Fort Valley State University

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School Overview

General Information

Admission Office
1005 State University Drive
Fort Valley, GA 31030-4313
(478) 825-6307
(877) 462-3878
Fax: (478) 825-6394

Contact: Donovan Coley
Director of Admissions
Main Address
1005 State University Drive
Fort Valley, GA 31030-4313
(478) 825-6280

www.fvsu.edu

Size
Total undergrads: 2,975
First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 1,043
Degree-seeking undergrads: 2,969
Graduate enrollment: 131

Setting
Rural setting
Small town (2,500 – 9,999)
Residential campus

Degrees offered:
Associate
Bachelor’s
Master’s

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $30

Online application fee: $30

Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 47%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 92%


College Majors

Agriculture & Related Sciences

Agricultural Economics B
Animal Sciences B
Farm/Ranch Management B
Horticulture Science A,B
Horticulture, Ornamental A
Plant Sciences B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B
Business – General B
Business Administration/Management B
Marketing Management B
Office Management B

Communications & Journalism

Journalism B
Public Relations B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer/Information Sciences – General B
Information Sciences/Systems B

Education

Agricultural Education B
Elementary Education B
English Teacher Education B
Family/Consumer Sciences – Education B
Foreign Language Teacher Education B
French Teacher Education B
Junior High Education B
Mathematics Education B
Music Teacher Education B
Physical Education B
Secondary Education B

Engineering

Agricultural Engineering B

Engineering Technologies

Electrical Engineering Technologies A,B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B

Family & Consumer Sciences

Child Care Management B
Child Development B
Family/Consumer Sciences – General B
Foods/Nutrition Studies B
Human Development/Family Studies B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Medical Assistance A,B
Veterinarian Assistance A,B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences A,B

Mathematics

Mathematics – General B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B

Psychology

Psychology – General B

Public Administration & Services

Human Services B
Social Work B

Social Sciences

Economics B
Political Science/Government B
Sociology B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Fort Valley State University Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(478) 825-6211
Website:www.fvsu.edu
Type of School:4-year, Public
Apply Online:https://secure.gacollege411.org/applications/usg/usg_common_app_short/apply.html?application_id=1922
Address:1005 State University Dr, Fort Valley, GA 31030-4313
Setting:31
Campus Housing:No

Students & Programs

Student Population:2,679
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):30%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:19 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:1,894 (71% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Bachelor's, Master's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$5,594
Out-of-state Tuition:$5,594
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:98%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$6,929

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Fort Valley State University Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Fort Valley State University.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences31
Biological and Biomedical Sciences12
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services6
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs2
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services2
Education163
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields2
English Language and Literature/Letters11
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences3
Health Professions and Related Programs13
History12
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities1
Mathematics and Statistics11
Physical Sciences1
Psychology1
Public Administration and Social Service Professions1
Social Sciences2
Visual and Performing Arts2
Grand total13813

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at Fort Valley State University.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services1
Health Professions and Related Programs1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service1
Psychology1
Social Sciences1
Grand total41

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Fort Valley State University and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$5,594
Out-of-state$5,594
Books and supplies$1,500

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$6,038
Out-of-state$6,038

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid40098%
Grant or scholarship aid37591%$6,929
Student loan aid37491%$6,714

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid1,91384%$5,689
Federal student loans1,94986%$7,434

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Fort Valley State University. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Fort Valley State University students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants6,3714,0632,308
Percent admitted100%15%47%
Percent admitted who enrolled8%5%13%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Fort Valley State University Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment2,679
Undergraduate enrollment2,252
Graduate enrollment427

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Fort Valley State University Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics
    • Didactic Program in Dietetics
    • Didactic Program in Dietetics

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. CollegeAtlas.org does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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