Valley City State University

101 College St SE,, Valley City, United States
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Overview of Valley City State University

About this school

Valley City State, founded in 1890, is a public, comprehensive university. Its 55-acre campus is located in Valley City, 58 miles west of Fargo.
  • Institution Type


    Public

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:1,372
    • Men:589 (42.9%)
    • Women:783 (57.1%)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Valley City State University is noncompetitive: virtually all applicants accepted regardless of high school rank or test scores.

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
3
-
Science
3
-
Foreign Language
-
2
Social Studies
3
-
History
-
-
Academic Electives
-
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
August 30
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
SAT: Not used ACT: Not used

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
101 College Street, SW
City, State, Zip
Valley City, ND  58072
Phone
(701) 845-7101
Fax
(701) 845-7245
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
$35
Application Fee Waiver
Not available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer Of Admission
Not reported
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student cannot 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
99% of 384 applicants were admitted
Women
99% of 167 applicants were admitted
Men
99% of 217 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
214 (56%) of 380 admitted students enrolled
Women
100 (60%) of 166 admitted students enrolled
Men
114 (53%) of 214 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.22
375 And Above
16%
3.50 - 3.74
10%
3.25 - 3.49
19%
3.00 - 3.24
13%
2.50 - 2.99
31%
2.00 - 2.49
11%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
0%
• Score 600 - 700
18%
• Score 500 - 600
59%
• Score 400 - 500
24%
• Score 300 - 400
0%
• Score 200 - 300
0%
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
21 average
• Score 30 - 36
2%
• Score 24 - 29
17%
• Score 18 - 23
61%
• Score 12 - 17
20%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - In-state: $7,406|Out-of-state: $16,579
  • Room & Board: - $6,328 (57.23589001447178%)
  • Other Expences: - $1,150 (10.401591895803184%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $3,578 (32.362518089725036%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Valley City State University accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


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

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 003008
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
145 (90.6%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
90 (62.1%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
90 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
50 (55.6%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
88%
Average Award
$13,848
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 89 (98.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $7,880
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 68 (75.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,559
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 10 (11.1%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
64 (40.0%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $2,738

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
617 (81.8%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
439 (71.2%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
436 (99.3%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
217 (49.8%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
82%
Average Award
$12,648
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 392 (89.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,379
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 338 (77.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,065
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 36 (8.3%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
158 (21.0%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $2,699

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
79%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$27,050
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
1.0%
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, TEACH Grants
Non Need Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Biological Sciences, Business, Communication, Computer Science, Education, Engineering/Technologies, English, Humanities, Library Science, Mathematics, Physical Sciences, Social Sciences
Creative Arts/Performance
Applied Art and Design, Art/Fine Arts, Journalism/Publications, Music, Theater/Drama
Special Achievements/Activities
Not reported
Special Characteristics
Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Faculty/Staff, Ethnic Background, International Students, Members of Minorities

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$2,143

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


66

Part-Time Faculty


40

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


38%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 38% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 40% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 16% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 5% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 1% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 1% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • Not reported

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Not accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Not accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Not available

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
248,721

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
1200
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


Valley City State University provides wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


72.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


20.5%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


32.8%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


35.0%

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (43)


  • Art Teacher Education
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Biology Teacher Education
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business Teacher Education
  • Chemistry Teacher Education
  • Chemistry, General
  • Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Education, General
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • English/Language Arts Teacher Education
  • Health Teacher Education
  • Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
  • Health/Medical Preparatory Programs, Other
  • History Teacher Education
  • History, General
  • Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
  • Mass Communication/Media Studies
  • Mathematics Teacher Education
  • Mathematics, General
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music, General
  • Office Management and Supervision
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
  • Pre-Dentistry Studies
  • Pre-Engineering
  • Pre-Law Studies
  • Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
  • Pre-Pharmacy Studies
  • Pre-Veterinary Studies
  • Psychology, General
  • Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
  • Secondary Education and Teaching
  • Social Science Teacher Education
  • Social Sciences, General
  • Spanish Language Teacher Education
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Technical Teacher Education
  • Technology Teacher Education/Industrial Arts Teacher Education
  • Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


Some online degree programs

Special Programs


Cooperative work study program, Student-designed major, Distance learning, Double major, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Education, Business/marketing, Natural resources/environmental science

Online Degrees


None

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Master of Education

Master's Programs of Study (7)


  • Education--General
  • Educational Media/Instructional Technology
  • Elementary Education
  • English Education
  • English as a Second Language
  • Library Science
  • Vocational and Technical Education

Campus Life

Location & Geography

Population


6,699

Nearest Metropolitan Area


55 acres

Environment


Small town/city

Campus Size


Weather


Temperature
-3.6 average low in January, 77.4 average high in September
Rain
96 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
-
Nearest Bus Station
Valley City
Nearest Train Station
-

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Men only housing, women only housing, coed housing

Students of College Housing


32% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Freshmen are required to live on campus

Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


68%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Not available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Not available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Not available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics
Mascot
-
School Colors
Cardinal and blue

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Football
Golf
Softball
Track And Field
Volleyball

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Football
Golf
Softball
Track And Field
Volleyball

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
basketball, bowling, cross-country running, football, golf, ice hockey, racquetball, skiing (cross-country), soccer, softball, tennis, track and field, volleyball

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


Valley City State University offers choral groups, departmental clubs, fellowship of christian athletes, vcab, viking ambassadors, local fraternities/soroties

Sororities


1% of women participate

Fraternities


1% of men participate

ROTC


Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


834

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
1,372
Women
783
Men
589

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 1.3% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 0.8% Asian
  • 2.6% Black/African-American
  • 5.3% Hispanic/Latino
  • 4.0% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 85.0% White
  • 0.8% Unknown

International Students


2.1% from 10 countries

Average Age


23

Number of Graduate Students


150

Student Resources

Study resources