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Valdosta State University

1,647 reviews
  1. Valdosta, GA
  2. 4 Year
C+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    B-
  2. Value
    C+
  3. Diversity
    B
  4. Campus
    B
  5. Athletics
    A-
  6. Party Scene
    A-
  7. Professors
    C+
  8. Location
    C+
  9. Dorms
    B-
  10. Campus Food
    C+
  11. Student Life
    B-
  12. Safety
    C
Valdosta State University is ...
Public
Athletic Division
NCAA Division II (with football)
Athletic Conference
Gulf South Conference
Address
1500 N Patterson St
Valdosta, GA 31698

Valdosta State University Rankings

Niche ranks over 1,000 colleges based on more than 50 statistics and nearly 12 million opinions from college students.

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
54%
SAT Range
930-1100
ACT Range
20-24
Application Fee
$40
SAT/ACT
Required
High School GPA
Required

Cost

Net Price
$13,701/ year
National
$15,431

Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.

Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $11,900/ year
  • $30-48k
    $12,961/ year
  • $49-75k
    $15,514/ year
  • $76-110k
    $16,828/ year
  • $110k+
    $17,117/ year

Academics

Professors
C+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
19:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
75%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.67 responses
56%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.66 responses
68%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.66 responses

Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
7,815Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
10%
Pell Grant
49%
Varsity Athletes
4%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 24 responses
  • Careless
    8%
  • Friendly
    92%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
Data not available
Poll
35%
of students say that Greek life is pretty big.105 responses
Poll
7%
of students say almost everything on campus revolved around sports.117 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 25 responses
  • A smaller Branch of VSU
    4%
  • Awesome
    12%
  • Hands-on
    4%
  • Personal
    20%
  • Small town feel big town education
    60%

After Valdosta State University

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$38,000/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
39%
National
47%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
91%
National
83%
75%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.32 responses

Reviews

1,647 reviews
  • Excellent
    223
  • Very Good
    587
  • Average
    694
  • Poor
    93
  • Terrible
    50
There are so many job opportunities for students on campus
  • College Freshman
  • 1 month ago
The professors are extremely nice and motivated. They're all for helping you better yourself.
  • College Freshman
  • 1 month ago
Absolutely love this place. Its like a home. Everyones a family
  • College Freshman
  • 1 month ago