Welcome to the Graduate School

Converse Hall, home of Valdosta State University’s Graduate School, in Valdosta, Georgia.

**Application services have been restored, and our office is in the process of importing and uploading all received applications and documents from February 6 through today. Our status check portal is still experiencing intermittent outages. We thank you for your patience, and we hope to be able to reflect all application updates soon. **

Valdosta State University is committed to providing a quality graduate learning environment that will enable you to pursue your advanced studies guided by graduate faculty with a passion for teaching, scholarship, and service.

We have over 60 graduate programs to choose from and offer online as well as face-to-face options for graduate education. To find descriptions of these programs, their professional accreditations, and application requirements, please follow the Our Programs link on the main menu on the right side of this screen.

We look forward to having you join us as you make the important decision to continue your studies!

Important Information Regarding Graduate Assistantships

Summer Timeline

Assistantships for the Summer 2020 semester will be awarded on a Competitive basis. Positions will be awarded to departments based upon budget availability and input from the Graduate Student Success Committee. Faculty and Staff will have the opportunity to submit their applications for Summer funding per the following timeline

  • March 2nd -- Applications for Summer competitive Graduate Assistantships available
  • March 27th -- Deadline for submission of competitive apps to the Graduate School
  • April 15th -- Position determinations will be announced no later than this date

 Important Information Regarding Graduate School

Graduate Students and Graduate Faculty in the News

Accreditation and Memberships

Council of Graduate School LogoMember of the Georgia Council of Graduate Schools, Council of Graduate Schools (CGS) and Council of Southern Graduate Schools (CSGS)