Fort Valley State University Admission Requirements
Chances of getting into Fort Valley State University
How hard is it to get into Fort Valley State University and can I get accepted? The school has a 44% acceptance rate ranking it #10 in Georgia for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 1,540 out of 3,527 applicants were admitted making Fort Valley State University a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants. Fort Valley State University typically accepts and attracts "B-" average high school students. Only 34% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
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Fort Valley State University SAT Scores
Applicants Submitting SAT62%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||230|
|SAT Math 25th||220|
|SAT Composite 25th||450|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||410|
|SAT Math 75th||380|
|SAT Composite 75th||790|
|Average SAT Score||620|
SAT Scores you need to get in
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Fort Valley State University?
Fort Valley State University typically requires applicants to be in the top 100 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 450 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 280. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 620 out of 1600. The school ranks #45 in Georgia for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 62 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|790 and Above||Good||>57%|
|620 to 790||Avg +||44%-57%|
|450 to 620||Avg -||32%-44%|
|280 to 450||Reach||21%-32%|
|Less than 280||Low||<21%|
Fort Valley State University ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT57%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||5|
|ACT Math 25th||5|
|ACT Composite 25th||5|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||16|
|ACT Math 75th||14|
|ACT Composite 75th||17|
|Average ACT Score||11|
ACT Scores needed to get accepted
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Fort Valley State University?
Admission data indicates that Fort Valley State University regularly accepts students with ACT's of 5 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 99 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around -1 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 11 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 17 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #45 in Georgia for highest average ACT composite score. 57 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Fort Valley State University.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|17 and Above||Good||>57%|
|11 to 17||Avg +||44%-57%|
|5 to 11||Avg -||32%-44%|
|-1 to 5||Reach||21%-32%|
|Less than -1||Low||<21%|
Avg. High School GPA2.97*
Typical High School GradesB-
You can get into Fort Valley State University with slightly below average high school grades. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Fort Valley State University was 2.97 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B- students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #40 in Georgia for highest average GPA. Even with a competitive GPA, admission to Fort Valley State University will be challenging as the school denies more applicants than it admits.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|3.50 to 3.75||3%||Good|
|3.25 to 3.50||4%||Good|
|3.00 to 3.25||8%||Good|
|2.75 to 3.00||20%||Good|
|2.50 to 2.75||22%||Avg +|
|2.25 to 2.50||2%||Avg -|
|2.00 to 2.25||38%||Avg -|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||31%||38%||34%|
Applications are DueJul 15, 2020
Days left to Apply242
Applicants have 242 days left until the Fall 2020 term applications are due on Jul 15, 2020.
Seniors, these are the SAT and ACT test dates you can still sit for a test and send your results to Fort Valley State University before the Jul 15 application deadline.
|SAT Test Date||Scores Available|
|Dec 7||Dec 20|
|Mar 14||Mar 27|
|May 2||May 15|
|ACT Test Date||Scores Available|
|Dec 14||Dec 24|
|Feb 8||Feb 19|
|Apr 4||Apr 14|
|Jun 13||Jun 23|
What are the requirements for admission to Fort Valley State University and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Required|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Recommended|
|Credit for Life Experiences||No|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=139719 IPEDS survey data for Fort Valley State University.