How much does Valley City State University cost?

Valley City State University Cost of Attendance
In-state $7,626
Out-of-state $17,166
On-Campus Room and Board $6,446
Off-Campus Room and Board $6,175
Average Annual Cost
Average Cost by Family Income
Family Income Average Cost
Under $30,000 $7,280
$30,000-$48,000 $7,796
$48,000-$75,000 $11,622
$75,000-$110,000 $7,280
Over $110,000 $14,112

Valley City State University Financial Aid and Debt


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Financial Aid Breakdown for Full-time Incoming Freshman

Aid Type % Receiving Average Amount
Grant or scholarship aid 99% $5,657
Federal Grants 27% $4,692
Pell grants 27% $3,980
Other federal grants 20% $886
State/local goverment grant or scholarships 48% $1,909
Institutional grants or scholarships 96% $3,878
Student loan aid 68% $7,010
Federal student loans 65% $6,224
Other student loans 21% $7,340

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Micro-scholarships* Colleges Awarding Amount
Have perfect attendance for a year 220 Up to $2,000
Visit a college campus 305 Up to $8,500
Take a challenging class 315 Up to $3,000
Play a sport 155 Up to $1,500
Have work experience 203 Up to $12,000
Do an extracurricular activity 303 Up to $3,000
Do community service 304 Up to $500
Attend a summer program 154 Up to $4,500
Take a foreign language class 190 Up to $5,000

*GPA and other eligibility restrictions may apply

Valley City State University Admissions

What is Valley City State University's admissions rate?
Acceptance Rate 74%
Average GPA
SAT Submissions 8% of applicants
SAT Reading 440-520
SAT Math 460-570
SAT Writing 352-450
ACT Submissions 91% of applicants
Composite Score 18-23

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Valley City State University Campus Life


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Student Population

Campus Life
Total undergraduates 1372
Living on campus 9%
Transfer Students 100%
Under Age 25
Gender Balance

Student Diversity

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Hispanic or Latino
Black or African American
American Indian or Alaska Native
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

Valley City State University Graduation Success

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About Valley City State University

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.


101 College St SW
Valley City, ND

Type Public
Profit Status
Category Baccalaureate Colleges
Setting Remote Town
* Financial aid is only available for those who qualify