Points of Pride



SASCOC: Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools


AACSB: Association to Advance Collegiate School of Business - Broadwell College of Business and Economics

CAEP:  Council for Accreditation of Educator Preparation-College of Education


ABET: Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology - Mathematics and Computer Science

CCNE: Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education - Nursing

CSWE: Council of Social Work Education - Social Work

FEPAC: Forensic Science Education Programs Accreditation Commission - Forensic Science. FSU's Forensic Science program is the only program in NC with FEPAC accreditation.

NAEYC: National Accreditation for the Education of Young Children - Birth to Kindergarten

NASAD: National Association of Art and Design - Art

NASM: National Association of Schools of Music - Music

NCSBN: National Council of State Boards of Nursing

FSU Mace



#1 Best Colleges in North Carolina by Best Value Schools.

#5 best HBCU in the country by BestColleges.com.

#6 Colleges with the best professors by Niche.com.


#4 Most affordable online school in North Carolina by AffordableSchools.net.

#6 Most affordable public universities for in-state students in the country by AffordableColleges.com.

#6 Most affordable bachelor's degrees in North Carolina by AffordableSchools.net.


#2 Nursing program in NC and #2 in the Eastern United States by NurseJournal.org. (2017)

#6 Nursing program in NC by NurseJournal.org.(2019)

Top 15% program in USA www.nursingschool411.com

#1 Best HBCU Business School by HBCU-colleges.com

#1 Best HBCU Sociology School by HBCU-colleges.com

#5 Best Master's Social Work Degrees in North Carolina by Socialworkdegree.org

Best MSW Program by HumanServicesedu.org

#1 Best HBCU Business School by HBCU-colleges.com


#3 Online MBA program in NC by U.S. News and World Report.

#5 Best criminal justice college in North Carolina by Universities.com.

#8 Best sociology program in the country by AffordableColleges.com.