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Valdosta State University Campus Life

Campus Size

Medium-Sized Campus
Total Undergrads
Including 1,290 Part-time
Degree-Seeking Freshmen
Including 37 Part-time

Gender Breakdown:

62% Women
38% Men


NCAA Division II (with football)

Gulf South Conference

  • Football
  • Basketball
  • Baseball
  • Cross Country/Track

Total Varsity Sports


Men's sports coaches (Average salary: $65,331)
Women's sports coaches (Average salary: $53,194)
Athletics Details
Sport Varsity Men Varsity Women Club Intramural
Baseball 32 - - -
Basketball 14 16 - -
Football 137 - - -
Golf 9 - - -
Softball - 20 - -
Tennis 8 8 - -
Track and Field, X-Country 11 7 - -
Volleyball - 13 - -


Student Total
American Indian/Alaskan Native 0.3%
Asian/Pacific Islander 1.3%
Black/non-Hispanic 27.7%
Hispanic 2.6%
Non-resident alien 1.4%
Race/Ethnicity unknown 3.1%
Two or more races 2.1%
White/non-Hispanic 61.5%
Percent of students with disability 3% or less

Services & Housing

Services Offered
  • Academic/Career counseling
  • Employment services for current students to find part-time positions
  • Library on campus
  • On-Campus Housing
  • Meal plan offered, meals per week can vary

Clubs & Organizations

Reserved Officers' Training Corps (ROTC)
  • Air Force ROTC

Safety Statistics

Arrests On Campus
Illegal Weapons Possession 1
Drug Law Violation 5
Liquor Law Violation 10
Criminal Offenses On Campus
Personal Crime 5
Property Crime 53
Reviews Dorm Life
  • Damone from Kathleen, GA
  • 3
  • Depending on the dorm you may have a worse experience than normal but the dorms allow you to met a variety of people and offer activities and games that you…

  • Nov-12-2012 Read More
  • Brae from Stockbridge, GA
  • 5
  • There is always programs that the RA's have for the students living on campus and programs teaching you about college life. You have a variety of dorm rooms on where…

  • May-15-2012 Read More


Student Responses to Review Topic: Food And Dining
  • 4
  • Samantha from Statham, GA
  • Dec-28-2014 I am a current student here

    Valdosta campus has a wide variety of dining options. Palms and Hopper Dining Halls are well worth the short walk when you get hungry. The dining halls have many options that vary from day to day. If the dining halls don't satisfy you, there are restaurants around campus to choose from.

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  • 3
  • Mackenzie from Valdosta, GA
  • Dec-20-2014 I am a current student here

    The food on campus, not counting the dining halls, is pretty tasty, the downfalls though are the prices and the hours during breaks. If you live on campus, the hours aren't that bad of a problem, but if you live off campus or in Centennial, it is a little off putting to travel to campus just for some Chik-Fil-A or Nathan's.

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  • 2
  • Imani from Lawrenceville, GA
  • Nov-14-2014 I am a current student here

    The first week the food was really good but that soon changed. The dining halls close too early and the other restaurants on campus have odd hours. I eat the same things over and over and I'm not a picky eater. I've gotten sick from eating at the dining halls on more than one occasion.

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  • 3
  • Female Freshman
  • Nov-02-2014 I am a current student here

    Two dining halls. Palms is open from 7am-8pm on weekdays and Hopper is open from 5pm-10pm Monday-Thursday. There's Moe's, Papa John's, Pink Berry, Chickfila, Nathan's, Starbucks, and Baja Flats. Dining Hall food is alright...Hopper is better than Palms to me.

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  • 4
  • Amanda from Patterson, GA
  • Oct-23-2014 I am a current student here

    The food here is really good but if your planning on staying on campus make sure you get a decent amount of meal tickets because eating at moes, chick-fliet, and the other few sounds good at first but trust me your going to be missing home cooking really soon and the closest your going to get to that id Palms and hopper dining hall. Speaking of which, Hopper might look cooler, but palms tastes better hands down, just saying and yes the food in eat is different.

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  • 4
  • Daniel from Woodstock, GA
  • Oct-07-2014 I am a current student here

    The food at both the dining halls is good, but it gets old after a few months of the same things being served.

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  • 4
  • Alexis from Street, GA
  • Jul-08-2014 I am a current student here

    The dining is pretty basic. Nothing extravagant, but something to get you by. On the weekends they close early so get there on time or prepare to spend money!! The blazer bucks run fairly smoothly. They should last the semester depending on how much junk you spend it on.

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  • 5
  • D'Andre from McDonough, GA
  • Jun-10-2014 I am a current student here

    Coming from a small selection of food in high school the food and dining at VSU was great. Their are foods for everybody, from vegetarians to the biggest poultry lovers. The times and availability of the dining is very open, so their is no rush on when you go eat.

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  • 3
  • Marissa from Valdosta, GA
  • Jun-03-2014 I am a current student here

    There are two dining halls-- Palms and Hopper. They're both pretty good to me. DO NOT GET AN UNLIMITED MEAL PLAN IF YOU KNOW YOU DON'T EAT ALOT. The less meals you have, the more blazer bucks you get. You'll learn more at orientation. We also have Chik Fil A, Starbuck's, Nathan's, and Papa John's on campus.

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  • 5
  • Rocio from Fayetteville, GA
  • May-19-2014 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    As for many, the most important thing for me was the food and dining.I was more than pleased with the dining and cuisine options they offer.I seriously fell in love with the variety of food,and it tasted perfectly!

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Student Responses to Review Topic: Greek Life
  • 0
  • Amanda from Patterson, GA
  • Oct-23-2014 I am a current student here

    Greek life is a huge part of campus life here at VSU. But it seems like fun I would do it if I had to do again but you do not have to be a freshmen to join I have friends in greek life and they love it.

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  • 0
  • Alexis from Street, GA
  • Jul-08-2014 I am a current student here

    Valdosta State is very Greek oriented. There is a tight friendship between all sisters and brothers. The organizations frequently come together and plan stepshows, stroll offs and cookouts.

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  • 0
  • Sarah from Valdosta, GA
  • Jan-30-2014 I am a current student here

    Greek life is a very vibrant and strong presence on campus and a great option to get involved in.

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  • 0
  • Meredith from Valdosta, GA
  • Sep-15-2013 I am a current student here

    Most of the sororities are very involved and like to represent their letters well. The fraternities seem to be slacking a lot lately, but some of them are still great, and others are working on getting back to their original state.

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