School Profile

Faulkner University

School Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

Montgomery, AL

$21,500

Avg tuition

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About Faulkner University

School Type: Private

Status: Non-profit

Accreditation: Regional

Religious Affiliation: Christian, Churches of Christ  While the student experience is largely unaffected at most schools with religious affiliations, some schools place more of an emphasis on religion. Learn how religious affiliations may impact students' experience.

Military Friendly: YesMilitary-friendly schools are Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges, offer the Yellow Ribbon Program, and have a dedicated point of contact to support veterans, military service members, and their families. Explore our college guide for service members and veterans to learn more.

Faulkner University is a small private university located on an urban campus in Montgomery, Alabama. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,922, and admissions are selective, with an acceptance rate of 65%. The university offers 39 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 19%, and a student-faculty ratio of 13:1. Tuition and fees for students are $21,500.

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Admissions Breakdown

Acceptance Rate Insight

This school has a high acceptance rate.

This school accepts students at a higher rate than other schools. High acceptance schools welcome 51-100% of all applicants.

65% of students were accepted during the 2021-2022 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Retention Rate Insight

64% of full-time students stayed to continue their studies the following academic year. These students started in Fall 2020 and returned in Fall 2021.

Graduation Rate Insight

19% of students graduated out of all full-time, first-time students who began their studies in Fall 2015. Keep in mind many students who enroll are not typically first-time students, as most are adult learners. Therefore, the number of first-time students is traditionally low.

Application Considerations

Test scores Considered (not required)

High school transcript Required

High school rank Recommended

Letter of recommendation Not required or recommended

High school GPA Required

Open admission No

Completion of college prep program Not required or recommended

Test of English as a foreign language (TOEFL) Recommended

Transfer Credit Policy

Dual enrollment Yes

Credit for qualified life experience* Implied no

Advance placement (AP) credits Yes

*This can include previous jobs, trainings, licenses/credentials, or seminars. You may need to complete an exam or provide a portfolio to earn credit.

SAT & ACT

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 16-23

SAT 25th-75th Percentile 990-1205

Learning Environment

Student Body Stats

This school has a student body of fewer than 5,000 students.

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3k

Students enrolled

55%

Online student enrollment

13:1

Student to faculty ratio

Ways Students Can Learn

Online Check Bold

Demographics

White

49%

Black

36%

Hispanic

3%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

3%

Unknown

2%

Two or more races

2%

Non-U.S. Citizen

2%

Asian

2%

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Female student population

58%

Socio-economic diversity

49% of students received an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

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Online Programs

Offers Online Programs

Yes

Online Programs

63

Total Online Enrollment

1,567

Student Location Breakout

Percent of Programs Online

0% On-campus

100% Online

Types of Online Programs Offered

Certificates X Bold Not offered

Associate Check Bold 100% online

Bachelor's Check Bold 100% online

Graduate Certificate X Bold Not offered

Master's Check Bold 100% online

Doctorate Check Bold 100% online

Student Charges

Tuition and Required Fees

Student Level In-state Out-of-state
Undergraduate $21,500 $21,500
Graduate $10,374 $10,374

Cost of Undergraduate Attendance

Costs based on full-time, first-time degree or certificate-seeking undergraduates for the 2021–2022 academic year.

Costs to Consider Price
Books and supplies $1,800
On-campus room and board $7,900
On-campus other expenses $4,400
Off-campus (not with family) room and board $7,900
Off-campus (not with family) other expenses $4,400
Off-campus (with family) other expenses $4,400

Total Undergraduate Cost

Total cost by category In-state Out-of-state
On-campus $35,600 $35,600
Off-campus without family $35,600 $35,600
Off-campus with family $27,700 $27,700

Financial Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

49%

State Grant Aid

69%

Institution Grant Aid

94%

Pell Grant

49%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid $6,800
State Grant Aid $1,232
Institution Grant Aid $13,452
Pell Grant Aid $4,783

Financial Outlook

$23k

Average student debt after graduation

$33k

Average salary 6 years after starting school

Varsity Athletic Teams

NAIA Division I

of the overall student body is a member of an athletic team.

Participation

Men Women
  • Basketball
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Volleyball
  • Baseball
  • Basketball

Degrees Awarded by Program

Degrees given for the 2021-2022 academic year.

1

Biological And Biomedical Sciences

BA

MA

DOC

2

Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services

BA

MA

DOC

3

Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services

BA

MA

DOC

4

Education

BA

MA

DOC

5

English Language And Literature/Letters

BA

MA

DOC

6

Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences

BA

MA

DOC

7

Health Professions And Related Programs

BA

MA

DOC

8

History

BA

MA

DOC

9

History

BA

MA

DOC

10

Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services

BA

MA

DOC

11

Legal Professions And Studies

BA

MA

DOC

12

Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities

BA

MA

DOC

13

Mathematics And Statistics

BA

MA

DOC