Faulkner University

5345 Atlanta Hwy, Montgomery, United States
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Overview of Faulkner University

About this school

Faulkner, founded in 1942, is a church-affiliated university. Programs are offered through the Alabama Christian College of Arts and Sciences and the Schools of Biblical Studies, Law, and Business and Executive Education. Its 78-acre campus is located in Montgomery.
  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:2,672
    • Men:1,060 Men (39.7%)
    • Women:1,612 Women (60.3%)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Faulkner University is minimally difficult: most freshmen were not in the top 50% of their high school class and scored somewhat below 1010 on the SAT I or below 19 on the ACT; up to 95% of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is recommended

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
3
4
Mathematics
3
4
Science
3
4
Foreign Language
-
1
Social Studies
-
2
History
3
-
Academic Electives
-
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required for some
July 31
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not Reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Accepted with or without writing component
ACT Writing Test Policy
SAT: No policy as of now ACT: No policy as of now

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
5345 Atlanta Highway
City, State, Zip
Montgomery, AL 36109-3398
Phone
(334) 386-7200
Fax
(334) 386-7268
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
No fee required
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer Of Admission
Not reported
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
-
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Not accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
Recommended for all freshmen
Letters Of Recommendation
2 recommended for all freshmen
Other
-
Financial Need
Financial need is a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
45% of 2,446 applicants were admitted
Women
Not reported
Men
Not reported

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
Not reported
Women
277 admitted students enrolled
Men
235 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.36
375 And Above
36%
3.50 - 3.74
20%
3.25 - 3.49
16%
3.00 - 3.24
13%
2.50 - 2.99
13%
2.00 - 2.49
2%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
523 average |460-560 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
0%
• Score 600 - 700
11%
• Score 500 - 600
51%
• Score 400 - 500
34%
• Score 300 - 400
3%
• Score 200 - 300
0%
• Score 700 - 800
3%
• Score 600 - 700
17%
• Score 500 - 600
40%
• Score 400 - 500
37%
• Score 300 - 400
3%
• Score 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
20 average |18-22 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
0%
• Score 24 - 29
16%
• Score 18 - 23
70%
• Score 12 - 17
14%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $21,690 (61.55%)
  • Room & Board: - $7,550 (21.42%)
  • Other Expenses: - $1,800 (5.11%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $4,200 (11.92%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expenses
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Faulkner University accepts installment plan, deferred payment

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline March 15 | Final deadline August 1
Award Notification Date
On or about May 1
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 001003
Free
State Aid Form
-

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
241 (77.2%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
241 (100.0%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
227 (94.2%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
19 (8.4%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
61%
Average Award
$15,296
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 162 (71.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,021
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 97 (42.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $960
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 177 (78.0%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
28 (9.0%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $7,566

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
1,482 (83.7%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
1,482 (100.0%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,408 (95.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
86 (6.1%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
52%
Average Award
$11,980
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,058 (75.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,691
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 246 (17.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $1,151
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 1,316 (93.5%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
80 (4.5%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $6,701

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
76%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$33,622
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
84.0%
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Religion/Biblical Studies
Creative Arts/Performance
Journalism/Publications, Music, Theater/Drama
Special Achievements/Activities
Cheerleading/Drum Major, Leadership, Religious Involvement
Special Characteristics
Adult Students, Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Faculty/Staff, Local/State Students, Out-of-State Students, Relatives of Clergy, Religious Affiliation, Siblings of Current Students

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$1,271

Academics & Instruction

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Students not required to own/lease a computer

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


124

Part-Time Faculty


156

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


28%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 46% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 26% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 19% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 4% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 3% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 1% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 36% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 54% of discussion sections/labs
  • 20-29 students: - 11% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
# of Students

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
425,521
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
496
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Faulkner University provides hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


58.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


11.8%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


22.7%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


27.6%

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (28)


  • Accounting
  • Bible/Biblical Studies
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
  • Divinity/Ministry
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Education, General
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • History, General
  • Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
  • Humanities/Humanistic Studies
  • Information Science/Studies
  • Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching
  • Legal Assistant/Paralegal
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Pastoral Studies/Counseling
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Pre-Engineering
  • Pre-Law Studies
  • Psychology, General
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Secondary Education and Teaching
  • Social Sciences, General
  • Sport and Fitness Administration/Management

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


Some online degree programs

Special Programs


Accelerated program, Distance learning, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Business/marketing, Homeland security, law enforcement, firefighting, and protective services, Education, Psychology

Online Degrees


None

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Juris Doctor

Master's Programs of Study (9)


  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Counselor Education
  • Criminal Justice and Criminology
  • Education--General
  • History
  • Liberal Studies
  • Missions and Missiology
  • Pastoral Ministry and Counseling
  • Theology

Campus Life

Location & Geography

Population


205,293

Nearest Metropolitan Area


Montgomery

Campus Size


75 acres

Weather


Temperature
35.8 average low in January, 89.4 average high in September
Rain
108 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Bus Station
Montgomery
Nearest Train Station
Montgomery

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Men only housing, women only housing, disabled student housing

Students of College Housing


25% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Students required to live on campus through junior year

Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


75%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Not offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics
Mascot
Eagle
School Colors
Royal blue, grey, and white

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Football
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Volleyball

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Football
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Volleyball

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
basketball, bowling, golf, racquetball, soccer, softball, table tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


Faulkner University offers choral groups, marching band, drama theatre, student newspaper, student government, marching band, dinner theatre, acappella chorus, phi lambda/kappa social clubs

Sororities


32% of women participate

Fraternities


21% of men participate

ROTC


Army ROTC is offered off campus, Air Force ROTC offered off campus

Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


1,744

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
2,672
Women
1,612
Men
1,060

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 0.5% Asian
  • 44.1% Black/African-American
  • 1.9% Hispanic/Latino
  • 2.0% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.4% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 49.1% White
  • 1.8% Unknown

International Students


2.2% from 29 countries

Average Age


28

Number of Graduate Students


678

Student Resources

Study resources