Fort Valley State University

country rank  1354
world rank  4366

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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 123 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. FVSU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

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

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University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 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 Total Enrolment Range 3,000-3,999
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Fort Valley State University's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
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)

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: Tuesday, 16 January 2018