Valley City State University

Valley City, ND

Valley City State University

Valley City, ND

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Tuition & Fees

$7,707

$12,120

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
11%
500-599
43%
400-499
46%
500-599
61%
400-499
39%
30-36
2%
24-29
24%
18-23
53%
12-17
19%
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undergraduateRatios

42%

male

58%

female

13

students

1

faculty

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Selective

52%

acceptance rate

Accepted 394
Declined 358
Total Received 752
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Public

1,524

undergraduate students

141

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

Valley City State, founded in 1890, is a public, comprehensive university. Its 55-acre campus is located in Valley City, 58 miles west of Fargo.

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Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 1,665
Established in 1890
Coeducational Coeducational

55-acre campus in Valley City (population: 6,447), 55 miles from Fargo. Served by bus; air serves Fargo.

  • Campus Setting: Small town
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Hector International

Valley City State University
101 College Street, SW
Valley City, ND
58072

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
36%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through freshman year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Men only housing
yes
Women only housing

Top Organizations

  • departmental clubs
  • Fellowship of Christian Athletes
  • VCAB
  • Viking Ambassadors
  • local fraternities/soroties

Top Events

  • Music Productions
  • VCAB Activities and Events
  • Athletic Events
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Campus Facts

  • Choral groups
  • Local fraternities on campus
  • Local sororities on campus

Campus Security

  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
11%
500-599
43%
400-499
46%
500-599
61%
400-499
39%
30-36
2%
24-29
24%
18-23
53%
12-17
19%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $35
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.3

Selective

52%

acceptance rate

Accepted 394
Declined 358
Total Received 752

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
standardized test scores

Considered

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
class rank
recommendation(s)
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency
talent/ability
volunteer work
work experience

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 10
Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language no

Financial Aid

98%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$4,675

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $5,884
Room & board $6,610
Additional fees $1,823
Books & supplies $1,100
Other fees $2,280
Total $17,697
Average Financial Aid - $4,675
Total with Avg. Aid $13,022

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Not Reported

Non-need-based

Not Reported

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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for minorities yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-country running
Football
Golf
Softball
Track and field
Volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

tennis

Club Sports - Women's

tennis

Intramural Sports Men

Basketball, Bowling, Cross-country running, Football, Golf, Ice hockey, Racquetball, Skiing (cross-country), Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Track and field, Volleyball

Intramural Sports Women

Basketball, Bowling, Cross-country running, Football, Golf, Ice hockey, Racquetball, Skiing (cross-country), Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Track and field, Volleyball

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Athletic Conference

NAIA

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Art Teacher Education
Art/Art Studies, General
Athletic Training/Trainer
Biology Teacher Education
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Business Teacher Education
Chemistry Teacher Education
Chemistry, General
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
Computer Software Engineering
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Elementary Education and Teaching
English Language and Literature, General
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
Environmental Science
General Studies
Health Teacher Education
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
Health/Medical Preparatory Programs, Other
History Teacher Education
History, General
Human Services, General
Management Information Systems, General
Mathematics Teacher Education
Mathematics, General
Music Teacher Education
Music, General
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Psychology, General
Social Science Teacher Education
Social Sciences, General
Spanish Language and Literature
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Technical Teacher Education
Technology Teacher Education/Industrial Arts Teacher Education
Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management
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Programs Offered

  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees

1,665

total students

63%

in-state

37%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

92%

1,524
students

Female
58%
879

Male
42%
645

8%

141
students

Female
75%
106

Male
25%
35

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

59%

904
students

Female
55%
495

Male
45%
409

41%

620
students

Female
62%
384

Male
38%
236

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 73%
Student 4 year graduation rate 31%
Student 5 year graduation rate 18%
Student 6 year graduation rate 1%

Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
2%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Hispanic/Latino
80%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
5%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

117

Transfer students enrolled

7%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests yes
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
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 yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

Noncompetitive

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Other
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

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

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Reader services
  • Talking books
  • Tutors
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