Fort Valley State University

1005 State University Dr

Fort Valley GA 31030-4313

37 ratings

About Fort Valley State University

Founded in 1895, Fort Valley State University is a Public college. Located in Fort Valley, which is a city setting in Georgia, the campus itself is Town. The campus is home to 2,252 full time undergraduate students, and 427 full time graduate students.

Campus Topics

3%
"We're apathetic"
8%
"We know about current events and vote"
84%
"We participate and encourage others to get involved"
5%
"There's nothing we won't protest"
0%
"We save it for the classroom"
11%
"Sometimes, but not often"
57%
"There's usually intelligent conversation to be found"
32%
"All the time, including weekends"
11%
"It's not really our thing"
11%
"Occasinally we gallery crawl"
61%
"There are a variety of opportunities"
17%
"We're a very artistic group"
0%
"I'm always terrified"
11%
"I only go out in groups"
46%
"I usually let someone know where I'm going"
43%
"I feel extremely safe"
8%
"We don't play sports"
0%
"We play recreationally"
16%
"We bought the gear"
76%
"We live for the big game"
6%
"Haven't met them"
3%
"Available in class"
56%
"They keep regular office hours"
36%
"They're always available"
0%
"No greek life, but other groups to join"
16%
"There is some involvement, but not a lot"
76%
"Plenty of people join a sorority or fraternity"
8%
"It's everything. If you're not greek, you're a geek"
5%
"We're not into drinking at all"
38%
"Maybe a little, but it's not a big thing"
38%
"We only party on weekends"
19%
"There's some drinking happening every night"
16%
"Never, we're here to learn"
57%
"There might be people who do"
19%
"People are known to partake on weekends"
8%
"There's a huge drug scene"

Admissions Requirements for Fort Valley State University

Admissions at FVSU are considered More Selective, with 26% of all applicants being admitted. In the 2017/2018 school year, of the students who applied to the school, only 8% of those who were admitted eventually ended up enrolling. 88% of incoming freshmen are in the top half of their high school class. 36% were in the top quarter, and 12% were in the top tenth.

The application fee is $20 and you can apply online.

SAT Range: 770 - 940

Reading & Writing 380 - 470
Math 390 - 470
SAT Community Homepage

ACT Range: 10 - 19

English 15 - 19
Math 7 - 20
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Student Body

Students

58%

female

42%

male

2,252

Total Undergrad Enrollment

427

Total Grad Students

7%

Out-Of-State

93%

In-State

N/A

International

Organizations

90

Student Organizations

4

Fraternities

4

Sororities

Housing

No

On-Campus Housing

72%

of students living on campus

Student Diversity

% American Indian/Alaskan Native
N/A
% Asian/Pacific Islander
N/A
% Black or African-American
91%
% Hispanic/Latino
2%
% White or Caucasian
4%

Academics

The Fort Valley State University Academic calendar runs on a semester basis. In the 2017/2018 school year the student to faculty ratio was 19:1. There are 62 full time instructional teachers. Degrees awarded at Fort Valley State University include: Bachelor's Degree, Masters Degree, Post-master's certificate, Doctor's degree.

Cost

The total cost to attend on campus is $15,044. Let's break that cost down. Room and board will run $7,950 annually. Books and Supplies will cost another $1,500. And lastly, in state tuition and fees is $5,594. Additional cost elements for out of state students are as follows:

Cost Out of State

$5,594

Tuition and fees(Out of state)

$1,500

Books and Supplies

$7,950

Room and Board

15,044

Total On Campus

Actual Cost By Income Level(W/Financial Aid)

Family Income
Cost
$0 - $30K
$11,834
$30 - $48K
$12,543
$48 - $75K
$16,582
$75 - $110K
$17,192
$110K & UP
$16,916

Financial Aid

All students must apply yearly for financial aid. This process starts with the FAFSA. Though financial aid deadlines vary by school, it is a good idea to apply as soon as possible. For the upcoming school year, you can apply as early as October 1 for the FAFSA. Additional school aid will be dependent on the FAFSA results.

98% of students attending Fort Valley State University receive some sort of financial aid. 83% were awarded federal grants. While 91% received federal loans. Many students do also need to apply for additional private student loans.

We use student reviews and the most current publicly available data on our school pages. As such, we don't typically remove or edit college information. Sources for school statistics and data include the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics and the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System. Portions of college data include copyrighted material, which is reproduced on this website by permission of Wintergreen Orchard House, a division of Carnegie Communications. © 2009-2016 by Wintergreen Orchard House. All rights reserved.

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