Valley City State University

country rank  1260
world rank  3746

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Founded in 1890, Valley City State University is a non-profit public state multidisciplinary higher-education institution located in the rural setting of the medium town of Valley City (population range of 2,500-9,999 inhabitants), North Dakota. Officially accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, Valley City State University (VCSU) is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 1,000-1,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution. Valley City State University (VCSU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 130 years old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 70-80% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. VCSU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Acronym VCSU
Founded 1890
Colours Cardinal red and blue

University Location

Address 101 College Street SW
Valley City
58072 North Dakota
United States
Tel +1 (800) 532 8641
Fax +1 (701) 845 7299

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
International
students
15,000-17,500 US$
(11,000-12,900 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)

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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
New Admission Requirements - Secondary school GPA is required
- Secondary school rank is recommended
- Secondary school record is required
- Completion of college-preparatory program is required
- Recommendations are neither required nor recommended
- Formal demonstration of competencies is neither required nor recommended
- Admission test scores are required
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is required
- Other Tests (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) are neither required nor recommended
Admission Rate 70-80%
Admission Office 101 College Street SW
Valley City 58072
(701) 845 7101
800 532 8641

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 1,000-1,999
Academic Staff 100-199
Control Type Public State
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation None

Carnegie Classification New

Basic Classification Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields
2000 Classification Baccalaureate Colleges--General
Size & Setting Four-year, small, primarily residential institution
Enrollment Profile Very high undergraduate
Undergraduate Profile Four-year, medium full-time , selective, higher transfer-in institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Professions focus, some graduate coexistence
Graduate Instructional Program

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Valley City State University's Library
Valley City State University's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 78,409 physical volumes, 5,173 physical media, 150,734 digital/electronic medium and 115 licensed digital/electronic databases. Valley City State University's library has 1 branch.
Housing Yes
Valley City State University provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 462 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Higher Learning Commission


Year of first Accreditation

1915


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • National Association of Schools of Music (NASM)
  • Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • North Dakota University System (NDUS)
  • American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU)
  • National Athletic Association (NAA)
  • National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA)

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Online Courses

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Open Education Global

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Site last updated: Tuesday, 2 February 2021