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Fort Valley, Georgia

Fort Valley State University Admission Requirements

Chances of getting into Fort Valley State University

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
43.7%
Admission Difficulty for Fort Valley State University
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsUnavailable
Applicant CompetitionAverage

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

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
450-790
Applicants Submitting SAT
62%
SAT Scores for Fort Valley State University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 230
SAT Math 25th 220
SAT Composite 25th 450
SAT Scores for Fort Valley State University
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.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Fort Valley State University admission chances by SAT score
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%
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Fort Valley State University ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
5-17 
Applicants Submitting ACT
57%
ACT Scores for Fort Valley State University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 5
ACT Math 25th 5
ACT Composite 25th 5
ACT Scores for Fort Valley State University
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.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

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

 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 2,299 1,225 3,527
Accepted 976 564 1,540
Acceptance Rate 42% 46% 44%
Enrolled 307 214 521
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 31% 38% 34%

Fall 2020 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Jul 15, 2020
Days left to Apply
242

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

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.