The acceptance rate at VSU is 78%. It ranks #36 in Georgia for lowest rate of acceptance. Valdosta State University is an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance if you meet the admission requirements. Last year, 7,756 out of 9,887 applicants were admitted.
The school has very easy admission requirements for SAT and ACT scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 59 percent (SAT 990/1140 ACT 19/23). Valdosta State University typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.07. 34% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
The VSU application fee is $40 and applications are due by Apr 1.
You are required to submit admission test scores with your application. Valdosta State University is not a test optional school. Note: Please consult the school directly to confirm the most up to date testing requirements.
|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 average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1070 out of 1600. VSU ranks #15 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.
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|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 #20 in Georgia for highest average ACT composite score. 47 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Valdosta State University.
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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 3.07 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #35 in Georgia for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.07 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as VSU accepts 78% of all applicants.
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|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|3.75 to 3.99||8.7%||Good|
|3.50 to 3.74||11.8%||Good|
|3.25 to 3.49||12.5%||Avg +|
|3.00 to 3.24||18.0%||Avg -|
|2.50 to 2.99||30.9%||Reach|
|2.00 to 2.49||13.9%||Reach|
|1.00 to 1.99||0.3%||Low|
|less than 1.00||0%||Low|
GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||32%||37%||34%|
Applicants have 124 days left until the Fall 2022 term applications are due on Apr 1, 2023.
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.
78% of those who apply are granted admission to VSU. Admission competition is 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.