Fort Valley State University

1005 State University Dr, Fort Valley, GA 31030-4313

About Fort Valley State University

Fort Valley State University is classified as a baccalaureate college with a diverse set of academic offerings. At least 10 percent of all undergraduate degrees awarded are bachelor’s degrees. This mid-sized four-year institution has an estimated annual full-time enrollment of 3,000 to 9,999 students. 80% or more of degree-seeking students are enrolled full time, and at least half of undergrad students reside on campus. This institution awards 60-79% of its bachelor’s degrees within professional fields. Graduate degrees are available in up to half of the fields available to undergraduate majors, and the school awards master’s degrees only within the professional fields. Most graduate degrees are awarded in fields other than education or business. According to data for fall enrollment, 80% of undergraduates are enrolled full-time. Enrollment data shows that both graduates and undergraduates are enrolled at this institution. Over 90% of the student body are enrolled as undergraduates.

School Information

General Information

Student Body SizeUndergraduate3,395
Student Age% Under 2587%
 % 25 and Over13%
 % Age Unknown0%
Attendance Type% Full-time88%
 % Part-time12%
Race/Ethnicity% White2.2%
 % Black93.6%
 % Asian0.4%
 % Latino1.3%
 % Native American0.1%
 % Race Unknown0.6%
 % International student1%
Student ServicesCareer CounselingYes
 Student Employment ServicesYes
 Graduate Placement ServicesYes
 Study AbroadYes
 Day CareYes
Religious AffiliationNO
Campus setting
Intitution typePublic
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Academic Information

Art-Related Areas of StudyAdvertising
Art Degrees OfferedBachelors Degree
Distance Learning AvailableYes
Calendar SystemSemester

Admissions Information

Open AdmissionNo
 % Admitted33%
 % Admitted Who Enrolled44%
Application RequirementsHigh School GPA
 High School TranscriptRequired
 High School RankingRecommended
 College Prep CoursesRequired
 Letter of RecommendationRecommended
 Demonstration of CompetenciesRecommended
 Admissions ExaminationRequired
 Test of English as a Foreign Language (International Students)Required
Standardized Tests% of Applicants Submitting SAT61%
 % of Applicants Submitting ACT34%
Admitted Student SAT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 SAT Critical Reading / 800502 / 800
 SAT Writing333 / 800490 / 800
 SAT Math349 / 800498 / 800
Admitted Student ACT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 ACT Composite15 / 3621 / 36
 ACT English13 / 3622
 ACT Writing / 12 / 12
 ACT Math15 / 3621 / 36

Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition & FeesUndergraduate Application Fee$20
 Graduate Application Fee$20
 In-State Tuition & Fees$5,562
 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$17,176
Financial Aid% Undergraduates with Financial Aid80%
 % Undergraduates with Loans2%
 % Undergraduates with Grants79%
 Average Undergraduate Financial Aid Award$ 0
Other CostsBooks and Supplies (Estimated)$1,290
 Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$6,899
 Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$0
 On-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$4,935
 Off-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$0
 Living with Family, Living Expenses (Estimated)$0

Neighborhood Data for the Fort Valley Area

Median Age25.8
Median Household Income$25,616
Total Population9,689
Age/Gender % Men % Women
 Total43.1% 56.9%
 Age 0-938.2%61.8%
 Age 10-1749.9%50.1%
 Age 18-2443.0%57.0%
 Age 25-2934.1%65.9%
 Age 30-3952.6%47.4%
Race/Ethnicity% White19.8%
 % Black76.3%
 % Asian0.0%
 % Latino2.3%
 % Native American0.0%
 % Pacific Islander0.0%
 % Indian (South Asia)0.0%


On Campus Housing ProvidedYes
Meal Plan ProvidedYes, number of meals per week can vary
Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$6,899
Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$0
Median Rent (Rental Units of Any Size)$390
Rental Price Distribution StudioOne BedroomTwo Bedroom
 Under $500100.0%71.8%27.1%
 $500 to $7490.0%19.8%0.0%
 $750 to $9990.0%2.5%10.7%
 Over $10000.0%5.9%8.4%
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