VSU Admission Chances

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Acceptance Chances

Can I get into VSU? These admission statistics provide an indication how difficult it is to get in and what your chances are. 2,806 out of 5,564 applicants or 50% were admitted making VSU a moderately competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Academically, it has very easy requirements for admission test scores. Valdosta State University typically accepts and attracts B average high school students. Only 49% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

Women Men Total
Applied 3,483 2,081 5,564
Accepted 1,758 1,048 2,806
Acceptance Rate 50% 50% 50%
Enrolled 822 565 1,387
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 47% 54% 49%

Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT and ACT requirements for students to be admitted to Valdosta State University and what score do you need to get in? The tables below describe the SAT and ACT test score percentile profile of the Fall 2015 starting class.

ACT Requirements

Admission data indicates that VSU regularly accepts students with ACTs of 19 and above. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 17 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 21 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 23 and above have very competitive chances. 51 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Valdosta State University.

SAT Requirements (New SAT)

Reporting indicates the school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1000 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 920. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1080 out of 1600. A competitive SAT score is critical as 75 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.

25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score
SAT Composite 1000 1160
SAT Reading 500 600
SAT Math 490 560
ACT Composite 19 23
ACT English 18 23
ACT Math 17 22

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by Score

What do these ratings mean?

ACT Score Competitiveness Est. Admission Chances
23 and Above Good >63%
21 to 23 Avg + 50%-63%
19 to 21 Avg - 37%-50%
17 to 19 Reach 26%-37%
Less than 17 Low <26%
SAT Score (NEW 1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1160 and Above Good >63%
1080 to 1160 Avg + 50%-63%
1000 to 1080 Avg - 37%-50%
920 to 1000 Reach 26%-37%
Less than 920 Low <26%

Estimated GPA Requirements

You will need about average high school grades to get into Valdosta State University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Valdosta State University was 3.15 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as VSU accepts 50% of students who apply.

What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
3.75+ 15% Good
3.50 to 3.75 13% Good
3.25 to 3.50 15% Avg +
3.00 to 3.25 20% Avg +
2.75 to 3.00 27% Avg -
2.50 to 2.75 10% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 0% Low
2.00 to 2.25 0% Low

Fall 2017 Application Deadline

You have 24 days left until 2017 Fall term applications are due on Jun 15, 2017.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Valdosta State University and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Neither required nor recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Required
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

Does accept high school AP credits or award dual credit towards both a college and high school degree?

AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=141264 IPEDS survey data for Valdosta State University.

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