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Fayetteville State University

1200 Murchison Rd, Fayetteville, NC

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FSU is a public historically black institution located in Fayetteville, NC. Many historically black colleges and universities (also known as HBCUs) were founded after the civil war to provide newly freed African Americans with educational opportunities. Enrollment at FSU exceeds 5,800 annually.

Students can pick from several areas of study, including:

  • Security And Protective Services
  • Business And Marketing Studies
  • Psychology
  • Social Sciences
  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • History

Students applying for admission are generally required to submit an application, transcripts, records, standardized test scores and any requested letters of recommendations, which will then be reviewed by the admissions staff. Most students accepted to Fayetteville State University achieve an SAT score between 1110 - 1350, or an ACT score within the range of 15 - 20. Fayetteville State University admits approximately 60 percent of students applying annually. Of those students accepted, about 35 percent enrolled. More information regarding admissions can be found at uncfsu.edu.

The cost of undergraduate tuition is different for in-state and nonresidents. In-state residents pay close to $4,500, while out-of-state residents pay $16,000 annually. School housing is available on-campus for students. The yearly cost of housing is estimated to be $3,400. Some students at this school may qualify for financial aid, which is generally provided as grants or student loans.

The FSU "Broncos" compete in a number of intercollegiate sports through participation in the NCAA. Athletic programs available:

  • Basketball (NCAA Division II)
  • Football (NCAA Division II)
  • Golf (NCAA Division II)
  • Softball (NCAA Division II)

For a complete list of academic programs offered, enrollment information, student services, and more, please take a look at the school's website at http://www.uncfsu.edu.

Admission Requirements & Details

The admission details below may give an overview of the candidates Fayetteville State University accepts. The details may include application requirements and recommendations, as well as any college credits that may be transferred.

College Credits Accepted

  • Dual Credits
  • Life Experience Credits
  • AP Course Credits

Student Enrollment

Fayetteville State University has a total student population of about 6,100. The enrollment breakdown by academic level is 10% enrolling as graduate students and 90% as undergraduate students.

$5,200

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $5,200. In order to calculate a more accurate and detailed cost of attendance check out their cost calculator here. There is also a $35 application fee for those applying to a program. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Annual tuition range estimates:
    • In-State: $2,800-$3,400
    • Out-of-State: $14,000-$17,330
  • Part-time students are charged:
    • In-State: $110-$140 per unit
    • Out-of-State: $560-$680 per unit

Financial Aid Details

The financial aid table below details the types of financial aid, along with the percent of students receiving aid, and on average the amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid98%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships97%$8,038
Receiving Student Loans75%$5,403
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Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To help students and alumni, Fayetteville State University may offer student services like those listed below:

  • Online classes
  • Classes offered on nights and weekends
  • Remedial courses
  • Academic counseling for students
  • Employing students to lower education costs
  • Helping students find work after graduation
  • Day care for children

Graduation Rates

The overall graduation rate of Fayetteville State University is close to 32%.

Number of Year to GraduatePercent of Entering Class
Students Graduating in 4 Years12%
Graduating in 5 Years15%
Graduating in 6 Years5%

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Music Program
  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (BSN) Program
  • Nursing (MSN, DSN) Program
  • Elementary and Secondary School Teacher Education Program

Intercollegiate Athletics

Fayetteville State University is a Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), with many of the sports belonging to the NCAA Division II (with football) classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:

  • Basketball (Central Intercollegiate Athletic Assoc)
  • Football (Central Intercollegiate Athletic Assoc)
  • Golf
  • Softball
  • Tennis
  • Track and Field, X-Country
  • Volleyball
  • Bowling
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Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

Get more information about the programs offered by Fayetteville State University by clicking the request information to the right.

(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Business and Marketing Studies

Communications and Journalism

Computer and Information Sciences

Education

English Language and Literature

Foreign Languages and Literature

Health and Clinical Professions

History

Liberal Arts and Sciences

Mathematics and Statistics

Military Technology

Physical Sciences

Psychology

Public Administration and Social Services

Security and Protective Services

Social Sciences

Visual and Performing Arts

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ACCEPTANCE RATE
60.39%

FINANCIAL AID RATE
98%

STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
17:1

DEGREES OFFERED ONLINE
16

FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
$5,679