Tuition & Fees

$6,566

$19,386

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Not Reported

undergraduateRatios

42%

58%

male

female

1
19

teacher

students

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Very Selective

26%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,686
Declined + 4,688
Total Received 6,374
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Public

2,252

undergraduate students

427

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 2,679
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: 8,643), 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
52%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
94%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
2%
Top 1/4
15%
Top 1/2
46%
Bottom 1/2
54%
Bottom 1/4
25%

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
Early action program application deadline June 15
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Required of some
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Very Selective

26%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,686
Declined + 4,688
Total Received 6,374

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

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

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

84%

2,252
students

Female
58%
1,304

Male
42%
948

Graduate

16%

427
students

Female
76%
325

Male
24%
102

undergraduateFull-time

88%

1,997
students

Female
58%
1,151

Male
42%
846

undergraduatePart-time

12%

255
students

Female
60%
153

Male
40%
102

Student Break-down

94%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Hispanic/Latino
2%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
< 1%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

33%

Transfer applicants accepted

44%

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

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
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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

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

Colandra Wright
Director of Recruitment and Admissions
478 825-6348
wrightc@fvsu.edu

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