Valdosta State University (VSU)

Valdosta, GA

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Valdosta State University

Valdosta State University

Valdosta State University Student Essentials

Valdosta State University Student Essentials
Region: Southeast
Setting: Large Town Setting
Type: Public
Affiliation: Not applicable
Size: Very Large (+10,000 Undergrad)
Mascot: Blazers
Nickname: VSU
Website: www.valdosta.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: Yes
Selectivity: Highly Selective
In-State Tuition: $ 5,792
Out-of-State Tuition: $ 15,613
Retention Rate: 67%
Enrollment: 15,229
Year Established: 1906

About VSU

Lowndes County in Valdosta, Georgia is home to Valdosta State University, a school with comprehensive programs at both the undergraduate and graduate level.

Majors range from subjects like art, communications, music, sciences, criminal justice, management, marketing, adult and career education, early childhood education, psychology, nursing, and all of the sub-majors that go with each subject.

The career center at Valdosta has a number of services that allow students to get a leg up on the job market. There is career counseling, on-campus interviews, resume referral, job listings, career library resources, and career development seminars. Other student services include a bookstore, library, academic advising, and a mediation center.

The financial aid programs of VSU include loans, work-study, grants, and one application for all the scholarships. Loan forgiveness is possible for potential teachers.

Another program called HOPE, or Helping Outstanding Pupils Educationally, has a few financial aid programs which can pay for tuition and books for students who are Georgia natives. For eligibility information on these programs, contact Valdosta State University today.

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VSU Map & Location

Valdosta State University
1500 N Patterson St
Valdosta, GA 31698


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Getting Around VSU

Walkability

Very good walkability. We recommend walking in this area.

7/10
walk

Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Valdosta, GA

Winter
Dec
64
39
Jan
62
36
Feb
67
40
Spring
Mar
73
46
Apr
79
51
May
86
60
Summer
Jun
91
67
Jul
92
70
Aug
91
69
Fall
Sep
88
64
Oct
80
54
Nov
72
46

VSU Students

Full-Time Undergrad Students 12,197
Freshman Class 3,819
Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students) 15,229

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 4%
  • African American: 35%
  • Caucasian: 55%
  • Asian: 1%
  • Unknown and Other: 5%
Latino 4%
African American 35%
Caucasian 55%
Asian 1%
Unknown and Other 5%

Undergraduate 80%
Graduate 20%
Full-Time 50%
Part-Time 50%
Women 59%
Men 41%
International 2%
Domestic 98%

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Valdosta State University

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