Valdosta State University
Ready to transform yourself—and the world?
Valdosta State University is a public university in Valdosta, Georgia, United States. Started in 1906 as an institution dedicated to educating women, today VSU is proud to be a University System of Georgia school with a diverse student body. VSU offers a wide range of undergraduate and graduate programs across various disciplines.
Academics at VSU are organized into six colleges: the Colleges of the Arts, Arts & Sciences, Business Administration, Education & Human Services, Nursing & Health Sciences, and the Graduate School. These Colleges offer nearly 200 academic programs leading to associate, bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees as well as options to add a certification, minor, endorsement, or specialization to that degree.
Learning beyond the classroom
At Valdosta State, you can participate in research or practice with faculty members as early as your first year. You will utilize technology from the hospital room to the newsroom and everywhere in between while gaining professional-level knowledge in your field.
Study on campus or abroad
VSU is committed to providing students with real-world learning opportunities. The VSU Center for International Programs offers many inexpensive and hassle-free opportunities for students to travel and study overseas. You may want to spend a summer abroad through a VSU or University System of Georgia program, or you may wish to participate in our semester or year-long exchange programs.
Life at VSU
Whether you'd rather spend your time in the pool or playing pool, kayaking local springs and rivers or leading others in service, there are endless opportunities to connect with fellow Blazers. More than 200 on-campus organizations, 19 active Greek chapters, 11 NCAA Division II athletic teams, a full-service Recreation Center, a climbing wall, a zipline challenge course, outdoor trips, and tons more mean you'll never be bored on our campus.
We know college is so much more than four years of hard work in the classroom and fun outside class. You're looking for a degree that will get you places, and VSU has more than 115 years of providing just that.
• 11,270 students from all 50 states, DC, three US territories, and more than 60 countries
• 74.5% of students from Georgia, 23.8% from other US states, and 1.7% international students
• 2,944 undergraduate men and 5,258 undergraduate women
• 100+ academic programs to choose from, both online and in-person options
• 500 faculty members, composed of talented, highly qualified teacher-scholars
• 12 intercollegiate athletic teams, plus cheerleading and dance teams, 8 national championships, 51 Gulf South Conference championships