Valdosta State University Graduate Schools

Valdosta State University (referred to as VSU) is a Public, 4 years school located in Valdosta, GA. It is classified as Doctoral/Research University school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. The 2020 graduate school tuition & fees at Valdosta State University is $6,628 for Georgia residents and $18,292 for out-of-state students. The school has 2,511 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 11,211 including undergraduate students.

Valdosta State University Graduate School Overview

Valdosta State University (referred to as VSU) is a Public, 4 years school located in Valdosta, GA. It is classified as Doctoral/Research University school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice.
Valdosta State University is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges (1/1/1929 - Current).
Valdosta State UniversityDirectory Information
School NameValdosta State University (referred to as VSU)
Address1500 N Patterson St, Valdosta, GA 31698
Phone229-333-5800
Webhttps://www.valdosta.edu
Online Applicationhttps://www.valdosta.edu/admissions/undergraduate/apply-now.php
Financial Infohttps://www.valdosta.edu/admissions/financial-aid
The 2020 graduate school tuition & fees at Valdosta State University is $6,628 for Georgia residents and $18,292 for out-of-state students. The school has 2,511 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 11,211 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 36 graduate programs through Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice). Among them, 19 programs are available online classes.
VSU Graduate School 2020 Key Facts
School TypePublic, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$18,292
$6,628 for Georgia Residents
Student Population2,511
Offered Degrees/ProgramsMaster's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Number of Programs36 graduate programs
(19 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio19 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at Valdosta State University is $6,628 for Georgia residents and $18,292 for out-of-state students for academic year 2019-2020. The tuition per credit hour is $254 for Georgia residents and $915 for out-of-state students.
VSU 2020 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees
Tuition & Fees
Georgia Residents$6,628
Out-of-State$18,292
Tuition per Credit Hour
Georgia Residents$254
Out-of-State$915
Valdosta State University offers the distance education programs. All course works for completing a degree program can be done through online exclusively for graduate programs. In addition, the distance learning courses are offered for students who are not enrolled online exclusively.
On Valdosta State University campus, academic/career services, employment services for students are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services at VSU
Distance Learning (Online Classes)19 Online Programs Available
Special learning Opportunities
  • ROTC (Air Force)
  • Study abroad
  • Weekend/evening college
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students

Valdosta State University 2020 Tuition, Fees, Other College Costs

For academic year 2019-2020, the graduate school tuition & fees of Valdosta State University is $6,628 for Georgia residents and $18,292 for other students. The graduate tuition & fees are increased by 2.13% compared to previous academic year.
2019-2020 Graduate Tuition & fees at Valdosta State University
Georgia ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
2015-2016$4,374$2,116$15,750$2,116
2016-2017$4,374$2,116$15,750$2,116
2017-2018$4,482$2,146$16,146$2,146
2018-2019$4,482$2,146$16,146$2,146
2019-2020$4,572$2,212$16,470$2,212
For academic year 2019-2020, the living costs are $12,962 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at Valdosta State University. On-campus living costs are decreased by -5.46% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $13,640. Off-campus living costs are decreased by -3.13% compared to previous academic year.
2019-2020 Living Costs at Valdosta State University
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2015-2016$7,912$5,018$9,258$5,018
2016-2017$7,912$4,994$9,258$4,994
2017-2018$8,338$5,346$9,036$5,346
2018-2019$8,198$5,512$8,568$5,512
2019-2020$8,272$4,690$8,950$4,690
For academic year 2019-2020, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $254 for Georgia residents and $915 for other students at Valdosta State University. The graduate tuition per credit hour are increased by 2.01% compared to previous academic year.
2019-2020 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour Valdosta State University
Georgia ResidentsOut-of-State
2015-2016$243$875
2016-2017$243$875
2017-2018$249$897
2018-2019$249$897
2019-2020$254$915

Graduate Programs at VSU

Valdosta State University offers 40 graduate programs for Master's, Doctorate, Post-Graduate Certificate. Next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 930 students have completed their study at Valdosta State University.
Offered Degrees at Valdosta State University
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree2911669
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship4235
Doctor's degree - other119
Post Master's Degree66217
Total4020930

Valdosta State University offers 40 programs through Master's, Doctorate, Post-Graduate Certificate The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 930 students have completed their studies.
  • 669 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 9 students have earned/completed Doctorate (Practice) program.
  • 217 students have earned/completed Post-Master's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Communication and Journalism [+] 5 completers-
Mass Communication/Media Studies5-
Education [+] (12 completers) 252 completers-
Education0-
Educational, Instructional, and Curriculum Supervision14-
Educational/Instructional Technology16-
Special Education and Teaching24-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services8-
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching12-
Secondary Education and Teaching11-
Early Childhood Education and Teaching74-
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Oth (other)65-
Technology Teacher Education/Industrial Arts Teacher Education19-
Music Teacher Education2-
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching7-
English Language And Literature [+] (1 completers) 5 completers-
English Language and Literature5-
Library Science [+] (1 completers) 84 completers$37,900
Library and Information Science84$37,900
Biological And Biomedical Sciences [+] 4 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences4-
Exercise Physiology0-
Psychology [+] 32 completers-
Psychology32-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting [+] (2 completers) 0 completers-
0-
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies0-
Human Services [+] (2 completers) 100 completers-
0-
Public Administration40$42,900
Social Work60$38,800
Social Sciences [+] 5 completers-
Social Sciences0-
Sociology5-
Visual And Performing Arts [+] 6 completers-
Visual and Performing Arts0-
Music Performance6-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 115 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist72-
Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling33-
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse10-
Business [+] (2 completers) 60 completers-
Business/Commerce0-
Business Administration and Management40$49,500
Accounting20-
History [+] 1 completers-
History1-
Total669
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] (2 completers) 35 completers-
Curriculum and Instruction10-
Educational Leadership and Administration23-
Adult and Continuing Education Administration2-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 0 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist0-
Total35
Doctorate (Practice) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Human Services [+] 9 completers-
Public Administration9-
Total9
Post-Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 217 completers-
Educational, Instructional, and Curriculum Supervision92-
Educational/Instructional Technology25-
Special Education and Teaching19-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services22-
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Oth (other)37-
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching22-
Total217

Graduate Student Population at VSU

For academic year 2019-2020, total 2,511 students enrolled into Valdosta State University graduate schools where it has total 11,211 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 742 full-time and 1,769 part-time students. By gender, 621 male and 1,890 female students are attending Valdosta State University graduate schools. Next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status for Valdosta State University.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
Valdosta State University
TotalMaleFemale
Total2,5116211,890
Full-time742162580
Part-tme1,7694591,310
Next tables summarize the students population by race/ethnicity at Valdosta State University.
There are 1,691 White (67.34%), 560 Black/African American (22.30%), 90 Hispanic (3.58%), 26 Asian (1.04%), and 144 students with other races. 56 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity at Valdosta State University
TotalMaleFemale
Total2,5116211,890
American Indian/Native American954
Asian26719
Black/African American560114446
Hispanic903357
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander101
White1,6914241,267
Two More741955
Un-Known404
Non-resident Alien561937
Valdosta State University offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 1,871 graduate students (74.51% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 234 graduate students (9.32% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. Next table summarizes the online student population for Valdosta State University.
Distance Learning Student Population at Valdosta State University
Number of Students
Total2,511
Enrolled Online Exclusively1,871
Enrolled Some Online Courses234
Not in Online Courses406
The following table summarizes the graduate students population by age at Valdosta State University. 439 students are aged 20 to 24 (17.48% of total students), 238 students are aged above 50 (9.48%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at Valdosta State University.
Graduate Student Population By Age at Valdosta State University
TotalMaleFemale
Total2,5116211,890
Age 20-2113310
Age 22-2442687339
Age 25-29550124426
Age 30-34404115289
Age 35-39382107275
Age 40-49498123375
Age 50-6422859169
Over 641037

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