Tuition & Fees

$7,941

$12,531

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%
700-800
0
600-699
0
500-599
0
400-499
44%
300-399
56%
200-299
0
30-36
5%
24-29
17%
18-23
40%
12-17
37%
6-11
1%
30-36
1%
24-29
36%
18-23
38%
12-17
25%
30-36
2%
24-29
24%
18-23
54%
12-17
20%
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undergraduateRatios

42%

male

58%

female

1

teacher

13

students

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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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Most Popular Majors

  1. Elementary Education
  2. Business Administration
  3. Fisheries/wildlife Science
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Codes

SAT 6480
ACT 3216

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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.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 1,665
Established in 1890
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  CAEP (Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation)
•  HLC Higher Learning Commission
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)

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Valley City, ND

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

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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
98%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
36%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus

Greek Life

 
1 fraternities 1% of male students
 
1 sororities 1% of female students
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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%
700-800
0
600-699
0
500-599
0
400-499
44%
300-399
56%
200-299
0
30-36
5%
24-29
17%
18-23
40%
12-17
37%
6-11
1%
30-36
1%
24-29
36%
18-23
38%
12-17
25%
30-36
2%
24-29
24%
18-23
54%
12-17
20%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $35
Common application accepted no
Application deadline August 15 (priority deadline)
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Neither
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Selective

52%

acceptance rate

Accepted 394
Declined + 358
Total Received 752

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Standardized test scores

Considered

Secondary school record

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Essay
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

Charlene Stenson
Director of Enrollment Services
P: 800 532-8641, extension 7101
F: 701 845-7299
enrollment.services@vcsu.edu

Financial Aid

78%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$12,540

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $6,119
Room & board $6,880
Additional fees $1,822
Books & supplies $2,200
Total $17,021
Average Financial Aid - $12,540
Total with Avg. Aid $4,481

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $1,370,357
State $612,688
Institutional $570,202
Other external $132,360
Total $2,685,607

Non-need-based

Federal $1,619
State $154,490
Institutional $649,930
Other external $181,234
Total $987,273
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

P: 701 845-7412
F: 701 845-7299
financial.aid@vcsu.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Marcia Pritchert
Director for Financial Aid
marcia.pritchert@vcsu.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
football
golf
softball
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

tennis

Club Sports - Women's

tennis

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, bowling, cross-country, dodgeball, flag football, football, golf, kickball, racquetball, skiing, soccer, softball, tennis, track and field, volleyball

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Athletic Directors

Jill Devries (men's)
Athletic Director
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NAIA, North Star Athletic Conference
Mascot
Vikings
School colors
cardinal and blue

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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Art
Art Education
Athletic Training
Biology
Biology Education
Business Administration
Business Education
Business Process Integration Management
Career/Technical Education
Chemistry
Chemistry Education
Computer Information Systems
Education
Elementary Education
English
English Education
Environmental Science
Exercise Science/Leisure Studies
Fisheries/Wildlife
Health Education
Health Sciences
History
History Education
Human Services
Mathematics
Mathematics Education
Medical Laboratory Science
Music
Music Education
Office Management
Physical Education
Professional Communication
Psychology
Science Education
Social Sciences
Social Sciences Education
Software Engineering
Spanish
Spanish Education
Technology Education
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Elementary Education
  2. Business Administration
  3. Fisheries/wildlife Science

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Self-designed majors

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 Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
2%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Hispanic/Latino
55%
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 Admissions

57%

Transfer applicants accepted

83%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 2.00
College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Recommended of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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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/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance

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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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 10
Countries most often represented Australia
Canada
China
India
Mexico
The Bahamas
Special services offered for international applicants English lab
Host family program
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Bridget Blunck
Admission Counselor
701 845-7112
bridget.blunck@vcsu.edu

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