Valley City State University

Acceptance Rate 82.98 %
SAT Average 1,063
2023 Tuition & Fees $13,422
Student Population 1,658
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $6,915

Academic Overview

Valley City State University is a public, four-years institute located in Valley City, North Dakota. It is a Baccalaureate College - Diverse Fields by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Master's degree.
The 2023 tuition & fees is $8,458 for North Dakota residents and $13,422 for out-of-state students. The graduate school tuition & fees is $7,984.
The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 1,658 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 82.98% and the graduation rate is 53% last year.
The salary after graduation from Valley City State University varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $41,700. You can check the average salary by the major programs on the area of study page.

2023 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2022-2023, Valley City State's tuition & fees is $8,458 for North Dakota residents and $13,422 for non-residents. For graduate programs, its 2023 average tuition & fees are $7,984 for in-state students and $7,984 for out-of-state students.
Data source for 2023 Tuition: NCES
2023 Tuition & Fees
North Dakota ResidentsOut-of-State
[Chart] 2022-2023 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2023 key academic statistics at Valley City State. The acceptance rate of Valley City State is 82.98% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 57.02%. The average graduation rate is 53% and the transfer-out rate is 29%.
The average received amount of financial aid is $6,915 and 54% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 1,658 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 12 to 1.
Acceptance Rate for Valley City State University is 82.98 %.
Acceptance Rate
Graduation Rate for Valley City State University is 53 %
Graduation Rate
Transfer-out Rate for Valley City State University is 29 %
Transfer-out Rate
Retention Rate for Valley City State University is 61 %
Retention Rate
Student Population for Valley City State University is 1,658
Student Population
Student to Faculty Ratio for Valley City State University is 12 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
12 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $6,915 at Valley City State University.
Financial Aid Amount

Directory Information

Directory Information
Address101 College St SW, Valley City, ND 58072
Online Applicationwww.vcsu.edu/admissions/apply/
Financial Aidwww.vcsu.edu/admissions/financial-aid/
Net Price Calculatorwww.vcsu.edu/admissions/tuition-fees/net-price-calculator/
Veterans Tuitionwww.vcsu.edu/admissions/tuition-fees/net-price-calculator/
Disability Servicewww.vcsu.edu/student-life/academic-support-services/disability-support-services/

Offered Degrees

Valley City State offers 55 major programs through online and on-site education where 33 programs are available through distance learning. The following table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
Offered Major Programs
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Less Than 12 Weeks Certificate22
Less Than 1 Year Certificate96
Post-Bachelor's Certificate44

Special Learning Opportunities

Valley City State University offers online education (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. The school provides teacher certification and study abroad - opportunity which a student completes part of the college program studying in another country programs to its students.
Special Learning Opportunities
Online ClassUndergraduate , Graduate
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:462)
Board/Meal Plan
(Typical Annual Charge: $4,414)

Veterans Benefits

Valley City State University has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.
Veterans Benefits
Yellow Ribbon Program
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges