Valdosta State University is a public, state school located in the small town setting of Valdosta, GA
Founded in 1906, Valdosta State currently enrolls around 12,304 students a year, including 9,570 undergrads. The institution runs on a semester academic calendar.
Acceptance rate: 78%
Average GPA: 3.07
Mean ACT score: 19
Mean SAT score: 1010
Early Decision or Early Action: No/No
2022 Regular Decision Deadline: June 15
2022 Regular Decision Notification Date: September 1
Valdosta State is a moderately difficult school to get accepted to. Around 78 percent of all applicants are admitted to Valdosta State each year.
The average high school GPA for a student at Valdosta State is 3.07 on a 4.0 scale. The mean composite SAT score is 1010. The mean ACT scores is 19.
In 2021, 0 applicants were waitlisted and 0 students were ultimating offered a spot off the waitlist.
Different people have different ideas about what makes a "good" school. Acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how competitive an institution is, but they don't say much about the quality of the education or the student experience.
Out of the 1,584 students who started at Valdosta State as first-time freshman, 319 graduate within four years.
Around 40 percent of students who started at Valdosta State earn their Bachelor's degrees within six years. The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61 percent for public schools, and 67 percent for private, non-profit schools.
Job placement rates after graduation, average starting salaries, and the debt students graduate with can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school. Students in the class of 2021 who had taken out student loans graduated with an average of $32,404 of debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.
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June 1 is the final deadline to submit an application for next Fall. All applicants should hear back from Valdosta State by September 1.
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First-Year Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Valdosta State is Jun 15.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Valdosta State is Jun 15.
Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs
The median ACT score of an admitted student to Valdosta State is 21. Students with an ACT score of 23 and above have a good chance of getting into Valdosta State. Students with an ACT score that falls between 19 and 23 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 19 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.
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Wondering what life at Valdosta State is like? There are approximately 11,270 students enrolled at Valdosta State, including 8,590 undergraduate students and 2,680 graduate students. 79% percent of students attend school full-time, 82% percent are from GA and 18% percent of students are from other states.
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