FSU at a Glance
- Student to faculty ratio is 17:1
- 33 bachelor's degrees; 18 master's degrees; 1 doctoral degree
- 12 undergraduate online degree completion programs; 2 graduate ODC programs
- 2 ROTC Programs (Air Force and Army)
- Most popular majors: nursing, psychology, and business administration.
- 6,726 students. (5,661 undergraduates)
- 70% are female.
- 80% are minorities.
- 84% are commuter students.
- 50% are older than 24.
- 94% are in-state residents.
- 266 full-time teaching faculty.
- 67 part-time faculty.
- 51% female.
- 80% of full-time faculty hold doctoral or first professional degrees.
Campus & Facilities
- Founded in 1867.
- Mid-size university in Fayetteville, NC.
- Main campus is 156 acres.
- 38 buildings, 4 of which were built in the last 10 years.
#1 Best Colleges in North Carolina by Best Value Schools.
#1 Most affordable online psychology program in the country by AffordableSchools.net.
#1 Most affordable online criminal justice program in the country by AffordableSchools.net.
#1 Best HBCU Sociology School by HBCU-colleges.com
#1 Best HBCU Business School by HBCU-colleges.com
#2 Most affordable online business program in the country by AffordableSchools.net.
#3 online MBA program in NC by U.S. News and World Report.
#3 most affordable online MBA in the country by Online MBA Today.
#4 Most affordable online school in North Carolina by AffordableSchools.net.
#5 best HBCU in the country by BestColleges.com.
#5 Best criminal justice college in North Carolina by Universities.com.
#5 Most affordable fire's science program in the country 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.
#6 Colleges with the best professors by Niche.com.
#8 Best sociology program in the country by AffordableColleges.com.
#11 Best online colleges in North Carolina by BestColleges.com.
#16 most affordable online college in the country by AffordableColleges.com.
#17 Nursing program in NC by RegisteredNursing.org.
#23 Best HBCU in the country by U.S. News and World Report.
#45 Online Master of Business Administration in Healthcare Management in the country by Online MBA Today (only HBCU to make the list).
#88 best online MBA program in the country by US News and World Report. Only two other NC universities rank higher.
Marquell Turner-Gilchrist graduated from Fayetteville State in 2009.
FSU is regionally accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.
AACSB Accreditation - Broadwell College of Business and Economics
Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business
FEPAC Accreditation - Forensic Science Program. Forensic Science Education Programs Accreditation Commission. Only undergrad forensic science program in NC accredited by FEPAC, the preeminent forensic science accreditation.
National Geo-Spatial Intelligence Agency Accreditation - GEOINT Certificate Program. Only institution in NC to hold this accreditation.
Chemistry: American Chemical Society
Criminal Justice, BS: Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences (ACJS; 1st in NC)
Computer Science: Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET)
Music: National Association of Schools of Music (NASM)
Nursing: National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN) and Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
Social Work: Council of Social Work Education (CSWE)