VSU Admission Requirements
Chances of getting into Valdosta State University
|Admission Standards||Very Easy|
How hard is it to get into VSU and can I get accepted? The school has a 74% acceptance rate ranking it #39 in Georgia for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 3,933 out of 5,303 applicants were admitted making VSU a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Academically, it has very easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 52 percent. Valdosta State University typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 41% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
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VSU SAT Scores
Applicants Submitting SAT69%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||550|
|SAT Math 25th||510|
|SAT Composite 25th||1060|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||630|
|SAT Math 75th||570|
|SAT Composite 75th||1200|
|Average SAT Score||1130|
SAT Scores you need to get in
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Valdosta State University?
Valdosta State University typically requires applicants to be in the top 49 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1060 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 990. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1130 out of 1600. The school ranks #20 in Georgia for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 69 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|
|1200 and Above||Good||>83%|
|1130 to 1200||Avg +||74%-83%|
|1060 to 1130||Avg -||63%-74%|
|990 to 1060||Reach||50%-63%|
|Less than 990||Low||<50%|
VSU ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT52%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||17|
|ACT Math 25th||19|
|ACT Composite 25th||19|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||23|
|ACT Math 75th||23|
|ACT Composite 75th||23|
|Average ACT Score||21|
ACT Scores needed to get accepted
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into VSU?
Admission data indicates that VSU regularly accepts students with ACT's of 19 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 56 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 17 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 21 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 23 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #23 in Georgia for highest average ACT composite score. 52 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Valdosta State University.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|23 and Above||Good||>83%|
|21 to 23||Avg +||74%-83%|
|19 to 21||Avg -||63%-74%|
|17 to 19||Reach||50%-63%|
|Less than 17||Low||<50%|
Avg. High School GPA3.15
Typical High School GradesB
You will need about average high school grades to get into Valdosta State University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Valdosta State University was 3.15 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #31 in Georgia for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as VSU accepts 74% of students who apply.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|3.50 to 3.75||13%||Good|
|3.25 to 3.50||15%||Avg +|
|3.00 to 3.25||20%||Avg +|
|2.75 to 3.00||27%||Avg -|
|2.50 to 2.75||10%||Reach|
|2.25 to 2.50||N/A%||Low|
|2.00 to 2.25||N/A%||Low|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||39%||43%||41%|
Applications are DueJun 15, 2020
Days left to Apply183
Applicants have 183 days left until the Fall 2020 term applications are due on Jun 15, 2020.
Seniors, these are the SAT and ACT test dates you can still sit for a test and send your results to VSU before the Jun 15 application deadline.
|SAT Test Date||Scores Available|
|Mar 14||Mar 27|
|May 2||May 15|
|ACT Test Date||Scores Available|
|Feb 8||Feb 19|
|Apr 4||Apr 14|
What are the requirements for admission to Valdosta State University and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Neither required nor recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Required|
|Recommendations||Neither required nor recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
|Credit for Life Experiences||Yes|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=141264 IPEDS survey data for Valdosta State University.
Frequently Asked Questions
69% of students submit their SAT scores to VSU. 52% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
74% of those who apply are granted admission to VSU. Admission competition is low and the college has very easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1060 and 1200. 69% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.