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Fayetteville State University Demographics & Diversity

Fayetteville, North Carolina

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Fayetteville State University are primarily Black with a smaller White population. The school has medium racial diversity. 81% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Fayetteville State University is a Historically Black College and University (HBCU) primarily serving the African-American community.

Racial demographics of Fayetteville State University students
Race Percent of Students
White 19%
Black 64%
Hispanic 6%
Asian 1%
American Indian / Alaskan 3%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
International 0%
Race Unknown 6%
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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 107% more female students than male students enrolled at Fayetteville State University with a gender ratio of 67% women to 33% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Fayetteville State University has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Fayetteville State University students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 33%
Women 67%
Enrollment by gender for Fayetteville State University students
Gender Number of Students
Men 2,058
Women 4,260

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

Fayetteville State University serves a very low number of students outside of North Carolina, with 92 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Fayetteville State University students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 92%
Out of State 4%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 4%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$49,808 per year

79% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 44.1%
Part time Undergrads 23.7%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=198543 IPEDS survey data for Fayetteville State University.