|Admission Standards||Very Easy|
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How hard is it to get into VSU and can I get accepted? The school has a 57% acceptance rate ranking it #22 in Georgia for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 4,324 out of 7,563 applicants were admitted making VSU a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants. Academically, it has very easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 59 percent. Valdosta State University typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 36% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
You must submit admission test scores with your application. Valdosta State University is not a test optional school. Note: Please consult the school directly to determine if testing requirements are temporarily suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||510|
|SAT Math 25th||480|
|SAT Composite 25th||990|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||590|
|SAT Math 75th||550|
|SAT Composite 75th||1140|
|Average SAT Score||1070|
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Valdosta State University?
Valdosta State University typically prefers applicants to be in the top 62 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 990 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 910. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1070 out of 1600. The school ranks #19 in Georgia for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 75 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1140 and Above||Good||>69%|
|1065 to 1140||Avg +||57%-69%|
|990 to 1065||Avg -||44%-57%|
|915 to 990||Reach||31%-44%|
|Less than 915||Low||<31%|
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||18|
|ACT Math 25th||17|
|ACT Composite 25th||19|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||23|
|ACT Math 75th||22|
|ACT Composite 75th||23|
|Average ACT Score||21|
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 #19 in Georgia for highest average ACT composite score. 47 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Valdosta State University.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|23 and Above||Good||>69%|
|21 to 23||Avg +||57%-69%|
|19 to 21||Avg -||44%-57%|
|17 to 19||Reach||31%-44%|
|Less than 17||Low||<31%|
What GPA do you need to get into Valdosta State University?
Applicants need about average high school grades to get into VSU. 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 57% 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|
GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||34%||40%||36%|
The application deadline for Fall 2021 has passed. Applications were due on Apr 1, 2021.
The cost for prospective students to apply to Valdosta State University is $40.
What are the requirements for admission to Valdosta State University and what student information is used for 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.
75% of students submit their SAT scores to VSU. 47% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
57% 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 990 and 1140. 75% 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 19 and 23. 47% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.