Fort Valley State University

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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

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

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

Degrees offered:

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


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


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 – General B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B


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
Type of School: 4-year, Public
Apply Online:
Address: 1005 State University Dr, Fort Valley, GA 31030-4313
Setting: Town: Fringe
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 2,624
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): 26%
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 23 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 2,291 (87% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Bachelor's, Master's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $5,772
Out-of-state Tuition: $16,494
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 97%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $8,623

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Fort Valley State University Programs

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

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences 31
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 12
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 7
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 2
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 2
Education 163
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 2
English Language and Literature/Letters 11
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences 3
Health Professions and Related Programs 13
History 12
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 1
Mathematics and Statistics 11
Physical Sciences 1
Psychology 1
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 1
Social Sciences 2
Visual and Performing Arts 2
Grand total 13913

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 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 Fees 2019-2020
In-state $5,772
Out-of-state $16,494
Books and supplies $1,500

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $4,966
Out-of-state $13,804

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2018-2019

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 454 97%
Grant or scholarship aid 416 89% $8,623
Student loan aid 400 86% $6,754

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 1,999 85% $7,323
Federal student loans 1,952 83% $7,094

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 2020

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 3,059 1,005 2,054
Percent admitted 100% 54% 51%
Percent admitted who enrolled 12% 16% 11%

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
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 2020

Total Enrollment 2,624
Undergraduate enrollment 2,293
Graduate enrollment 331

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
  • National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
    • Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools

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