Chances of getting into Faulkner University

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
52.3%
Admission Difficulty for Faulkner University
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsEasy
Applicant CompetitionAverage

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

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
1020-1190
Applicants Submitting SAT
9%
SAT Scores for Faulkner University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 490
SAT Math 25th 530
SAT Composite 25th 1020
SAT Scores for Faulkner University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 570
SAT Math 75th 620
SAT Composite 75th 1190
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 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.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Faulkner University admission chances by SAT score
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%
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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 16
ACT Math 25th 16
ACT Composite 25th 18
ACT Scores for Faulkner University
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.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Faulkner University admission chances by ACT score
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%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.13
Typical High School Grades
B

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.

 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

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 1,510 1,161 2,671
Accepted 739 657 1,396
Acceptance Rate 49% 57% 52%
Enrolled 119 155 274
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 16% 24% 20%

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.

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.

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.