Fort Valley State University

Fort Valley, GA

Fort Valley State University

Fort Valley, GA

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Tuition & Fees

$6,664

$19,740

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
0
500-599
31%
400-499
61%
300-399
6%
600-699
0
500-599
17%
400-499
68%
300-399
13%
30-36
1%
24-29
4%
18-23
49%
12-17
47%
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undergraduateRatios

40%

male

60%

female

21

students

1

faculty

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Selective

52%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,950
Declined 1,734
Total Received 3,684
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Public

2,359

undergraduate students

417

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.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 2,776
Established in 1895
Coeducational Coeducational
Historically Black college/university yes

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
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Lewis B. Wilson

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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
34%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
no
No freshman housing consideration
yes
Men only housing
yes
Women only housing

Top Organizations

  • Drama Group
  • Christian Student Organization
  • Habitat for Humanity
  • Debate Club

Top Events

  • Founders' Day
  • Black History Observance
  • Annual Fall Convocation
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Marching band
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Student patrols
  • Late-night transport/escort service

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
0
500-599
31%
400-499
61%
300-399
6%
600-699
0
500-599
17%
400-499
68%
300-399
13%
30-36
1%
24-29
4%
18-23
49%
12-17
47%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $20
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 2.87

Selective

52%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,950
Declined 1,734
Total Received 3,684

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
standardized test scores

Important

class rank
rigor of secondary school record

Not Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
application essay
first generation
geographical residence
interview
racial/ethnic status
recommendation(s)
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency
talent/ability
volunteer work
work experience

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International Facts

Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language no
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Financial Facts

Installment payment plan yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Basketball
Football
Golf
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball
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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division II

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Accounting
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General
African Studies
Agricultural Economics
Agricultural Engineering
Agronomy and Crop Science
Animal Sciences, General
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Botany/Plant Biology
Business Administration and Management, General
Chemistry, General
Computer Science
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
Developmental and Child Psychology
Economics, General
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician
Family and Consumer Sciences/Home Economics Teacher Education
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General
French Language and Literature
Health Teacher Education
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mass Communication/Media Studies
Mathematics, General
Ornamental Horticulture
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Political Science and Government, General
Pre-Engineering
Psychology, General
Social Sciences, General
Social Work
Sociology
Veterinary/Animal Health Technology/Technician and Veterinary Assistant
Zoology/Animal Biology
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Programs Offered

  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Freshman honors college
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC

2,776

total students

93%

in-state

7%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

85%

2,359
students

Female
60%
1,425

Male
40%
934

15%

417
students

Female
72%
302

Male
28%
115

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

91%

2,148
students

Female
60%
1,287

Male
40%
861

9%

211
students

Female
66%
138

Male
34%
73

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 74%
Student 6 year graduation rate 28%

Student Break-down

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

185

Transfer students enrolled

7%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment yes
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions no
Accepts DSST/DANTES no
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred no

Transfer Application Deadline

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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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 Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Resume preparation

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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