Valdosta State University School Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

Valdosta, GA

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$6,583

Avg in-state tuition

$17,638

Avg out-of-state tuition

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About Valdosta State University

School Type: Public

Status: Non-profit

Accreditation: Regional

Religious Affiliation: N/A While the student experience is largely unaffected at most schools with religious affiliations, some schools place more of an emphasis on religion. Learn how religious affiliations may impact students' experience.

Valdosta State University is a medium-sized public university located on an urban campus in Valdosta, Georgia. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 11,270, and admissions are selective, with an acceptance rate of 57%. The university offers 49 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 40%, and a student-faculty ratio of 20:1. Tuition and fees for in-state students are $6,583, while tuition and fees for out-of-state students are $17,638.

Admissions Breakdown

This school has a high acceptance rate.

This school accepts students at a higher rate than other schools. High acceptance schools welcome 51-100% of all applicants.

Acceptance Rate Insight

57% of students were accepted during the 2019-2020 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Test scores Required

High school rank Not required or recommended

High school GPA Required

Completion of college prep program Required

High school transcript Required

Letter of recommendation Not required or recommended

Open admission No

Test of English as a foreign language (TOEFL) Required

SAT & ACT

SAT 25th-75th Percentile 990-1140

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 19-23

Learning Environment

Student Body Stats

This school has a student body of between 5,000 and 15,000 students.

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11k

Students Enrolled

48%

Online Student Enrollment

20:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

Ways Students Can Learn

Online
On-campus
Hybrid The program is a combination of on-campus and online learning and varies per program.
International Online classes are available for students around the world.

Demographics

White

50%

Black

36%

Hispanic

7%

Two or more races

4%

Non-U.S. Citizen

2%

Asian

1%

Unknown

0%

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Female student population

67%

Socio-economic diversity

57% of students received an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Online Programs

Offers Online Programs

Yes

Online Programs

29

Total Online Enrollment

5,426

Student Location Breakout

48% 52%

Percent of Programs Online

68% On-campus

32% Online

Types of Online Programs Offered

Certificates Not offered

Associate Not offered

Bachelor's 18% online

Graduate Certificate 100% online

Master's 38% online

Doctorate 60% online

Financial Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

57%

State Grant Aid

52%

Institution Grant Aid

25%

Pell Grant

57%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid $5,087
State Grant Aid $4,860
Institution Grant Aid $10,664
Pell Grant Aid $4,757

Financial Outlook

$33k

Average salary 6 years after starting school

$25k

Average student debt after graduation

Resource

Understanding Grants & Scholarships

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2019-2020]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.