Fort Valley State University

Fort Valley, GA

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

Tuition & Fees

$6,848

$20,250

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
1%
500-599
27%
400-499
63%
300-399
8%
600-699
1%
500-599
12%
400-499
75%
300-399
12%
24-29
6%
18-23
47%
12-17
47%
30-36
1%
24-29
5%
18-23
39%
12-17
49%
6-11
6%
24-29
4%
18-23
27%
12-17
69%
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undergraduateRatios

39%

male

61%

female

1

teacher

27

students

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Selective

51%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,585
Declined + 1,474
Total Received 3,059
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Public

2,293

undergraduate students

331

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Biology
  2. Psychology
  3. Criminal Justice
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Codes

SAT 5220
ACT 0814

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School Facts

Fort Valley State University, 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 2,624
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)

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Fort Valley, GA

630-acre campus in Fort Valley (population: 8,806), 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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
50%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
97%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
5%
Top 1/4
15%
Top 1/2
48%
Bottom 1/2
52%
Bottom 1/4
25%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
1%
500-599
27%
400-499
63%
300-399
8%
600-699
1%
500-599
12%
400-499
75%
300-399
12%
24-29
6%
18-23
47%
12-17
47%
30-36
1%
24-29
5%
18-23
39%
12-17
49%
6-11
6%
24-29
4%
18-23
27%
12-17
69%

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

Selective

51%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,585
Declined + 1,474
Total Received 3,059

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

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

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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

P: 478 825-6351
F: 478 825-6976
morrisk@fvsu.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Kimberly Morris
Director of Financial Aid
morriskj@fvsu.edu

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Varsity Sports

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

Anthony Holliman (men's)
Athletic Director
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference
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
Office Administration
Ornamental Horticulture
Plant Sciences
Political Science
Psychology
Rehabilitation Counseling
Science
Social Sciences
Social Welfare
Sociology
Veterinary Technology
Zoology
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Biology
  2. Psychology
  3. Criminal Justice

Programs Offered

  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Internships
  • Phi Beta Kappa

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Agriculture
  • Computer Science
  • Health Professions
  • Home Economics
  • Natural Science
  • Technologies

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-veterinary science

2,624

total students

94%

in-state

6%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

87%

2,293
students

Female
61%
1,406

Male
39%
887

13%

331
students

Female
75%
248

Male
25%
83

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

89%

2,059
students

Female
62%
1,265

Male
38%
794

11%

234
students

Female
61%
141

Male
39%
93

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Student Break-down

92%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Hispanic/Latino
2%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

76%

Transfer applicants accepted

75%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of All
Essay or personal statement Recommended of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: June 15

Spring: November 1

Summer: April 1

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

60

sesmeter hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Military
  • 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

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

95%

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 transportation
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 3
Countries most often represented Ghana
India
Jamaica
Nigeria
The Bahamas
The Republic Of Georgia
Special services offered for international applicants

International Student Contact

George Norton
Director of Recruitment and Admissions
478 825-6348
nortong@fvsu.edu

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