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Montgomery, Alabama

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Chances of getting into Faulkner University

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
78.3%
Admission Difficulty for Faulkner University
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsVery Easy
Applicant CompetitionVery Low
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How hard is it to get into Faulkner and can I get accepted? The school has a 78% acceptance rate ranking it #15 in Alabama for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 947 out of 1,209 applicants were admitted making Faulkner University an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements.  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 29% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.

Test Requirements

You must submit admission test scores with your application. Faulkner University is not a test optional school. Note: Please consult the school directly to determine if testing requirements are temporarily suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Faulkner SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
1000-1160
Applicants Submitting SAT
9%
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 590
SAT Math 75th 570
SAT Composite 75th 1160
Average SAT Score 1080

SAT Scores you need to get in

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

Faulkner University typically prefers 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 920. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1080 out of 1600. The school ranks #14 in Alabama for highest average SAT composite score. 9 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Faulkner University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1160 and Above Good >86%
1080 to 1160 Avg + 78%-86%
1000 to 1080 Avg - 68%-78%
920 to 1000 Reach 55%-68%
Less than 920 Low <55%
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Faulkner ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
18-23 
Applicants Submitting ACT
81%
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 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 #16 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.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Faulkner University admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
23 and Above Good >87%
20 to 23 Avg + 78%-87%
18 to 20 Avg - 70%-78%
16 to 18 Reach 60%-70%
Less than 16 Low <60%
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Faulkner GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.13
Typical High School Grades
B

What GPA do you need to get into Faulkner University?

Applicants need about average high school grades to get into Faulkner. 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 grades are above the average 3.13 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Faulkner accepts 78% of all applicants.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Faulkner University students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
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

GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

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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%
Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

Applying

Admission Statistics

Faulkner University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 637 572 1,209
Accepted 455 492 947
Acceptance Rate 71% 86% 78%
Enrolled 117 159 276
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 26% 32% 29%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to Faulkner University is $25.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Faulkner University and what student information is used for admission decisions?

Faulkner University Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

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.

FAQs

Does Faulkner University prefer SAT or ACT?

9% of students submit their SAT scores to Faulkner. 81% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into Faulkner University?

78% of those who apply are granted admission to Faulkner. Admission competition is and the college has very easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What SAT score is required for Faulkner University?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1000 and 1160. 9% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for Faulkner University?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 18 and 23. 81% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.