Fayetteville State University Overview
Fayetteville State University is a public institution located in Fayetteville, North Carolina. The city atmosphere of Fayetteville makes it a great place for students who enjoy having lots of educational and entertainment options.
What Is Fayetteville State University Known For?
- The highest award offered at Fayetteville State University is the doctor's degree.
- In 2017-2018, 88% of the faculty were full-time.
Fayetteville State University Rankings
Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.
Fayetteville State University has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.
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Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Fayetteville State University.
Awards From Around the Web
The following table lists some notable awards Fayetteville State University has earned from around the web.
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Where Is Fayetteville State University?
Contact details for Fayetteville State University are given below.
|Address:||1200 Murchison Rd, Fayetteville, NC 28301-4298|
How Do I Get Into Fayetteville State University?
You can apply to Fayetteville State University online at: https://www2.cfnc.org/exclusive.html#/applicationlogin/FSU/UNC/FSUUndergradApp
Admission Requirements for Fayetteville State University
|High School GPA||required|
|High School Rank||required|
|High School Transcript||required|
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|SAT or ACT Scores||required|
How Hard Is It To Get Into Fayetteville State University?
Approximately 32% of accepted students are men and 68% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 64%, and the acceptance rate for women is 69%.
Average Test Scores
About 58% of students accepted to Fayetteville State University submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 440 and 510. Math scores were between 430 and 510.
Can I Afford Fayetteville State University?
The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.
Student Loan Debt
It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Fayetteville State University, approximately 72% of students took out student loans averaging $5,515 a year. That adds up to $22,060 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at Fayetteville State University is 12.4%. This is higher than the national default rate of 10.1% so you should proceed with caution when taking out student loans.
Fayetteville State University Undergraduate Student Diversity
There are also 907 graduate students at the school.
Of the 4,071 full-time undergraduates at Fayetteville State University, 32% are male and 68% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Fayetteville State University students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||2,561|
|Hispanic or Latino||378|
North Carolina students aren't the only ones who study at Fayetteville State University. At this time, 11 states are represented by the student population at the school.
Over 9 countries are represented at Fayetteville State University. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, Nigeria, and India.
Online Learning at Fayetteville State University
The following chart shows how the online learning population at Fayetteville State University has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 16th most popular in North Carolina for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.
Online Growth Rankings of Fayetteville State University
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Fayetteville State University was 21.0%. This is the #863 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Fayetteville State University regardless of major.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Fayetteville State University majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
|Major||1-Year Growth Rate|
|Business Administration & Management||24%|
|Business, Management & Marketing||20%|
|Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting||10%|
|Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities||2%|
|Liberal Arts General Studies||2%|
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Fayetteville State University ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Fayetteville State University.
|Major||Growth Rate Rank|
|Public Administration & Social Service||#57|
|Teacher Education Grade Specific||#73|
|Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities||#106|
|Liberal Arts General Studies||#106|
|Criminal Justice & Corrections||#108|
|Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting||#119|
|Business Administration & Management||#241|
|Business, Management & Marketing||#305|
When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.
Fayetteville State University Undergraduate Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
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- National Center for Education Statistics
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