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#11 Best Public Universities in Georgia

Fort Valley State University Admission Requirements

Fort Valley, Georgia

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Your chances of getting into Fort Valley State University

Admission Rate & Difficulty

Percent Admitted 

43.1%
Admission Difficulty for Fort Valley State University
Measure Difficulty
Admission Standards Extremely Easy 
Applicant Competition Average 

Acceptance Rate

The acceptance rate at Fort Valley State University is 43.1%.  Its admission rate is the 6th lowest in Georgia and the 177th lowest the nation.

Admission Selectivity

How hard is it to get into Fort Valley State University and can you get accepted?

Fort Valley State University is a more competitive school to get into. You have a good chance of acceptance if you meet the admission criteria. Last year, 2,692 out of the 6,247 who applied were admitted.

Fort Valley State University typically accepts and attracts "B-" average high school students with an average GPA around 2.87. 21% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

Can you get into Fort Valley State University?

43% are accepted, can you get in? Use the admission calculator to see if you have the grades and test scores needed to get in. See your admission chances based on your extracurriculars, intended major, background, and more.

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Admission Requirements in Brief

To have the best chance of getting into to Fort Valley State University you should:

  • Have a high school GPA of 2.87 or better
  • Earn B- grades in high school
  • Score 880 on the SAT
  • Score 17 on the ACT

Fort Valley State University GPA

GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA 

2.87

Typical High School Grades 

B-

What GPA do you need to get into Fort Valley State University?

GPA Requirements

The GPA requirements for getting into Fort Valley State University are to have around a 2.87 high school GPA. You can get into Fort Valley State University with slightly below average high school grades.

Even with a competitive GPA, admission to Fort Valley State University will be challenging as the school denies more applicants than it admits.

Average GPA

The average unweighted GPA at Fort Valley State University is 2.87 on the 4.0 scale. To achieve the average GPA for admission, you need to earn B- letter grades and regularly score around 80-82 percent on tests and assignments in high school.  The school ranks #47 in Georgia for highest average GPA.

See additional colleges accepting applicants in the 2.9 GPA range.

GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2022

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Fort Valley State University SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range 

810-950

Applicants Submitting SAT 

25%
SAT Scores for Fort Valley State University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
Reading 25th Percentile 400
Math 25th Percentile 410
Composite 25th Percentile 810
SAT Scores for Fort Valley State University
SAT Test 75th Percentile Score
Reading 75th Percentile 480
Math 75th Percentile 470
Composite 75th Percentile 950
Average SAT Score 880

SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for you to be admitted to Fort Valley State University?

Average Score & Range

The average SAT score at Fort Valley State University is 880 out of 1600 and the range for the middle 50% of accepted students is 810-950. Students who get into Fort Valley State University score in the top 89 percent of all SAT test takers..  Fort Valley State University ranks #51 in the state of Georgia for highest average SAT composite score.

Score for Acceptance

You should target scoring 880 or above to be most competitive with other applicants. Fort Valley State University regularly admits students with SAT scores down to 810 on a 1600 scale. However, three quarter of admitted students score higher. If you score below a 810, admission should be considered a reach. Some students may be accepted with minimum SAT's as low as 740, but scores this low are outside the normal range. 25 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

View other colleges which accept students in the 880 SAT score range.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2022 starting class

Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

The table below outlines your predicted admission chances based on SAT score alone. If you are an average applicant with a score of 880, you have around a 43% chance of being admitted. A 950 places you well ahead of most other applicants and gives you about a 59% chance of getting in.

Fort Valley State University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness  Admission Chances 
950 and Above Good >59%
880 to 950 Avg + 43%-59%
810 to 880 Avg - 28%-43%
740 to 810 Reach 17%-28%
Less than 740 Low <17%
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Fort Valley State University ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range 

16-19 

Applicants Submitting ACT 

26%
ACT Scores for Fort Valley State University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
Reading 25th Percentile 16
Math 25th Percentile 15
Composite 25th Percentile 16
ACT Scores for Fort Valley State University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
Reading 75th Percentile 20
Math 75th Percentile 20
Composite 75th Percentile 19
Average ACT Score 17

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for students to get into Fort Valley State University?

Score Range

The average ACT score for admitted students to Fort Valley State University is 17, while the middle 50% of students (25th to 75th percentile) score between a 16 and 19.  The school ranks #47 in Georgia for highest average ACT composite score.

Score for Acceptance

For the best chance of admission, you should have an ACT of 17. This will place you in solid competition against other applicants. At a minimum, you should aim for a 16 and score in the score in the top 75 percent nationally. The lowest ACT score likely to be admitted is a 14.

26 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Fort Valley State University.

Find other colleges with similar ACT score requirements

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2022 starting class

Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Here are your predicted chances of getting into Fort Valley State University for different ACT score ranges. A typical applicant with a 17 score has around 43% chance of getting in. Your odds increase to about 64% with a 19 ACT score.

Fort Valley State University admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness  Admission Chances 
19 and Above Good >64%
17 to 19 Avg + 43%-64%
16 to 17 Avg - 33%-43%
15 to 16 Reach 24%-33%
Less than 15 Low <24%
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Applying

Admission Statistics

Admission and enrollment rates by gender are detailed the the table below.

Fort Valley State University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 3,584 2,593 6,247
Accepted 1,534 1,158 2,692
Acceptance Rate 43% 45% 43%
Enrolled 373 179 552
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 24% 15% 21%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2022 starting class

Fall 2024 Application Deadline

Applications Due

Jun 15, 2024

Days left to Apply

20

Applicants have 20 days left until the Fall 2024 term applications are due on Jun 15, 2024.

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to Fort Valley State University is $20.

Application Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Fort Valley State University and what student information is used for admission decisions?

Fort Valley State University Application Requirements
Test Scores Required to be considered for admission
High School GPA Required to be considered for admission
High School Class Rank Required to be considered for admission
Completion of College Preparatory Program Required to be considered for admission
Recommendations Required to be considered for admission
Demonstration of Competencies Required to be considered for admission

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Fort Valley State University
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences No

Admission Requirements Summary

Because Fort Valley State University is fairly competitive, you have a decent chance of acceptance with the right GPA and test scores. If you have a 2.87 GPA, you have a good shot at getting in. An SAT score of 880 will further improve your application. If you can get a 950 on the SAT you will have a very good chance on getting in. Additionally a 17 on the ACT places you in a strong position.

Other Colleges to Apply To 

Students applying to Fort Valley State University often consider these colleges

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=139719 IPEDS survey data for Fort Valley State University.

FAQs

Does Fort Valley State University prefer SAT or ACT?

25% of students submit their SAT scores to Fort Valley State University. 26% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into Fort Valley State University?

43% of those who apply are granted admission to Fort Valley State University. Admission competition is low and the college has extremely easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What SAT score is required for Fort Valley State University?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 810 and 950. The average SAT score is 880. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for Fort Valley State University?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 16 and 19. The average ACT score is 17. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.