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Fayetteville State University Admission 2020-2021, Requirement, Deadline & Acceptance Rate

Updated On - October 22nd 2019By -  Nidhi Mittal

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Fayetteville State University, also known as FSU is a historically black public regional university located in Fayetteville North California. With an acceptance rate of 68%, the university is moderately competitive in nature. Present enrollment of the University is 6020 students with more than 82% of students receiving some form of financial aid.

Minimum GPA required to apply is 2.5 on a scale of 4 which is mildly competitive, however median GPA of qualifying students is around 3.2.

  • The institution offers admission on early decision and early action basis, with the application deadlines of regular admission still rolling.
  • Candidates can apply online on the university’s application portal by submitting a non- refundable application fee of $40.
  • The university is acknowledged for its low student to faculty ratio of 15:1, with only 42% of its classes having more than 20 students.
  • The average test scores required to meet the university requirements are:
    • ACT: 17 onwards (moderately competitive)
    • SAT: 910 or above (moderately competitive)


Application PortalUndergraduates: Online Application Portal
Graduates: Online Application Portal
Application Fee$40 (non-refundable)
Payment ModeCredit/Debit Cards and Paypal
GPAMinimum: 2.5
Acceptance Rate82% (For International Students)
Tuition Fees$16523
Early Action and IntakeYes
Intake SessionsFall, Spring, and Winter
Academic CalendarSemester-Based

Fayetteville State University Admission Deadlines

Fall/WinterJune 30
SpringDecember 1
SummerSummer I: May 1;
Summer II: June 1
Last date to submit ACT/SAT scoresJuly 18
Application DeadlinesVaries for different courses

Fayetteville State University International Student Admissions

International Candidates who are interested in applying to FSU, have to meet some additional requirements and go through visa compliances, before being invited for enrollment.

Admission requirements for international students:

  • Attested copies of secondary school transcripts having course-by-course evaluation.
  • A completely filled, certificate of finances form.
  • SAT/ACT scores and a minimum GPA of 2.5.

Visa process for international students

After being accepted into the university, candidates are supposed to work on their visa application process as soon as possible, the university aids in the process by allocating an International Student Advisor to facilitate the process.

The candidates are supposed to obtain an F1 work visa before official enrollment into the university.

Obtaining F1 Visa:

  • The accepted students will be enrolled in the Student and Exchange Visitor Information System and provide the students with i-20 form.
  • Complete the Online Nonimmigrant Visa Application, Form DS-160 and complete the online visa application and upload the photograph according to compliances.
  • Schedule an interview with the US embassy at the nearest location.

Language Requirements for International Students

Proof of English Language Proficiency for non-native speakers can be fulfilled by achieving one of the following:

TestMinimum Score Required
SAT Reading Score450
TOEFLInternet-Based: 61
Paper Test: 500

Fayetteville State University Undergraduate Admissions 

Fayetteville State University offers 43 Bachelor's program for its undergraduate applicants, the basic admission process is identical for all the courses offered.

Fayetteville State Univerity admission requirements for undergraduate applicants:

  • A completely filled undergraduate application form, along with an essay.
  • Attested copies of secondary school transcripts having course-by-course evaluation.
  • Fulfillment of GPA and standardized test score requirements.
  • Minimum course requirements to be eligible for admission:
    • Four-course units of English
    • Two units of a language other than English
    • Four-course units of Mathematics
    • Three-course units of Science
    • Two-course units of Social Studies
    • Six units of electives from the areas of language, literature, mathematics, science, social studies, or business.

Fayetteville State University Graduate Admissions

The university offers 23 Masters Programmes to select from.

Application Portal:

CourseApplication DeadlineAdmission RequirementsEnglish Language Proficiency
MBA (All Concentrations)Fall: April 15 Spring: October 15Official GRE Scores; Additional requirements*TOEFL: 500; IELTS: 6
M.S. in Criminal JusticeFall: July 15 Spring: November 15 Summer: April 15Undergraduate degree from an accredited institution with a minimum GPA of 2.75; Additional requirements**TOEFL: 500 IELTS: 6
M.Ed Elementary EducationFall: July 15 Spring: November 15 Summer: April 15Bachelor's Degree with a Minimum GPA of 2.7; Competitive MAT/GRE Scores; Additional requirements***TOEFL: 500; IELTS: 6
Master of Arts in TeachingFall: July 15 Spring: November 15 Summer: April 15Bachelor's Degree with a minimum GPA of 2.7; Competitive MAT/GRE Scores; Additional requirements****TOEFL: 500; IELTS: 6
Master of School AdministrationFall: July 15 Spring: November 15 Summer: April 15Undergraduate GPA of 2.75; GRE or MAT scores; Additional requirements*****TOEFL: 500; IELTS: 6

*Official transcripts; recommendation letters

**2 LOR’S; Personal Statement

***North California A level License; 3 LOR’S

****3 LOR’S

*****Official transcripts; Statement of Purpose; A personal interview; An on-demand writing sample; 3 LOR’S; North California A level License

Undergraduate admission decisions are provided on a rolling basis within 48 hours of completing the application.

Students should be aware of the BroncoVille portal. They will have to make use of this portal to keep up with everything that is happening at FSU before they even apply. A campus tour can be arranged using this portal. Other than that, students can check their application status and even view their admission decision and keep track of their enrollment steps after admission.

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