2,229
Students
Financial aid thermometer
7,367
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
24
24%
Acceptance Rate
Small town
Setting
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Overview

Fort Valley State University is a Comprehensive institution located in Fort Valley, GA, in a small town setting.

Location & Contact

Address 1005 State University Drive
Fort Valley, GA  31030
United States
Contact Mr. Donald Moore
Director of Admissions and Recruitment
Email: admissap@fvsu.edu
Phone: 478-825-6307
Fax: 478-825-6169

Majors & Degrees

Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, And Related Sciences Associate Bachelors
Agricultural Economics Checkmark
Agronomy And Crop Science Checkmark
Animal Sciences Checkmark
Ornamental Horticulture Checkmark
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
African Studies Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Botany/plant Biology Checkmark
Zoology/animal Biology Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting Checkmark
Administrative Assistant And Secretarial Science Checkmark Checkmark
Business Administration And Management Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
Family And Consumer Sciences/home Economics Teacher Education Checkmark
Health Teacher Education Checkmark
Kindergarten/preschool Education Checkmark
Physical Education Teaching And Coaching Checkmark
Engineering Associate Bachelors
Agricultural Engineering Checkmark
Pre-engineering Checkmark
Engineering Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
Electrical, Electronic And Communications Engineering Technology Checkmark Checkmark
Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Associate Bachelors
Foods, Nutrition, And Wellness Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
French Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Veterinary/animal Health Technology Checkmark
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
Developmental And Child Psychology Checkmark
Psychology Checkmark
Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
Criminal Justice/law Enforcement Administration Checkmark Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Economics Checkmark
Political Science And Government Checkmark
Social Sciences Checkmark
Sociology Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

2,228
Applied
539
Accepted
2,229
Enrolled
24%
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Female Admissions

1,339
Females Applied
321
Females Accepted
24%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

889
Males Applied
218
Males Accepted
25%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

20
Application Fee
2.83
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
ACT Composite 17 19

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

4,956
In-state
18,032
Out-of-state
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Fees

1,708
Full-time student fees
8,084
Room & board
4,540
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Senior Citizens

Financial Aid

7,367
Avg. Financial Aid Package
9,034
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
2,874
Avg. Loan Aid
0
Avg. Grant Aid
4,960
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
92%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
91%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

2,229
Total undergrad students
0%
International Students
4%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 0.27%
Black or African American 95.94%
White or Caucasian 2.8%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.05%
Asian 0.09%
Two or more races 0.05%
Other 0.81%

Gender

Male (40.92%)
Female (59.08%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Not Reported
Housing options Men-only housing
Women-only housing
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 40%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
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Marching band Checkmark
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Campus events:
Founders' Day, Black History Observance and Annual Fall Convocation

Student Services

Health clinic Checkmark
Personal/psychological counseling Checkmark

Student Organizations

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Most popular organizations:
Drama Group, Christian Student Organization, Habitat for Humanity and Debate Club

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
Student patrols Checkmark
Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Basketball No Division 2 Checkmark
Football No Division 2 Checkmark
Golf No Division 2 Checkmark
Tennis No Checkmark Checkmark
Track And Field No Division 2 Checkmark
Volleyball No No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Basketball No Division 2 Checkmark
Football No No No
Golf No No No
Tennis No Checkmark Checkmark
Track And Field No Division 2 Checkmark
Volleyball No Checkmark Checkmark

Faculty

142
Total Faculty
16:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 129
Part-time - 13
Male - 81
Female - 61