Faulkner University


Highest Degree Offered: Masters

College Type: Private

Campus Type:

Academic Calendar: Semester

State: Alabama


Located in Montgomery Alabama, Faulkner University is a private, Christian university. Faulkner takes its Christian identity seriously, and the school is committed to Biblical truth and service. Through its undergraduate and graduate programs, Faulkner University offers 65 degrees. Among undergraduates, programs in business administration, management and criminal justice are by far the most popular. While professional fields are the most heavily enrolled, the university's curriculum is grounded in the liberal arts. High achieving students should look into Faulkner's Honors Program--it has a Great Books approach to learning, a strong Christian focus, and many academic and professional perks. In athletics, the Faulkner Eagles compete in the NAIA Southern States Athletic Conference for most sports.

Most Popular Majors

Business Administration, Criminal Justice, Management

Student/Faculty Numbers

Total Students: 3103
Total Grad Students: 541
Undergraduate Students: 2562
Faculty: 92

Total Student/Faculty Ratio: 34:1
Undergraduate Student/Faculty Ratio: 28:1

Percent Male: 38%
Percent Female: 62%

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Alumni Giving Rate: %

Graduation and Retention Information

Four-Year Graduation Rate: 12%

Six-Year Graduation Rate: 35%

Transfer-Out Rate

Graduation and Retention Data From: Spring 2010

Contact Information

5345 Atlanta Hwy
Montgomery Alabama 36109

Website: http://www.faulkner.edu

Main Email:

Main Phone: 334-272-5820

Additional Campuses:
Birmingham Campus
4524 Southlake Parkway
Hoover, AL 35244

Huntsville Campus
420 Wynn Drive
Huntsville, AL 35805

Mobile Campus
3943 Airport Road
Mobile , AL 36609

Admissions Contact:
Tim Stickel
Director , Admissions
(800) 879-9816 Ü´¾ 7200

Transfer Services Contact:

International Admissions Contact:

Athletics Contact:
Brent Barker
Director, Athletics
(334) 386-7231

Applying to Transfer

Transfer Agreements:

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High School Transcript Required?

Minimum GPA for Applying:
See the minimum grade requirement below for GPA details.

Minimum Grades for Transfer:
The grade for any transferred course must be a C or better. Dean's approval may be sought for transferring particular courses with grades of D if the student transfers with an overall GPA of 2.0 or better (not for credit in your majors.

Credits (Min/Max):
You may transfer no more than 68 semester hours from 2-year institutions. You must earn at least 25% of hours in residency to receive associate or bachelor degrees. To receive bachelor degrees, you must earn 60 hours at the senior college level.

Test Scores for Applying:
Applicants must submit official copies of their ACT or SAT scores.

Letters of Recommendation Required:
Reference forms should be completed by a non-family member and returned to us by the evaluator. One reference should be completed by the high school guidance counselor, and the other from a church leader.

Essay(s) required:
Faulkner does not publish a requirement for the submission of an essay.

Application Fee:
There is a $25 nonrefundable application fee.

Other Requirements:
If university housing is requested, a $50 housing reservation fee is required.

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Standardized Testing

ACT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
Composite 17 25
English 16 25
Math 16 23
SAT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
Critical Reading 281 483
Math 254 472
Writing 255 449

Standardized Testing Notes:

Transfer Statistics

Transfers Applied:

Transfers Accepted:

Transfer Percentage Accepted: %

Freshmen Percentage Accepted: 58%

Difference Between Transfer and Freshmen Acceptance Rates: -58%

Admissions Data From: Fall 2010


Books: 1800

Other Expenses: 3500

Room and Board: 6650

Tuition and Fees: 15880

Total Cost: 27830

Note on Costs:

Costs Data From: 2011-12

Financial Aid

General Financial Aid Information:
Faulkner costs less than many private colleges, plus we have as strong a program of scholarships and need-based financial aid as you will find anywhere.

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Average Amount of Aid – Grants:

Average Amount of Aid – Loans: 6710

Percent of New Students Receiving Aid: 85%

Percent of New Students Receiving Grants: 81%

Percent of New Students Receiving Loans: 71%

Financial Aid Data From: Fall 2010

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