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Fayetteville State University


In 1865, a "sophisticated" education agenda was already underway in Fayetteville’s black community. A year after the Civil War ended, the Phillips School provided primary education to Fayetteville’s black citizens, and the Sumner School provided intermediate education for this population. 


In support of the mission of Fayetteville State University, the School of Education is committed to educating and preparing individuals at the undergraduate and graduate levels for professions in the fields of education, research, and service. The School of Education seeks to prepare the education professional as a facilitator of learning through the development of cognitive, psychomotor, and affective learning patterns. The school is further committed to providing leadership in teacher education throughout the region, state, and nation.


The Research and Technology Transfer Office at Fayetteville State University promotes collaboration, innovation, technology transfer, partnership, and supports economic development.


Career Services at Fayetteville State University is committed to educating and preparing our diverse student and alumni population for graduate/professional schools and the world of work by offering career development programs and services. Through collaborative partnerships, best practices, research, technology, and the provision of professional support that leads to student success, our goal is for FSU students and alumni to become talented professionals in pursuit of their desired career paths while being exemplary contributors to society at large.

Housing services

Campus buildings:

  • Barber
  • Bronco Card Office
  • Bryant Hall
  • Butler
  • Capel Arena
  • Central Warehouse
  • Chesnutt Library
  • Collins
  • Cook
  • Facilities Management
  • Hackley Honors Hall
  • Harris Hall
  • Helen T. Chick
  • Hood Hall
  • Institutional Advancement
  • Joyner Hall
  • Knuckles
  • Lauretta Taylor
  • Lilly
  • Lyons Science
  • Lyons Science Annex
  • Maintenance Shop
  • McLeod Hall
  • Mitchell
  • New Residence Hall
  • Newbold
  • Nick Jeralds Stadium
  • Nursing
  • Paige House
  • Renaissance Hall
  • Rosenthal

Library services

The Archives and Special Collections Department serves as the repository for the official records of Fayetteville State University and actively participates in the acquisition, arrangement and preservation of materials that document the socio-economic, political and cultural development of African-Americans in the local community, southeastern region and the State of North Carolina.

ICT services

Computer labs:

  • Microsoft Windows 7 Professional
  • Microsoft Office 2010
  • SSH Client
  • Acrobat Reader 9
  • SPSS
  • Mathmatica 7
  • Mat Lab 2009
  • JMP 8
  • Microsoft Visual Studio
  • Python 2.4 and 2.5
  • Microsoft Digital Image Suite
  • Dr Scheme
  • IMG Burn
  • Mozilla Firefox
  • Test Gen Plugins
  • MyIt Lab
  • MyMath Lab
  • Microsoft Security Essentials Virus Scanner

Medical services

Student Health Services strives to provide you with high quality health care, wellness education, and health promotion services to enable you to develop and maintain a solid foundation for healthy lifestyle practices. Student Health Services "supports all initiatives to create a healthy campus climate guided by the values of cultural inclusion, respect, equality, and equity".

Campus life

The FSU campus is constantly evolving to meet the changing needs of our growing student body. We are a midsize university set on 92 acres where 75 percent of the buildings are new or newly renovated.

Sports facilities

  • The Health, Physical Education and Recreation Complex, completed in 1995 and known as one of the best in the NCAA's Division II,  was named after Felton J. Capel, a Fayetteville State University Board of Trustee Member.
  • The Health, Physical Education and Recreation Building also boasts an indoor walking track, an aerobics studio, racquetball courts, outdoor tennis courts, weight rooms and the athletic department's athletic training facility.
  • In addition to serving as the home floor for the Broncos' men's and women's basketball teams, Capel Arena also has hosted graduations, concerts, step shows and probates. The arena also hosts the annual Athletics Banquet.

Student clubs

  • People often learn most by doing; so, we encourage you to take advantage of the many opportunities offered outside of the classroom. You will find these opportunities in your residence hall and through student organizations.
  • If you would like to learn more about campus activities, help organize a club, become a member of an organization or make suggestions about activities or programs.

Noted for excellence in teacher education, FSU has accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) since 1954.

Fayetteville, North Carolina, United States

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