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Fayetteville State University

Fayetteville, NC 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate83%
Acceptance Rate83%

Fayetteville State University Student Life

Fayetteville State University is on a 156-acre campus in the urban setting of Fayetteville, North Carolina, not far from Raleigh.

Fayetteville State University Student Activities

There are many activities and organizations for Fayetteville State University students to join – including band, chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.

Interested in Greek life? Fayetteville State University has fraternities and sororities.

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

Other popular student organizations at Fayetteville State University include Student Activities Council, Weekend Activities Committee, Autos Commuter Student Association and Campus Ministry Clubs.

Fayetteville State University students' favorite campus events are Welcome Week- This week is the initial week of welcome for all incoming and upperclassmen students., Homecoming Week- The week is offered annually during the Fall semester and consists of a week of event for all current s and Rodeo Week- The week is offered annually during the Spring semester and consists of a week event sponsored by student-go.

Does Fayetteville State University Offer Student Housing?

This table offers information on housing at Fayetteville State University.

Housing Options Offered? Details
On-Campus Housing Yes
Guaranteed Housing Yes Priortiy given to freshman
Co-ed Housing Available Yes
Housing for Students with Disabilities No
Percentage of Students Living On-Campus –– 21%
Spots Available in On-Campus Housing –– 1,500
Number of Students Living On-Campus –– 1,066
Percentage of Students Living Off-Campus –– 79%

Fayetteville State University offers on-campus 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 2022, 21% of undergrads at Fayetteville State University lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 79% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Fayetteville State University. There are 1,500 spots available in on-campus housing for all 5,563 undergraduates. In the 2021-2022 school year, 1,066 students chose to live on-campus. On the weekends, about 16% students stay on-campus. First year students are not allowed to park a car on campus.

Fayetteville State University offers coed housing.

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 university, funding, and competition 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 Men's Intramural Women's Intramural Men's Division Women's Division Men's Scholarships Women's Scholarships
Basketball NCAA Division 2 NCAA Division 2
Cross Country Running NCAA Division 2 NCAA Division 2

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 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

Keep Reading About Fayetteville State University

Click below to find out more about the admissions requirements and deadlines, student life, academics, majors and more.

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Fayetteville State University Students

69%

Women

31%

Men

66%

Full Time

34%

Part Time

94%

In State

6%

Out-of-State

Ethnicity

61%

19%

9%

5%

3%

1%

1%

0.36%

0.16%

Undergraduate Students

5,563

Graduate Students

1,191

Non-Resident / International Students

18

Fayetteville State University Campus Services

Student Services
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  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 ESL
Campus Security
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  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Security Patrol

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

6,754

Campus Setting

Urban

Acceptance Rate

83%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$1,000

Out-of-State

$5,000

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Aug 1
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