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Aspiring Scholars

Aspiring Scholars

Here at Fayetteville State University, we believe that test scores are not always representative of your fullest potential. Specifically, our studies indicate that a GPA is a better indicator of student success than standardized test scores! What does that mean for you? If you are a North Carolina resident, your SAT/ACT test scores are slightly below the minimum requirement, BUT you have a high school GPA above the current standard, then you are an Aspiring Scholar and...

 WE WANT U AT FSU!

 To be admitted as an Aspiring Scholar, your GPA and test scores will need to fall into the following sliding scale:

Minimum Scores Needed

GPA Required

 

SAT
(Old/New)

 

ACT

2.6

and

790/870

or

16

2.7

and

780/860

or

16

2.8

and

770/850

or

16

2.9

and

760*/840*

or

16

3

and

750*/830*

or

15*

* Any student with test scores less than 770/850 SAT or 16 ACT require additional consideration by our Admissions Exceptions Committee prior to a decision being made. Students can and should continue to retest and send in all updated scores.

As you can see, under this program, a student with a 2.6 GPA could be admitted with a 790/870 SAT or 16 ACT. Respectively, a student with a 750/830 SAT or a 15 ACT would need a minimum GPA of a 3.0 to be considered for admittance into the program. As you move through your educational journey, your success is key. So, we believe that your potential, paired with our services, will create the aspiring scholar our society needs.

Our Aspiring Scholars Program offers opportunities and services to help you on your path to graduation. In fact, some activities, associated with the program, will be required in order to ensure your successful matriculation as a student AND aspiring scholar here at FSU! For example, we are confident that participation in activities, such as academic support services, will ensure your success. Our Center for Personal Development also offers guidance in:

•·        Improving study skills

•·        Choosing a degree/major

•·        Deciding a career path

•·        Managing test anxiety

•·        Managing stress

•·        Life skills

•·        Enhancing self-esteem

•·        Leadership abilities

•·        Personal counseling, etc.

Workshops and outreach services will be provided throughout your education at FSU. Again, we are commited to your success.

Admission into the program is limited to 100 in-state students per academic year. If you are interested in being accepted into the program, and have not submitted an undergraduate application to FSU, we encourage you to APPLY TODAY! If you have already submitted an application, we will review your file and determine your eligibility. Please note, beyond the GPA, acceptance is contingent upon a student meeting the minimum course requirements.

If you have further questions about the program, please contact our office at 910.672.2240 or email us at admissions@uncfsu.edu.

Aspire to be GREAT...at Fayetteville State University!

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