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Valdosta State University

Valdosta, GA

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Overview

Valdosta State University is a University institution located in Valdosta, GA, in a small town setting.

Location & Contact

Address Office of Admissions
1500 North Patterson Street
Valdosta, GA  31698
United States
Contact Mr. Ryan M. Hogan
Director of Admissions
Email: admissions@valdosta.edu
Phone: 229-333-5791
Fax: 229-333-5482

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Majors & Degrees

Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biology/biological Sciences, General Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting Checkmark
Administrative Assistant And Secretarial Science, General Checkmark
Business Administration And Management, General Checkmark
Business/managerial Economics Checkmark
Finance, General Checkmark
International Business/trade/commerce Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management, General Checkmark
Organizational Leadership Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
Digital Communication And Media/multimedia Checkmark
Mass Communication/media Studies Checkmark
Speech Communication And Rhetoric Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Computer And Information Sciences, General Checkmark
Information Science/studies Checkmark
Education Associate Bachelors
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Early Childhood Education And Teaching Checkmark
Elementary Education And Teaching Checkmark
Junior High/intermediate/middle School Education And Teaching Checkmark
Physical Education Teaching And Coaching Checkmark
Special Education And Teaching, General Checkmark
Trade And Industrial Teacher Education Checkmark
Engineering Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
Industrial Production Technologies/technicians, Other Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
English Language And Literature, General Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
French Language And Literature Checkmark
Sign Language Interpretation And Translation Checkmark
Spanish Language And Literature Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Athletic Training/trainer Checkmark
Dental Services And Allied Professions, Other Checkmark
Health/health Care Administration/management Checkmark
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse Checkmark
Speech-language Pathology/pathologist Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
History, General Checkmark
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities, Other Checkmark
Liberal Arts And Sciences/liberal Studies Checkmark
Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
Applied Mathematics, General Checkmark
Mathematics, General Checkmark
Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Sports, Kinesiology, And Physical Education/fitness, Other Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
Philosophy And Religious Studies, General Checkmark
Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Astronomy Checkmark
Chemistry, General Checkmark
Geology/earth Science, General Checkmark
Physics, General Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
Psychology, General Checkmark
Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
Criminal Justice/safety Studies Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Political Science And Government, General Checkmark
Sociology And Anthropology Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Art/art Studies, General Checkmark
Dance, General Checkmark
Drama And Dramatics/theatre Arts, General Checkmark
Interior Design Checkmark
Music Performance, General Checkmark
Music, General Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

9,887
Applied
7,756
Accepted
9,570
Enrolled
78%
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Female Admissions

6,791
Females Applied
5,377
Females Accepted
79%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

3,096
Males Applied
2,379
Males Accepted
77%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

40
Application Fee
3.07
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen June 15th September 1st Yes
Out of state Fall freshmen Not reported January 1st Yes
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer June 15th August 1st Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 520 480 570
SAT Math 490 450 530
ACT Composite 19 17 21

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

4,371
In-state
15,426
Out-of-state
4,371
In-district
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Fees

2,212
Full-time student fees
8,536
Room & board
4,414
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
Employees

Financial Aid

15,898
Avg. Financial Aid Package
16,661
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
3,952
Avg. Loan Aid
2,485
Avg. Grant Aid
7,116
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
86.8%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
11%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

9,570
Total Undergrad students
1%
International Students
19%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 8.81%
Black or African American 42.3%
White or Caucasian 41.31%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.17%
Asian 1.41%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.15%
Two or more races 4.38%
Other 0.4%

Gender

Male (34.16%)
Female (65.84%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Cooperative housing
Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Men-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 28%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
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Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
The Happening, Homecoming Activities and Fall Explosion

Student Services

Legal services Checkmark
Health clinic Checkmark
Personal/psychological counseling Checkmark
Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

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Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Psychology CLub, ENACTUS, Honors Student Association, Student Government Association and Anime/Manga Club/National Council of Negro Women

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
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Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark
Other Campus Security & Safety:
bicycle patrols, security cameras, mobile security app

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No Division 2 Checkmark
Basketball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Bowling Checkmark No No
Cheerleading No Checkmark No
Cross-country Running No Division 2 Checkmark
Football Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Golf Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Lacrosse Checkmark No No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark No No
Softball Checkmark No No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Bowling Checkmark No No
Cheerleading No Checkmark No
Cross-country Running No Division 2 Checkmark
Football Checkmark No No
Golf Checkmark No No
Lacrosse No No No
Rugby No No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark

Faculty

595
Total Faculty
20:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 411
Part-time - 184
Male - 268
Female - 327
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