1,372
Students
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12,648
Avg. Financial Aid
Non-competitive
Admission Difficulty
98
98%
Acceptance Rate
Small town
Setting
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Overview

Valley City State University is a Comprehensive institution located in Valley City, ND, in a small town setting.

Location & Contact

Address 101 College Street Southwest
Valley City, ND  58072
United States
Contact Ms. Kaleen Peterson
Admission Counselor
Email: kaleen.peterson@vcsu.edu
Phone: 701-845-7115
Fax: 701-845-7299

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 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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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions 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

384
Applied
380
Accepted
1,372
Enrolled
99%
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Female Admissions

167
Females Applied
166
Females Accepted
99%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

217
Males Applied
214
Males Accepted
99%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

35
Application Fee
3.22
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 Not reported Not reported Yes
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
ACT Composite 21

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

5,713
In-state
15,253
Out-of-state
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Fees

1,913
Full-time student fees
6,446
Room & board
2,378
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 Employees

Financial Aid

12,648
Avg. Financial Aid Package
13,848
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
9,655
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
6,008
Avg. Loan Aid
2,699
Avg. Grant Aid
6,379
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
99% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
82%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
50%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

1,372
Total undergrad students
2%
International Students
38%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 5.17%
Black or African American 2.55%
White or Caucasian 83.24%
American Indian or Alaska Native 1.24%
Asian 0.8%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.15%
Two or more races 3.94%
Other 0.8%

Gender

Male (42.93%)
Female (57.07%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Men-only housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 32%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Music Productions, VCAB Activities and Events and Athletic Events

Student Services

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Student Organizations

Greek fraternities
Greek sororities
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Most popular organizations:
Departmental clubs, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, VCAB, Viking Ambassadors and local fraternities/soroties

Campus Security & Safety

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Other Campus Security & Safety:
security cameras throughout campus

Athletics

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Men's Sports

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Ice Hockey Checkmark No No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Skiing (cross-country) Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark No No
Softball Checkmark No No
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Volleyball Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

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Baseball No No No
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Ice Hockey Checkmark No No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Skiing (cross-country) Checkmark No No
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Faculty

106
Total Faculty
11:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 66
Part-time - 40
Male - 43
Female - 63