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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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There's always something happening in Wildcat Nation. View our campus calendar to stay up-to-date with the latest events on and off campus.


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Educational Dreams

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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.


FVSU’s 37th Annual Scholarship Luncheon Exceeds Goal of $500,000

With more than 700 attendees gathering under the theme "Igniting the Light: A Legacy of Giving", SFVSU surpassed its ambitious fundraising goal of $500,000.

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FVSU Advances to National Qualifying Tournament of 35th Honda Campus All-Star Challenge, the Premier HBCU Academic Competition

Four FVSU students to compete in the National Qualifying Tournament of the 35th Honda Campus All-Star Challenge.

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Fort Valley State University Announces Stevie Baggs Jr. as Keynote Speaker for 37th Annual Scholarship Luncheon and Dortch Lecture Series

Philanthropist and Entrepreneur Stevie Baggs Jr. will serve as keynote speaker for FVSU's 37th Annual Scholarship Luncheon and Second Annual Thomas W. Dortch Jr. Lecture Series.

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Fort Valley State University Renews Academic Partnership with Robins Air Force Base

The Office of Strategic Academic Partnerships and Student Engagement within Academic Affairs began spring semester 2024 with a renewed partnership with the Department of the Air Force.

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