Faulkner University: Statistics

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#4914 of 14,131 In the World
#1389 of 2,597 In North America
#1310 of 2,496 In the United States
#23 of 33 In Alabama
#4 of 5 In Montgomery
#2984 of 3,778 For Theology / Divinity / Religious studies
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Religion
Churches of Christ
Acceptance rate
65%
Average SAT
1098
Average ACT
20
Avg. cost to attend
$19,439 /y
Aid receiving
100%
Undergraduates
1,922
Graduates
952
Male:Female Ratio
41:59
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree

Faulkner University Acceptance rate and admissions statistics

Faulkner University has an acceptance rate of 65% and is among the top 26% of the most difficult universities to gain admission to in the United States. The university reports the admission statistics without distinguishing between local and international students.

Total Men Women
Acceptance Rate 65% 62% 66%
Applicants 1,791 773 1,018
Admissions 1,157 482 675
Freshmen enrolled full time 217 122 95
Freshmen enrolled part time 16 7 9

384 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

1,183 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
29 or 12%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 990
or below

75% of them
had 1205
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Faulkner University are 990-1205 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
138 or 59%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 16
or below

75% of them
had 23
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Faulkner University are 16-23 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
Secondary school rank Recommended
TOEFL Recommended
SAT/ACT Considered but not required
College-preparatory program Neither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment demographics by race or ethnicity

White 1409 (49%)
Black or African American 1035 (36%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 100 (3%)
Hispanic 84 (3%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 71 (2%)
Two or more races 61 (2%)
Nonresident Alien 56 (2%)
Asian 45 (2%)
American Indian or Alaska Native 6 (0.2%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

The average net cost to attend Faulkner University is $19,439 per year, calculated as the sum of the average cost of tuition, room and board, books, and supplies, reduced by the amount of average financial aid received.

The final cost of attendance varies for each student based on household income, residency, program, and other factors.

Net average cost to attend
$19,439/year
Average aid awarded
$17,008
Students receiving aid
100%

Average costs by household income

<$30K $19,051
$30-48K $19,477
$48-75K $19,901
$75-110K $22,116
$110K+ $22,580

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district $21,500$10,374
Tuition in-state $21,500$10,374
Tuition out-of-state $21,500$10,374
Fee in-district $1,990$1,440
Fee in-state $1,990$1,440
Fee out-of-state $1,990$1,440

Room and board costs

Dormitory capacity 704
Combined charge for room and board $8,100
Room charge $3,900
Meal charge $4,200

Faulkner University majors

Faulkner University has granted 378 bachelor's degrees across 36 programs, 433 master's across 12 programs, and 54 doctorate degrees in Law. Below is a table with majors that lead to degrees at Faulkner University.

Major Associate Bachelor Master Doctoral
Business Administration and Management, General 72 195
Management Science 7 75
Criminal Justice & Safety Studies 78
Criminal Justice & Law Enforcement Administration 71
Business & Commerce, General 58
Law 54
Human Resources Management & Personnel Administration, General 48
Mental Health Counseling & Counselor 27
Speech-Language Pathology & Pathologist 27
Elementary Education and Teaching 8 16
Liberal Arts and Sciences & Liberal Studies 12
Health & Medical Psychology 11
Accounting 9
Counseling Psychology 9
Social Sciences, General 9
Humanities & Humanistic Studies 8
Sport and Fitness Administration & Management 8
Legal Studies 1 6
Curriculum and Instruction 6
English Language and Literature, General 5
Mathematics, General 5
Psychology, Other 5
Bible & Biblical Studies 2 2
Clinical Pastoral Counseling & Patient Counseling 4
Clinical Psychology 4
Computer and Information Sciences, General 4
Forensic Psychology 3
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, General 3
Youth Ministry 3
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General 2
Divinity & Ministry 2
Exercise Science and Kinesiology 2
History, General 2
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching 2
Pre-Physical Therapy Studies 2
Biochemistry 1
Biology & Biological Sciences, General 1
Computer Science 1
Counselor Education & School Counseling and Guidance Services 1
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General 1
Industrial and Organizational Psychology 1
Management Information Systems, General 1
Music, General 1
Pastoral Studies & Counseling 1
Pre-Medicine & Pre-Medical Studies 1
Veterinary Pathology and Pathobiology 1
Grand Total 13 378 433 54

Faulkner University has a graduation rate of 19%, which is among the 5% lowest for universities in the US.

Total Men Women
Graduation rate 19% 17% 21%
  • Full-time retention rate - 64%
  • Part-time retention rate - 57%

Publications & Citations

Faulkner University has published 204 scientific papers with 922 citations received. The research profile covers a range of fields, including Liberal Arts & Social Sciences, Political Science, Law, Philosophy, Sociology, Theology / Divinity / Religious studies, History, Computer Science, Environmental Science, and Business.

Publications
204
Citations
922

Publication / Citation count by topic

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
186 / 698
Political Science
145 / 321
Law
135 / 294
Philosophy
114 / 428
Sociology
107 / 405
Theology / Divinity / Religious studies
72 / 84
History
71 / 252
Computer Science
65 / 491
Environmental Science
61 / 296
Business
51 / 542
Geography and Cartography
45 / 176
Biology
44 / 694
Archaeology
41 / 174
Art & Design
39 / 306
Psychology
38 / 393
Engineering
37 / 374
Linguistics
36 / 353
Medicine
35 / 470
Physics
35 / 148
Economics
31 / 19
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
25 / 430
Literature
24 / 143
Chemistry
24 / 266
Quantum and Particle physics
20 / 36
Social Psychology
19 / 47
Geology
19 / 271
Ecology
18 / 170
Management
18 / 288
Mathematics
18 / 28
Finance
17 / 17
Paleontology
17 / 271
Classics and Ancient History
15 / 1
Biochemistry
15 / 202
Genetics
14 / 236
Development Studies
12 / 8
Public Policy / Administration
12 / 2
Psychiatry
11 / 342
Library and Information science
10 / 9
Communications and Public Relations
10 / 28
Statistics
10 / 26

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1990 1 15
1991 1 12
1992 4 9
1993 1 18
1994 0 13
1995 0 9
1996 0 9
1997 0 14
1998 0 11
1999 2 5
2000 5 9
2001 1 7
2002 1 10
2003 2 6
2004 1 10
2005 6 25
2006 5 11
2007 5 23
2008 3 19
2009 7 27
2010 13 24
2011 3 24
2012 11 24
2013 14 46
2014 9 92
2015 18 52
2016 12 62
2017 10 57
2018 11 46
2019 11 48
2020 18 43
2021 11 57
2022 9 38
Academic rankings

Notable alumni

  1. Bobby Bright

    Bobby Bright
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1952-.. (age 71)
    Enrolled in Faulkner University
    In 1982 graduated with Juris Doctor
    Occupations
    prison officerlawyerpolitician
    Biography

    Bobby Neal Bright Sr. is an American former lawyer, farmer, and former politician who served as a U.S. Representative and was previously the three term Mayor of Montgomery, Alabama. He served from 2009 to 2011 as the Representative from Alabama's 2nd congressional district. His 2008 campaign ran on the message of "America First". His voting record indicated that he was the most conservative member of the House Democratic Caucus in the 111th Congress. District 2 includes just over half of the state capital, Montgomery, as well as most of the Wiregrass Region in the southeastern part of the state.

  2. DuWayne Bridges

    DuWayne Bridges
    Years
    1946-.. (age 77)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    DuWayne H. Bridges is a Republican former member of the Alabama House of Representatives, where he represented the 38th District from 2000 to 2014.

  3. Chris Casher

    Chris Casher
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1993-.. (age 30)
    Occupations
    Canadian football playerAmerican football player
    Biography

    Chris Casher is a professional Canadian football defensive lineman who is currently a free agent. He most recently played for the Edmonton Elks of the Canadian Football League (CFL).

General info

Alternative names Faulkner
Founded 1942
Motto For God and For You
Colors blue, white
Academic calendar Semesters
Total FTE staff 342
Carnegie classification Master's Colleges & Universities: Small Programs

Location and contacts

Address 5345 Atlanta Hwy
Montgomery, Alabama, 36109-3390
United States
City population 201,000
Phone 3342725820

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