Fort Valley State University: Ranking & Review

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Fort Valley
United States
Top 32%

Fort Valley State University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Acceptance Rate44%46%42%
Enrolled undergraduates521214307
Enrolled total (including graduate students)2,7521,0641,688

676 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

122 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores309
Percent of students submitting SAT scores62%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores284
Percent of students submitting ACT scores57%
ACT Composite
ACT English
ACT Math

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $20. Application fee for graduates - $20.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankRecommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRequired
Formal demonstration of competenciesRecommended
Admission test scoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required

Fort Valley State University Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $7,950 and other expenses per full academic year.

Fort Valley State University provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 1,400 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates$4,950$18,030
Fees for full-time undergraduates$1,708$1,708
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates$165$601
Tuition for Full-time graduates$4,344$16,128
Fees for full-time graduates$1,708$1,708
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates$181$672

Programs and Degrees

Health Professions and Related Programs257297
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service4444
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences29837
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services3333
Biological and Biomedical Sciences25530
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences2424
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities2424
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services1919
Social Sciences1818
Public Administration and Social Service Professions1111
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields99
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs88
Mathematics and Statistics77
English Language and Literature & Letters44
Visual and Performing Arts44
Physical Sciences
Grand Total366104470

A total of 366 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Fort Valley State University.

At the master's level 104 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

Graduation rate26%19%32%
  • Full-time retention rate - 76%
  • Part-time retention rate - 38%

General info

Alternative namesFVSU
MottoBe Bold. Be Amazing. Be Prepared.
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Mission StatementThe mission of Fort Valley State University is to advance the cause of education with emphasis upon fulfilling commitments that our community members have undertaken collectively. As an institution of the University System of Georgia, Fort Valley State University naturally embraces the principles articulated by the Core Mission Statement for State Universities as approved by the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia. The university's primary commitments include, among others, enhancement of teacher training programs grounded upon a liberal arts foundation, as reflective of over 110 years of experience and tradition. Additionally, the university recognizes with great pride and desires to further its responsibilities as Georgia's only 1890 Land Grant institution by offering programming excellence in agriculture, agribusiness, family and consumer sciences, extension, technology and military science and leadership, as well as to further its traditions of excellence in programs in the liberal arts and humanities, social sciences, and natural and physical sciences.
Colorsroyal blue, gold
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff575
Instructional FTE107
Research FTE4
Sector of institutionPublic, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPublic
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Small Programs

Location and Contacts

Address1005 State University Dr
Fort Valley, Georgia, 31030-4313
United States
Urbanization levelTown: Fringe
City population2,500 - 10,000
Fax+1 (478) 825 6057

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