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Valdosta State University

Valdosta, GA
University Website: www.valdosta.edu
Apply Online: www.valdosta.edu/admissions/application.shtml
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Valdosta State University, also referred to as VSU, or Valdosta State, is an American public university and is one of the two regional universities in the University System of Georgia. Valdosta State is located on a 168-acre (0.68 km2) campus at the heart of the city of Valdosta. VSU serves over 13,000 undergraduate and graduate students representing 157 Georgia counties, all 50 states, Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, American Samoa and Washington, D.C. and hosts over 300 international students from 76 countries. VSU also offers classes at Moody Air Force Base north of Valdosta in Lowndes County, and Kings Bay Naval Base in Camden County.

Degree levels offered at Valdosta State include: Associate's, Bachelor's, Master's, Education Specialist, and Doctoral. The university comprises the colleges of Arts and Sciences, Business Administration, Education, Arts, and Nursing. The Graduate School also includes the Divisions of Social Work and Library Science.

VSU is also home to the six-week residential Governor's Honors Program during the summer for academically and artistically oriented Georgia high school students.

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Fast Facts

  • Public, Four or more years
  • students
  • $13,221.00 avg tuition

1500 N Patterson St
Valdosta, GA 31698
(229) 333-5800

Apply online Admissions:
www.valdosta.edu/admissions/
Financial Aid:
www.valdosta.edu/financialaid/

Areas of Study:

  • 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
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
  • Health Professions And Related Programs
  • History
  • Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services
  • Legal Professions And Studies
  • Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities
  • Library Science
  • Mathematics And Statistics
  • Mechanic And Repair Technologies/Technicians
  • Natural Resources And Conservation
  • Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
  • Personal And Culinary Services
  • Philosophy And Religious Studies
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Public Administration And Social Service Professions
  • Social Sciences
  • Visual And Performing Arts
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Valdosta State University

Statistics:
Applied 7,950
Admitted 4,648 58%
Enrolled total 2,249
Full Time: 2,210
Part Time 39
Standards:
Test 25th % 75th %
SAT EBRW 470 540
SAT Math 460 540
SAT Written (2006-2015) Optional 450 530
ACT Composite 20 23
ACT English 20 23
ACT Math 19 23
ACT Writing 0 0
Retention / Graduation:
Retention rate 67%
4-year graduation rate 15%
6-year graduation rate 43%
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 Neither required nor recommended
Secondary School Record Required
Formal Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor 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

Valdosta State University

Tuition In-District In-State Out-Of-State
Avg Full-Time Undergraduate Tuition $3,639.00 $3,639.00 $13,221.00
Full-Time Undergraduate Required Fees $1,910.00 $1,910.00 $1,910.00
Part-Time Undergraduate Cost Per Credit Hour $152.00 $152.00 $551.00
Avg Full Time Graduate Tuition $3,906.00 $3,906.00 $14,040.00
Full Time Graduate Required Fees $1,910.00 $1,910.00 $1,910.00
Part-Full Time Graduate Cost Per Credit Hour $217.00 $217.00 $780.00
Expenses On-Campus Off-Campus
(without family)
Off-Campus
(with family)
Room and Board $7,436.00 $0.00 $0.00
Other Expenses $5,860.00 $0.00 $0.00
Additional Fees
Undergraduate Application Fee $40.00
Graduate Application Fee $35.00
Books and Supplies $1,200.00
Financial Aid
Percent receiving aid 90%
Percent receiving grant aid 79%
Avg amount of grant aid $7,331.00
Percent receiving student loan aid 65%
Avg amount of student loan aid $5,835.00

Valdosta State University

Programs and majors Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctorate
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
Biology/Biological Sciences, General X X
BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
Accounting X X
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General X
Business Administration and Management, General X X
Business/Managerial Economics X
Finance, General X
International Business/Trade/Commerce X
Marketing/Marketing Management, General X
COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM, AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Mass Communication/Media Studies X X
COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES
Computer and Information Sciences, General X
Information Science/Studies X
EDUCATION
Art Teacher Education X
Business Teacher Education X X
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services X
Early Childhood Education and Teaching X X
Education, Other X
Educational, Instructional, and Curriculum Supervision X
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching X X
Music Teacher Education X X
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching X X
Reading Teacher Education X
Secondary Education and Teaching X X
Special Education and Teaching, General X X
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Other X
Technology Teacher Education/Industrial Arts Teacher Education X
Trade and Industrial Teacher Education X
ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGIES AND ENGINEERING-RELATED FIELDS
Industrial Production Technologies/Technicians, Other X
ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS
English Language and Literature, General X X
Rhetoric and Composition X
FOREIGN LANGUAGES, LITERATURES, AND LINGUISTICS
French Language and Literature X
Sign Language Interpretation and Translation X
Spanish Language and Literature X
HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Athletic Training/Trainer X
Dental Services and Allied Professions, Other X
Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling X
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse X X
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist X X
HISTORY
History, General X X
HOMELAND SECURITY, LAW ENFORCEMENT, FIREFIGHTING AND RELATED PROTECTIVE SERVICES
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies X X
LEGAL PROFESSIONS AND STUDIES
Legal Assistant/Paralegal X
LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES, GENERAL STUDIES AND HUMANITIES
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other X
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies X
LIBRARY SCIENCE
Library and Information Science X
MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS
Applied Mathematics, General X
Mathematics, General X
MECHANIC AND REPAIR TECHNOLOGIES/TECHNICIANS
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician X
NATURAL RESOURCES AND CONSERVATION
Environmental Science X
PARKS, RECREATION, LEISURE, AND FITNESS STUDIES
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, Other X
PERSONAL AND CULINARY SERVICES
Cosmetology/Cosmetologist, General X
PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGIOUS STUDIES
Philosophy X
PHYSICAL SCIENCES
Chemistry, General X
Physics, General X
PSYCHOLOGY
Psychology, General X X
PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION AND SOCIAL SERVICE PROFESSIONS
Public Administration X
Social Work X
SOCIAL SCIENCES
Political Science and Government, General X
Sociology X X
VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
Art/Art Studies, General X
Dance, General X
Interior Design X
Music Performance, General X X
Music, General X
Visual and Performing Arts, General X

Valdosta State University Scholarships

Name Amount Deadline
Clare Philips Martin Scholarship Varies March 01, 2017
Wesley Ren Christie Scholarship Varies March 01, 2017
Walter R. and Dorothy S. Salter Scholarship Varies March 01, 2017
VSU Minority Alumni Scholarship Varies March 01, 2017
Vicky Lynne Foshee Scholarship Varies March 01, 2017
Valdosta State University Alumni Scholarship Varies March 01, 2017
Ty Cobb Scholarship Varies March 01, 2017
Thomas H. Moseley, M.D. Nursing Scholarship Varies March 01, 2017
Tammy Lee Fortner Scholarship Varies March 01, 2017
Steele Scholarship - Valdosta State University Varies March 01, 2017

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