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Get the facts about Faulkner University. Learn how it ranks, what majors it offers, how diverse it is, and much more. Want to know more about a specific stat? Just click on its tile, and you'll go to a page that goes more in-depth on that subject. You can also use the links below to go directly to any section on this page.

How Well Is Faulkner University Ranked?

2021 Rankings

College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities in its annual rankings and ranks them in a variety of ways, including most diverse, best overall quality, best for non-traditional students, and much more.

Faulkner University was awarded 12 badges in the 2021 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is business, management and marketing.

Overall Quality

College Factual ranked Faulkner as #1,561 out of 1,715 colleges and universities in the country on its 2021 Best Colleges list.

Out of the 30 colleges in Alabama, Faulkner is ranked at #24.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Faulkner?

Acceptance Rate

The acceptance rate at Faulkner University is a competitive 51%, so make sure you take your application seriously when putting it together. Even leaving out a minor detail could be a reason to move you to the rejection pile.

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 )

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

ACT Composite Scores for Faulkner University  ( 18 to 22 )

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Faulkner University Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio is often used to estimate how much interaction there is between professors and their students at a college or university. At Faulkner University, this ratio is 15 to 1, which is on par with the national average of 15 to 1. That's not bad at all.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

Another measure that is often used to estimate how much access students will have to their professors is how many faculty members are full-time. The idea here is that part-time faculty tend to spend less time on campus, so they may not be as available to students as full-timers.

The full-time faculty percentage at Faulkner University is 45%. This is comparable to the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  45 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Faulkner University

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate is a sign of how many full-time students like a college or university well enough to come back for their sophomore year. At Faulkner University this rate is 58%, which is a bit lower than the national average of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  58 out of 100

Graduation Rate

When we say that a student has graduated on time, we mean that they have finished their bachelor's degree within four years. The on-time graduation rate at Faulkner is 9%. That's lower than the national rate of 33.3%

On-Time Graduation Rate  9 out of 100

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Good Overall Diversity at Faulkner

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 2,192 undergraduates at Faulkner with 1,484 being full-time and 708 being part-time.

Faulkner Diversity Score

College Factual computes an overall diversity score for each college and university that takes gender, ethnicity, geographic location, and age into account. Schools with the best mixtures of students with respect to these factors are ranked the highest, and those that cater to just one or two student groups are ranked the lowest.

The overall diversity score for Faulkner is 66.30 out of 100, meaning that is is more diverse than most schools in the country.

Overall Diversity Score  66.30 out of 100
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How Much Does Faulkner University Cost?

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.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of Faulkner, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

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.

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How Much Money Do Faulkner Graduates Make?

The pay for some majors is higher than others, but on average, students who graduate with a bachelor's degree from Faulkner make about $35,400 a year during their first few years of employment after graduation. This is about 11% less that the average pay for college graduates overall. However, graduates with your major may make more.


See which majors at Faulkner University make the most money.

Location of Faulkner University

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.

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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

Faulkner University Majors

During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 35 majors graduated from Faulkner University. Of these students, 512 received undergraduate degrees and 279 graduated with a master's or doctor's degree. The following table lists the most popular undergraduate majors along with the average salary graduates from those majors make.

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Business Administration & Management 128 $39,000
General Business/Commerce 108 NA
Criminal Justice & Corrections 78 $31,200
Human Resource Management 50 NA
Clinical, Counseling & Applied Psychology 24 NA
Health & Physical Education 15 NA
Accounting 12 NA
Interdisciplinary Studies 9 NA
Non-Professional General Legal Studies 8 NA
General Social Sciences 8 NA

Learn more about the majors offered at Faulkner University along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at Faulkner

Online learning options are becoming more and more popular at American colleges and universities. Online classes are great for students who have busy schedules or for those who just want to study on their own time.

In 2017-2018, 1,665 students took at least one online class at Faulkner University. This is a decrease from the 1,702 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 1,665 1,124
2016-2017 1,702 993
2015-2016 1,715 871
2014-2015 1,536 668
2013-2014 1,357 411

Learn more about online learning at Faulkner University.

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Notes and 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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