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Fort Valley State University Admission Requirements

Fort Valley, Georgia

Chances of getting into Fort Valley State University

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
61.3%
Admission Difficulty for Fort Valley State University
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsExtremely Easy
Applicant CompetitionLow

How hard is it to get into Fort Valley State University and can I get accepted? The school has a 61% acceptance rate ranking it #27 in Georgia for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 1,971 out of 3,217 applicants were admitted making Fort Valley State University a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has extremely easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 81 percent. Fort Valley State University typically accepts and attracts "B-" average high school students. Only 24% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

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Fort Valley State University SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
830-1070
Applicants Submitting SAT
55%
SAT Scores for Fort Valley State University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 430
SAT Math 25th 400
SAT Composite 25th 830
SAT Scores for Fort Valley State University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 580
SAT Math 75th 490
SAT Composite 75th 1070
Average SAT Score 950

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 87 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 830 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 710. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 950 out of 1600. The school ranks #41 in Georgia for highest average SAT composite score. 55 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.

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Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Fort Valley State University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1070 and Above Good >73%
950 to 1070 Avg + 61%-73%
830 to 950 Avg - 48%-61%
710 to 830 Reach 35%-48%
Less than 710 Low <35%
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Fort Valley State University ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
16-20 
Applicants Submitting ACT
30%
ACT Scores for Fort Valley State University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 15
ACT Math 25th 16
ACT Composite 25th 16
ACT Scores for Fort Valley State University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 20
ACT Math 75th 18
ACT Composite 75th 20
Average ACT Score 18

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 16 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 75 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 14 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 18 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 20 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #38 in Georgia for highest average ACT composite score. 30 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Fort Valley State University.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Fort Valley State University admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
20 and Above Good >73%
18 to 20 Avg + 61%-73%
16 to 18 Avg - 48%-61%
14 to 16 Reach 35%-48%
Less than 14 Low <35%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
2.97*
Typical High School Grades
B-

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. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Fort Valley State University accepts 61% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Fort Valley State University students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
3.75+ 2% Good
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 -

Admission Statistics

Fort Valley State University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 2,137 1,080 3,217
Accepted 1,333 638 1,971
Acceptance Rate 62% 59% 61%
Enrolled 274 193 467
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 21% 30% 24%

Fall 2020 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Jul 15, 2020
Days left to Apply
2

Applicants have 2 days left until the Fall 2020 term applications are due on Jul 15, 2020.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Fort Valley State University and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Fort Valley State University Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Required
Recommendations Recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Fort Valley State University
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
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.

Frequently Asked Questions

55% of students submit their SAT scores to Fort Valley State University. 30% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

61% 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.

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 830 and 1070. 55% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 16 and 20. 30% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.

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