Faulkner University

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School Overview

Faulkner University in Montgomery, Alabama, is a Christian school that offers very flexible class schedules which allow busy students and adults to attend class during the day, weekends, or evenings.

This school offers various degree programs. Legal studies and informatics, criminalistics, criminal justice, computer science, and information technology are some of the popular associate degree programs offered at Faulkner University.

The following are bachelor’s degree programs offered at Faulkner University: criminal justice, computer science, English, education, humanities, fine arts, physical education and sports management, math, and numerous life and physical science programs. Certain bachelor’s degree programs can be completed in a year, enabling students to complete school quicker.

General Information

Admission Office

5345 Atlanta Highway

Montgomery, AL 36109-3398

(334) 386-7200

(800) 879-9816

Fax: (334) 386-7137

Contact: Keith Mock

Director of Admissions
Main Address

5345 Atlanta Highway

Montgomery, AL 36109

(334) 272-5820



Total undergrads: 2,557

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 282

Degree-seeking undergrads: 2,483

Graduate enrollment: 146


Suburban setting

Large city (250,000 – 499,999)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:
First Professional

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $10

Online application fee: $10
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 59%

Tuition & Fees

Estimated Expenses for Academic Year 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
Tuition and fees $12,000 $12,820 $13,690 $14,810 +8.18%
Books and Supplies $1,200 $1,600 $1,600 $1,800 +12.50%
Living Arrangement – On Campus
Room and Board $6,300 $6,350 $6,570 $6,650 +1.22%
Other $2,800 $3,050 $3,050 $3,500 +14.75%
Living Arrangement – Off Campus
Room and Board $6,300 $6,300 $6,520 $7,400 +13.50%
Other $3,000 $3,750 $3,750 $3,900 +4.00%
Total Expenses 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
In-state On Campus $22,300 $23,820 $24,910 $26,760 +7.43%
In-state Off Campus $22,500 $24,470 $25,560 $27,910 +9.19%
In-state with Family $13,200 $14,420 $15,290 $16,610 +8.63%
Average Graduate School Tuition & Fees
Tuition for In-state Students $8,190
In-state Student Fees $110
Tuition for Out-of-state Students $8,190
Out-of-state Student Fees $110

Financial Aid

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
Type of Aid Students Percent Amount Average Per Student
All students financial aid 264 93%
Grant or scholarship aid 260 92% $1,889,415 $7,267
• Federal grants 91 32% $391,739 $4,305
• Pell grants 91 32% $283,109 $3,111
• Other federal grants 70 25% $108,630 $1,552
Local and state government scholarships or grants 68 24% $163,630 $2,406
Institutional scholarships or grants 248 88% $1,334,046 $5,379
Student loan financial aid 180 64% $1,340,286 $7,446
• Federal student loans 180 64% $1,282,786 $7,127
• Other student loans 6 2% $57,500 $9,583

All Degrees and Programs

Program Completions for Most Recent Year BA/BS MA/MS Doctor AA/AS CERT
Grand Total of All Programs 649 77 84 7
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 4
Biology and Biological Sciences 4
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Programs 518 47
Accounting 6
Business Administration and Management 372
Business/commerce 47
Human Resources Management/personnel Administration 139
Management Information Systems 1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 10
Computer and Information Sciences 6
Computer Science 2
Informatics 2
Education 13 10
Biology Teacher Education
Elementary Education and Teaching 6 7
English/language Arts Teacher Education 1
History Teacher Education 2
Mathematics Teacher Education
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching 7
Science Teacher Education/general Science Teacher Education
Social Science Teacher Education
English Language and Literature/letters 4
English Language and Literature 4
Health Services/allied Health/health Sciences 4
Marriage and Family Therapy/counseling 3
Mental Health Counseling/counselor
Pre-dentistry Studies
Pre-medicine/pre-medical Studies
Pre-physical Therapy Studies 1
History 3
History 3
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services 61 17
Criminal Justice/safety Studies 61 17
Legal Studies 7 84 1
Law 84
Legal Professions and Studies, Other 7 1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 1 1 6
Liberal Arts and Sciences/liberal Studies 1 1 6
Mathematics and Statistics 4
Mathematics 4
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies 7
Health and Physical Education/fitness, Other
Sport and Fitness Administration/management 7
Psychology 2
Psychology 2
Social Sciences 1
Social Sciences
Sociology 1
Theology and Religious Vocations 6 2
Bible/biblical Studies 6 2
Visual and Performing Arts 4
Drama and Dramatics/theatre Arts 4
Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other
Above data represent first majors only.
(-) Indicates that program is not offered at this award level.

Undergraduate Majors

Arts, Visual & Performing

Drama/Theater Arts B
Music – General B
Theater Design/Stagecraft B
Theatre Arts Management B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology B
Biomedical Sciences B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting/Finance B
Business – General B
Business Administration/Management A,B
Human Resources Management B
Management Information Systems B
Management Science B
Marketing Management B

Communications & Journalism

Journalism B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Science B
Computer/Information Sciences – General A,B
Information Sciences/Systems B


Biology Teacher Education B
Drama/Dance Teacher Education B
Education – General B
Elementary Education B
English Teacher Education B
History Teacher Education B
Junior High Education B
Mathematics Education B
Physical Education B
Science Teacher Education B
Secondary Education B
Social Science Teacher Education B
Social Studies Teacher Education B
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels B

English Language & Literature

Creative Writing B
English Language & Literature – General B
Speech/Rhetorical Studies B

Family & Consumer Sciences

Family/Community Services B
Human Sciences Communication B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Community Health Services B
Marriage/Family Therapy B
Mental Health Counseling B
Predentistry B
Premedicine B
Prenursing B
Prepharmacy B
Preveterinary Medicine B


History – General B

Law & Legal Studies

Law & Legal Studies – General A,B
Paralegal/Legal Assistance A,B
Prelaw B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Humanities B
Liberal Arts & Sciences B


Mathematics – General B

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Health/Physical Fitness B
Sport/Fitness Administration B

Philosophy & Religion

Christian Studies B
Religion/Religious Studies B


Psychology – General B

Security & Protective Services

Criminal Justice Studies A,B

Social Sciences

Social Sciences – General B

Theological Studies & Religious Vocations

Bible Studies B
Missionary Studies B
Theology B
Youth Ministry B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Faulkner University Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (334) 272-5820
Website: www.faulkner.edu
Type of School: 4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online: applynow.myfaulkner.org/inquiryform
Address: 5345 Atlanta Hwy, Montgomery, AL 36109-3390
Setting: City: Midsize
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 3,036
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): 27%
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 13 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 1,379 (45% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Associates, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $22,310
Out-of-state Tuition: $22,310
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 99%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $14,211

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Faulkner University Programs

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Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 2
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 162
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 13
Education 107
English Language and Literature/Letters 1
Health Professions and Related Programs 42
History 1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 211
Legal Professions and Studies 11
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 1211
Mathematics and Statistics 1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 11
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 1
Philosophy and Religious Studies 1
Psychology 6
Social Sciences 1
Theology and Religious Vocations 461
Visual and Performing Arts 4
Grand total 649212

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Faulkner University and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $22,310
Out-of-state $22,310
Books and supplies $1,800

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $11,530
Out-of-state $11,530

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2018-2019

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 251 99%
Grant or scholarship aid 251 99% $14,211
Student loan aid 203 80% $8,916

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 1,781 73% $9,618
Federal student loans 1,480 61% $8,680

Admissions & Enrollment

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Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2020

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 1,209 572 637
Percent admitted 100% 86% 71%
Percent admitted who enrolled 23% 28% 18%

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Faulkner University Enrollment, Fall 2020

Total Enrollment 3,036
Undergraduate enrollment 2,192
Graduate enrollment 844

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Faulkner University Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • American Bar Association, Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar
    • Law (LAW) - Professional schools
  • American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
    • Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) - Graduate degree programs
  • Commission on Accrediting of the Association of Theological Schools
    • Theology (THEOL) - Freestanding schools, as well as programs affiliated with larger institutions, offering graduate professional education for ministry and graduate study of theology
  • National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
    • Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools

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