Welcome to International Student Services

International students face some unique challenges as well as opportunities while pursuing their academic goals at Valdosta State University (VSU). The International Student Website was designed to offer support and information to the VSU international students on pre-admission, arrival, orientation sessions, immigration advising, employment, federal income taxes, and personal and adjustment problems.

If you are an international student who is interested in applying to Valdosta State University, follow the "Future Student" section to learn more information about how to become a student at VSU. You can also click here to take a Virtual Tour of VSU!

Students who are new in Valdosta and have been admitted to Valdosta State University can follow the "After You Are Accepted" section.

Students who have been attending VSU can find useful information under the "Current Students" section to learn more on employment, taxes, and immigration issues

Six good Reasons for choosing Valdosta State University for your studies:

  1. Campus: beautiful landscaped campus, distinctive Spanish mission style architecture, and advanced facilities.

  2. Services for International Students: academic advising, detailed orientation, culture adjustment, immigration workshops, English language programs, affordable fees and scholarship opportunities, and graduate assistantships

  3. Location: small town size, warm weather, and nice scenery

  4. People at VSU: hospitable, friendly, and meaningful interactions between faculty and students

  5. Cost: low cost of living and international scholarships

  6. Academic: experienced professors, 90 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral programs, individualized attention