Fort Valley State University

1005 State University Dr, Fort Valley, United States
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Overview of Fort Valley State University

About this school

Fort Valley, founded in 1895, is a public, multipurpose university. Its 630-acre campus is located in Fort Valley, 20 miles southeast of Macon.
  • Institution Type


    Public

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:2,229
    • Men:912 (40.9%)
    • Women:1,317 (59.1%)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Fort Valley State University is moderately difficult: more than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is required

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
4
-
Mathematics
4
-
Science
3
-
Foreign Language
2
-
Social Studies
1
-
History
2
-
Academic Electives
-
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
Not reported
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Accepted with or without writing component
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
Not reported

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
1005 State University Drive
City, State, Zip
Fort Valley, GA  31030
Phone
(478) 825-6307
Fax
(478) 825-6394
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
-
Application Fee
$20
Application Fee Waiver
Not available
Regular Admission Notification
Not reported
Accept Offer Of Admission
Not reported
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
-
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Not accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
-
Letters Of Recommendation
-
Other
-
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular|Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
24% of 2,228 applicants were admitted
Women
24% of 1,339 applicants were admitted
Men
25% of 889 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
363 (67%) of 539 admitted students enrolled
Women
215 (67%) of 321 admitted students enrolled
Men
148 (68%) of 218 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
2.83
375 And Above
3%
3.50 - 3.74
4%
3.25 - 3.49
7%
3.00 - 3.24
12%
2.50 - 2.99
32%
2.00 - 2.49
29%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported
Sat Critical Reading
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
17-19 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
0%
• Score 24 - 29
3%
• Score 18 - 23
57%
• Score 12 - 17
39%
• Score 6 - 11
1%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - Not reported
  • Room & Board: - Not reported
  • Other Expences: - Not reported
  • Tuition & Fees: - Not reported

Payment Plans


Fort Valley State University accepts

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url
Not reported

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline March 1
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning April 15
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 001566
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
434 (100.0%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
434 (100.0%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
434 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
407 (93.8%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
94%
Average Award
$9,034
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 404 (93.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,541
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 433 (99.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $2,953
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 433 (99.8%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
Not reported

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
1,950 (100.0%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
1,950 (100.0%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,950 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
1,784 (91.5%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
92%
Average Award
$7,367
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,735 (89.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,960
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,925 (98.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $2,993
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 1,925 (98.7%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
Not reported

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
Not reported
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
Not reported
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Agriculture, Business, Home Economics, Military Science, Premedicine, Social Sciences
Creative Arts/Performance
Journalism/Publications, Music
Special Achievements/Activities
Not reported
Special Characteristics
Handicapped Students, International Students, Out-of-State Students

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported

Academics & Instruction

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Required

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


129

Part-Time Faculty


13

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


64%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 23% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 26% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 25% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 12% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 10% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 4% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 23% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 31% of discussion sections/labs
  • 20-29 students: - 26% of discussion sections/labs
  • 30-39 students: - 9% of discussion sections/labs
  • 40-49 students: - 6% of discussion sections/labs
  • 50-59 students: - 6% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-59
# of Students

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Not reported

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
-

Computing


Computer Ownership
Not reported
Computers Available On Campus
Not Reported
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Fort Valley State University provides wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


57.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


10.0%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


23.8%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


31.0%

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (33)


  • Accounting
  • Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General
  • African Studies
  • Agricultural Economics
  • Agricultural Engineering
  • Agronomy and Crop Science
  • Animal Sciences, General
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Botany/Plant Biology
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Chemistry, General
  • Computer Science
  • Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
  • Developmental and Child Psychology
  • Economics, General
  • Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician
  • Family and Consumer Sciences/Home Economics Teacher Education
  • Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General
  • French Language and Literature
  • Health Teacher Education
  • Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mass Communication/Media Studies
  • Mathematics, General
  • Ornamental Horticulture
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Social Sciences, General
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Zoology/Animal Biology

Most Popular Disciplines


Not offered

Professional Degree Programs


Not reported

Special Programs


Distance learning, Double major, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Summer session

Study Abroad


Business/marketing, Homeland security, law enforcement, firefighting, and protective services, Education, Psychology

Online Degrees


Engineering, math, geological science with University of Oklahoma

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Master of Science, Master of Public Health

Master's Programs of Study (6)


  • Animal Sciences
  • Counseling Psychology
  • Counselor Education
  • Environmental and Occupational Health
  • Public Health--General
  • Rehabilitation Counseling

Campus Life

Location & Geography

Population


9,096

Nearest Metropolitan Area


1,365 acres

Environment


Small town/city

Campus Size


Weather


Temperature
34.2 average low in January, 90.2 average high in September
Rain
110 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
100 mile(s) from campus in Atlanta
Nearest Bus Station
Fort Valley
Nearest Train Station
-

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Men only housing, women only housing

Students of College Housing


40% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are not guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


60%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Not available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II
Mascot
Wildcats
School Colors
Old gold and royal blue

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Basketball
Football
Golf
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Basketball
Football
Golf
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
-

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


Fort Valley State University offers choral groups, marching band, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, television station, national fraternities, national sororities, drama group, christian student organization, habitat for humanity, debate club

Sororities


Fraternities


ROTC


Army ROTC offered on campus

Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


1,947

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
2,229
Women
1,317
Men
912

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.0% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 0.1% Asian
  • 95.9% Black/African-American
  • 0.3% Hispanic/Latino
  • 0.0% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 2.8% White
  • 0.8% Unknown

International Students


Not reported

Average Age


20

Number of Graduate Students


365

Student Resources

Study resources