Fort Valley State University

country rank  1306
world rank  4508

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University Overview

Established in 1895, Fort Valley State University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the small town of Fort Valley (population range of 2,500-9,999 inhabitants), Georgia. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, Fort Valley State University (FVSU) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 3,000-3,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Fort Valley State University (FVSU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 124 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 20-30% making this US higher education organization a very selective institution.

University Identity

Name
Acronym FVSU
Founded 1895
Motto Be Bold. Be Amazing. Be Prepared.
Colours Royal blue and gold

University Location

Address 1005 State University Drive
Fort Valley (population range: 2,500-9,999)
31030-4313 Georgia
United States
T +1 (877) 462 3878
F +1 (478) 825 6057

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
International
students
17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 Euro)
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 20-30%
Admission Office 1005 State University Drive
Fort Valley 31030-4313
+1 (478) 825 6307
877 462 3878

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 3,000-3,999
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Fort Valley State University's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET)
  • Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)
  • American Dietetic Association, Commission on Accreditation for Dietetics Education (CADE)

Memberships and Affiliations

  • University System of Georgia
  • American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU)
  • Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 8 May 2019