Valdosta State is on a 180-acre campus in the small town setting of Valdosta, Georgia.
Valdosta State has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to join – including band, chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.
Interested in Greek life? Valdosta State has fraternities and sororities.
Valdosta State has the Psychology CLub. In fact, more students participate in the Psychology CLub than any other on-campus activity.
Other popular student organizations at Valdosta State include ENACTUS, Honors Student Association, Student Government Association and Anime/Manga Club/National Council of Negro Women.
Valdosta State students' favorite campus traditions are The Happening, Homecoming Activities and Fall Explosion.
This table offers information on housing at Valdosta State.
|On-Campus Housing||Yes||Required for freshman|
|Guaranteed Housing||Yes||Priortiy given to freshman|
|Co-ed Housing Available||Yes|
|Housing for Students with Disabilities||Yes|
|Percentage of Students Living On-Campus||––||26%|
|Spots Available in On-Campus Housing||––||2,836|
|Number of Students Living On-Campus||––||2,796|
|Percentage of Students Living Off-Campus||––||74%|
Valdosta State offers housing. Students are required to live on campus through freshman year. First year students are given priority for on-campus housing.
Most Valdosta State students live off campus. In 2022, 26% of undergrads at Valdosta State lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 74% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Valdosta State. There are 2,836 spots available in on-campus housing for all 8,776 undergraduates. In the 2021-2022 school year, 2,796 students chose to live on-campus. On the weekends, about 50% students stay on-campus. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.
Valdosta State offers coed housing and housing for students with disabilities.
At Valdosta State there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.
Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the university, funding, and competition level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.
Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.
Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.
Let's take a look at the athletic options available at Valdosta State:
|Sport||Men's Intramural||Women's Intramural||Men's Division||Women's Division||Men's Scholarships||Women's Scholarships|
|Basketball||√||√||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2||√||√|
|Tennis||√||√||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2||√||√|
|Cross Country Running||√||√||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2||√||√|
|Cheerleading||Intercollegiate Sport||Intercollegiate Sport|
College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.
Valdosta State University is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Valdosta State campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night.
Valdosta State offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Campus housing is secure and dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards.
Additionally, Valdosta State has bicycle patrols, security cameras, mobile security app.
Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit Valdosta State, take Interstate 75 to Valdosta, GA. If you need to fly, book your flight to Valdosta Regional airport.
Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore Valdosta State's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour
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