basketball
cross-country
football
softball
tennis
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (Division II)
Mascot
Wildcats
School colors
blue and gold
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Agricultural Education
Agricultural Engineering Technology
Animal Science
Biology
Chemistry
Comprehensive Business Education
Criminal Justice
Data Processing
Early Childhood Education
Early Childhood/Middle Grades Education
Economics
Electrical Engineering Technology
Electronic Engineering Technology
Elementary Education
English
Food/Nutrition
French
General Business
Geography
Guidance/Counseling
Health/Physical Education
History
Home Economics Education
Infant/Child Development
Management
Marketing
Mathematics
Mental Health Counseling
Music
Office Administration
Ornamental Horticulture
Plant Sciences
Political Science
Psychology
Rehabilitation Counseling
Science
Social Sciences
Social Welfare
Sociology
Veterinary Technology
Zoology
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Undergraduate

86%

2,229
students

Female
59%
1,317

Male
41%
912

Graduate

14%

365
students

Female
79%
289

Male
21%
76

undergraduateFull-time

87%

1,947
students

Female
58%
1,122

Male
42%
825

undergraduatePart-time

13%

282
students

Female
70%
195

Male
30%
87

Student Break-down

95%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Hispanic/Latino
3%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
< 1%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

31%

Transfer applicants accepted

63%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript
College transcript(s)
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All
Interview
Standardized test scores Required of All
Essay or personal statement

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: June 15

Spring: November 1

Summer: April 1

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

60

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Religious

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

90%

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Special housing
  • Special transportation
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens
Countries most often represented Ghana
India
Jamaica
Nigeria
Trinidad And Tobago
The Bahamas
Special services offered for international applicants

International Student Contact

Sha-Ron E. Jones
Director of Recruitment and Admissions
478 825-6348
joness@fvsu.edu

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