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Fort Valley State University
Founded more than 100 years ago, Fort Valley State University embraces a history that weaves together African American culture, a commitment to personal and intellectual growth, and a deep sense of community.
The university's status as a land-grant university has led to remarkable innovations in agriculture and related fields. Its acclaimed biology and chemistry departments help Fort Valley State University send more students of African descent to medical school and dental school than any other state school in Georgia. And the university's comprehensive liberal arts curriculum continues to set new standards of excellence.
With an enrollment near 2,500, the school is the perfect size for building lifelong ties that go beyond race and background -- ties that are based on a shared love of learning and thirst for personal growth.
More than 70 student organizations and activities range from a thriving sorority and fraternity system to conference-leading athletic teams, from honor societies to student government. Fort Valley State University's stately campus is the ideal environment for one-on-one learning, but the university faculty and staff also encourage connections to the world around us, both near and far-through close ties with local communities, and study abroad programs that trace ancestral bonds halfway around the globe.
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