As a comprehensive institution of the University System of Georgia, Valdosta State University has committed itself to being a catalyst for regional comprehensive progress by increasing in graduates, developing more transformational and experiential learning opportunities for those graduates, and increasing the University’s impact on the region we serve. VSU is dedicated to serving our communities with a commitment to diversity and inclusivity and to bringing a world-class education to all students. The University has established partnerships with local communities and industries to accomplish our most challenging goals, and thus, achieve our fullest potential as South Georgia’s higher education leader and flagship university.
The university’s comprehensive curriculum serves more than 11,200 undergraduate and graduate students from almost every county in Georgia, 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.
While VSU’s enrollment continues to rise, class sizes remain small with a teacher/student ratio of 1:20.
VSU’s seven colleges–Arts, Business Administration, Education & Human Services, Honors College, Humanities & Social Sciences, Nursing & Health Sciences, and Science & Mathematics, as well as the Graduate School, offer 56 undergraduate degrees and 49 graduate degrees, including specialist and doctoral programs.
VSU’s NCAA Division II athletic programs have earned 8 national championships: 4 in Football, 2 in Men’s Tennis, and 1 each in Softball and Baseball.