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Fayetteville State University
  • 4 Year
  • FAYETTEVILLE, NC

Report Card

grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B minus
  2. Value
    grade C+
  3. Diversity
    grade B+
  4. Campus
    grade C+
  5. Athletics
    grade B
  6. Party Scene
    grade B+
  7. Professors
    grade A minus
  8. Location
    grade C+
  9. Dorms
    grade C
  10. Campus Food
    grade A minus
  11. Student Life
    grade B minus
  12. Safety
    grade C+

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Fayetteville State is a public university located in Fayetteville, North Carolina. As a historically black college, Fayetteville has a strong history of and commitment to the education of black Americans. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 4,071 undergraduate students. Admissions is somewhat competitive as the Fayetteville State acceptance rate is 69%. Popular majors include Nursing, Psychology, and Business. Graduating 34% of students, Fayetteville State alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $24,800.

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1200 MURCHISON RD
FAYETTEVILLE, NC 28301
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Athletic Division
NCAA Division II (with football)
Athletic Conference
Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association

Fayetteville State University Rankings

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Fayetteville Admissions

Acceptance Rate
69%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
870-1010
ACT Range
17-21
Application Fee
$50
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
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Cost

Net Price
$5,587 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$10,592 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
95%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade A minus
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
18:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
92%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 48 responses
63%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 65 responses
66%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 65 responses

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Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
10
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
10
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    38%
  • On Campus
    31%
  • Online
    30%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
4,071 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
1,573
Undergrads Over 25
31%
Pell Grant
74%
Varsity Athletes
4%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 40 responses
  • Achieve more everyday
    38%
  • Different
    25%
  • DETERMINED
    13%
  • African Americans
    8%
  • Hood
    5%
  • Online MBA have valuable experience to share
    5%
  • RES NON VERBA
    5%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
50%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 86 responses
Poll
64%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 83 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 54 responses
  • HBCU!
    30%
  • Family-Oriented
    20%
  • Mature
    17%
  • Perfect for the working professional.
    17%
  • Effort correlates directly to outcome
    9%
  • Fast-paced
    2%
  • Home away from home
    2%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$31,200 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
34%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
88%
National
83%
83%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 40 responses

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