Championed by Colonel W.S. West, Valdosta State University (VSU) was founded in 1906 and operated as South Georgia State Normal College, Georgia State Woman's College, and Valdosta State College before settling on its current title. As a part of the University System of Georgia, VSU is known for its beautiful Spanish Mission style of architecture and is home to more than 12,000 undergraduate and graduate students.
Young scholars with student housing at VSU's Main and North campuses have access to the school's five colleges including: the College of Arts and Sciences, College of the Arts, Langdale College of Business Administration, James L. and Dorothy H. Dewar College of Education, and the College of Nursing. In addition to these programs, VSU also offers classes at the nearby Moody Air Force Base and the Kings Bay Naval Base.
Off campus housing and student housing in the city of Valdosta, Georgia, located near the northern Florida border and about 2 hours from Macon, are within reach of the area's historic downtown, restaurants, the Wild Adventures Water & Theme Park, and art and history museums. Greek life also makes up about 10 percent of the student body, with 14 fraternities and 10 sororities. VSU also features the unique Jewel Whitehead Camellia Trail, located in the northwest area of the Main Campus, which contains more than 1,100 camellias along its 3,000-foot-long, pine-forest trail.
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