Freshmen Admission Requirements

Valdosta State University accepts applications on a rolling admissions basis. Upon receipt of all required documents, the student is most often notified of an admissions decision within 7-10 business days.

ACT or SAT Requirements:

      • ACT
        • 19 Composite Score
        • AND 17 English subscore
        • AND 17 Math subscore
      • New SAT (taken March 2016 or after)
        • 980 (Total Score on 1600 Scale)
        • AND SAT Reading Test Score: 24
        • AND SAT Math Test Score: 22
      • Old SAT (taken before March 2016)
        • 900 (Critical Reading + Math Scores)
        • AND Critical Reading Score of 430
        • AND Math Score of 400

Grade Point Average

    • Freshman Index (FI) requirement= 2040.
      • FI = 500 x (HSGPA) + (ACT Composite x 42) + 88 


      • FI = 500 x (HSGPA) + SAT Verbal/Critical Reading + SAT Math
        • For SAT tests taken March 2016 or after, a conversion process occurs to convert scores to be calculated for the Freshmen Index. 

Required High School Curriculum

    • Students must meet required high school curriculum requirements which will be determined upon evaluation of their high school transcript. 

Verification of Lawful Presence

    • Required by the Board of Regents to prove lawful presence in the US
    • Please note that if the GA Driver's License is "limited term", it cannot be used to satisfy the VLP requirement.

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