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Applying to Fort Valley State University
Please note that the undergraduate application fee has been waived for all applicants. Select the "Fee Waiver" button as the payment option to apply for free. Please check your personal email provided on the applications.
Admission Application Deadlines
The FVSU application and all supporting documentation must be received in the Office of Recruitment and Admissions by the stated deadlines below:
Fall semester - June 15
Spring semester - November 1
Summer semester - April 15
Please review the FVSU website for complete admissions information at https://www.fvsu.edu/admissions.
International applicants have additional requirements for admission. Please review the FVSU website for additional information.
If you plan to apply for financial aid, be sure to submit a 2023-2024 FAFSA now (Spring & Summer 2024 applicants only) or a 2024-2025 FAFSA (Fall 2024 applicants) once it becomes available in December 2023.
Please review the FVSU website for complete Financial Aid information at https://www.fvsu.edu/office-of-financial-aid
Verification of Lawful Presence
In accordance with Board of Regents Policy 4.3.4,all applicants who are accepted for admission or readmission to Fort Valley State University and who seek to be classified as in-state for tuition purposes will be required to provide validation of residency and lawful presence in both the State of Georgia and the United States. Acceptance to Fort Valley State University may be delayed until lawful presence is verified.
The U.S. Department of Education will validate the lawful presence of any student who completes the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA); therefore, if you are applying for federal financial aid, it will not be necessary for Fort Valley State University to perform additional verification of your residency status. Otherwise, you will be required to submit one of the following documents to the Office of Recruitment and Admissions
- Certified U.S. Birth Certificate (no photocopies)
- Consular Report of Birth Abroad (FS-240)
- Current U.S. Passport
- Georgia Driver's License (issued after 1/1/2008)
- Georgia I.D. Card (issued after 1/1/2008)
- U.S. Certificate of Birth Abroad issue by the Department of State (DS-1350)
- U.S. Certificate of Citizenship (USCIS Form N-560 or N-561)
- U.S. Certificate of Naturalization (USCIS Form N-550 or N-570)
How to Contact the Office of Recruitment and Admissions
Fort Valley State University
Office of Recruitment and Admissions
1005 State University Drive
Fort Valley, Georgia 31030
Main Campus Telephone: (478) 827-3878
Office Telephone: (478) 825-6520
Toll Free: (877) GO-2-FVSU
Last updated by Fort Valley State University on 11/20/2023 6:38AM PST
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