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Valdosta State University

Valdosta, GA

TUITION AND EXPENSES

Cost of AttendanceIn-state: $21,544
Out-of-state: $34,126
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $6,884
Out-of-state: $19,466
Room and Board
$7,484
Books and Supplies
$1,200
Other Expenses
$5,976
Payment PlansCredit card

APPLYING FOR FINANCIAL AID

Financial Aid Office
E-mailfinaid@valdosta.edu
Web SiteFinancial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL Net Price Calculator URL
Application Process
Application DeadlinePriority deadline April 1
Award NotificationOn a rolling basis beginning April 15
Methodology for Awarding
Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms RequiredCost to File
FAFSA
Code is 001599
Free

PROFILE OF 2012-13 FINANCIAL AID

Freshmen
Financial Aid Applicants1,846 (98.2%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need1,501 (81.3%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid1,471 (98.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met404 (27.5%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met85%
Average Award$15,329
Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,289 (87.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,402
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,400 (95.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,398
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 105 (7.1%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift18 (1.0%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $1,745
All Undergraduates
Financial Aid Applicants8,487 (95.8%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need7,353 (83.0%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid7,319 (99.5%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met1,819 (24.9%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met83%
Average Award$14,321
Need-Based Gift
Received by 5,935 (81.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,975
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 6,949 (94.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,415
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 277 (3.8%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift91 (1.0%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $1,933
Borrowing
2012 Graduates Who
Took Out Loans
70%
Average Indebtedness of
2012 Graduates
$23,826
Parents Borrowing PLUS Loans 
Parents of Students
Receiving Aid
17.0%
Parents of Students Not
Receiving Aid
12.0%

FINANCIAL AID PROGRAMS

Loans
Federal LoansDirect subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans
State LoansAvailable
Other LoansCollege/university loans
Scholarships and Grants
Need-Based AvailableFederal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need–Based AvailableAcademic scholarships, Creative arts/performance scholarships, Music/Drama scholarships, Athletic scholarships, Minority scholarships, State scholarships, ROTC scholarships
Non-Need Awards
Academic Interest/Achievement
Award Areas
Biological Sciences, Communication, Education, Health Fields, Library Science, Mathematics, Physical Sciences, Social Sciences
Number of Awards
55
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
Biological Sciences, Communication, Education, Social Sciences, Library Science, Mathematics, Physical Sciences, Health Fields
Creative Arts/Performance
Award Areas
Art/Fine Arts, Journalism/Publications, Music, Performing Arts, Theater/Drama
Number of Awards
58
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
Art/Fine Arts, Journalism/Publications, Theater/Drama, Performing Arts, Music
Special Achievements/Activities
Award Areas
Leadership, Religious Involvement
Number of Awards
20
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
Leadership, Religious Involvement
Special Characteristics
Award Areas
Children and Siblings of Alumni, Members of Minorities
Number of Awards
14
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
Members of Minorities, Children and Siblings of Alumni
Employment
Work-Study ProgramsFederal work study available
Average Earnings from
On-Campus Employment
$3,067
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CLASS OF 2018 Profile of Students on COLLEGEdata
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  GPA SAT ACT
UW W M CR W  
Average 3.15 3.30 499 491 477 21
Low 1.97 2.32 350 340 290 14
High 4.00 4.50 680 720 620 30
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Annual Survey of Colleges 2013, copyright © 2013 The College Board. All rights reserved.
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