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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
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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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
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Engineering Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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History Associate Bachelors
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Legal Professions And Studies Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

7,563
Applied
4,324
Accepted
8,590
Enrolled
57%
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Female Admissions

5,188
Females Applied
2,896
Females Accepted
56%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

2,375
Males Applied
1,428
Males Accepted
60%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

40
Application Fee
3.4
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 550 510 590
SAT Math 515 480 550
ACT Composite 21 19 23

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
8,332
Room & board
4,330
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Financial Aid

15,913
Avg. Financial Aid Package
16,227
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
4,020
Avg. Loan Aid
2,063
Avg. Grant Aid
6,784
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
99% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
88%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
11%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

8,590
Total Undergrad students
1%
International Students
18%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 7.49%
Black or African American 39.33%
White or Caucasian 45.25%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.21%
Asian 1.32%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.13%
Two or more races 4.34%
Other 0.43%

Gender

Male (35.97%)
Female (64.03%)

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 30%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
The Happening, Homecoming Activities and Fall Explosion

Student Services

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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

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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
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Bowling Checkmark No No
Cheerleading No Checkmark No
Cross-country Running No Division 2 Checkmark
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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
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Table Tennis Checkmark No No
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Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
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Faculty

565
Total Faculty
20:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 407
Part-time - 158
Male - 261
Female - 304
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