Fayetteville State University Admission Requirements
Chances of getting into Fayetteville State University
|Admission Standards||Extremely Easy|
How hard is it to get into Fayetteville State University and can I get accepted? The school has a 68% acceptance rate ranking it #36 in North Carolina for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 2,607 out of 3,859 applicants were admitted making Fayetteville State University a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Academically, it has extremely easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 69 percent. Fayetteville State University typically accepts and attracts "B-" average high school students. Only 26% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.
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Fayetteville State University SAT Scores
Applicants Submitting SAT58%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||480|
|SAT Math 25th||470|
|SAT Composite 25th||950|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||560|
|SAT Math 75th||540|
|SAT Composite 75th||1100|
|Average SAT Score||1030|
SAT Scores you need to get in
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Fayetteville State University?
Fayetteville State University typically requires applicants to be in the top 69 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 950 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 870. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1030 out of 1600. The school ranks #41 in North Carolina for highest average SAT composite score. 58 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1100 and Above||Good||>78%|
|1025 to 1100||Avg +||68%-78%|
|950 to 1025||Avg -||56%-68%|
|875 to 950||Reach||42%-56%|
|Less than 875||Low||<42%|
Fayetteville State University ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT37%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||15|
|ACT Math 25th||16|
|ACT Composite 25th||17|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||20|
|ACT Math 75th||20|
|ACT Composite 75th||20|
|Average ACT Score||18|
ACT Scores needed to get accepted
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Fayetteville State University?
Admission data indicates that Fayetteville State University regularly accepts students with ACT's of 17 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 69 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 16 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 18 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 20 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #39 in North Carolina for highest average ACT composite score. 37 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Fayetteville State University.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|20 and Above||Good||>81%|
|18 to 20||Avg +||68%-81%|
|17 to 18||Avg -||60%-68%|
|16 to 17||Reach||51%-60%|
|Less than 16||Low||<51%|
Avg. High School GPA2.95
Typical High School GradesB-
You can get into Fayetteville State University with slightly below average high school grades. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Fayetteville State University was 2.95 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B- students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #45 in North Carolina for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Fayetteville State University accepts 68% of students who apply.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Admission Chances|
|3.50 to 3.75||8%||Good|
|3.25 to 3.50||10%||Good|
|3.00 to 3.25||16%||Avg +|
|2.75 to 3.00||35%||Avg +|
|2.50 to 2.75||21%||Reach|
|2.25 to 2.50||1%||Reach|
|2.00 to 2.25||N/A%||Low|
52% of Fayetteville State University freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.
|High School Class Rank||Freshmen Within Range|
|Top 10% of class||4%|
|Top 25% of class||17%|
|Top 50% of class||52%|
|Bottom 50% of class||48%|
|Bottom 25% of class||10%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||23%||32%||26%|
Applications are DueAug 25, 2020
Days left to Apply313
Applicants have 313 days left until the Fall 2020 term applications are due on Aug 25, 2020.
Seniors, these are the SAT and ACT test dates you can still sit for a test and send your results to Fayetteville State University before the Aug 25 application deadline.
|SAT Test Date||Scores Available|
|Nov 2||Nov 15|
|Dec 7||Dec 20|
|Mar 14||Mar 27|
|May 2||May 15|
|Jun 6||Jul 15|
|ACT Test Date||Scores Available|
|Oct 26||Nov 14|
|Dec 14||Dec 24|
|Feb 8||Feb 19|
|Apr 4||Apr 14|
|Jun 13||Jun 23|
|Jul 18||Jul 28|
What are the requirements for admission to Fayetteville State University and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Required|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Required|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
|Credit for Life Experiences||Yes|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=198543 IPEDS survey data for Fayetteville State University.