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Located in Valdosta, Georgia, Valdosta State University is a public institution. The city atmosphere of Valdosta makes it a great place for students who enjoy having lots of educational and entertainment options.

$23,392 Avg Cost After Aid (Undergrad)
76% Acceptance Rate

Where Is Valdosta State University?


Contact details for VSU are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 1500 N Patterson St, Valdosta, GA 31698
Phone: 229-333-5800

How Do I Get Into VSU?

You can apply to VSU online at:

Admission Requirements for VSU

Submission Required?
High School GPA Required
High School Rank Neither required nor recommended
High School Transcript Required
College Prep Program Required
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
SAT or ACT Scores Required
TOEFL Required

How Hard Is It To Get Into VSU?

76% Acceptance Rate
72% Of Accepted Are Women
18% Submit SAT Scores
With an acceptance rate of 76%, VSU may not be as selective as some schools, but you should not take admittance for granted. Be sure to submit the best application you can.

Approximately 28% of accepted students are men and 72% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 73%, and the acceptance rate for women is 78%.

Average Test Scores

About 18% of students accepted to VSU submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 480 and 590. Math scores were between 460 and 550.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Valdosta State University  ( 480 to 590 )

SAT Math Scores for Valdosta State University  ( 460 to 550 )
VSU received ACT scores from 12% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 16 and 23. Math scores were between 16 and 22. Composite scores were between 17 and 23.

ACT English Scores for Valdosta State University  ( 16 to 23 )
ACT Math Scores for Valdosta State University  ( 16 to 22 )
ACT Composite Scores for Valdosta State University  ( 17 to 23 )

Can I Afford Valdosta State University?

$23,392 Net Price
58% Take Out Loans
3.2% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of VSU is $23,392. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At VSU, approximately 58% of students took out student loans averaging $5,951 a year. That adds up to $23,804 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at VSU is 3.2%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

Valdosta State University Undergraduate Student Diversity

6,605 Full-Time Undergraduates
67% Women
57% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 8,760 undergraduate students at VSU, with 6,605 being full-time and 2,155 being part-time.


There are also 2,797 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 6,605 full-time undergraduates at VSU, 33% are male and 67% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Valdosta State University students is as follows.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 86
Black or African American 2,707
Hispanic or Latino 662
White 2,759
International Students 80
Other Races/Ethnicities 311

Geographic Diversity

Georgia students aren't the only ones who study at Valdosta State University. At this time, 20 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 50 countries are represented at VSU. The most popular countries sending students to the school are South Korea, Saudi Arabia, and Japan.

Online Learning at Valdosta State University

3,938 Took All Classes Online
7,437 Took At Least One Class Online
12.4% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
There are 18 bachelor’s degree and 3 master’s degree programs available online at VSU. In 2020-2021, 7,437 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at VSU has changed over the last few years.


Online Growth Rankings of VSU

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Valdosta State University was 12.4%. This is the #904 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at VSU regardless of major.

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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