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Valley City State University

Valley City State University is a Public, 4 Years+ school located in Valley City, ND. The 2019 average net price at Valley City State University is $12,135. Acceptance rate is 73.70%. The school has a total enrollment of 1,547.
Mission StatementValley City State University is a public, regional university offering exceptional programs in...
Valley City State University is a public, regional university offering exceptional programs in an active, learner-centered community that promotes meaningful scholarship, ethical service, and the skilled use of technology. As an important knowledge resource, the University offers programs and outreach that enrich the quality of life in North Dakota and beyond. Through flexible, accessible, and innovative baccalaureate and master's programs, VCSU prepares students to succeed as educators, leaders, and engaged citizens in an increasingly complex and diverse society.


Logo of Valley City State University
Location: Valley City, ND
Student Body: 1,547
Education Type: 4 Years+
Funding: Public
Campus Type: Rural
Web Site: www.vcsu.edu
Acceptance Rate: 73.70%

Admission Details

Key Admissions DetailsAdmissions Deadlines, Start Dates
  • Acceptance Rate: 73.70%
  • Application Deadline: May 1, 2021
  • International Students: < 1%
  • Application Fee: $35
Tuition and FeesYearly Tuition and Other Fees
In State Tuition: $5,713
Out of State/International Tuition: $15,253
Grad Tuition: $5,700
Room and Board: $6,446
Books and Supplies: $1,100
Other Fees: $1,913
Net Price In-District/State: $12,135
Net Price Out-of-State: n/a
Student Body DataIncoming Class Data
  • Most Recent Incoming Class: 165
  • Men / Women Ratio: 87 / 78
  • Median SAT Verbal Range: 440 - 520
  • Median SAT Math Range: 460 - 570
  • Median ACT Range: 18 - 18
International Student DataInformation for International Students
  • Minimum TOEFL Score: 70
  • Minimum IETLS Score: n/a
  • % of International Students: < 1%
  • International Testing: Required
  • Total International Students: 3
Required DocumentsTranscripts and Recommendations
  • High School Transcript: Required
  • Recommendations: Not Considered
  • Admissions Tests Scores: Required
  • Portfolio: Not Considered

Top 5 Popular Programs

  • Education: 66%
  • Business, Management, Marketing: 7%
  • Visual and Performing Arts: 4%
  • Parks, Leisure Studues: 4%
  • Natural Resources, Conservation: 3%

Academic Programs

Valley City State University offers 71 Total Programs in Bachelor's, Master's, Certificate Degree Levels. The most popular area of study for students are degrees in Education. Choose an area to explore below to see detailed degree programs at each degree level.
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Bachelor's Degree ProgramsValley City State University offers 36 Bachelor's Degree Programs
Biological, Biomedical Science
Business, Management, Marketing
  • Business Administration and Management, General Degree
  • Management Information Systems, General Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
Communication
Computer Science
Education
Engineering
English Literature
  • English Language and Literature, General Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
Health Professions
History
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Mathematics and Statistics
Natural Resources, Conservation
Parks, Leisure Studues
  • Health and Physical Education, Fitness, General Degree
Physical Sciences
Psychology
Public Admin, Social Services
Social Sciences
Visual and Performing Arts
Master's Degree ProgramsValley City State University offers 2 Master's Degree Programs
Education
  • Secondary Education and Teaching Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
  • Technology Teacher Education, Industrial Arts Teacher Education Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
Certificate ProgramsValley City State University offers 11 Certificate Programs
Business, Management, Marketing
Computer Science
Education
  • School Librarian, School Library Media Specialist Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
  • Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
  • Teaching English As A Second Or Foreign Language, Esl Language Instructor Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
Foreign Language, Literature
Parks, Leisure Studues
  • Health and Physical Education, Fitness, General Degree
Visual and Performing Arts

Demographics & Outcomes

Graduation and RetentionGraduation and retention information
  • Graduation Rate Within 150% of Time: 35%
  • Graduation Rate Within 200% of Time: 41%
  • 1st Year Retention: 72%
  • Post Graduation Salary: $42,500
Student Body DemographicsDiversity and Age Data
  • Total Students: 1,547
  • White, non-Hispanic Students: 84%
  • Hispanic Students: 5%
  • Two or more races: 4%
  • Black Students: 2%
  • Non-resident, alien: 2%
  • American Indian, Alaska Native Students: 1%
  • Asian Students: 1%
  • Unknown: 1%
  • Native Hawaiian, Pacific Isl. Students: <1%