Fayetteville State University

Fayetteville, NC

School Background

2022 Undergraduate Enrollment: 4,986
Graduate Enrollment: 1,191
Master's Colleges & Universities: Medium Programs
Highest degree awarded: Graduate
Historically Black College/University
Religious Affiliation: None

Campus Details

Medium City (100k-250k)
Four-year, medium, primarily residential // medium full-time, inclusive, higher transfer-in

Applicant and Admittance Traits

2022 Admission Rate: 82.06%

Male/Female: 30% / 70% (2017)

First generation college students: 40.9% (2017)
Percentage of students who are married when enrolled: 22.1% (2017)
Percentage of students who are veterans: 0.8% (2017)

Test scores for admission: Considered but not required
2022 Median Admit SAT: 923
SAT 25th Percentile - 75th: 830 - 1040

2022 Median Admit ACT: 17
ACT 25th Percentile - 75th: 14 - 19

Appliants applying to 2+ schools: 64.2% (2017)
Appliants applying to 3+ schools: 39.2% (2017)
Appliants applying to 4+ schools: 27.2% (2017)
Appliants applying to 5+ schools: 19.9% (2017)

Ethnicity Information

White: 18.9%
Black: 60.9%
Hispanic: 8.9%
Asian: 1.3%
American Indian/Alaska Native: 1.5%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.2%
2+ races: 5.2%
Non-resident alien: 0.4%
Unknown race: 2.9%

Costs & Fees

2022 Average Tuition & Fees (Room/Board/Books): $16,603
In-State tuition: $5,379
Out-of-State tuition: $16,987

Estimated books and supplies: $420 (2022)
Estimated on-campus room & board: $9,440 (2022)
Estimated on-campus other fees: $2,387 (2022)

Estimated off-campus room & board: $8,070 (2022)
Estimated off-campus other fees: $2,387 (2022)

Average Family Income: $34,300 (2017)
Median Family Income: $23,815 (2017)

Scholarships & Financial Aid

Percentage of students receiving Pell Grant: 51.5%
Percentage of students with Federal Loans: 47.7%

Median federal loan debt at graduation: $22,987 (2021)
Median federal loan payment: $244 (2021)

Household Income Net Cost
0-$30k $5,283
$30k-48k $6,415
$48k-75k $10,149
$75k-110k $9,711
$110k+ $14,318

Graduate Outcomes & Job Placements

4-year graduation rate: 23%
6-year graduation rate: 37%

1 year post-graduation workforce participation: 92.8% (2020)

Loans

Median federal debt for graduates: $22,987 (2021)
Median federal debt for non-graduates: $10,596 (2021)

Median federal debt for first-generation graduates: $16,392 (2021)
Median federal debt for Pell grant recipient graduates: $16,844 (2021)

Ability to Repay Loans

Graduates, % of Loans in Repayment
(Non-delinquent/default)
Percentage
@1 Year 28.8% (2015)
@3 year 37.8% (2017)
@5 year 44.6% (2017)


1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid (Non-delinquent/default) - Pell Grant Recipients: 18.9% (2015)
1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid - 1st Generation Attendees: 21.2% (2015)

Earnings Power

Median earnings, 1 year post graduation: $35,936 (2020)
Median earnings, 4 years post graduation: $41,223 (2020)

Popular Majors

Type of Degree Major 2022 Graduates Median Federal Debt Median Monthly Payment 1yr Median Earnings (monthly gross) 4yr Median Earnings (monthly gross)
Bachelor's Degree Fine and Studio Arts. 13 $27,497 $264
Bachelor's Degree Biology, General. 61 $25,000 $249 $31,538 ($2,628) $40,425 ($3,369)
Bachelor's Degree Mathematics. 8
Graduate/Professional Certificate Military Technologies and Applied Sciences, Other. 1
Bachelor's Degree Chemistry. 4
Bachelor's Degree Psychology, General. 149 $27,000 $212 $29,295 ($2,441) $36,420 ($3,035)
Master's Degree Psychology, General. 12
Bachelor's Degree Criminal Justice and Corrections. 117 $26,000 $209 $28,268 ($2,356) $37,452 ($3,121)
Master's Degree Criminal Justice and Corrections. 9
Bachelor's Degree Fire Protection. 46 $15,777 $147 $60,240 ($5,020) $77,717 ($6,476)
Bachelor's Degree Public Administration. 13
Bachelor's Degree Social Work. 52 $32,500 $310 $29,665 ($2,472) $43,024 ($3,585)
Master's Degree Social Work. 39 $366 $39,822 ($3,319) $48,375 ($4,031)
Bachelor's Degree Geography and Cartography. 4
Bachelor's Degree Political Science and Government. 13 $29,390 $251
Bachelor's Degree Sociology. 47 $31,888 $257 $29,704 ($2,475) $37,465 ($3,122)
Master's Degree Sociology. 7
Bachelor's Degree Communication and Media Studies. 19 $29,417 $286 $19,875 ($1,656) $36,923 ($3,077)
Bachelor's Degree Computer Science. 20 $27,000 $257 $39,927 ($3,327) $48,193 ($4,016)
Master's Degree Educational Administration and Supervision. 14 $419 $56,008 ($4,667) $58,997 ($4,916)
Doctoral Degree Educational Administration and Supervision. 9
Bachelor's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods. 22 $30,087 $286 $37,591 ($3,133) $39,249 ($3,271)
Master's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods. 5
Bachelor's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas. 7
Bachelor's Degree Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 2
Bachelor's Degree English Language and Literature, General. 11
Bachelor's Degree Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities. 49 $35,680 $317 $31,679 ($2,640) $37,527 ($3,127)
Bachelor's Degree Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft. 1
Bachelor's Degree Music. 3
Bachelor's Degree Health and Medical Administrative Services. 27 $26,833 $279 $32,006 ($2,667)
Bachelor's Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 183 $22,052 $187 $63,264 ($5,272) $74,916 ($6,243)
Bachelor's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 103 $28,786 $264 $30,391 ($2,533) $42,451 ($3,538)
Master's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 105 $359 $63,926 ($5,327) $86,927 ($7,244)
Bachelor's Degree Accounting and Related Services. 21 $31,000 $212 $43,109 ($3,592)
Bachelor's Degree Finance and Financial Management Services. 9 $45,593 ($3,799)
Bachelor's Degree Management Information Systems and Services. 8
Bachelor's Degree History. 5


Campus Resources

Average faculty salary: $75,726
Full time faculty: 72%

Undergraduate student-to-faculty ratio: 15.0

School's endowment start of year: $24,767,370 (2022)
School's endowment end of year: $32,970,926 (2022)