Valdosta State University

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School Overview

General Information

Admission Office
1500 North Patterson Street
Valdosta, GA 31698-0170
(229) 333-5791
(800) 618-1878
Fax: (229) 333-5482

Contact: Walter Peacock
Director of Admissions
Main Address
1500 North Patterson Street
Valdosta, GA 31698
(229) 333-5800

www.valdosta.edu

Size
Total undergrads: 9,708
First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 2,143
Degree-seeking undergrads: 9,654
Graduate enrollment: 1,782

Setting
Suburban setting
Small city (50,000 – 249,999)
Commuter campus

Degrees offered:
Associate
Bachelor’s
Master’s
Doctoral

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $40

Online application fee: $40
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 62%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 71%


College Majors

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art – General B
Arts – General B
Interior Design B
Music – General B
Music – General Performance B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B
Administrative/Secretarial Services B
Business Administration/Management B
Business/Managerial Economics B
Finance/Banking B
Marketing Management B

Communications & Journalism

Mass Communications/Media Studies B

Computer & Information Sciences

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

Education

Art Teacher Education B
Business Teacher Education B
Early Childhood Education B
Junior High Education B
Music Teacher Education B
Physical Education B
Secondary Education B
Special Education B
Trade/Industrial Education B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B
Speech/Rhetorical Studies B

Foreign Language & Literature

French B
Sign Language Interpretation B
Spanish B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Athletic Training/Sports Medicine B
Nursing (RN) B
Speech-Language Pathology B

History

History – General B

Law & Legal Studies

Paralegal/Legal Assistance B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences A,B

Mathematics

Applied Mathematics B
Mathematics – General B

Natural Resources & Conservation

Environmental Science B

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Exercise Sciences B

Philosophy & Religion

Philosophy B

Physical Sciences

Astronomy B
Chemistry B
Physics B

Psychology

Psychology – General B

Security & Protective Services

Criminal Justice Studies B

Social Sciences

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.

Valdosta State University Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(229) 333-5800
Website:www.valdosta.edu
Type of School:4-year, Public
Apply Online:www.valdosta.edu/admissions/undergraduate/apply-now.php
Address:1500 N Patterson St, Valdosta, GA 31698
Setting:Not available
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:11,375
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):40%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:20 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:6,257 (55% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Associates, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$6,297
Out-of-state Tuition:$16,891
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:91%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$6,418

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Valdosta State University Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Valdosta State University.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences11
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services82
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs21
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services2
Education67112
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields1
English Language and Literature/Letters11
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics3
Health Professions and Related Programs143
History11
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service11
Legal Professions and Studies1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities11
Library Science1
Mathematics and Statistics2
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies1
Philosophy and Religious Studies1
Physical Sciences4
Psychology11
Public Administration and Social Service Professions2
Social Sciences21
Visual and Performing Arts61
Grand total6250272

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

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

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services3
Education26
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service1
Legal Professions and Studies1
Library Science1
Grand total267

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Valdosta 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$6,297
Out-of-state$16,891
Books and supplies$1,200

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$6,490
Out-of-state$17,866

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid1,28491%
Grant or scholarship aid1,16983%$6,418
Student loan aid92265%$5,394

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid6,12070%$5,736
Federal student loans5,54763%$6,218

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Valdosta 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 Valdosta State University students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants5,1081,7853,323
Percent admitted100%65%65%
Percent admitted who enrolled28%31%26%

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

Valdosta State University Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment11,375
Undergraduate enrollment8,780
Graduate enrollment2,595

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

Valdosta State University Accreditation

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

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation
    • Dental Hygiene (DH)
  • American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
    • Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) - Graduate degree programs
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
  • National Association of Schools of Art and Design, Commission on Accreditation
    • Art and Design (ART) - Degree-granting schools and departments and non-degree-granting programs
  • National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
    • Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs
  • National Association of Schools of Theatre, Commission on Accreditation
    • Theatre (THEA) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs

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