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 fourteen thousand students enrolled per year at VSU.

Students can submit either the ACT or SAT exam scores at VSU. A score between 1400 to 1660 on the SAT exam, or 20 to 24 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 3.06 to 3.33 for accepted students. This school has an acceptance rate of about 55% with 55% of applicants deciding to enroll. When applying historical data, we have projected that the Valdosta State University (VSU) acceptance rate 2015 will be around 60%. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall Valdosta State University (VSU) Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for Valdosta State University was reported as 55.2% in Fall 2013 with over 5,700 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 SAT Scores: 1400 - 1660
  • VSU ACT Scores: 20 - 24
  • VSU Average GPA: 3.06 - 3.33

How Hard Is It to Get into Valdosta State University?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

When determining how difficult it is for students to get into VSU, 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 2021 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2021-2022 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for VSU has been getting lower when compared to averages from previous years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 70.8%
  • 2010-2011: 70.8%
  • 2011-2012: 58.5%
  • 2012-2013: 59.2%
  • 2013-2014: 55.2%
  • Projected VSU Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 59.8%

How Does Valdosta State University (VSU) Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Valdosta State University is zero percent lower than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University45.0%
University of North Florida53.4%
Mercer University69.0%
Armstrong Atlantic State University70.0%

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 2013)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Valdosta State University (VSU) (Fall 2013)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading480 - 570
Math470 - 550
Writing450 - 540
Total Score1400 - 1660
ACT®Score Range
English20 - 24
Math19 - 24
Composite Score20 - 24
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