Valdosta State University: Ranking & Review

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13891349
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Valdosta State University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate74%75%73%
Applicants5,3031,8673,436
Admissions3,9331,4082,525
Enrolled undergraduates1,595603992
Enrolled total (including graduate students)11,3414,0167,325

5,362 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

2,927 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores1,115
Percent of students submitting SAT scores69%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
540
Math
515

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores832
Percent of students submitting ACT scores52%
ACT Composite
21
ACT English
20
ACT Math
21

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $40. Application fee for graduates - $35.

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

Valdosta State University Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus$21,294$32,080
Off-campus$21,992$32,778
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $7,960 and other expenses per full academic year.

Valdosta State University provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 2,857 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates$4,264$15,050
Fees for full-time undergraduates$2,146$2,146
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates$178$627
Tuition for Full-time graduates$4,482$16,146
Fees for full-time graduates$2,146$2,146
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates$249$897

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoralTotal
Education14526330438
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services36950419
Health Professions and Related Programs10200119329
Psychology12721148
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs1306136
Public Administration and Social Service Professions9211103
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service95499
Social Sciences91394
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities187391
Biological and Biomedical Sciences82587
Library Science7171
Visual and Performing Arts67370
Physical Sciences4848
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services4242
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies3636
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics3434
English Language and Literature & Letters211031
History26430
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields1616
Philosophy and Religious Studies1010
Mathematics and Statistics99
Legal Professions and Studies55
Grand Total281,626651412,346

A total of 1,654 2-year associate's and 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Valdosta State University.

At the master's and doctor's level 692 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate37%34%39%
  • Full-time retention rate - 69%
  • Part-time retention rate - 43%

General info

Alternative namesValdosta State College
VSU
Valdosta State
Founded1906
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Colorsred, black
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff1,186
Instructional FTE471
Sector of institutionPublic, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPublic
Carnegie ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Moderate Research Activity

Location and Contacts

Official Websitewww.valdosta.edu
Address1500 N Patterson St
Valdosta, Georgia, 31698
United States
Urbanization levelCity: Small
City population55,000
Phone2293335800
Fax+1 (229) 333 5482

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