Valdosta State University

Valdosta, GA

Valdosta State University

Valdosta, GA

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Tuition & Fees

$6,583

$17,638

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
590
25th
510
75th
550
25th
480
75th
23
25th
18
75th
22
25th
17
75th
23
25th
19
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undergraduateRatios

36%

male

64%

female

20

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

78%

acceptance rate

Accepted 7,756
Declined 2,131
Total Received 9,887
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Public

9,956

undergraduate students

3,404

graduate students

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School Facts

Valdosta State University, founded in 1906, is a public comprehensive university. Programs offered through the Colleges of the Arts, Arts & Sciences, Business Administration, Education & Human Services, Honors, and Nursing & Health Sciences. Valdosta State is 180-acre campus located in Valdosta, GA, approximately 79 miles northeast of Tallahassee, FL.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 13,360
Established in 1906
Coeducational Coeducational

Social Networks

180-acre campus in Valdosta (population: 56,085), 79 miles from Tallahassee, FL. Served by air and bus.

  • Campus Setting: Small-medium city

Valdosta State University
1500 North Patterson Street
Valdosta, GA
31698

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
29%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
79%
Percent 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
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age
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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
590
25th
510
75th
550
25th
480
75th
23
25th
18
75th
22
25th
17
75th
23
25th
19

Admissions Facts

Application fee $40
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Neither
Application deadline (final deadline) August 15
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required SAT Subject Tests Not used

Moderately Selective

78%

acceptance rate

Accepted 7,756
Declined 2,131
Total Received 9,887

Admissions Factors

Required

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

Neither required nor recommended

Formal demonstration of competencies
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Secondary School Rank
Recommendations

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Financial Aid

82%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$8,148

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $4,371
Room $4,354
Board $4,122
Additional fees $2,212
Books & supplies $1,200
Total $16,259
Average Financial Aid - $8,148
Total with Avg. Aid $8,111

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $26,183,446
State $12,812,320
Institutional $768,794
Other external $850,932
Total $40,615,492

Non-need-based

Federal $42,292
State $3,921,456
Institutional $443,977
Other external $263,674
Total $4,671,399
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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 800 618-1878
F: 229 333-5430
finaid@valdosta.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Football
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track and field x country
Volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

lacrosse, rugby, soccer, swimming, table tennis, triathlon, ultimate Frisbee

Club Sports - Women's

lacrosse, soccer, swimming, table tennis, triathlon, ultimate Frisbee

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, bowling, golf, non-tackle football, racquetball, soccer, softball, table tennis, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Gulf South Conference

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting.
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General.
Adult and Continuing Education Administration.
Applied Mathematics, General.
Art Teacher Education.
Art/Art Studies, General.
Astronomy.
Athletic Training/Trainer.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Business/Managerial Economics.
Chemistry, General.
Computer and Information Sciences, General.
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services.
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies.
Curriculum and Instruction.
Dance, General.
Dental Services and Allied Professions, Other.
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General.
Educational Leadership and Administration, General.
Educational, Instructional, and Curriculum Supervision.
Educational/Instructional Technology.
Elementary Education and Teaching.
Engineering, General.
English Language and Literature, General.
Exercise Physiology and Kinesiology.
Finance, General.
Foreign Language Teacher Education.
French Language and Literature.
Geology/Earth Science, General.
Health/Health Care Administration/Management.
History, General.
Industrial Production Technologies/Technicians, Other.
Information Science/Studies.
Interior Design.
International Business/Trade/Commerce.
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching.
Legal Assistant/Paralegal.
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other.
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies.
Library and Information Science.
Marketing/Marketing Management, General.
Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling.
Mass Communication/Media Studies.
Mathematics, General.
Music Performance, General.
Music Teacher Education.
Music, General.
Organizational Leadership.
Philosophy and Religious Studies, General.
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching.
Physics, General.
Political Science and Government, General.
Psychology, General.
Public Administration.
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse.
Secondary Education and Teaching.
Sign Language Interpretation and Translation.
Social Work.
Sociology and Anthropology.
Sociology, General.
Spanish Language and Literature.
Special Education and Teaching, General.
Speech Communication and Rhetoric.
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist.
Sports, Kinesiology, and Physical Education/Fitness, Other.
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Other.
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor.
Technology Teacher Education/Industrial Arts Teacher Education.
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business/marketing
  2. Health Science/nursing
  3. Education

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • External degree program
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Weekend College

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Agriculture
  • Art
  • Business
  • Computer Science
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Health Professions
  • Humanities
  • Natural Science
  • Social/Behavioral Science
  • Technologies
  • Vocational Arts
  • Other

13,360

total students

81%

in-state

19%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

75%

9,956
students

Female
64%
6,341

Male
36%
3,615

25%

3,404
students

Female
75%
2,569

Male
25%
835

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

73%

7,323
students

Female
64%
4,672

Male
36%
2,651

27%

2,633
students

Female
64%
1,669

Male
36%
964

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Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
38%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Hispanic/Latino
45%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

2%

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 Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of Some

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Other
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Other

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • 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

100%

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
  • Other
  • Reader services
  • Special housing
  • Special transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 45
Countries most often represented Belize
Colombia
Germany
Mexico
Saudi Arabia
South Korea
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
International student center
Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation
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