Fort Valley State University

Public, Four-years School Located in Fort Valley, GA

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How much is the Fort Valley State tuition? For the academic year 2023-2024, Fort Valley State's tuition & fees is $5,392 for Georgia residents and $16,114 for out-of-state students.
With indirect costs not billed by school, such as room & boards and personal living expenses, the total cost of attendance for one academic year is $20,264 for Georgia residents and $30,986 for out-of-state students when a student lives on-campus.

Fort Valley State Tuition & Expenses

2022-2023 Rate
Georgia Residents Tuition & Fees$5,392
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$16,114
Books & Supplies Costs$1,500
On-campus Room & Board$8,372
On-campus Expenses$5,000
Off-campus Room & Board$8,000
Off-campus Expenses$500
2023-2024 Projection
Georgia Residents Tuition & Fees$6,408
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$19,810

How Much Does it Cost to Go to Fort Valley State for 4 Years?

For the class of 2027, who entering colleges in 2023, the 4 years tuition & fees is $60,285 at Fort Valley State. The estimated tuition rate is based on the changes over last 5 years. With room & board, books, and other personal expenses, the estimated 4 years costs of attendance is $113,773. After receiving financial aid including grants, scholarships, and/or student loans, the 4 years COA is down to $81,016.
The following table computes the 4 years tuition and COA by class of year.
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2023-24)$15,686$29,058$20,534
Sophomore (2024-25)$15,269$28,641$20,344
Junior (2025-26)$14,863$28,235$20,159
Senior (2026-27)$14,468$27,840$19,978
4 Years Total$60,285$113,773$81,016
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2024-25)$15,269$28,641$20,344
Sophomore (2025-26)$14,863$28,235$20,159
Junior (2026-27)$14,468$27,840$19,978
Senior (2027-28)$14,083$27,455$19,803
4 Years Total$58,683$112,171$80,284
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2025-26)$14,863$28,235$20,159
Sophomore (2026-27)$14,468$27,840$19,978
Junior (2027-28)$14,083$27,455$19,803
Senior (2028-29)$13,709$27,081$19,632
4 Years Total$57,123$110,611$79,572
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2026-27)$14,468$27,840$19,978
Sophomore (2027-28)$14,083$27,455$19,803
Junior (2028-29)$13,709$27,081$19,632
Senior (2029-30)$13,345$26,717$19,465
4 Years Total$55,605$109,093$78,878
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2027-28)$14,083$27,455$19,803
Sophomore (2028-29)$13,709$27,081$19,632
Junior (2029-30)$13,345$26,717$19,465
Senior (2030-31)$12,990$26,362$19,303
4 Years Total$54,127$107,615$78,203

Average Tuition By School Type and Comparison

Compared to four-years schools nationwide, Fort Valley State' tuition is slightly higher than the average tuition of $12,960. Compared to public, four-years colleges in Georgia, its tuition is higher than the average tuition of $10,033.
Fort Valley State University$5,392$16,114
U.S. Four-years Colleges$18,672
Public Schools$7,199$12,960
Private Schools$20,937
Georgia Four-years Colleges$15,800
Public Schools$5,352$10,033
Private Schools$19,537

Compare Similar School's Tuition

The next table compares the tuition & fees between Fort Valley State and similar schools. The similar colleges are selected by school type & level (public, four-years), ranking, and comparison frequency by our users. The comparison is based on 2022-2023 tuition rate.
Fort Valley State UniversityFort Valley, GA$5,392$16,114
College of CharlestonCharleston, SC$12,978$36,858
Minnesota State University MoorheadMoorhead, MN$10,236$10,336
Virginia State UniversityPetersburg, VA$9,755$22,006
Grand Valley State UniversityAllendale, MI$14,628$20,820
College of Staten Island CUNYStaten Island, NY$7,490$15,440
Langston UniversityLangston, OK$6,728$14,255
Georgia Southwestern State UniversityAmericus, GA$4,980$15,702
Southern Illinois University-EdwardsvilleEdwardsville, IL$11,748$12,922
Winthrop UniversityRock Hill, SC$15,956$30,286
University of North AlabamaFlorence, AL$11,990$22,190

Financial Aid and COA

At Fort Valley State University, 2,492 students (99%) received grant or scholarship from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources. The average amount of grant/scholarship received is $8,756.
After receiving financial aid, the cost of attendance (COA) at Fort Valley State is $22,230 for students living on-campus and $17,358 for students living off-campus.
For beginning students (i.e. first-time freshmen), 568 students received any type of financial aid including grants/scholarship and student loans. The average amount of grant/scholarship for the first-time students is $9,499 and the average amount of student loans is $6,219.
The financial aid data is based on 2021-2022 statistics from IPEDS.
Georgia ResidentsOut-of-State
COA (on-campus)$20,264$30,986
COA (off-campus)$15,392$26,114
Tuition & Fees$5,392$16,114
Indirect Costs (on-campus)$14,872$14,872
Indirect Costs (off-campus)$10,000$10,000
COA (on-campus) after Receiving Aid$11,508$22,230
COA (off-campus) after Receiving Aid$6,636$17,358
Average Financial Aid$8,756$8,756
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship2,49299%$8,756
Pell Grants1,83973%$5,045
Federal Student Loan1,82172%$6,269
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Financial Aid56895%-
Grants or Scholarships56794%$9,499
Federal Grants56794%$6,650
Pell Grants44474%$5,511
Other Federal Grants56594%$2,343
State/Local Grants20534%$4,175
Institutional Grants10918%$6,969
Student Loan Aid43372%$6,219
Federal Student Loans43072%$5,941
Other Student Loans152%$9,197
Income LevelNumber of StudentsNumber of Students AwardedAverage Amount Aid Awarded
All level458421$6,627
110,001 or more2311$2,505

Admission Stats and Requirements to Apply

Fort Valley State's acceptance rate is 72.26%. A total of 5,403 applicants applied to and 3,904 students were accepted. Of the admitted students, 756 enrolled finally, and the yield (i.e. enrollment rate) is 19.36%.
To apply to Fort Valley State, 5 items are required - Secondary school GPA, Secondary school record, Completion of college-preparatory program, Admission test scores and TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) and 3 items are recommended to submit - Secondary school rank, Recommendations and Formal demonstration of competencies.
Acceptance Rate72.26%72.27%72.24%
Yield (Enrollment Rate)19.36%15.69%22.76%
Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankRecommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of college-preparatory programRequired
Formal demonstration of competenciesRecommended
Admission test scoresRequired
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither Required Nor Recommended

SAT and ACT Scores

The SAT and ACT scores are required to apply to Fort Valley State. The average SAT score of the enrolled first-time students is 880 and the average ACT score (ACT composite) is 18.
Its SAT score is lower than the national average score of 1,168. The ACT score is lower than the national average score of 24.
SAT Total880810950
National Average1,168
Georgia Average1,112
SAT EBRW440400480
SAT Math440410470
ACT Composite181619
National Average24
Georgia Average22
ACT Math181520
ACT English181620

Student Population

Fort Valley State University has a total of 2,605 students including 2,360 undergraduate and 245 graduate students. By gender, there are 1,049 male students and 1,874 female students attending Fort Valley State. The school offers online degree programs and 298 students enrolled online exclusively (11.44% of all students).
Total2,923 1,0491,874
Undergraduate2,666 9861,680
Graduate257 63194

Directory & Academic Information

Directory Information
Address1005 State University Dr, Fort Valley, GA
Degree & Programs
DegreeUndergraduate, Graduate
Program Offered53 Programs
Graduate Program Offered13 Graduate Programs
Academic Stats
Acceptance Rate43.09%
Student Population2,605
Graduation Rate45%
Transfer-out Rate23%
Retention Rate67% (Full-time), 42% (Part-time)
Students to Faculty Ratio Rate20 to 1
Faculty & Staffs
Number of Faculties96 (Full-time), 39 (Part-time)
Number of Staffs535 (Full-time), 78 (Part-time)
Average Faculty Salary$60,744
Average Staff Salary$45,996