Valdosta State University

Valdosta, Georgia
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Valdosta State University Overview

Student population

Address1500 N Patterson St
Valdosta, GA
School Websitewww.valdosta.edu
School TypePublic, 4-year or above
Size

Small

StatusPublic
On Campus HousingYes
Level of StudyUndergraduate/Graduate

Valdosta State University is a small public, 4-year college based in Valdosta, Georgia that offers both undergraduate and graduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is doctor's degree. In the 2019 academic year, 6,557 students applied to Valdosta State University. Of those students, 4,105 were granted admission into the school.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in Valdosta State University was $4,264, in addition to fees of $2,146. This number excludes room and board. The school does provide on-campus housing, which you may want to factor into your cost analysis when planning to attend Valdosta State University.

Valdosta State University has a 42% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

Valdosta State University Requirements

Academic standards

Moderate

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Applicants admitted

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The Valdosta State University acceptance rate is 63%. To put this into perspective, 4,105 of the 6,557 students who applied to Valdosta State University in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in Valdosta State University is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into Valdosta State University had an SAT score between the range of 1,000 and 1,140. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for Valdosta State University was between 19 and 23 in the last academic year.

In addition, applicants are required to submit their GPA to Valdosta State University as part of their application.

Valdosta State University Cost

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Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At Valdosta State University, the tuition for in-state residents is $4,264. Combined with fees of $2,146, room and board costs of $8,198, other expenses of $5,512 and the $1,200 cost of books and supplies.

Out-of-state students can expect to pay more. While the costs for room, board, and other expenses are the same, out-of-state tuition is significantly higher. Out-of-state students must pay $17,196 in tuition.

Students at Valdosta State University are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at Valdosta State University was $4,841 last year, with 53% of students being awarded federal aid.

Valdosta State University Student Life

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio19:1

Student composition is an important deciding factor for most students applying to Valdosta State University.

Valdosta State University has a good gender split, with 63% of undergraduates being female and 37% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are Georgia residents; in fact, 78% of all students reside in Georgia. However, 21% of students come from out-of-state and 1% of students are international. This means you’ll be able to interact with people from all backgrounds.

The student to faculty ratio at Valdosta State University is 19:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need to thrive in your studies.

Valdosta State University Popular Majors and Programs

BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
EDUCATION
HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM, AND RELATED PROGRAMS
PSYCHOLOGY
PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION AND SOCIAL SERVICE PROFESSIONS
LIBRARY SCIENCE
LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES, GENERAL STUDIES AND HUMANITIES
HOMELAND SECURITY, LAW ENFORCEMENT, FIREFIGHTING AND RELATED PROTECTIVE SERVICES
VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
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