#14 Best Public Universities in North Carolina

Fayetteville State University

Fayetteville, North Carolina

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Student Population
Fayetteville State University overview
Location Fayetteville, North Carolina
Online uncfsu.edu
School Type Public 4 Year
Setting Midsize City
Fayetteville State University overview
Size Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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Located in Fayetteville, North Carolina, Fayetteville State University is a mid-size four year public college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 4,858 prospective students applied, and 3,328 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 678 enrolled in the school.  4,456 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 1,862 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2019/2020, excluding room and board, is $2,982 plus fees of $2,292. Fayetteville State University is ranked 981 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

Fayetteville State University is a Historically Black College and University (HBCU) primarily serving the African-American community.
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Fayetteville State University is rated within the lower 27% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 3 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated


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Admission Standards
Extremely Easy
Fayetteville State University overview
SAT 870/1010
ACT 17/21
GPA 2.95
Applications Accepted
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Applications Due Jul 1, 2022
Applicant Competition Low
Application Fee $50

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Annual Cost to Attend

North Carolina Resident Tuition
In State Costs for Fayetteville State University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$420
Other Fees$2,292
Room and Board $9,440
Budget for Other Expenses$2,387
Total One Year Cost$17,521
Out of State Resident Tuition
Out of State Costs for Fayetteville State University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$420
Other Fees$2,292
Room and Board $9,440
Budget for Other Expenses$2,387
Total One Year Cost$29,129

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Average Salary After 10 Years
$32,500 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
31% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Fayetteville State University students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 20%
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting 18%
Social Sciences 15%
Psychology 14%
Education 11%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=198543 IPEDS survey data for Fayetteville State University.

Current students may use the Fayetteville State University GPA calculator to determine their current college GPA.