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Fort Valley State University

Fort Valley, GA 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate53%
Acceptance Rate53%

Fort Valley State University Academics

Fort Valley State University requires a minimum of 120 hours to graduate with a bachelor's degree.

There is no accelarated degree program at Fort Valley State University, but students who wish to save money or graduate early can look into transferring in credits. The school accepts AP credit. Many students like to take classes in the summer, to earn extra credits. However, Fort Valley State University does not offer classes during the summer.

NOTE: Around 28% of students who start college at Fort Valley State University graduate within six years.

Fort Valley State University offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.

Academic Options Yes No Note
Accelerated Degree Program X
Transfer Credits Accepted Unknown
AP Credit Accepted
IB Credits Accepted Unknown
Summer Classes Available X
New Student Orientation

Reminder: Fort Valley State University may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.

What Classes Do I Have To Take At Fort Valley State University?

Fort Valley State University has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate.

Students are not required to fulfill a language requirement

Students are required to take a computer class to fufill the graduation requirements for Fort Valley State University.

Course Required?
2nd Language No
Math true
Science true
Computer Yes

Reminder: Check with Fort Valley State University directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.

Majors at Fort Valley State University

When choosing a major, Fort Valley State University students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at Fort Valley State University.

Student Designed Majors

Students must choose one of the majors offered by the college. Self-designed majors are not allowed.

Senior Projects

Fort Valley State University does not require students to complete a senior project.

Double Majoring at Fort Valley State University

Fort Valley State University offers students the option to double major, if they would like. Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major.

NOTE: Declaring a double major may require more work but it can provide an interesting mix of experience that helps students stand out when job searching or applying to grad school.


Frequently Asked Questions About Fort Valley State University


Does Fort Valley State University Offer Learning Disability Services?

✅ Fort Valley State University does offer services for students with disabilities.

Prospective students can contact the college's Office of Accessibility Services to learn more about any support and accomodations offered. These conversations are usually kept confidential and will not be shared with the admissions office if you do not wish to share.

Does Fort Valley State University Have An Online Program?

✅ Fort Valley State University has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.

Does Fort Valley State University Give AP Credit?

✅ Fort Valley State University offers some credit for Advanced Placement (AP) classes taken in high school. Schools have different requirements for what AP scores they accept, so some students may not receive AP credit.

Does Fort Valley State University Have An Honors Program?

✅ Fort Valley State University offers an honors program for highly-qualified applicants, and offers a Freshman Honors College. The Freshman Honors college provides a rich curriculum for highly-motivated first-year students. Students must complete a senior project if they are in the Honors Program at Fort Valley State University.

Does Fort Valley State University Require Internships?

🟨 Fort Valley State University does not require an internship for all students, but does require an internship for students in some majors.


Additional Information About Fort Valley State University


Fort Valley State University Library

The main library on campus is the Henry A. Hunt Memorial Library.

Dual Degree Programs at Fort Valley State University

A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time. A 3-2 dual degree program is a five-year program wherein the first three years are spend taking undergraduate courses and the final two years are spent taking graduate courses. Upon completion of the 5 years, the student will be awarded two degrees, a bachelor's degree and a master's degree.

Fort Valley State University offers these dual degree programs:

•3-2 dual degree program in engineering in partnership with University of Nevada and Las Vegas

•Math, geological science with University of Oklahoma

ROTC

What is ROTC?

The Reserve Officers' Training Corps, which is also commonly known as ROTC, is a leadership program that prepares students to serve in the U.S. Armed Forces after graduation. College level ROTC programs prepare students to become officers in the military through physical, academic, and leadership training. ROTC programs are part of the college curriculum and usually cover the cost of tuition.

Does Fort Valley State University have any ROTC programs?

Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every college. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.

Fort Valley State University has an Army ROTC program.

Some ROTC programs are provided directly on campus and others are hosted at a cooperating instiution off campus. The ROTC program locations at Fort Valley State University include:

•an ARMY ROTC branch unit on campus

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

2,776

Campus Setting

Small Town

Acceptance Rate

53%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$5,392

Out-of-State

$16,114

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Jun 15
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