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Valdosta State University

Valdosta, Georgia

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Overview

Student Population
12,304
Valdosta State University overview
Location Valdosta, Georgia
Online valdosta.edu
School Type Public 4 Year
Setting Small City
Valdosta State University overview
Size Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate

Located in Valdosta, Georgia, Valdosta State University is a mid-size four year public college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 9,887 prospective students applied, and 7,756 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 2,617 enrolled in the school.  8,142 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 4,162 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2020/2021, excluding room and board, is $4,371 plus fees of $2,212. VSU is ranked 856 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2022 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

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Ratings

3/10
Overall
4/10
Academics
2/10
Resources
4/10
Outcomes
3/10
Value

VSU is rated within the lower 28% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 3 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated

Rankings

Rankings for Valdosta State University within the 2022 CollegeSimply Best Colleges Lists.

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Getting In

Admission Standards
Very Easy
Valdosta State University overview
SAT 990/1140
ACT 19/23
GPA 3.07
Applications Accepted
78.4% 
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Applications Due Apr 1, 2023
Applicant Competition Very Low
Application Fee $40

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Annual Cost to Attend

Georgia Resident Tuition
$4,371
In State Costs for Valdosta State University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,200
Other Fees$2,212
Room and Board $8,476
Budget for Other Expenses$4,854
Total One Year Cost$21,113
Out of State Resident Tuition
$15,426
Out of State Costs for Valdosta State University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,200
Other Fees$2,212
Room and Board $8,476
Budget for Other Expenses$4,854
Total One Year Cost$32,168

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Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years
$40,300 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
43% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Valdosta State University students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 21%
Education 17%
Health Professions 10%
English and Literature 8%
Social Sciences 7%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=141264 IPEDS survey data for Valdosta State University.

Current students may use the Valdosta State University GPA calculator to determine their current college GPA.