About Valdosta State

Valdosta State University offers the best of both worlds — the extensive academic, cultural, and social opportunities of a major university and the small classes and close personal attention found at smaller institutions.

About VSU

Academic Excellence

At VSU, undergraduate and graduate students alike actively engage in scholarly activities with faculty members, providing opportunities for students to conduct research directly related to their selected discipline.

Arts Outreach

Home to the Valdosta Symphony Orchestra, numerous galleries, opera, and the state's official summer musical theatre, VSU is an icon for arts and culture in the community.

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Regional Development

As a primary economic engine for the city and region, Valdosta State is committed to building partnerships for growth in South Georgia. 

From the Desk of President McKinney

This is an exciting time to be a part of Valdosta State's story. To see advancements in engagement and innovation, see our President's Newsletter.

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City of Valdosta

A foodie’s haven. A music lover’s dream. An artist's retreat. Downtown Valdosta is a thriving social scene with cultural connections and slick city vibe.

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