Valdosta State University

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Profile
Size
8 / 10
8,778 Undergrads / 11,341 Students
Cost
3 / 10
$13,978 Net Price
Selectivity
3 / 10
74% Admitted
  • Team Conference

    Independent

  • College Type

    4-year, Public

  • Campus Type

    City: Small

Student Body
Gender
  • Male
  • Female
Enrollment
  • Full Time
  • Part Time
Geography
  • In-State
  • Out-of-state
  • Foreign
  • Other
Ethnicity
  • White
  • Black
  • Asian
  • Latino
  • Foreign
  • Other
Student-to-faculty Ratio
20 to 1
Return For Sophomore Year
69%
Overall Graduation Rate
37%
Graduate On Time / in 6 Years
16% / 37%
Calendar System
Semester
Religious Affiliation
None
Housing
On campus housing is provided and is not required for incoming freshman

Other includes American Indian, Native Alaskan, Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, two or more races and unknown race / ethnicity.

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Location
1500 N Patterson St, Valdosta, GA, 31698, Valdosta, GA, 31698 See Directions
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Where Grads Live
  • Greater Atlanta Area
  • Tallahassee Florida Area
  • Albany Georgia Area
  • Jacksonville Florida Area
  • Macon Georgia Area
  • Savannah Georgia Area
  • Athens Georgia Area
  • Washington D.C. Metro Area
  • Tampa/St. Petersburg Florida Area
  • Orlando Florida Area
  • Columbus Georgia Area
  • Augusta Georgia Area
  • Charlotte North Carolina Area
  • Greater Nashville Area
  • Greater New York City Area
Where Grads Work
  • United States Air Force
  • AT&T
  • South Georgia Medical Center
  • US Navy
  • US Army
  • State Farm
  • Gwinnett County Public Schools
  • Georgia State University
  • The Home Depot
  • University of Georgia
  • Bank of America
  • Wells Fargo
  • Wiregrass Georgia Technical College
  • Walmart
  • State of Georgia
What Grads Do
  • Sales
  • Education
  • Operations
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Healthcare Services
  • Support
  • Community and Social Services
  • Administrative
  • Media and Communication
  • Information Technology
  • Finance
  • Marketing
  • Human Resources
  • Consulting
  • Arts and Design
Data from
Niche Grades
Overall
Student Life
Professors
Academics
Test Scores
SAT
Critical Reading
450 - 540
Math
480 - 550
Total
1030 - 1190
ACT
English
17 - 23
Math
19 - 23
Composite
19 - 23

This range represents the middle half of incoming freshman from the 25th to 75th percentile. The writing component is now optional and no longer reported. Historical writing ranges: 440 - 540 for SAT

GPA
SAT Math
SAT Reading
ACT

This distribution represents incoming freshman test scores and GPA on 4.0 scale.

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Admissions
 
Total
Male
Female
Applicants 5,303 1,867 3,436
% Admitted 74% 75% 73%
% Admits That Enroll 41% 43% 39%
Incoming Freshman Average GPA 3.18
  • Accepted
  • Denied
  • Applied
  • Waitlisted
  • Admission Considerations
     
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    High School Rank
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    TOEFL (English proficiency)
    Majors / Programs

    Degrees offered by popularity. Type = Bachelor.

    Business (23%)
    Health Professions (12%)
    Education (9%)
    Communication & Journalism (8%)
    Psychology (8%)
    Criminal Justice & Law Enforcement (6%)
    Social Sciences (6%)
    Biological & Biomedical Sciences (5%)
    Liberal Arts & Sciences (4%)
    Visual & Performing Arts (4%)
    Physical Sciences (3%)
    Computer & Information Sciences (3%)
    Foreign Languages (2%)
    History (2%)
    Parks, Recreation & Fitness Studies (2%)
    English Language & Literature (1%)
    Mathematics & Statistics (1%)
    Philosophy & Religious Studies (1%)
    Engineering Technology (1%)
    Legal Professions
    Financial
    Net Price

    Average net price = sticker price - financial aid.

    $13,978

    Average net price by income for incoming freshman receiving financial aid.

    Net price for students paying in-state tuition rate (public institutions).

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    Sticker Price

    Sticker price = estimated total cost of attendance.

     
    In-state
    Out-of-state
    On Campus
    Tuition & Fees$6,410 $16,891
    Books & Supplies$1,200 $1,200
    Cost of Living$8,338 $8,338
    Personal Expenses$5,346 $5,346
     
    Sticker Price$21,294 $30,997

    Personal expenses includes laundry, transportation, entertainment and furnishings.

    Financial Aid

    92% of full-time, incoming freshman receive financial aid.

     
    Receiving Aid %
    Avg. Aid Amount
    Type of Aid
    Grant or Scholarship88%$8,140
    Federal Grants50%$4,923
    Pell Grants50%$4,843
    Other Federal11%$436
    State & Local Grants53%$4,534
    Institutional Grants24%$9,795
     
    Student Loans68%$6,120
    Federal Loans67%$5,724
    Other Loans3%$9,328

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    All financials shown for full-time, incoming freshman.

     
    Total Amount
    Per Student
    Endowment
    Financial Assets $45.3 Million $3,993

    Value of endowment assets at fiscal year end.

    Debt

    Total federal debt after graduation for undergrad borrowers: $25,000.

    Total cumulative student debt by percentile.

     
    Total Principal
    Monthly Payment
    10 Year Repayment $15,750 $266

    Most student loans have a grace period before repayment begins.

    3 Year Avg. Default Rate: 8.1%

    Avg. rate for colleges with lacrosse is 5.1%.

    Total federal debt excludes private student loans and parent PLUS loans. Cumulative debt cohort includes 5,805 students.

    Salary

    Earnings 10 years after enrollment: $38,700

    Earnings of former students working by percentile.

    Earnings of former students who received federal financial aid. Figures shown are median.

    Payback

    How long until this college investment pays off: 5.92 years.

    Median debt and foregone earnings divided by median earnings. Foregone earnings assumes 4 years to graduation; at this school, 16% of students graduate on time.

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    Campus Safety
     
    On Campus
    In Residence Halls In Res. Halls
    Criminal Offenses
    Murder - -
    Negligent Manslaughter - -
    Rape 4 3
    Fondling 1 -
    Incest - -
    Statutory Rape - -
    Robbery 2 -
    Aggravated Assault 1 -
    Burglary 11 7
    Motor Vehicle Theft 3 -
    Arson - -

    In Residence Halls are a subset of On Campus statistics. Murder includes non-negligent manslaughter.

    The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here. Statistics represent 3-year average data.

    Data from The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education.

    Carnegie Classifications
    Category
    Classification
    Basic ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Moderate Research Activity
    Undergrad InstructionBalanced arts & sciences/professions, some graduate coexistence
    Graduate InstructionResearch Doctoral: Single program-Education
    Enrollment ProfileHigh undergraduate
    Undergrad ProfileFour-year, full-time, selective, higher transfer-in
    Size and SettingFour-year, medium, primarily residential

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