|Degrees offered||Undergrad & Graduate|
|Student to faculty ratio||19:1|
Fort Valley State University is very selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 6,374 applications and only 1,686 students were granted admission. Fort Valley State University is at the #24 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.
Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 43% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 57% submitted SAT scores.
|SAT||770 to 940|
|ACT||10 to 19|
In 2016-2017 academic year, Fort Valley State University's tuition was $3,886 for all students regardless of residency (32.2% cheaper than the national average tuition of a typical 4-year public institution)
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In 2016-2017 academic year, 98% of Fort Valley State University's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 83% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $5,167 (which is 16.6% above the national average.)
The total number of federal student loan recipients at Fort Valley State University in 2016-2017, was 374, which is 91% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $6,575 (which is 24% above the national average.)
In Fall 2016, Fort Valley State University has enrolled a total of 2,679 students (2,191 students full-time and 488 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 2,679 students, 173 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 39% men and 61% women and 2,252 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 427 for graduates studies.
The institution also enrolled 120 students for distance studies.
Black/African American: 90%
Two or more races: 2%
Non-resident alien: 1%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%
Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Fort Valley State University.Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
|Study Areas||Percent||Total Graduates||Online|
|Health Professions And Related Programs||13%||211||0|
|Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services||7%||114||0|
|Biological And Biomedical Sciences||6%||92|
|Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services||5%||84||0|
|Family And Consumer Sciences/human Sciences||4%||60|
|Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services||3%||54|
|Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs||3%||54|
|Public Administration And Social Service Professions||3%||46|
Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.
The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Fort Valley State University full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.
The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.
The typical median income of Fort Valley State University graduates 6 years after enrollment is $22,100. Last year, out of the total 944 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 840 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 892 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 785 were employed.
|6 years after enrollment||10 years after enrollment|
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