Baccalaureate graduates may be awarded with the following honors:
Graduation distinctions are awarded based on final cumulative statistics. To be eligible to graduate with honors, baccalaureate students must have completed a minimum of sixty (60) hours at Fayetteville State University:
To be eligible for either Valedictorian or Salutatorian honors, graduates must have completed all work leading to the degree at Fayetteville State University. Credit hours excluded from this requirement include: college or university credits earned prior to graduation from high school, credits hours earned while participating in an approved University Study Abroad Program, and military Physical Education credit. The university reserves the right to limit the number of excluded hours to 9. For second-degree seekers, prior degree credits awarded at FSU are not considered in the hours required for honors or Valedictorian or Salutatorian.