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Fort Valley State University

Fort Valley, GA
University Website: www.fvsu.edu
Apply Online: www.fvsu.edu/admissions/apply_online
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Fort Valley State University (FVSU) is a historically black university (HBCU) located in Fort Valley, Georgia. It is also a unit of the University System of Georgia and a member-school of the Thurgood Marshall College Fund. Fort Valley is approximately 100 miles (160 km) south of Atlanta, 25 miles (40 km) south of Macon,18 miles (28 km) west of Warner Robins, and 15 miles (24 km) north of Perry.

As the only 1890 land-grant university in Georgia, Fort Valley State University is a comprehensive institution that provides an education to over 4,000 students. The student body is currently approximately 91% of African-American descent. The average age of undergraduates is 24 and the average age of graduates is 33. Roughly one-third of the students live on-campus and 85 percent of the student body are full-time students.The University is located in the town of Fort Valley in Peach County, the original site of the nation's peach industry. Its 1,365 acre (5.52 km²) campus is the second-largest in area for a public university in the state.

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Fast Facts

  • Public, Four or more years
  • students
  • $16,016.00 avg tuition

1005 State University Dr
Fort Valley, GA 31030-4313
(478) 825-6211

Apply online Admissions:
www.fvsu.edu/admissions
Financial Aid:
www.fvsu.edu/financial_aid

Areas of Study:

  • Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, And Related Sciences
  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
  • Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs
  • Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
  • Education
  • Engineering Technologies And Engineering Related Fields
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences
  • Health Professions And Related Programs
  • History
  • Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services
  • Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities
  • Mathematics And Statistics
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Public Administration And Social Service Professions
  • Social Sciences
  • Visual And Performing Arts
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Fort Valley State University

Statistics:
Applied 5,967
Admitted 3,457 58%
Enrolled total 1,030
Full Time: 1,000
Part Time 30
Standards:
Test 25th % 75th %
SAT EBRW 370 450
SAT Math 370 450
SAT Written (2006-2015) Optional 350 440
ACT Composite 15 19
ACT English 14 19
ACT Math 16 18
ACT Writing 0 0
Retention / Graduation:
Retention rate 59%
4-year graduation rate 13%
6-year graduation rate 31%
Application Deadlines:
Regular Application Deadline
Early Admission Deadline
Early Decision Deadline
Financial Aid Deadline
Student Response Deadline
Transfer Student Application Deadline
Requirements:
Open Admissions Policy No
Secondary School GPA Required
Secondary School Rank Recommended
Secondary School Record Required
Formal Demonstration of Competencies Recommended
Admission Test Scores Required
TOEFL Required
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Credit:
AP Credits Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Fort Valley State University

Tuition In-District In-State Out-Of-State
Avg Full-Time Undergraduate Tuition $4,402.00 $4,402.00 $16,016.00
Full-Time Undergraduate Required Fees $1,628.00 $1,628.00 $1,628.00
Part-Time Undergraduate Cost Per Credit Hour $146.00 $146.00 $533.00
Avg Full Time Graduate Tuition $2,004.00 $2,004.00 $7,452.00
Full Time Graduate Required Fees $1,628.00 $1,628.00 $1,628.00
Part-Full Time Graduate Cost Per Credit Hour $167.00 $167.00 $621.00
Expenses On-Campus Off-Campus
(without family)
Off-Campus
(with family)
Room and Board $6,978.00 $0.00 $0.00
Other Expenses $4,935.00 $0.00 $0.00
Additional Fees
Undergraduate Application Fee $20.00
Graduate Application Fee $20.00
Books and Supplies $1,320.00
Financial Aid
Percent receiving aid 98%
Percent receiving grant aid 88%
Avg amount of grant aid $6,931.00
Percent receiving student loan aid 89%
Avg amount of student loan aid $6,455.00

Fort Valley State University

Programs and majors Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctorate
AGRICULTURE, AGRICULTURE OPERATIONS, AND RELATED SCIENCES
Agricultural Economics X
Animal Sciences, General X X
Horticultural Science X
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
Biology/Biological Sciences, General X
Biotechnology X
BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
Accounting X
Business Administration and Management, General X
Business/Commerce, General X
Business/Managerial Economics X
Marketing/Marketing Management, General X
COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM, AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Journalism X
COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES
Computer and Information Sciences, General X
Information Science/Studies X
EDUCATION
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services X
Early Childhood Education and Teaching X
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching X
Music Teacher Education X
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching X
ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGIES AND ENGINEERING-RELATED FIELDS
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician X
ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS
English Language and Literature, General X
FAMILY AND CONSUMER SCIENCES/HUMAN SCIENCES
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General X
Human Development and Family Studies, General X
HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Environmental Health X
Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions, Other X
Veterinary/Animal Health Technology/Technician and Veterinary Assistant X
Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling/Counselor X
HISTORY
History, General X
HOMELAND SECURITY, LAW ENFORCEMENT, FIREFIGHTING AND RELATED PROTECTIVE SERVICES
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies X
LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES, GENERAL STUDIES AND HUMANITIES
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies X
MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS
Mathematics, General X
PHYSICAL SCIENCES
Chemistry, General X
PSYCHOLOGY
Psychology, General X
PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION AND SOCIAL SERVICE PROFESSIONS
Social Work X
SOCIAL SCIENCES
Political Science and Government, General X
Sociology X
VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
Commercial and Advertising Art X

Fort Valley State University Scholarships

Name Amount Deadline
TJF Hungry For Education Scholarship $1,250 December 01, 2016

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