Faulkner Admission Requirements
Chances of getting into Faulkner University
How hard is it to get into Faulkner and can I get accepted? The school has a 52% acceptance rate ranking it #6 in Alabama for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 1,396 out of 2,671 applicants were admitted making Faulkner a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants. Academically, it has easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 60 percent. Faulkner University typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 20% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.
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Faulkner SAT Scores
Applicants Submitting SAT9%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||490|
|SAT Math 25th||530|
|SAT Composite 25th||1020|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||570|
|SAT Math 75th||620|
|SAT Composite 75th||1190|
|Average SAT Score||1110|
SAT Scores you need to get in
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Faulkner University?
Faulkner University typically requires applicants to be in the top 57 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1020 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 930. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1110 out of 1600. The school ranks #9 in Alabama for highest average SAT composite score. 9 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.
SAT scores are not required for admission consideration at Faulkner University.
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1190 and Above||Good||>65%|
|1105 to 1190||Avg +||52%-65%|
|1020 to 1105||Avg -||39%-52%|
|935 to 1020||Reach||27%-39%|
|Less than 935||Low||<27%|
Faulkner ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT81%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||16|
|ACT Math 25th||16|
|ACT Composite 25th||18|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||27|
|ACT Math 75th||24|
|ACT Composite 75th||23|
|Average ACT Score||20|
ACT Scores needed to get accepted
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Faulkner?
Admission data indicates that Faulkner regularly accepts students with ACT's of 18 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 62 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 16 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 20 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 23 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #18 in Alabama for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 81 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Faulkner University.
ACT scores are not required for admission consideration at Faulkner University.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|23 and Above||Good||>67%|
|20 to 23||Avg +||52%-67%|
|18 to 20||Avg -||41%-52%|
|16 to 18||Reach||32%-41%|
|Less than 16||Low||<32%|
Avg. High School GPA3.13
Typical High School GradesB
You will need about average high school grades to get into Faulkner University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Faulkner University was 3.13 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #17 in Alabama for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Faulkner accepts 52% of students who apply.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|3.50 to 3.75||18%||Good|
|3.25 to 3.50||18%||Avg +|
|3.00 to 3.25||15%||Avg +|
|2.75 to 3.00||24%||Avg -|
|2.50 to 2.75||10%||Reach|
|2.25 to 2.50||3%||Reach|
|2.00 to 2.25||N/A%||Low|
60% of Faulkner University freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.
|High School Class Rank||Freshmen Within Range|
|Top 10% of class||9%|
|Top 25% of class||24%|
|Top 50% of class||60%|
|Bottom 50% of class||40%|
|Bottom 25% of class||12%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||16%||24%||20%|
What are the requirements for admission to Faulkner University and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|Test Scores||Not applicable|
|High School GPA||Not applicable|
|High School Class Rank||Not applicable|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Not applicable|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Not applicable|
|Credit for Life Experiences||No|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=101189 IPEDS survey data for Faulkner University.
Frequently Asked Questions
9% of students submit their SAT scores to Faulkner. 81% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
52% of those who apply are granted admission to Faulkner. Admission competition is low and the college has easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1020 and 1190. 9% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.