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Fort Valley State University Admission Requirements

Fort Valley, Georgia

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Chances of getting into Fort Valley State University

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
51.8%
Admission Difficulty for Fort Valley State University
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsExtremely Easy
Applicant CompetitionAverage
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How hard is it to get into Fort Valley State University and can I get accepted? The school has a 52% acceptance rate ranking it #16 in Georgia for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 1,585 out of 3,059 applicants were admitted making Fort Valley State University a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants.  Academically, it has extremely easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 80 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.

Fort Valley State University SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
850-960
Applicants Submitting SAT
55%
SAT Scores for Fort Valley State University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 440
SAT Math 25th 410
SAT Composite 25th 850
SAT Scores for Fort Valley State University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 500
SAT Math 75th 460
SAT Composite 75th 960
Average SAT Score 910

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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 85 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 850 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 790. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 910 out of 1600. The school ranks #44 in Georgia for highest average SAT composite score. 55 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Fort Valley State University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
960 and Above Good >65%
905 to 960 Avg + 52%-65%
850 to 905 Avg - 39%-52%
795 to 850 Reach 27%-39%
Less than 795 Low <27%
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Fort Valley State University ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
16-18 
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 19
ACT Math 75th 18
ACT Composite 75th 18
Average ACT Score 17

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 15 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 17 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 18 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #41 in Georgia for highest average ACT composite score. 30 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Fort Valley State University.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Fort Valley State University admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
18 and Above Good >65%
17 to 18 Avg + 52%-65%
16 to 17 Avg - 39%-52%
15 to 16 Reach 27%-39%
Less than 15 Low <27%
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Fort Valley State University GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

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

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

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 52% 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 -

*This school has not released high school GPA data for its incoming freshmen. In these cases, CollegeSimply employs an artificial intelligence (AI) process to predict GPA based on this school's test scores and a large sample of other colleges' data. 2.97 is an estimate of the school's average incoming freshman GPA.

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Admission Statistics

Fort Valley State University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 2,054 1,005 3,059
Accepted 1,040 545 1,585
Acceptance Rate 51% 54% 52%
Enrolled 223 159 382
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 21% 29% 24%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Fall 2021 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Jul 15, 2021
Days left to Apply
129

Applicants have 129 days left until the Fall 2021 term applications are due on Jul 15, 2021.

Admission 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 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.

FAQs

Does Fort Valley State University prefer SAT or ACT?

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

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

52% 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 850 and 960. 55% of students submit SAT scores when applying. 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 18. 30% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.