Fort Valley State University

Fort Valley, GA

Fort Valley State University

Fort Valley, GA

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Tuition & Fees

$5,832

$16,554

not including housing and food

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

Not Reported

Not Reported

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undergraduateRatios

39%

male

61%

female

27

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

72%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,117
Declined 1,576
Total Received 5,693
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Public

2,511

undergraduate students

381

graduate students

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Location

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.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 2,892
Established in 1895
Coeducational Coeducational
Historically Black college/university yes

Social Networks

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).

  • Campus Setting: Small town

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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
50%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
97%
of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
no
Alcohol is not permitted on campus to students of legal age

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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

Average freshman score by percentile.

Not Reported

Not Reported

Admissions Facts

Application fee $20
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Required of some
Application deadline (final deadline) June 15
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

72%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,117
Declined 1,576
Total Received 5,693

Admissions Factors

Required

Admission test scores
Secondary School GPA
Secondary School Record
Completion of college-preparatory program
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)

Recommended

Formal demonstration of competencies
Secondary School Rank
Recommendations

Neither required nor recommended

Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

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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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Financial Aid

87%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$8,362

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $4,064
Housing $4,722
Food $3,650
Additional fees $1,768
Books & supplies $1,500
Total $15,704
Average Financial Aid - $8,362
Total with Avg. Aid $7,342

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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


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

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Varsity Sports

M W
Basketball yes yes
Football yes
Softball yes
Volleyball yes

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference

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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting. yes
Agricultural Economics. yes
Agricultural Teacher Education. yes
Animal Sciences, General. yes yes
Biology/Biological Sciences, General. yes yes
Biotechnology. yes
Business Administration and Management, General. yes
Business/Commerce, General. yes
Business/Managerial Economics. yes
Chemistry, General. yes
Commercial and Advertising Art. yes
Computer and Information Sciences, General. yes
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services. yes
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies. yes
Electrical, Electronic, and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician. yes
Engineering/Engineering-Related Technologies/Technicians, Other. yes
English Language and Literature, General. yes yes
Environmental Health. yes
Family and Consumer Sciences/Home Economics Teacher Education. yes
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General. yes
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General. yes
History, General. yes yes
History, Other. yes
Horticultural Science. yes
Human Development and Family Studies, General. yes
Information Science/Studies. yes
Journalism. yes
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching. yes yes
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies. yes
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management. yes
Marketing/Marketing Management, General. yes
Mass Communication/Media Studies. yes
Mathematics, General. yes yes
Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions, Other. yes
Music Teacher Education. yes
Organizational Leadership. yes
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching. yes
Political Science and Government, General. yes
Psychology, General. yes
Social Work. yes
Sociology, General. yes
Veterinary/Animal Health Technology/Technician and Veterinary Assistant. yes
Visual and Performing Arts, General. yes

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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

2,892

total students

68%

in-state

32%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

87%

2,511
students

Female
61%
1,536

Male
39%
975

13%

381
students

Female
75%
285

Male
25%
96

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

87%

2,178
students

Female
61%
1,337

Male
39%
841

13%

333
students

Female
60%
199

Male
40%
134

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Student Break-down

91%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Hispanic/Latino
2%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

7%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

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

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: June 15

Spring: November 1

Summer: April 1

Transfer Credits

Maximum transferred

60

sesmeter hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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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

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