Valdosta State University Rankings

By | April 19, 2020

Located in Valdosta, GA, Valdosta State University is one of the best universities in the state of Georgia. On this page, you will find in-depth rankings for Valdosta 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 Valdosta State University.

1500 N. Patterson Street Valdosta, GA 31698
Phone: (229) 333-5791
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Rankings: Valdosta State University

Rankings, Ratings, and Admissions Statistics
Peer college rating (out of 5) 2.9
Graduation and retention ranking: 64
Average freshman retention rate: 73.0%
6-year graduation rate: 41.8%
Predicted graduation rate: N/A
Overperformance(+)/Underperformance(-): N/A
Faculty resources ranking: 61
Classes with under 20 students (2020): 36.6%
Classes with 50 or more students (2020): 2.7%
Student faculty ratio (2020): 21:1
Percent of faculty who are full-time (2020) 89.9%
Student selectivity ranking: 76
SAT/ACT 25th-75th percentile (2020) 940-1120
2020 Freshmen in top 10 percent of high school class: N/A
Freshmen in top 25 percent of high school class (2020): N/A
Fall 2020 Acceptance rate: 62.1%
Financial resources rank: 108
Alumni giving rank: 110
Average alumni giving rate (2020): 3.1%

Valdosta State University History

Essential Facts: Valdosta State University

  • Valdosta State University is a public institution that was founded in 1906. Valdosta State University’s ranking in the 2021 edition of Best Colleges is National Universities, #298-#389.
  • The VSU Graduate School has a minimum GPA requirement of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale. For any applicant who has attended a university overseas, the VSU Graduate School requires a transcript evaluation.
  • A military-friendly campus. VSU is proud to welcome members of the military and veterans.

Rules and regulations Sports Activities 

General Information  
Percent of undergraduate students who live in college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing: 24%
Percent of undergraduates who are members of a fraternity: 4%
Percent of student body who are members of a sorority: 6%
Average percentage of students on campus during weekends: N/A
Are all students permitted to have cars on campus? Yes
Percent of students who have cars on campus: 73%
Is alcohol permitted on campus for students of legal age? Yes
Additional policies and regulations: class attendance policies set by individual instructors, honor code, hazing prohibited
Collegiate athletic association: NCAA II
Men’s scholarship sports: baseball, basketball, cross country, football, golf, tennis
Women’s scholarship sports: basketball, cross country, softball, tennis, volleyball
Student activities: campus ministries, choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, international student organization, jazz band, literary magazine, marching band, model UN, music ensembles, pep band, radio station, student government, student newspaper, symphony orchestra, television station