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Fayetteville Colleges, Universities, Trade and Vocational Schools

Fayetteville Colleges and Schools

With cobblestone streets lining downtown Fayetteville, N.C., as well as galleries, museums, and night life, there is plenty for college students to discover and explore in this area. Fort Bragg military base is just to the west, too. There also are trails and parks within the city as well as restaurants boasting delicious flavors and tastes. And since Fayetteville's founding dates back to 1739, this area could be right for any student pursuing history, government, or any other educational program at one of the Fayetteville colleges and schools.

Colleges in Fayetteville, North Carolina

  • Fayetteville State University: This second-oldest public institution of higher learning in the Tar Heel state was founded in 1867 and boasts a diverse student learning community. This liberal arts college offers bachelors, master's and doctoral degrees that can be found primarily in the arts and sciences, business and economics, and education.
  • Methodist University: Encouraging students to find their "one" thing, this Methodist school focuses on leadership development, community engagement, global education and undergraduate research and creativity. Bachelors degrees in more than 80 majors are offered, but there also are several master's degrees available.
  • Fayetteville Technical Community College: Whether its the arts and humanities, business, computers information, health or more, FTCC has many different choices for students interested in diplomas, certificates and two-year programs. There also are online programs, opportunities for high school students to accelerate their learning, and services available to military members and veterans.
  • Carolina College of Biblical Studies: This Fayettevile college offers opportunities to complete two and four-year degrees in biblical studies, as well as in several specialty minors. There is a library and bookstore on-campus as well as options for online learning.

Fun Facts about Fayetteville Colleges

  • Students at Fayetteville State University love their Broncos football team so much, that there even is an on-campus bronco-iRadio.com station for news, music and more and also an app that can be downloaded to listen in through a phone.
  • Yes, Methodist University has track and football fields and outdoor basketball and volleyball courts, but it also boasts an 18-hole golf course on campus.
  • If you happen to be a parent in need of child care help, Fayetteville Technical Community College provides on-campus child care for kids six weeks through five years of age and after-school care for those up to age 12.

Sources:

  1. About Fayetteville, FACVB Tourism Department, http://www.visitfayettevillenc.com/about/staff.html
  2. Academics, Fayetteville Technical Community College, http://www.faytechcc.edu/academics/
  3. Home, Carolina College of Biblical Studies, http://www.ccbs.edu/
  4. Schools and Colleges, Fayetteville State University, http://www.uncfsu.edu/schools-and-colleges
  5. University Profile, Methodist University, http://www.methodist.edu/university-profile

Fayetteville Colleges with Open Admissions

Schools open to most or all qualified applicants (qualifications vary).
Based on 2008-2009 information.

Fayetteville Beauty College
3442 Bragg Blvd
Fayetteville, NC 28303

  • Programs: cosmetology, cosmetoloty instructor
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates.
  • Student Body: 18 students, 50 full-time equivalent.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. Remedial services.

Fayetteville Technical Community College
2201 Hull Rd
Fayetteville, NC 28303-0236

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: early childhood education, liberal arts and sciences, liberal arts and humanities, business management, funeral and mortuary, registered nursing, licensed practical nurse, phlebotomy
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates. Associate's.
  • Student Body: 9,063 students, 8,574 full-time equivalent.
  • Flexibility: Distance learning. Weekend classes available. Credit for experience. AP credits. Some high school credits accepted.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. On-campus daycare. Remedial services.

Montgomery's Hairstyling Academy
222 Tallywood Shopping Ctr
Fayetteville, NC 28303-5364

  • Programs: cosmetology, cosmetoloty instructor, manicurist
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates.
  • Student Body: 115 students, 198 full-time equivalent.

Colleges in Fayetteville with Selective Admissions

These schools do not admit all qualified applicants.
Based on 2008-2009 information.

Fayetteville State University
1200 Murchison Rd
Fayetteville, NC 28301-4298

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: business management, psychology, criminal justice and safety, registered nursing, sociology, history, teacher education, biology
  • Degrees/Certificates: Bachelor's. Master's. Doctor's.
  • Student Body: 6,692 students, 5,822 full-time equivalent.
  • Dorms: 1,274 student capacity.
  • SAT 25-75th percentile: Verbal: 370-450. Math: 380-470. Writing: 360-440.
  • Flexibility: Distance learning. Weekend classes available. Credit for experience. AP credits. Some high school credits accepted.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. On-campus daycare. Remedial services. Study abroad option. Member of a national athletic association.

Methodist University
5400 Ramsey St
Fayetteville, NC 28311-1420

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: business administration, business management, physician assistant, biological and biomedical sciences, social work, elementary school teaching, sociology, criminal justice and administration
  • Degrees/Certificates: Associate's. Bachelor's. Master's.
  • Student Body: 2,118 students, 1,934 full-time equivalent.
  • Dorms: 991 student capacity.
  • SAT 25-75th percentile: Verbal: 430-530. Math: 450-570. Writing: 410-520.
  • Flexibility: Distance learning. Weekend classes available. Credit for experience. AP credits. Some high school credits accepted.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. Remedial services. Member of a national athletic association.
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Colleges in Nearby Cities and Towns

(Student count includes part-time and full-time; not all students live in the city or town. Data as of 2007.)

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Students Dorms
Dunn Colleges 1 9,196 84 40

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