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Valley City State University

Valley City, ND 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate85%

About Valley City State University

Valley City State University is a public, state university in the town of Valley City, North Dakota. Valley City State University was founded in 1890. The university enrolls around 1,858 students a year, including 1,721 undergraduates.

2022 Acceptance Rate for Valley City State University

Valley City State University admitted 85% of all applicants in 2022. Out of 422 applications received in 2022, 357 students were offered admission.

Valley City State University Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 85%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 3.4
Test Optional Yes
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 2%

Click below to find out more about the admissions requirements and deadlines, student life, academics, majors and more.


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Valley City State University is located in Valley City, North Dakota,.

If you want to see Valley City State University for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 94 to Valley City, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Hector International.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Valley City State University and Valley City are like without leaving home.

College Info

101 College Street, SW Valley City, ND 58072

Campus Setting: Small Town

Valley City State University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Not available

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Valley City State University is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Valley City State University SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

858 - 1253


Math SAT Range

400 - 635


Reading SAT Range

Not available

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

SAT Score

Estimated Chance

1253 and Above


858 to 1253


858 and Less


SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for Valley City State University students is 986. Applicants with SAT scores of 1253 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Valley City State University, while applicants with SAT scores between 858 to 1253 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 858 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Valley City State University.

Valley City State University Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Valley City State University is like? There are approximately 1,858 students enrolled at Valley City State University, including 1,721 undergraduate students and 137 graduate students. 48% percent of students attend school full-time, 63% percent are from ND and 37% percent of students are from other states.


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