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Valley City State University
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  • 4 Year
  • VALLEY CITY, ND

Report Card

grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B
  2. Value
    grade B
  3. Diversity
    grade B+
  4. Campus
    grade B minus
  5. Athletics
    grade B minus
  6. Party Scene
    grade B minus
  7. Professors
    grade B
  8. Location
    grade C+
  9. Dorms
    grade B+
  10. Campus Food
    grade B
  11. Student Life
    grade B minus
  12. Safety
    grade A minus

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Valley City State is an above-average public university located in Valley City, North Dakota. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 894 undergraduate students. The Valley City State acceptance rate is 81%. Popular majors include Elementary Education, English and Speech Teacher Education, and Business. Graduating 45% of students, Valley City State alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $36,400.

About

101 COLLEGE ST SW
VALLEY CITY, ND 58072
Athletic Division
NAIA
Athletic Conference
North Star Athletic Association

Valley City State University Rankings

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Valley City State Admissions

Acceptance Rate
81%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
880-1070
ACT Range
17-22
Application Fee
$35
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
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Cost

Net Price
$12,108 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$6,876 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
100%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
13:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
100%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 6 responses
88%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 8 responses
75%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 8 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
8
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
3
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
5
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    38%
  • On Campus
    45%
  • Online
    17%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
894 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
647
Undergrads Over 25
19%
Pell Grant
30%
Varsity Athletes
31%
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Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
60%
of students say Greek life is pretty low-key and has little effect on the social scene. 10 responses
Poll
62%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 13 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 6 responses
  • Successful
    50%
  • It feels like a family helping each other
    33%
  • Sometimes it feels like a large high school.
    17%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$39,300 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
45%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
93%
National
83%
100%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 7 responses

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