Valdosta State University (VSU)

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Valdosta State University can be found in Valdosta, GA, a public college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. There are around twelve thousand students enrolled per year at VSU.

Students can submit either the ACT or SAT exam scores at VSU. A score between 990 to 1140 on the SAT exam, or 19 to 23 on the ACT exam is among the 25th - 75th percentile range among admitted students. By applying sampled GPA data from over 150 schools, we are able to estimate that the Valdosta State University (VSU) average GPA ranges from 2.98 to 3.18 for accepted students. This school has an acceptance rate of about 57% with 36% of applicants deciding to enroll. When applying historical data, we have projected that the Valdosta State University (VSU) acceptance rate 2021 will be around 59%. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall Valdosta State University (VSU) Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for Valdosta State University was reported as 57.2% in Fall 2020 with over 7,560 college applications submitted to Valdosta State University. 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

  • VSU ACT Scores: 19 - 23
  • VSU Average GPA: 2.98 - 3.18

How Hard Is It to Get into Valdosta State University?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

When determining how difficult it is for students to get into Valdosta State University, ACT/SAT test scores and high school average GPA ranges of accepted students of previous years can help estimate the selectivity of a school.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2022 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2022-2023 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Valdosta State University has been getting lower when compared to averages from previous years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 65.1%
  • 2017-2018: 74.2%
  • 2018-2019: 62.6%
  • 2019-2020: 57.2%
  • Projected VSU Acceptance Rate 2022-2023: 58.5%

How Does Valdosta State University (VSU) Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Valdosta State University is zero percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University35.7%
Albany State University66.0%
University of North Florida72.3%
Mercer University74.2%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Required
  • 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 Valdosta State University (VSU) (Fall 2020)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading510 - 590
Math480 - 550
Total Score990 - 1140
ACT®Score Range
English18 - 23
Math17 - 22
Composite Score19 - 23
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