Valdosta State University opened in 1913 as a woman’s college, became coeducational in the 1950s and achieved university status in 1993. VSU enrolls just over 10,000 students, approximately 1,000 of whom are graduate students. Twenty percent of the students are African American, 25 percent are over age 25 and 200 are international students. One fifth of the students live on campus.
Main CampusValdosta, Georgia, United States5,000 - 20,000 on Campus<100,000 residents in ValdostaLanguage(s) spoken on campus: English
At Valdosta State, you'll find opportunities to connect with other Blazers in anything you enjoy. Whether you'd rather spend your time in the pool or playing pool, kayaking local springs and rivers or leading others in service, there is an experience specially tailored for you. And if you can't find something in the 200+ student organizations and activities, you can start your own!
On- and off-campus facilities include integrated electronic classrooms in business, freshwater research facilities and research linkages for field studies in Okefenokee Swamp, an herbarium collection of 45,000 specimens, excellent fine arts studios, and speech and hearing clinical facilities. The Physical Education Complex contains classrooms, a health fitness center, weight training room and a human performance laboratory.