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Faulkner University

Montgomery, AL

At A Glance

Main Address

5345 Atlanta Hwy

Montgomery, AL 36109-3323

www.faulkner.edu

Admission Office

5345 Atlanta Highway

Montgomery, AL 36109-3398

(334) 386-7200

Fax : (334) 386-7137

admissions@faulkner.edu

Contact : Neil Scott

Director of Admissions

Type of School

Medium

Private

university

liberal arts college

4-year school

Coed

Regionally Accredited

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools

Church Of Christ

College Board Code: 1034

Quick Facts

Total undergraduates : 2,428

Percentage of financial need met (average) : 62.0%

Average financial aid package : $15,996.00

In-State Tuition : $22,990.00

Out-of-State Tuition : $22,990.00

School Calendar

Semester

Degrees Available

Associate

Bachelor's

Master's

Doctoral

Setting

Large City (250-500k)

Suburban

Commuter campus

Other Characteristics

Additional extended campuses (non-residential) in Birmingham, Huntsville and Mobile.

Deadlines

Admission

Regular application due: No Regular Application Deadline

Priority application due : --

College will notify student of admission : --

Student must reply to acceptance by : --

Housing deposit due : Jul 31

Tests

SAT Reasoning/ACT Score report due : Aug 1

SAT subject score report due : --

Financial Aid

Financial Aid Application due : Aug 1

Financial Aid Priority Application due : Mar 15

College will notify student : May 1

Student must reply : --

Transfer Students

Transfer Application closing date : --

College will notify student of transfer decision by : --

Transfer priority application date : --

Transfer student must reply : --

Transfer deadline for filing financial aid forms : --

Transfer priority financial aid deadline : --

College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about : --

Student must reply to financial aid decision by : --

Major and Learning Environment

Learning Environment

Calendar type : Semester

Degrees Offered in : Associate, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctoral degrees

Returning for sophomore year : 54.0%

Accreditation and Associations

Regionally Accredited

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools

Most Popular Majors

Bachelor's
Business/Marketing : 60.0%
Security and Protective Services : 18.0%
Psychology : 6.0%

Associates
Liberal Arts : 90.0%
Computer and Information Sciences : 5.0%
Law : 5.0%

All Majors

Levels at which colleges offer undergraduate majors are designated by these letters :

A = Associate degree, B = Bachelor's degree, C = Certificate degree, D = Doctor degree, M = Master degree

Biological & Biomedical Sciences
Biochemistry B
Biology/Biological Sciences, General B

Business, Management, Marketing, & Related Support
Accounting B
Business Administration and Management, General A B M
Business/Commerce, General B
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General B
Management Information Systems, General A B
Management Science B M

Computer & Information Sciences, Support Services
Computer Science B
Computer and Information Sciences, General A B
Informatics B
Information Technology B

Education
Biology Teacher Education B M
Drama and Dance Teacher Education B
Early Childhood Education and Teaching B
Elementary Education and Teaching B M
English/Language Arts Teacher Education B M
History Teacher Education B M
Mathematics Teacher Education B M
Music Teacher Education B
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching B M
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education B
Social Science Teacher Education B

English Language, Literature & Letters
English Language and Literature, General B

Health Professions & Related Clinical Sciences
Mental Health Counseling/Counselor M
Pre-Dentistry Studies B
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies B
Pre-Optometry Studies B
Pre-Physical Therapy Studies B
Pre-Veterinary Studies B

History
History, General B

Legal Professions & Studies
Legal Studies A B

Liberal Arts & Sciences, Gen Studies & Humanities
General Studies B
Humanities/Humanistic Studies B D M
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies B

Mathematics & Statistics
Mathematics, General B

Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies
Dispute Resolution M
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General B

Parks, Recreation & Fitness Studies
Exercise Science and Kinesiology B
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management B

Psychology
Clinical Psychology B
Counseling Psychology B
Forensic Psychology B
Health/Medical Psychology B
Industrial and Organizational Psychology B

Security & Protective Services
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration M
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies A B
Criminalistics and Criminal Science A

Social Sciences
Social Sciences, General B

Theology & Religious Vocations
Bible/Biblical Studies B M
Missions/Missionary Studies B M
Pastoral Studies/Counseling B M
Theology/Theological Studies D M
Youth Ministry B M

Visual & Performing Arts
Drama and Dramatics/Theater Arts, General B
Music, General B
Musical Theatre B
Technical Theater/Theater Design and Technology B

Learning outside the classroom

Many colleges offer special programs like the opportunity to study abroad or participate in internships to get on-the-job training. Nearly all colleges provide extra academic help or tutoring to students who need it.

Special Study Options

Cross-Registration

Double Major

Dual Enrollment of High School Students

Honors Program

Independent Study

Internships

Teacher Certification

Accelerated Program

Off-Campus Study Options

Study Abroad

Extended Class Availability

Extensive evening or early morning classes

Saturday Classes

Distance Learning

Weekend College

Computer Services

275 Public computers, available in: Computer Center, Dorms, Libraries, Student Center

Dorms wired for access to campus-wide network

Dorms wired for high speed internet connections

Wireless network available

Campus Life

Campus General Information

Size : Medium-sized

Unique Facilities : Dinner Theatre

Geographic Location : 10 miles from downtown Montgomery.

Large City

Suburban

Commuter Campus

Total undergraduates : 2,428

First-time degree-seeking freshmen : --

Degree-seeking undergrads : 2,079

Graduate enrollment : --

Student General Information

All students average age : 27

Full time students average age : 27

In state students : 16.0%

Out of state students : 84.0%

Race/Ethnicity

Two or more races : 2.0%

Black African American : 48.0%

Hispanic/Latino : 2.0%

Race Ethnicity Unknown : 2.0%

White : 42.0%

Non-Resident Alien : 2.0%

Other Activities & Organizations

13.0% Men who Join Fraternities

9.0% Women who Join Sororities

Student Newspaper : The Spire

Housing Policies

First-year students living in college housing : 64.0%

All undergraduates living in college housing : 23.0%

Housing Options

Apartments For Single Students

Men's Housing

Women's Housing

Special Housing For Disabled Students

Additional Housing Options

Housing deposit : $50.00

Housing deposit due : Jul 31

Housing deposit is not refunded if student does not enroll.

Car is allowed for freshman

Pet is not allowed in the Dorm

General Athletics

Team Name : Eagles

Sport Member : NAIA, NCCAA

Sport's Levels Available

Scholarship

Intercollegiate

Intramural

Club

Counseling And Wellness

Career counseling

Employment services for undergraduates

Health services

Personal counseling

Placement services for graduates

Adult (re-entering) student services/programs

Veteran's counselor

Alcohol/substance abuse counseling

Economically disadvantaged students services

Chaplain/spiritual director

Financial aid counseling

Additional Programs for Students with Disabilities

Wheelchair Accessibility

Comprehensive services for students with learning disabilities

Services and/or facilities for hearing impaired

Services and/or facilities for speech or communications disorders

Services and/or facilities for visually impaired

Academic Support Programs

Learning center

Reduced course load

Remedial instruction

Study skills assistance

Tutoring

Writing center

Activities

Y indicates available and N indicates not available

Activity Name

Available on Campus

Campus Ministries

Y

Choral Groups

Y

Concert Band

Y

Dance Activity

N

Drama/Theater

N

Film Society

N

Fraternities

Y

Government or Political Activity

Y

International Student Organization

Y

Jazz Band

Y

Literary Magazine

Y

Marching Band

Y

Model United Nations

N

Music Ensembles

Y

Musical Theater

N

Opera

N

Pep Band

Y

Radio Station

N

Sororities

Y

Student Newspaper

Y

Symphony Orchestra

N

Television Station

N

Yearbook

Y

Sports

Sport Name

Levels Available

Badminton

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Baseball

Men's Intercollegiate

Basketball

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Men's Scholarship

Women's Scholarship

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Bowling

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Cheerleading

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Cross-Country

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Football

Men's Intercollegiate

Men's Scholarship

Football(non-tackle)

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Golf

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Men's Scholarship

Women's Scholarship

Racquetball

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Softball

Women's Intercollegiate

Women's Scholarship

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Table tennis

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Tennis

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Track and Field

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Volleyball

Women's Intercollegiate

Women's Scholarship

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Wrestling

Men's Club

Other Sports : fishing


Applying

General Applying Information

Application Fee: $25.00

Application fee notes: Paper/Online

Application Fee Waiver Available: Yes

Applied early admission : --

Admitted early admission : --

Applied early action : --

Admitted early action : --



Admission stats are based on first-time, degree seeking freshmen from Fall 2016 and Fall 2017.

Very Important

Character/Personal Qualities

Standardized Test Scores

Important

Academic GPA

Alumni Relation

Class Rank

Extracurricular Activities

First generation college student

Interview

Recommendations

Rigor of secondary school record

Talent/Ability

Considered

Application Essay

Volunteer Work

Work Experience

Test Policies for Admission Decisions

Required: SAT or ACT

Test Policies for placement

SAT Subject Tests

Institution's own exam

SAT score use policy

Single Highest Test Date

Additional requirements for home-schooled students

Special requirements for home-schooled applicants:

(in addition to any polices listed)

Statement describing home school structure and mission

Transcript/record of courses and grades

Letter of recommendation from person other than parent

Other Test Policies

Information not supplied by college

A note from the college

Academic record, test scores, and personal or career goals most important.

High school class rank of incoming freshmen

Top Tenth : 10.0%

Top Quarter : 29.0%

Top Half : 64.0%

Bottom Half : 36.0%

Bottom Quarter : 13.0%

GPAs of incoming freshmen

3.5 - 3.74 : 18.0%

3.25 - 3.49 : 27.0%

3.00 - 3.24 : 15.0%

2.50 - 2.99 : 8.0%

2.00 - 2.49 : 2.0%

Advanced Placement Program (AP) Information

Offers credit for AP Exams : Yes

Offers placement into higher-level courses for AP Exams : Yes

Offers sophomore standing for qualifying AP scores : Yes

AP credit policy depends on student’s major, school, or program : Yes

From the college: Faulkner University grants credit for courses successfully completed in the Advanced Placement Program of the College Entrance Examination Board. Credit is awarded for scores of 3, 4, and 5 and the student should contact the Dean of the appropriate college to ascertain the Faulkner course(s) for which they will be granted credit. Credits for most courses in Arts and Humanities, Business, and the Sciences are available through both CLEP and AP.

High school Coursework

High School diploma required, GED accepted

Course Name

Required

Recommended

History

3

0

Math

3

0

Science

3

0

English

3

0

Social Studies

3

0

Foreign Language

3

0

Science Lab

0

0

TEST Scores

Percent who submitted SAT scores : -- and Percent who submitted ACT scores : --

Test Subjects

Middle 50% of First-Year Students

SAT Math

*

SAT Evidence Based Reading & Writing

*

ACT Composite

*


* The college did not report these requirements or does not have specific requirements.


AP & Admission Policy

Exam

Min Score Required

Number of Credits

Equivalent Course(s)

Applicable Program

Art History

3

6

--

All

Biology

3

4

BIO 1400

All

4

4

BIO 1401

All

5

8

BIO 1401, 1402

All

Calculus AB

3

4

MH 1451

All

Calculus BC

3

4

MH 1451

All

4

8

MH 1451, 2452

All

Chemistry

3

4

CHM 1400

All

4

4

CHM 1411

All

5

8

CHM 1411, 1412

All

Comparative Government and Politics

3

3

HY 4312

All

English Language and Composition

3

3*

EH 1301

All

English Literature and Composition

3

3*

EH 1301

All

European History

3

3

HY 2302

All

4

3

HY 2301 or HY 2302

All

5

6

HY 2301 and HY 2302

All

Physics B

3

3

--

All

Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism

5

--

PHY 2412

Corresponding Major

Physics C: Mechanics

4

--

PHY 2411

Corresponding Major

Psychology

3

3

PY 1310

All

United States Government and Politics

3

3

HY/PS2308

All

4

3

HY/PS3308

All

5

6

HY/PS3308 and HY 3312

All

United States History

3

3

HY 1301

All

4

3

HY 1301 or HY 1302

All

5

6

HY 1301 and HY 1302

All

*Check with the related academic department at the college for more information.


College-Level Examination Program (CLEP)

Exam

Minimum Grade for Credit

Credit Hours Awarded

American Government

50

--

American Literature

50

--

Analyzing and Interpreting Literature

50

--

Biology

50

--

Calculus with Elementary Functions

50

--

Chemistry

50

--

College Algebra

50

--

English Literature

50

--

French I

50

--

French II

50

--

History of United States I

50

--

History of United States II

50

--

Human Growth and Development

50

--

Introduction to Educational Psychology

50

--

Introductory Business Law

50

--

Introductory Psychology

50

--

Principles of Macroeconomics

50

--

Principles of Management

50

--

Principles of Marketing

50

--

Principles of Microeconomics

50

--

Western Civilization I

50

--

Western Civilization II

50

--

Paying

Financial Aid Distribution & Stats

% of scholarship / grants : 54.0%

% of loans / jobs : 46.0%

% of freshmen with need who received financial aid : 100.0%

% Applied for need-based aid : 89.0%

% Judged to have need : 99.0%

% that were offered aid : 99.0%

% that had need fully met : 6.0%

% of need met : 62.0%

Average 1st year financial aid package : $15,996.00

Avg non need-based aid : $8,036.00

Avg need-based scholarship or grant award : $13,309.00

Avg need-based loan : $2,925.00

Avg indebtedness at graduation : $27,672.00

Financial Aid Deadlines

Financial Aid Priority Deadline : Mar 15

Regular Financial Aid Deadline : Aug 1

Financial Aid Notification Date : May 1

Contact Information

Financial aid contact name : William Jackson

Financial aid office phone : (334) 386-7195

Financial Aid Forms

Domestic first-year financial aid applicants must submit the following forms, if applicable:

FAFSA

State aid form

Institution's own financial aid form

Part-Time Costs

Cost per credit hour (in-state): $720.00

Cost per credit hour (out-of-state): --

Note: These costs are tuition fees only. In some cases, fees and other expenses can be additional.

Need-based financial aid determined by

Academics

Alumni Affiliation

Art

Athletics

Leadership

Music/Drama

Religious Affiliation

State/District Residency

Work Study Programs

Nights

For part-time students

Weekends

Tuition payment plans

Credit card payment

Installment payment

Prepayment Discount

Annual College Costs

Cost Category

On Campus

Off Campus

At Home

In-state tuition and fees:

$22,990.00

$22,990.00

$22,990.00

Out-of-state tuition and fees:

$22,990.00

$22,990.00

$22,990.00

Room and board:

$7,700.00

$7,550.00

$3,950.00

Books and supplies:

$1,800.00

$1,800.00

$1,800.00

Estimated personal expenses:

$1,600.00

$1,600.00

$1,600.00

Transportation expenses:

$2,600.00

$2,600.00

$2,600.00

Estimated Total In-state:

$36,690.00

$36,540.00

$32,940.00

Estimated Total Out-of-state:

$36,690.00

$36,540.00

$32,940.00

The prices listed above are probably not what you and your family will pay. Most college students receive financial aid, which reduces the amount the family actually pays. For U.S. colleges, use the college's net price calculator to get the best estimate of what your family will pay.


Athletic Scholarship Opportunities

Sport

Male

Female

Basketball

Available

Available

Football

Available

Golf

Available

Available

Softball

Available

Volleyball

Available

For Transfer Students

Credit Information

Minimum number of credits: 24

Minimum college GPA (on a 4.0 scale): 2

Lowest grade earned for course that may be transferred for credit (on a 4.0 scale): 1

Maximum credits/courses from a 2-year institution: 68

Maximum credits/courses from a 4-year institution: 100

Minimum credits transfers must complete to earn bachelor's degree: 30

Admission Requirements (Required)

College Transcript(s)

Statement of good standing from Prior Institution(s)

Students who applied for transfer

Terms in which transfer students may enroll

Fall

Spring

Summer

Transfers accepted as

Services for students transferring IN from another school

Advisor

Orientation

Special Requirements

Academic achievement, standardized test score, references.

For International Students

Admission for International Students

Application fee: $25.00

Annual College Costs

Tuition and Fees: $22,990.00

Room & Board(on-campus): $7,700.00

Room & Board(off-campus): $7,550.00

Additional estimated expenses: --

Costs per credit hour: $720.00

Financial Aid

International students eligible for non-need based aid

Tests for International Students

TOEFL Required of non-resident alien applicants

TOEFL (internet-based test) average score: --

TOEFL (internet-based test) minimum score: 61

TOEFL (paper) average score: --

TOEFL (paper) minimum score: --

Services for International Students

International Student Adviser

English as a Second Language Program On Campus for International Students

Special International Student Orientation Program