Montgomery, Alabama

Faulkner Admission Requirements

Chances of getting into Faulkner University

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
Admission Difficulty for Faulkner University
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsVery Easy
Applicant CompetitionAverage

How hard is it to get into Faulkner and can I get accepted? The school has a 51% acceptance rate. Last year, 1,191 out of 2,335 applicants were admitted making Faulkner a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants.  Academically, it has very easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 61 percent. Faulkner University typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 28% 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

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
Applicants Submitting SAT
SAT Scores for Faulkner University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 500
SAT Math 25th 500
SAT Composite 25th 1000
SAT Scores for Faulkner University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 640
SAT Math 75th 580
SAT Composite 75th 1220
Average SAT Score 1110

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What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Faulkner University?

Faulkner University typically requires applicants to be in the top 60 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1000 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 890. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1110 out of 1600. 11 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.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Faulkner University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1220 and Above Good >64%
1110 to 1220 Avg + 51%-64%
1000 to 1110 Avg - 38%-51%
890 to 1000 Reach 26%-38%
Less than 890 Low <26%
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Faulkner ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
Applicants Submitting ACT
ACT Scores for Faulkner University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 17
ACT Math 25th 16
ACT Composite 25th 18
ACT Scores for Faulkner University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 23
ACT Math 75th 22
ACT Composite 75th 22
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 22 and above have very competitive chances. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 80 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Faulkner University.

ACT scores are not required for admission consideration at Faulkner University.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Faulkner University admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
22 and Above Good >64%
20 to 22 Avg + 51%-64%
18 to 20 Avg - 38%-51%
16 to 18 Reach 26%-38%
Less than 16 Low <26%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
Typical High School Grades

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. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Faulkner accepts 51% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Faulkner University students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
3.75+ 12% Good
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

High School Class Rank

60% of Faulkner University freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Faulkner University students
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%

Admission Statistics

Faulkner University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 1,457 878 2,335
Accepted 707 484 1,191
Acceptance Rate 49% 55% 51%
Enrolled 171 162 333
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 24% 33% 28%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Faulkner University and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Faulkner University Admission Requirements
Test Scores Not applicable
High School GPA Not applicable
High School Class Rank Not applicable
Completion of College Preparatory Program Not applicable
Recommendations Not applicable
Demonstration of Competencies Not applicable

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Faulkner University
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
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.