Welcome to the Center for International Programs - 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 the application process, preparations for arrival at Valdosta, orientation sessions, immigration advising, employment, and personal and adjustment problems.

Future undergraduate students can find more information regarding the requirements for admission on our Undergraduate Admission Checklist for International Students page.

Future graduate students can browse through the different graduate programs that VSU offers, and find more information about the additional requirements on the international Graduate Students page.

Have you been accepted? Check out what you need to do next after you have been accepted!

Six Good Reasons to choose Valdosta State University:

  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, 
  3. Locationsmall 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, affordable fees and scholarship opportunities available for international students
  6. Academic: experienced professors, 90 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral programs, individualized attention

Learn more about VSU here!

Note for future students: As a public (state) institution, VSU does not grant exclusive recruitment rights to any student recruiting agents abroad. If you need assistance or would like to talk to someone in your home country, please check out an EducationUSA advising center. To find an advising center near you, please go here. You can also apply directly to VSU by clicking on either Degree-Seeking or Graduate Admissions, and submitting all the required materials to either the Admissions Office (Undergraduate Admissions) or the Graduate School(Graduate Admissions).