63%

Acceptance Rate

$8,640

Avg.Financial Aid

001599

FAFSA Code

About Valdosta State University

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Public

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

11,211

Website

www.valdosta.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

SACSCOC

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Not applicable

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

#N/A

Location & Contact

Address

1500 N Patterson St

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 2293335800
Fax: 2293335430
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Rankings

The rankings provided by Forbes and US News are trusted everywhere, as long as US universities are concerned. It is generally considered that the ranking of any university helps a prospective student in a lot of ways. While taking admission to a particular college/university, its ranking helps the student determine various factors that include its research excellence, the performance of its students after completion of the degree, student experience, and academic success. The rankings by US News and Forbes are considered trustworthy by applicants as well as experts. Valdosta State University, however, doesn't feature in the list of top colleges, according to the latest rankings of US News and Forbes.

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

15th Jun

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

63%

SAT Range

1000 - 1140

ACT Range

19 - 23

Application Fee

$40

SAT/ACT

Required

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

None

The admission to Valdosta State University is easy and the students can make the most out of it. Valdosta State University has 4 admission thresholds. To kickstart the admission process at VSU, the candidates have to fill an application form and submit a fee of $40. As per the past trends, the SAT score of a student must lie in the range of 990-1140 to improve her chances. The average ACT score at Valdosta State University is 21. However, those getting an ACT score less than 19 might also be offered admission. As expected, the candidates can complete the process either online or by visiting the school's office at 1500 N Patterson St, Valdosta, Georgia 31698. To gather more information, they can call them at (229) 333-5800.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$13,630

Average Annual Cost

$4,264

Books And Supplies

$1,200

Other Fees

$2,146

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$8,198

Budget For Other Expenses

$5,512

Total One Year Cost

$21,320

Before applying to VSU, candidates must keep in mind the tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure. The total one-year cost on a full-time basis would be somewhere around $26,611. Students can also explore numerous financial aid options offered by the university.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Doctor's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

19:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

65%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

32%

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

$30

Faculty Overview

52%

Male Professors

48%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Business Administration, Management...

157 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

130 Graduates

Psychology, General

128 Graduates

Registered Nursing, Administration,...

110 Graduates

Criminal Justice and Corrections

97 Graduates

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

93 Graduates

Biology, General

82 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

80 Graduates

Sociology and Anthropology

68 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

66 Graduates

Finance and Financial Management Se...

53 Graduates

Business Operations Support and Ass...

48 Graduates

Marketing

48 Graduates

Communication Disorders Sciences an...

44 Graduates

Health and Medical Administrative S...

42 Graduates

Special Education and Teaching

38 Graduates

Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

36 Graduates

Chemistry

31 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

28 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

26 Graduates

History

26 Graduates

Computer and Information Sciences,...

24 Graduates

Political Science and Government

24 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

22 Graduates

International Business

22 Graduates

American Sign Language

19 Graduates

Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

18 Graduates

Information Science/Studies

18 Graduates

Industrial Production Technologies/...

16 Graduates

Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

15 Graduates

Business/Managerial Economics

13 Graduates

Music

12 Graduates

Dental Support Services and Allied...

10 Graduates

Design and Applied Arts

10 Graduates

Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosc...

10 Graduates

Philosophy and Religious Studies, G...

10 Graduates

Legal Support Services

6 Graduates

Mathematics

6 Graduates

Physics

6 Graduates

Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervent...

4 Graduates

Applied Mathematics

3 Graduates

Astronomy and Astrophysics

2 Graduates

Dance

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

8,700

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

47%

Full-time

80%

Part-time

20%

Students Gender

Male

37%

US National: 44%

Female

63%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

48% White

0% Unknown

38% Black

7% Hispanic

4% Two or more races

2% Non Resident alien

1% Asian

0% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

21%

Out Of State

78%

In State

1%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$57,353 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and N/A of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

N/A

Undergrads in College Housing

27%

Averege Housing Cost

$4,150/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $3,900/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$3,900/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Blaze

School Colors

red and black

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Gulf South Conference

Total Male Athletes

225

Total Female Athletes

102

Intramural Sports

11

Sports Club

13

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Cross Country

Football

Golf

Tennis

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cross Country

Soccer

Softball

Tennis

Volleyball

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

On-campus housing facilities are offered to the students who wish to remain nearby. At VSU, $8,272 is the normal expense for on-campus housing, which a student will be needed to pay, each year. Valdosta State University has several dining and meal plan options for its students and the average meal plan at VSU costs around $3,900 per year. To ensure the safety and security of students, the university has a number of campus safety and security measures in place. Some of these features include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones, 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert. The university has enrolled around 36% male and 64% female students.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$31,500/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$38,700/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$18,250

$36,600

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$189 - 380

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

88%

Average Aid Per Year

$8,640

Students Receiving Federal Grants

53%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,841

Students Receiving State Aid

49%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,676

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

27%

Average Aid Per Year

$10,408

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$8,531

$30K - $48K

$7,636

$48K - $75K

$4,600

$75K - $110K

$3,140

> $110K

$3,511

Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$754,820

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$4,947,277

As mentioned, if one finds the fees and cost of living at VSU to be on the higher side, the financial aid department of the varsity would be of huge assistance. They can assist students with scholarships, grants, and student loans as well. At the university, the average federal grant comes to be around $5,087, whereas the financial aid is $10,664. Prospective students can benefit from state-level aid worth $4,860 as well as institutional aid worth $10,664. The total need-based scholarships/grants offered at VSU based on students' financial needs add up to $754,820 per year. Meanwhile, the total non-need-based scholarships/grants in a year come to around $4,947,277.

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