• Address: 1005 State University Dr Fort Valley, GA 31030

  • Phone Number: 1-877-462-3878

  • Website: http://www.fvsu.edu/

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About Fort Valley State University (FVSU)

Fort Valley State University

Fort Valley State University was founded in 1895. The university serves as a bridge to prosperity for the first generations of free black men and women in America. The institution received financial support after it agreed to be under the control of the Episcopal Church. University earned junior college status in 1928. Fort Valley High and Industrial School were renamed as Fort Valley Normal and Industrial School in 1932. Fort Valley Normal and Industrial School were acquired by the state of Georgia in 1939 and designated it as four-year senior college named Fort Valley State College.

Fort Valley State University (FVSU) Overview

Institution Type

(4 Years) Public
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Headquartered at

Fort Valley, Georgia

FAFSA/Federal School Code

001566
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Institutional Accreditation

SACSCOC
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Programmatic Accreditation

CACREP

Historically Black College or University

Yes

Facilities

Financial Aid, Military Friendly, eLibrary , Veterans Friendly

Companies

Southern Company

Data Source: http://www.fvsu.edu/, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS, Federal Student Aid, CHEA.

Fort Valley State University (FVSU) Statistics

Key Statistics
Acceptance Rate 26 %
Student Faculty Ratio 19: 1
Retention Rate Full Time: 75 % Part Time: 43 %
Total Population 2,679
Student Population Full Time: 2,191 Part Time: 488
Gender Division Male: 39 % Female: 61 %
Admission Statistics Male Female
Total Applicants - 6,374 4,063 2,308
Total Applicants Admitted - 1,686 597 1,089
Applicants Enrolled - 490 200 290
Full time Applicants Enrolled - 478 191 287
Part Time Applicants Enrolled - 12 9 3

Graduation Rate

The College Monk

Male: 21 %

The College Monk

Female: 28 %

Total Graduation Rate: 25 %

Graduation rate with bachelors degree completed

Race & Ethnicity

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS for Fall 2016.

Fort Valley State University (FVSU) Majors and Online Programs

Schools and Colleges in Fort Valley State University (FVSU)

College of Arts and Sciences

Majors available

Fine Arts Physics

College of Education

Majors available

Health Science Education

College of Agriculture, Family Sciences and Technology

Majors available

Chemistry Agriculture

Fort Valley State University (FVSU) Admissions and Application Requirement

Admission Requirements
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Required
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS for Fall 2016.

Application Fee
Undergraduate Application Fee $20
Graduate Application Fee $20

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS for Fall 2017.

Admission test scores (SAT/ACT)
Number of students submitting SAT scores 279
Number of students submitting ACT scores 211
Percent of students submitting SAT scores 57%
Percent of students submitting ACT scores 43%
SAT Math 435 average 390 - 480 range
SAT Critical Reading 425 average 380 - 470 range
ACT Composite 18 average 16 - 20 range

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS for Fall 2015-2016.


Fort Valley State University (FVSU) Financial Aid and Scholarships

Federal Aid

Federal Grants Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Pell Grant $5,167 Undergraduate. U.S Citizen or an Eligible Non- Citizen June 30th, 2018
Federal supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant $591 Undergraduate. U.S Citizen or an Eligible Non- Citizen June 30th, 2018
TEACH Grant $4,000 Undergraduate or Graduate. 3.25 CGPA. June 30th, 2018
Federal Financial Aid Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Federal Work-Study $6,575 U.S. Citizen or non-citizen eligible Satisfactory academic progress. June 30th, 2018
Federal Loans Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Direct Subsidized Loan $5,500 U.S citizen or an eligible noncitizen Enrolled at least half-time June 30th, 2018
Direct Unsubsidized loan $5,500 U.S citizen or an eligible noncitizen Enrolled at least half-time June 30th, 2018
Federal Perkins Loans $6,575 U.S citizen or an eligible noncitizen Enrolled at least half-time June 30th, 2018
Direct PLUS Loans $6,575 U.S citizen or an eligible noncitizen Enrolled at least half-time June 30th, 2018

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

State Aid

State Scholarships Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
HOPE Scholarship $2,267 Georgia Resident. Full-time student. 3.0 GPA. June 30th, 2018
HOPE Zell Miller Scholarship $2,267 Georgia Resident. Full-time student. 3.7 GPA. June 30th, 2018

Data Source: http://www.fvsu.edu/, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Institutional Aid

Institutional Scholarships Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
James H. Porter Scholarship Varies Georgia residents. 3.0 GPA. Full-time Student. Undergraduate. Varies

Data Source: http://www.fvsu.edu/, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Federal Aid based on family income

Family Income Average Federal Aid per year
Under $30,000 $11,834
$30,001 - $48,000 $12,543
$48,001 - $75,000 $16,582
$75,001 - $110,000 $17,192
Over $110,000 $16,916

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Federal, State or Institutional Aid Awarded Percent Avg Amount per year
Undergraduate students awarded Pell grants 76% $4,753
Federal, State or Institutional aid awarded for Full-time, first-time undergraduates 91% $6,929
Federal Grant awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 83% $5,416
Institutional Grant awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 15% $2,267
Students Loans awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 91% $6,714
Federal Students Loans awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 91% $6,575
Average aid awarded as grant or scholarship $ 12,484
Military Aid
Number of students receiving (DOD) tuition assistance: 13
Total tuition assistance awarded (DOD): $24,717
Average tuition assistance awarded (DOD): $1,901
Tuition Policies for Veterans and Military https://www.fvsu.edu/academics/college_of_graduate_studies_and_extended_education
Post-9/11 GI Bill Award Number of Students Amount per year
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits 65 $4,167
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - undergraduate students 58 $4,201
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - graduate students 7 $3,881

Data Source: http://www.fvsu.edu/, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

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