By the Numbers

  • Valdosta State has approximately 11,270 students from all 50 states, the District of Columbia, three U.S. territories and more than 60 countries.
  • Georgians comprise 74.5 percent of total enrollment, while other U.S. states account for 23.8, and international students another 1.7 percent.
  • The undergraduate male/female ratio is 1:1.78 with 2,944 undergraduate males and 5,258 undergraduate females.

Historic Developments

  • Valdosta State was founded In 1906 by a group of local legislators and concerned civic leaders, who worked for the passage of legislation to establish a college, which was named the South Georgia State Normal College.
  • In 1993, Valdosta State College became Valdosta State University, the second regional university in the University System of Georgia.

Championship Teams

  • Baseball: NCAA Division 2 National Champions 1979
  • Football: NCAA Division 2 National Champions 2004, 2007, 2012, 2018
  • Softball: NCAA Division 2 National Champions 2012
  • Men's Tennis: NCAA Division 2 National Champions 2006, 2011