Fort Valley State University : Profile

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1005 State University Dr
Fort Valley, GA 31030
Website: www.fvsu.edu
Location: Southeast AL AR FL GA KY LA MS NC SC TN VA WV

Get a snapshot of Fort Valley State University with this general overview, including student enrollment and graduation rates, average test scores, student demographics, and more.

Mission Statement

The mission of Fort Valley State University is to advance the cause of education with emphasis upon fulfilling commitments that our community members have undertaken collectively. As an institution of the University System of Georgia, Fort Valley State University naturally embraces the principles articulated by the Core Mission Statement for State Universities as approved by the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia. The university's primary commitments include, among others, enhancement of teacher training programs grounded upon a liberal arts foundation, as reflective of over 110 years of experience and tradition. Additionally, the university recognizes with great pride and desires to further its responsibilities as Georgia's only 1890 Land Grant institution by offering programming excellence in agriculture, agribusiness, family and consumer sciences, extension, technology and military science and leadership, as well as to further its traditions of excellence in programs in the liberal arts and humanities, social sciences, and natural and physical sciences.

School Characteristics

Student Population
4740 per year

Length of Study: Public, 4-year or above
Religious Affiliation: Not Applicable

Test Scores & GPA

Average GPA: yes Average ACT: 17 Average SAT: 420

School Profile

Total Enrollment: 2594
Retention Rate: 57%
Graduation Rate: 1074

School Accreditation

National: Yes
Regional: yes
Federal: Yes

Male / Female Enrollment


Total Enrollment


School data was obtained from the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS). Data may vary depending on school and academic year.

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