Faulkner University: Review & Facts

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Faulkner University is a small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 3,265 students enrolled. This school was originated in 1942 and is one of the 9 schools and colleges located in Montgomery, Alabama.

Faulkner University is affiliated with Christian Churches and Churches of Christ.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
45
Fair
Associate's degree, bachelor's degree, master's degree, and doctoral degree are offered at Faulkner University.

Faulkner University follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and has 45 majors. The most popular concentrations are Management, Business, Law, Criminal Justice, and Psychology. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other schools.


Student Retention
57%
Bad
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are typically a positive sign. Nevertheless, if you would like to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Faulkner University student retention rate is low at 57% (below Alabama average). Considering this statistic, apparently students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
15 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Faulkner University is low - 33%. Roughly 32% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Faulkner University is pretty decent - 15:1. Learn more on instructors at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$19,300
High
Average tuition costs are fairly high - about $17,500 per year. The additional fees at Faulkner University beyond tuition are around $1,800; this comes to $19,300 per year.

Read the details about Faulkner University additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
57%
Doable
As reported in recent data, 1,712 applications were submitted and 981 were accepted; so it is not very hard to get admitted at this school.

The school might accept your dual credits and advanced placement credits earned prior to admission.

Find out more about admissions as well applicants test score info at Faulkner University in the Admissions and Tests report for this school.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$3,400
Low
Faulkner University provides a distance learning option, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a great option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Faulkner University, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
B-
Dicey
Faulkner University offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates about 700 students, which offers a nice on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is relatively low: about $3,400 annually.

Army and Air Force ROTC programs are available at Faulkner University. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have received a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime data, Faulkner University seems to be a generally safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Faulkner University Location and Maps



Post Address: Faulkner University, 5345 Atlanta Hwy, Montgomery, Alabama 36109-3390, USA
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