Fayetteville State University (FSU)

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FSU is a historically black college found in Fayetteville, NC. FSU has an enrollment of around six thousand students.

Students can report either the SAT Exam or ACT scores to Fayetteville State University. A score between 870 - 1010 on the SAT exam, or 17 - 21 on the ACT exam is among the 25th - 75th percentile range among admitted students. We were able to estimate the Fayetteville State University (FSU) average GPA (2.80 - 3.04) of admitted students by applying sampled GPA data on over 150 schools. About 70 percent of all students which applied were accepted at Fayetteville State University, and from those that were granted acceptance roughly 20 percent continued on to enroll. You can get more information from the admissions office website at .uncfsu.edu.

Overall Fayetteville State University (FSU) Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for Fayetteville State University was reported as 68.5% in Fall 2020 with over 4,860 applications submitted to this school. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • FSU ACT Scores: 17 - 21
  • FSU Average GPA: 2.80 - 3.04

How Hard Is It to Get into Fayetteville State University?

Applicant Selectivity: Low

Students applying to FSU have a higher chance of getting accepted due to the low selectivity of the school as determined by the average standardized test scores ACT/SAT and average high school GPA of applicants from previous years.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2024 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2024-2025 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Fayetteville State University has been getting much higher in the past few years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 59.3%
  • 2017-2018: 67.6%
  • 2018-2019: 67.9%
  • 2019-2020: 68.5%
  • Projected FSU Acceptance Rate 2024-2025: 62.3%

How Does Fayetteville State University (FSU) Compare?

This School
National Avg

The acceptance rate for Fayetteville State University is twenty-one percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Methodist University63.0%
Campbell University77.7%
University of North Carolina at Pembroke84.9%
Mount Olive College58.5%
Shaw University63.4%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Required
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Required
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Recommended
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2020)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Fayetteville State University (FSU) (Fall 2020)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading440 - 510
Math430 - 500
Total Score870 - 1010
ACT®Score Range
English15 - 20
Math16 - 21
Composite Score17 - 21
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