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Fort Valley State University Campus Life

Campus Size

Small Campus
Total Undergrads
Including 436 Part-time
Degree-Seeking Freshmen
Including 51 Part-time

Gender Breakdown:

59% Women
41% Men


NCAA Division II (with football)

Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conf

  • Football
  • Basketball
  • Baseball
  • Cross Country/Track

Total Varsity Sports


Men's sports coaches (Average salary: $41,725)
Women's sports coaches (Average salary: $47,109)
Athletics Details
Sport Varsity Men Varsity Women Club Intramural
Basketball 13 14 - -
Football 81 - - -
Softball - 15 - -
Tennis 8 10 - -
Track and Field, Outdoor 20 20 - -
Track and Field, X-Country 5 7 - -
Volleyball - 12 - -


Student Total
American Indian/Alaskan Native 0.0%
Asian/Pacific Islander 0.3%
Black/non-Hispanic 95.3%
Hispanic 0.4%
Non-resident alien 0.9%
Race/Ethnicity unknown 0.3%
Two or more races 0.6%
White/non-Hispanic 2.1%
Percent of students with disability 3% or less

Services & Housing

Services Offered
  • Remedial services for students with learning disabilities
  • Academic/Career counseling
  • Employment services for current students to find part-time positions
  • Job placement for graduates to find full-time employment
  • Daycare on campus for children of students
  • Library on campus
  • On-Campus Housing
  • Meal plan offered, meals per week can vary

Clubs & Organizations

Reserved Officers' Training Corps (ROTC)
  • Army ROTC

Safety Statistics

Arrests On Campus
Illegal Weapons Possession 3
Drug Law Violation 6
Liquor Law Violation 3
Criminal Offenses On Campus
Personal Crime 0
Property Crime 24
Reviews Dorm Life
  • CJM
  • 1
  • Dorm life is okay. You just have to look out for your personal items.…

  • Apr-07-2012 Read More
  • Aki from SHADY DALE, GA
  • 4
  • The dorm life is pretty cool, most of the RLCs are pretty cool and are willing to help you with all your problems you may be having. …

  • May-15-2012 Read More
  • Mahogany from Montezuma, GA
  • 3
  • In order to get into housing you have to sign a Housing Application, have $200 as a deposit, and have some kind of document signed off by your doctor &…

  • Jun-19-2013 Read More


Student Responses to Review Topic: Food And Dining
  • 5
  • LaWanda from Fort Valley, GA
  • Apr-04-2014 I am a current student here

    Papa Johns, Quizno's, and Chik-fi-la, are just a few of the restaurants on campus. Meal plans are offered for the dining hall.

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  • 5
  • jasmine from Fort Valley, GA
  • Apr-01-2014 I am a current student here

    Meal times are my favorite parts of the day and I love selection. We have a buffet dining system and I get all of what I want, and none of what I don't want. And the chefs and servers are genuine helps and food connoisseurs.

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  • 2
  • Sonequa from Decatur, GA
  • Feb-17-2014 I am a current student here

    I really don't eat on campus but at times you can go to the places on campus to eat such as papa johns , chic- fil-a, and sodexo.

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  • 3
  • Chris from Atlanta, GA
  • Dec-28-2013 I am a current student here

    the food has limited choices pretty much consisting of daily hamburger pizza and something new.

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  • 5
  • Stephanie from Charlotte, NC
  • Oct-19-2013 I am a current student here

    There are several on-campus restaurants that the students can dine in, as well as a cafeteria that has a variety of foods to choose from. The dining services take criticism and ideas for meals from the students to make the experience better.

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  • 4
  • Tahira from Lithonia, GA
  • Sep-15-2013 I am a current student here

    The Wildcat Cafe always has options! The food is always fresh and it is all you can eat! They have salad bars, pizza, hamburgers, sandwiches, wraps, cookies, cake, fruit, pasta salad and the list goes on!

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  • 5
  • Corey from Perry, GA
  • Aug-12-2013 I am a current student here

    The Cafe provides the essential nutrients to keep you up and about in your tenure at The Fort Valley State University. It's about exercising your right of choice as well. With a variety of stations including home cooking, pizza, cold cut sandwiches and common grilled delights ex. Hamburgers & Grilled Cheese. What's not to like about that?! Then we have a various assortment of on-campus restaurants or treats. In the Library there's the Jazz-man's cafe which includes an assortment of tea or coffee related products. Also they have fountain drinks and sweet treats ex. Cookies & Cinnamon Buns. Mm, that sounds exciting. And I enjoy it every-time I visit the Library. Also we have Chick-Fil-A, Quiznos, and Papa Johns on campus which are rpoven franchises that work. We also have a place called WOW Wingsw which specializes in Wings though has a variety of Salads,Burgers & Sauces. All which are bound to make your mouth water. For those on the go however. At Simply-To-Go located next to WOW wings in the old Student Center you can pick up a smoothie topped with whip cream, mini cereals, water, a nice boxed salad or sandwich so you can enjoy on the....GO! How delightful is that.

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Student Responses to Review Topic: Greek Life
  • 0
  • Sonequa from Decatur, GA
  • Feb-17-2014 I am a current student here

    Greek life is very interesting and exciting because they are always throwing parties or having kickbacks. If you go to these parties don't act crazy cause they are watching at all times and they will talk about you.!!!!!!!

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  • 0
  • Stephanie from Charlotte, NC
  • Oct-19-2013 I am a current student here

    In order to be involved in Greek life, you have to have good grades, and it's important that you maintain a positive reputation around campus. Students involved in fraternities and sororities are more that satisfied with the opportunities that come with being involved in Greek life.

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  • 0
  • Tahira from Lithonia, GA
  • Sep-15-2013 I am a current student here

    I am not a greek, so I cannot speak too much on it, however we do offer all the traditional HBCU greeks you can think of.

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  • 0
  • Corey from Perry, GA
  • Aug-12-2013 I am a current student here

    We have an assortment of sororities at The Fort Valley State University which excels to not only be apart of the community and get a good education. But, they know how to simply partake in the fun life of Campus. There's no shortage of parties, though they also have faith. Attending and inviting people on campus and fellow brothers to Church Services on Sunday Morning. How's that for knowing where your priorities lay?

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  • 0
  • Tyrell from WARNER ROBINS, GA
  • Oct-16-2012 I am a current student here

    There is a very strng greek life and many opportunities for you to get involved in what you would like to be involved in.

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