Fort Valley State University Rankings

By | April 18, 2020

Located in Fort Valley, GA, Fort Valley State University is one of the best universities in the state of Georgia. On this page, you will find in-depth rankings for Fort Valley State University in the following areas: graduation rates, teaching  resources, financing opportunities, and alumni donations. Latest acceptance rate is also given to show how competitive is Fort Valley State University.

1005 State University Drive Fort Valley, GA 31030
Phone: (478) 825-6307
Email: [email protected]
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Rankings: Fort Valley State University

Rankings, Ratings, and Admissions Statistics
Peer college rating (out of 5) 2.2
Graduation and retention ranking: 87
Average freshman retention rate: 79.0%
6-year graduation rate: 30.5%
Predicted graduation rate: N/A
Overperformance(+)/Underperformance(-): N/A
Faculty resources ranking: 95
Classes with under 20 students (2020): 43.4%
Classes with 50 or more students (2020): 11.5%
Student faculty ratio (2020): 22:1
Percent of faculty who are full-time (2020) 89.3%
Student selectivity ranking: 110
SAT/ACT 25th-75th percentile (2020) 810-940
2020 Freshmen in top 10 percent of high school class: 10%
Freshmen in top 25 percent of high school class (2020): 30%
Fall 2020 Acceptance rate: 47.2%
Financial resources rank: 30
Alumni giving rank: 51
Average alumni giving rate (2020): 8.6%

Fort Valley State University History

Essential Facts: Fort Valley State University

  • Students at Fort Valley State University are almost exclusively Black with a small White population. 98% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC).
  • Fort Valley State University has a total undergraduate enrollment of 2,293, with a gender distribution of 39% male students and 61% female students.
  • Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 99 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around -1 in some instances.

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General Information  
Percent of undergraduate students who live in college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing: 63%
Percent of undergraduates who are members of a fraternity: 3%
Percent of student body who are members of a sorority: 2%
Average percentage of students on campus during weekends: 40%
Are all students permitted to have cars on campus? Yes
Percent of students who have cars on campus: 53%
Is alcohol permitted on campus for students of legal age? No
Additional policies and regulations: class attendance policies set by individual instructors, honor code, hazing prohibited, smoking prohibited
Collegiate athletic association: NCAA II
Men’s scholarship sports: basketball, cross country, football, tennis, track and field (outdoor)
Women’s scholarship sports: basketball, cross country, softball, tennis, track and field (outdoor), volleyball
Student activities: choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, international student organization, jazz band, literary magazine, marching band, music ensembles, musical theater, pep band, radio station, student government, student newspaper, student film society, symphony orchestra, television station, yearbook