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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 A minus
  3. Diversity
    grade B+
  4. Campus
    grade B
  5. Athletics
    grade B minus
  6. Party Scene
    grade unavailable
  7. Professors
    grade B
  8. Location
    grade B minus
  9. Dorms
    grade B+
  10. Campus Food
    grade B+
  11. Student Life
    grade B+
  12. Safety
    grade A

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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 823 undergraduate students. The Valley City State acceptance rate is 81%. Popular majors include Elementary Education, English and Speech Teacher Education, and Physical Education Teaching and Coaching. Graduating 53% 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

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Valley City State Admissions

Acceptance Rate
81%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
900-1070
ACT Range
17-23
Application Fee
$35
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
No data available  

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Cost

Net Price
$13,243 / 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
$5,907 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
99%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
12:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
100%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 6 responses
89%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 9 responses
78%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 9 responses

Majors

Online

Programs Offered Entirely Online
24
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
6
Online Associates Programs
1
Online Bachelor's Programs
17
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    34%
  • On Campus
    47%
  • Online
    18%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
823 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
698
Undergrads Over 25
18%
Pell Grant
59%
Varsity Athletes
33%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 3 responses
  • Hard-working
    67%
  • Outgoing
    33%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
64%
of students say Greek life is pretty low-key and has little effect on the social scene. 11 responses
Poll
64%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 14 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 7 responses
  • Successful
    57%
  • It feels like a family helping each other
    29%
  • Sometimes it feels like a large high school.
    14%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$39,300 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
53%
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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