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Fayetteville State University is a public institution situated in Fayetteville, North Carolina. The location of Fayetteville State University is great for students who prefer living in an urban area.

29 Undergraduate Degrees
28 Graduate Degrees
$20,709 Avg Cost After Aid (Undergrad)
68% Acceptance Rate

Where Is Fayetteville State University?

Location of Fayetteville State University

Contact details for Fayetteville State University are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 1200 Murchison Rd, Fayetteville, NC 28301-4298
Phone: 910-672-1111

How Do I Get Into Fayetteville State University?

You can apply to Fayetteville State University online at:

Admission Requirements for Fayetteville State University

Submission Required?
High School GPA required
High School Rank required
High School Transcript required
College Prep Program required
Recommendations recommended
SAT or ACT Scores required
TOEFL required

How Hard Is It To Get Into Fayetteville State University?

68% Acceptance Rate
68% Of Accepted Are Women
58% Submit SAT Scores
With an acceptance rate of 68%, Fayetteville State University does not let just anybody through their doors! Make sure you spend enough time polishing up your application so you will make a great impression.

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.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Fayetteville State University  ( 440 to 510 )

SAT Math Scores for Fayetteville State University  ( 430 to 510 )
Fayetteville State University received ACT scores from 37% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 15 and 20. Math scores were between 16 and 20. Composite scores were between 17 and 20.

ACT English Scores for Fayetteville State University  ( 15 to 20 )
ACT Math Scores for Fayetteville State University  ( 16 to 20 )
ACT Composite Scores for Fayetteville State University  ( 17 to 20 )

Can I Afford Fayetteville State University?

$20,709 Net Price
72% Take Out Loans
12.4% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of Fayetteville State University is $20,709. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. 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

4,071 Full-Time Undergraduates
68% Women
80% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 5,644 undergraduate students at Fayetteville State University, with 4,071 being full-time and 1,573 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Fayetteville State University

There are also 907 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 4,071 full-time undergraduates at Fayetteville State University, 32% are male and 68% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Fayetteville State University

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Fayetteville State University students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Fayetteville State University Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 54
Black or African American 2,561
Hispanic or Latino 378
White 622
International Students 22
Other Races/Ethnicities 434

Geographic Diversity

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

2,059 Took All Classes Online
4,124 Took At Least One Class Online
21.0% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
There are 10 bachelor’s degree and 4 master’s degree programs available online at Fayetteville State University. In 2017-2018, 4,124 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Fayetteville State University has changed over the last few years.


This school is the 44th 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 #569 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Fayetteville State University regardless of major.

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
Early Childhood Education #19
Teacher Education Grade Specific #73

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 Teaching Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Bachelor’s Master’s Doctor’s TOTAL
General Educational Leadership & Administration 0 14 9 23
Elementary Education 11 0 0 11
Early Childhood Education 9 0 0 9
Physical Education Teaching & Coaching 6 0 0 6
Teacher Development & Methodology 0 5 0 5
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education & Teaching 2 0 0 2
Music Education 1 0 0 1
Other Education 0 0 0 0
Social Science Teacher Education 0 0 0 0
Spanish Education 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 29 19 9 57


*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.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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