Chances of getting into Valdosta State University

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
74.2%
Admission Difficulty for Valdosta State University
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsVery Easy
Applicant CompetitionLow

How hard is it to get into VSU and can I get accepted? The school has a 74% acceptance rate. 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

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
1060-1200
Applicants Submitting SAT
69%
SAT Scores for Valdosta State University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 550
SAT Math 25th 510
SAT Composite 25th 1060
SAT Scores for Valdosta State University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 630
SAT Math 75th 570
SAT Composite 75th 1200
Average SAT Score 1130

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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. 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.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Valdosta State University admission chances by SAT score
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%
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VSU ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
19-23 
Applicants Submitting ACT
52%
ACT Scores for Valdosta State University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 17
ACT Math 25th 19
ACT Composite 25th 19
ACT Scores for Valdosta State University
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. 52 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Valdosta State University.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Valdosta State University admission chances by ACT score
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%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.15
Typical High School Grades
B

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. 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.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Valdosta State University students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
3.75+ 15% Good
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

Admission Statistics

Valdosta State University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 3,436 1,867 5,303
Accepted 2,525 1,408 3,933
Acceptance Rate 73% 75% 74%
Enrolled 992 603 1,595
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 39% 43% 41%

Fall 2019 Application Deadline

Applications were Due
Jun 15, 2019
Days left to Apply
None

The application deadline for Fall 2019 has passed. Applications were due on Jun 15, 2019.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Valdosta State University and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Valdosta State University Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
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

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Valdosta State University
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
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.