Welcome to Valley City State University! We appreciate your interest in a VCSU education.

Valley City State has a rich history in higher education. Founded as a normal school, a college to prepare teachers, in 1890, the university has grown over the past 125-plus years to offer a full array of undergraduate offerings as well as graduate programs.

VCSU is a special place, and we pride ourselves on maintaining a personable environment. The relatively small campus and student body provides for a close-knit community; your instructors and the staff at the university will know you by name, not as a number.

Our academic programs afford you the opportunity to achieve a first-rate education in the field of your choice; with hard work, perseverance and guidance from talented and caring faculty and staff, you’ll emerge from VCSU with an education that will serve you well in an ever-changing world.

Familiarize yourself with the content of this catalog; in addition to listing academic courses, requirements and processes, it provides an introduction to the many opportunities and services available to you at VCSU.

Use this resource as you see fit, but don’t hesitate to make a call, send an email or visit with a VCSU representative if you have a question or want to talk about your educational goals and plans. Do let us know how we can help.

Tisa A. Mason, Ed.D., CAE