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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?

1,744 Full-Time Undergraduates
$25,557 Avg Cost After Aid
51% Acceptance Rate
  • 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

Ranking Type Rank
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
Best Colleges 1,561

Where Is Faulkner University?

Location of Faulkner University

Contact details for Faulkner are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 5345 Atlanta Hwy, Montgomery, AL 36109-3390
Phone: 334-272-5820
Website: www.faulkner.edu
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/FaulknerUniversity
Twitter: https://twitter.com/FaulknerEdu

How Do I Get Into Faulkner?

You can apply to Faulkner online at: applynow.myfaulkner.org/inquiryform

Admission Requirements for Faulkner

Submission Required?
High School GPA required
High School Rank recommended
High School Transcript required
College Prep Program neither required nor recommended
Recommendations recommended
SAT or ACT Scores required
TOEFL recommended

How Hard Is It To Get Into Faulkner?

51% Acceptance Rate
59% Of Accepted Are Women
11% Submit SAT Scores
The acceptance rate at Faulkner is 51%, which is a sign that the school is fairly selective. While it may not be as hard to get into as other colleges, you should not take admission for granted.

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.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Faulkner University  ( 460 to 590 )
200
800

SAT Math Scores for Faulkner University  ( 460 to 560 )
200
800
Faulkner received ACT scores from 80% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 17 and 23. Math scores were between 16 and 22. Composite scores were between 18 and 22.

ACT English Scores for Faulkner University  ( 17 to 23 )
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36
ACT Math Scores for Faulkner University  ( 16 to 22 )
1
36
ACT Composite Scores for Faulkner University  ( 18 to 22 )
1
36

Can I Afford Faulkner University?

$25,557 Net Price
75% Take Out Loans
12.5% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of Faulkner is $25,557. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for Faulkner

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$26,663 $25,121 $23,374 $24,400 $26,501

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

1,744 Full-Time Undergraduates
60% Women
51% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 2,672 undergraduate students at Faulkner, with 1,744 being full-time and 928 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Faulkner

There are also 678 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 1,744 full-time undergraduates at Faulkner, 40% are male and 60% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Faulkner

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Faulkner University students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Faulkner Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 6
Black or African American 798
Hispanic or Latino 30
White 787
International Students 53
Other Races/Ethnicities 70

Geographic Diversity

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

1,124 Took All Classes Online
1,665 Took At Least One Class Online
30.0% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
There are 12 bachelor’s degree and 16 master’s degree programs available online at Faulkner. In 2017-2018, 1,665 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Faulkner has changed over the last few years.

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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
Accounting 42%
Education 43%
General Business/Commerce 20%
Health Professions 8%
Mental & Social Health Services 6%
Other Psychology 40%
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.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Other Psychology #5
Management Sciences & Quantitative Methods #9
Mental & Social Health Services #12
Clinical, Counseling & Applied Psychology #18
Pastoral Counseling & Specialized Ministries #18
Human Resource Management #24
Biblical Studies #25
General Business/Commerce #34
Theological & Ministerial Studies #38
Psychology #49
Theology & Religious Vocations #58
Criminal Justice & Corrections #80
Liberal Arts General Studies #81
Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities #81
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting #88
Business Administration & Management #191
Health Professions #204
Business, Management & Marketing #237

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.

Major Associate’s Bachelor’s Master’s Doctor’s
Accounting 0 12 0 0
Biblical Studies 0 0 2 0
Biochemistry, Biophysics & Molecular Biology 0 3 0 0
Business Administration & Management 0 128 65 0
Clinical, Counseling & Applied Psychology 0 24 0 0
Computer Information Systems 1 4 0 0
Computer Science 0 1 0 0
Criminal Justice & Corrections 2 78 56 0
Curriculum & Instruction 0 0 22 0
Drama & Theater Arts 0 2 0 0
General Biology 0 3 0 0
General Business/Commerce 0 108 0 0
General English Literature 0 6 0 0
General Social Sciences 0 8 0 0
Health & Physical Education 0 15 0 0
Health/Medical Prep Programs 0 6 0 0
History 0 1 0 0
Human Resource Management 0 50 0 0
Interdisciplinary Studies 0 9 0 0
Law 0 0 0 57
Liberal Arts General Studies 12 2 0 8
Management Sciences & Quantitative Methods 0 7 13 0
Mathematics 0 2 0 0
Mental & Social Health Services 0 0 34 0
Missionary Studies 0 1 0 0
Music 0 1 0 0
Non-Professional General Legal Studies 0 8 0 0
Other Psychology 0 5 0 0
Pastoral Counseling & Specialized Ministries 0 1 0 0
Teacher Education Grade Specific 0 4 18 0
Teacher Education Subject Specific 0 4 3 0
Theological & Ministerial Studies 0 4 1 0
Total 30 994 428 130

References

*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.

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