Valdosta State University

This comprehensive university includes students from all fifty states as well as sixty-seven countries. The Student Success Center and VSU Freshman Year Experience help in the college transition. The VSU Honors College offers additional academic challenge and opportunity to students of high scholastic promise. Located at the midpoint between Atlanta and Orlando and between the two coasts, the Valdosta metropolitan area serves as the economic hub of south-central Georgia.  

Founded 1906 

Undergraduate enrollment 9,718 

Graduate enrollment 2,167 


In-state tuition $1,990/semester 

Out-of-state tuition $7,022/semester 

Georgia freshmen on HOPE 59% 

Average composite three-part SAT score for entering freshmen 1512 

Average critical reading and math composite SAT score 1017 

SAT score breakdown 515, critical reading; 502, math; 495, writing 

Average class size for freshman courses 23 

Popular majors American Sign Language, anthropology, biology, business, chemistry, criminal justice, early childhood education, exercise physiology, fine arts, mass media, middle grades education, nursing, psychology, sociology