Valley City State University Academic Life

Summary

The student-faculty ratio at Valley City State University is 12:1, and the school has 70.4 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at Valley City State University include: Elementary Education and Teaching; Business Administration and Management, General; Biology/Biological Sciences, General; Health/Medical Preparatory Programs, Other; and Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 61 percent.

Faculty & Classes

General education/core curriculum required Yes
Coursework required for graduation
Arts/fine arts English (including composition)
Humanities Sciences (biological or physical)
Computer literacy Social science
Mathematics
Class sizes
Class sizes
Student-faculty ratio 12:1
Full-time faculty gender distribution
Full-time faculty gender distribution
Part-time faculty gender distribution
Part-time faculty gender distribution

Majors

Five most popular majors for 2012 graduates
Elementary Education and Teaching 53%
Business Administration and Management, General 10%
Biology/Biological Sciences, General 6%
Health/Medical Preparatory Programs, Other 6%
Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management 5%

Academic Programs & Offerings

Degrees offered Certificate, Bachelor's, Master's
Combined-degree programs N/A
Student participation in special academic programs
First-year experiences 45%
Senior capstone or culminating academic experience 100%
Undergraduate research/creative projects 1%
Institution is G.I. Bill certified Yes
Institution participates in Yellow Ribbon Program No
Institution is SOC Member Yes
Offers DANTES course(s) for credit N/A

Graduation & Retention

Average freshman retention rate 61%
4-year graduation rate 25%

* Academic Life details based on 2012 data


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