Financial Aid: Yes
City: Fort Valley
Street: 1005 State University Drive
Phone: (478) 825-6338
Founded over 100 years ago, Fort Valley State University embraces a history that weaves together African-American culture, a commitment to personal and intellectual growth and a deep sense of community. The University is accredited to award associate, baccalaureate and master’s degrees.
Fort Valley State University is the school that builds upon more than a century’s heritage of success. It reaches out to every individual student to offer them opportunities, to spur their initiative, and to inspire real and lasting achievement.
The mission of Fort Valley State University is to advance the cause of education with emphasis upon fulfilling commitments that the 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 acclaimed Biology Department and Chemistry departments help Fort Valley State University send more students of African descent to medical and dental school than any other state school in Georgia. And the comprehensive liberal arts curriculum continues to set new standards of excellence. More than 70 student organizations and activities range from a thriving sorority and fraternity system to conference-leading athletic teams, from honor societies to student government.
Fort Valley State University’s online programs offer the value of a regionally-accredited university education to
students who prefer distance learning options to complete their degrees.