Faulkner University Overview
Faulkner University is a private not-for-profit institution situated in Montgomery, Alabama. The location of Faulkner is great for students who prefer living in an urban area.
What Is Faulkner University Known For?
- The highest degree offered at Faulkner is the doctor's degree.
- In 2017-2018, 45% of the faculty were full-time.
Faulkner University Rankings
College Factual ranked Faulkner as #1,561 out of 1,715 colleges and universities in the country on its 2021 Best Colleges list. Faulkner also holds the #24 spot on the Best Colleges in Alabama ranking.
The following table lists the notable rankings from College Factual that Faulkner has received.
Notable Undergraduate Rankings for Faulkner
|Best Colleges for Non-Traditional Students||964|
|Best Colleges for International Students||1,177|
|Best Colleges for Diversity||1,185|
|Best Colleges for Veterans||1,349|
|Best Colleges for the Money||1,423|
Where Is Faulkner University?
Contact details for Faulkner are given below.
|Address:||5345 Atlanta Hwy, Montgomery, AL 36109-3390|
How Do I Get Into Faulkner?
You can apply to Faulkner online at: applynow.myfaulkner.org/inquiryform
Admission Requirements for Faulkner
|High School GPA||required|
|High School Rank||recommended|
|High School Transcript||required|
|College Prep Program||neither required nor recommended|
|SAT or ACT Scores||required|
How Hard Is It To Get Into Faulkner?
Approximately 41% of accepted students are men and 59% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 55%, and the acceptance rate for women is 49%.
Average Test Scores
About 11% of students accepted to Faulkner submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 460 and 590. Math scores were between 460 and 560.
Can I Afford Faulkner University?
Net Price by Income Group for Faulkner
|$0-30 K||$30K-48K||$48-75||$75-110K||$110K +|
The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.
Student Loan Debt
Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Faulkner, approximately 75% of students took out student loans averaging $5,946 a year. That adds up to $23,784 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at Faulkner is 12.5%. This is higher than the national default rate of 10.1% so you should proceed with caution when taking out student loans.
Faulkner University Undergraduate Student Diversity
There are also 678 graduate students at the school.
Of the 1,744 full-time undergraduates at Faulkner, 40% are male and 60% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Faulkner University students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||798|
|Hispanic or Latino||30|
Alabama students aren't the only ones who study at Faulkner University. At this time, 12 states are represented by the student population at the school.
Over 29 countries are represented at Faulkner. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Argentina, Brazil, and Venezuela.
Online Learning at Faulkner University
The following chart shows how the online learning population at Faulkner has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 10th most popular in Alabama for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.
Online Growth Rankings of Faulkner
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Faulkner University was 30.0%. This is the #699 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Faulkner regardless of major.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Faulkner majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
|Major||1-Year Growth Rate|
|Mental & Social Health Services||6%|
|Teacher Education Grade Specific||9%|
|Theological & Ministerial Studies||40%|
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Faulkner ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Faulkner.
When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.
Faulkner University Majors
In 2017-2018, Faulkner University awarded 1,024 undergraduate degrees and 558 graduate degrees. The table below shows the number of awards for each major.
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
More about our data sources and methodologies.