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Fayetteville State University Student Life

Fayetteville State University is on a 156-acre campus in an urban setting in Fayetteville, North Carolina, not far from Raleigh. Fayetteville State University has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to participate in – band, chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.

Fayetteville State University also has fraternities and sororities.

Fayetteville State University has a thriving Student Government Association. In fact, more students participate in Student Government Association than any other on-campus activity.

Other popular student organizations at Fayetteville State University include Student Activities Council, Pan-Hellenic Council, Residence Hall Association and Illusions and Black Millennium Modeling Clubs.

Fayetteville State University students' favorite campus traditions are Homecoming Week Activities, Rodeo Week Activities and National Pan Hellenic Council Campus Presentation.

Fayetteville State University Housing

Fayetteville State University offers housing. Students are not required to live on campus First year students are given priority for on-campus housing.

Most Fayetteville State University students live off campus. In 2021, 25% of undergrads at Fayetteville State University lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 75% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Fayetteville State University. There are 1,517 spots available in on-campus housing for all 5,661 undergraduates. In the 2020-21 school year, 1,437 students chose to live on-campus. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.

Fayetteville State University offers coed housing and housing for students with disabilities.

Fayetteville State University Athletics

At Fayetteville State University there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.

Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the unversity, funding, and compention level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.

Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.

Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.

Let's take a look at the athletic options available at Fayetteville State University:

Sport Mens Intramural Womens Intramural Mens Division Womens Division Mens Scholarships Womens Scholarships
Tennis NCAA Division 2 NCAA Division 2
Track And Field NCAA Division 2 NCAA Division 2
Cross Country Running NCAA Division 2 NCAA Division 2
Basketball NCAA Division 2 NCAA Division 2
Golf NCAA Division 2 NCAA Division 1

Is Fayetteville State University Safe?

College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.

Fayetteville State University is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Fayetteville State University campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night.

Fayetteville State University offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Campus housing is secure and dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards.

Plan a Visit to Fayetteville State University

Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit to Fayetteville State University, take Interstate 95 to Fayetteville, NC. If you need to fly, book your flight to Fayetteville Regional airport.

While you're planning, check out other schools in North Carolina you may want to visit too. Click the heart at the top of each school's page to save it to your college list.

Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore Fayetteville State University's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour

Fayetteville State University Students

71%

Women

29%

Men

70%

Full Time

30%

Part Time

94%

In State

6%

Out-of-State

Ethnicity

60%

19%

9%

5%

3%

2%

2%

0.43%

0.20%

Undergraduate Students

5,661

Graduate Students

1,065

Non-Resident / International Students

22

Fayetteville State University Campus Services

Student Services
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Counseling
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Health Clinic
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Women's Center
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Veterans Affairs
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Career Planning
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Alumni Networking
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 ESL
Campus Security
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Late-Night Transport / Escort
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Emergency Phone / Alarm
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Security Patrol

© 2021 College Confidential / Concentrical LLC, Data provided by IPEDs and Peterson's Databases, © 2020 Peterson's LLC.

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

6,726

Campus Setting

Urban

Acceptance Rate

79%

Tuition and Fees

In State

Unknown

Out-of-State

$16,918

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Aug 1
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