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

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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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Honda Battle of The Bands 2025

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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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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 REP4 Southeast Summer Summitt

Thirty-six eager high school and rising college students moved into FVSU filled with anticipation for the start of the fourth year of the Rapid Education Prototyping (REP4).

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Countdown to Commencement at FVSU: Here’s What You Need to Know

It’s commencement week at FVSU. Here’s what you need to know if you’re a student, family member or guest.

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Building Futures: DeAsha Pickens Captures the Spirit of Fort Valley State University

Pickens, who is majoring in Political Science and minoring in Criminal Justice, received the distinguished title of Outstanding Student in Political Science.

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Ja'lyn C. Thorpe: Graduate Rooted in Legacy

Ja'lyn C. Thorpe stands as a testament to a legacy steeped in academic achievement and leadership at Fort Valley State University.

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