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You are responsible to ensure that all of your application materials are received; we welcome calls or emails (to graduatestudies@fvsu.edu) from candidates regarding the status of their applications.

Application fee: $20 (non refundable). International Students: $75.

*Individual programs may set higher standards and have additional requirements, including but not limited to higher GPA, GRE or MAT scores, a personal interview, certifications, and/or samples of academic work. Please check the page of your intended program of study.


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Application Deadlines for Graduate Students
Spring – November 1st
Summer – April 15th
Fall – June 15th

Application Deadlines for all International students
Spring – October 1st
Summer- March 1st
Fall – May 1st

All international students must have their credentials verified through World Education Services or another outside agency.


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Graduate Studies Address
College of Graduate Studies and Extended Education
Fort Valley State University
1005 State University Drive
Fort Valley, Georgia 31030

Please send your completed graduate application and all supporting materials, including: One copy of official transcripts from each college/university you attended (a cumulative undergraduate GPA of at least 2.5 or better on a 4.0 scale required for admission), Immunization records, Three letters of recommendation, A personal or professional statement A resume containing prior work, education, community service, and other relevant experience, and any additional materials required by the individual program to which you are applying to.

Submission of a standardized test score (GRE, MAT, or other) is strongly recommended and may be an important consideration, but is not required by Graduate Studies. It may, however, be required by individual programs. Please check the page for your intended program.

In addition, individual programs may provide justification for an exception to the admission requirements on a case-by-case basis. The request for consideration of an exception will be presented to the Graduate Council for approval or rejection.