Quick Facts 2013

Fall 2013

Fall Enrollment

  • Total Enrollment: 3180
  • Full-Time Equivalent (FTE)1: 3033.5

Academic Level

N % of Total
Dual Enrollment 40 1.3
Freshman 1029 32.4
Sophomore 576 18.1
Junior 517 16.3
Senior 692 21.8
Post-Baccalaureate 4 0.1
Graduate 316

Project Manager


Plant Operations

The Project Manager is responsible for all day to day project management activities associated with construction projects (planning and design) at Fort Valley State University and reports to the Associate Vice President for Business and Finance.


Marketing and Extension Liaison – PartTime


Department of Veterinary Science and Public Health- College of Agriculture, Family Sciences, and Technology

The Marketing and Extension Liaison (PartTime) will be responsible for visiting high schools, participating in career fairs, making presentations, and giving tours of the department. …

Alumni Spotlight: Jasmine Bowers

Feb. 21, 2014 – Fort Valley State University alum Jasmine Danielle Bowers’ efforts to educate youths about financial literacy has resulted in her recent recognition by a national online magazine.

The 22-year-old, who was named to the 2014 Young Futurists …

The Pan African Congress

In autumn 1918, W.E.B. DuBois asked the board of directors of the NAACP to intervene for colonized Africans at the Versailles peace talks after World War I.The NAACP board sent DuBois to France to attempt some intervention in the peace …

Austin T. Walden, FVSU alum and Georgia’s first Black judge

Austin T. Walden, a graduate of Fort Valley High and Industrial School, was a renowned attorney, political broker and civil right champion that was sworn in as Georgia’s first African-American judge since the Reconstruction period. As an attorney, Walden argued …

John W. Davison: The Man Behind Fort Valley State University

by Stacey Watson, Fort Valley State University graduate student of history and Wildcat Dreams special contributor   

The beginning of Fort Valley State University started with one man’s dream to provide a school of higher education to African Americans in the …

A Brief History of Fort Valley State University

By Dr. Peter Dumbuya, FVSUprofessor of history

Two pieces of federal legislation gave rise to historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) in the 19th century. The first was an act of the United States Congress …