Fort Valley State University

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Fort Valley State University is a historically black college found in Fort Valley, GA. Around two thousand students are enrolled at Fort Valley State University.

Most of the students getting into this school got an SAT score in the range of 850 to 960, or got accepted with an ACT score in the range of 16 to 18. Based on sampled GPA data collected and applied, it is estimated that the Fort Valley State University average GPA range for accepted students is around 2.71 - 2.81. Roughly 50 percent of all applicant were accepted at Fort Valley State University, and from those that were granted acceptance around 24 percent continued on to attend. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall Fort Valley State University Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for Fort Valley State University was reported as 51.8% in Fall 2020 with over 3,060 college applications submitted to this school. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • ACT Scores: 16 - 18
  • Average GPA: 2.71 - 2.81

How Hard Is It to Get into Fort Valley State University?

Applicant Selectivity: Low

When considering the average GPA and SAT/ACT scores of students accepted to Fort Valley State University and comparing to other schools nationwide, applicant selectivity is lower than most other schools.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2024 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2024-2025 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Fort Valley State University has been getting much higher in the past few years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 26.5%
  • 2017-2018: 43.7%
  • 2018-2019: 61.3%
  • 2019-2020: 51.8%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2024-2025: 46.3%

How Does Fort Valley State University Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Fort Valley State University is nine percent lower than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Wesleyan College43.8%
Gordon State College84.1%
Georgia Southwestern State University58.3%
LaGrange College48.8%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Recommended
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Required
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Recommended
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2020)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Fort Valley State University (Fall 2020)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading440 - 500
Math410 - 460
Total Score850 - 960
ACT®Score Range
English15 - 19
Math16 - 18
Composite Score16 - 18
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