Fayetteville State University is located in Fayetteville, North Carolina. A historically Black University, its was founded in 1867 by seven African-American men who pooled their resources together to purchase a lot on which they were determined to establish a school for the education of Black children in Fayetteville.
Today, the university is a comprehensive regional university which aims to provide its students with high-quality education that will prepare them for their role as global citizens equipped to deal with the ever-changing demands of a diverse world community. It aims to achieve its mission through the provision of academic programs with a strong liberal arts foundation, focused professional training and definitive graduate programs.
The university offers Bachelor’s degrees, Master’s degrees, and a doctoral degree in educational leadership through its distinguished schools; namely, the College of Arts and Sciences, the School of Business and Economics, and the School of Education. The university also offers a degree in Military Education with majors in Aerospace Studies and Army ROTC. It also offers Online Degree Completion courses for students who enroll at least 75% of their upper-division coursework online. Students enrolled in the Online Degree Completion course must have completed the university’s college core curriculum.
For academic year 2009-2010, cost of tuition and fees for undergraduate students is US$3,834.52 for in-state, non-boarders and US$14,178.16 for out-of-state non-boarders. For boarders or those who live on campus, the cost of tuition and fees is US$9,254.52 for in-state students and US$19,598.16 for out-of-state students. Tuition cost for graduate students is US$3,807.67 per credit hours for in-state enrollees and US$13,494.16 for out-of-state enrollees. Financial aid in the form of loans and scholarships for qualified students are available.
For more information about admissions, financial aid or online learning opportunities such as distance education degree programs and online classes, please contact Fayetteville State University.