For Six Consecutive Years, U.S. News & World Report 2024

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37th Annual Scholarship Luncheon Exceeds $500,000 Goal

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First HBCU in the Nation to Open FabLab

The FVSU Fabrication Lab is officially open to the community.

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Spring '24 Commencement

Congrats Class of 2024!

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At Fort Valley State University, we empower students to push the boundaries of what is possible. With our dedicated faculty, state-of-the-art facilities, and innovated programs, we offer our students an unparalleled opportunity to explore their interests and prepare for a fulfilling career.


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Financial Aid

Higher education is a profound financial commitment. Fort Valley State University is committed to making education accessible to students from all backgrounds.

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To support our commitment to accessible and affordable education, Fort Valley State University offers a variety of competition and performance based scholarships.

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Work Study

Fort Valley State University offers Federal Work-Study to help students cover a portion of their educational expenses while working on campus.

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Excellence Empowers


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FVSU leverages its near 128-year tradition of excellence and uniqueness in academic and co-curricular programming to educate students and provide opportunities to engage directly in world-changing research with internationally recognized faculty members tackling complex global challenges.


in STEM Research National Science Foundation Funding - Among public teaching colleges in Georgia


Public HBCU in Georgia - US News and World Report, 2019 and 2020 Best Colleges rankings


Best Value Historically Black Graduate Schools - bestvalueschools.com, 2018

A Message From

Paul Jones, Ph.D.

10th President

Founded in 1895, Fort Valley State University has a storied history, peopled by graduates that have gone on to impact the world of politics, industry, science and the arts. We provide our students an educational environment where opportunities in experiential learning and hands-on research abound.  I invite you to join FVSU and EMPOWER the POSSIBLE.
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Fort Valley State University faculty, staff, students and alumni are making headlines!  Explore our pressroom and read the latest news from our University community.


Classroom Named in Honor of Ronald K. Abe

Classroom 112, in the Cozy L. Ellison Building, has been named after Ronald K. Abe, Ph.D.

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Fort Valley State University Celebrates Academic Excellence at 73rd Honors Convocation

Fort Valley State University marked a prestigious milestone as the 73rd Honors Convocation took place on March 28.

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FVSU Announces Spring 2024 Commencement Speaker

Daniel K. Wims, Ph.D., will be the featured speaker for Fort Valley State University’s Spring 2024 Commencement, scheduled for Saturday, May 11, 2024.

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FVSU Fab Lab Grand Opening Sparks STEM Education Innovation

Fort Valley State University, Chevron, and Fab Foundation are pleased to announce the successful grand opening of the Digital Fabrication Lab.

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