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Faulkner Admission Requirements

Montgomery, Alabama

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Chances of getting into Faulkner University

Acceptance Rate

Admitted 
76%
Admission Difficulty for Faulkner University
Measure Difficulty
Admission Standards Easy 
Applicant Competition Very Low 
How hard is it to get into Faulkner and can I get accepted?

The acceptance rate at Faulkner is 76%.  It ranks #13 in Alabama for lowest rate of acceptance. Faulkner University is an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance if you meet the admission requirements. Last year, 1,191 out of 1,572 applicants were admitted.

The school has easy admission requirements for SAT and ACT scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 60 percent (SAT 1020/1175 ACT 18/23). Faulkner University typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students with an average weighted GPA around 3.36. 24% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

Testing Requirements

You are required to submit admission test scores with your application. Faulkner University is not a test optional school. Note: Please consult the school directly to confirm the most up to date testing requirements.

Faulkner SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range 
1020-1175
Applicants Submitting SAT 
9%
SAT Scores for Faulkner University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 515
SAT Math 25th 505
SAT Composite 25th 1020
SAT Scores for Faulkner University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 590
SAT Math 75th 585
SAT Composite 75th 1175
Average SAT Score 1100

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 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 940. The average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1100 out of 1600. Faulkner ranks #10 in Alabama for highest average SAT composite score. 9 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

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Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Faulkner University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness  Admission Chances 
1175 and Above Good >86%
1097 to 1175 Avg + 76%-86%
1020 to 1097 Avg - 63%-76%
943 to 1020 Reach 47%-63%
Less than 943 Low <47%
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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 24
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.

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Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 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 + 76%-87%
18 to 20 Avg - 65%-76%
16 to 18 Reach 53%-65%
Less than 16 Low <53%
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Faulkner GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. Weighted High School GPA 
3.36
Typical High School Grades 
B+

What GPA do you need to get into Faulkner University?

Applicants require above average high school grades to get into Faulkner. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Faulkner University was 3.36 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #16 in Alabama for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.36 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Faulkner accepts 76% of all applicants.

 What do these ratings mean?

GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021

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Admission Statistics

Faulkner University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 828 743 1,572
Accepted 591 600 1,191
Acceptance Rate 71% 81% 76%
Enrolled 119 169 288
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 20% 28% 24%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Application Fee

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

Application Requirements

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

Faulkner University Application 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?

76% of those who apply are granted admission to Faulkner. Admission competition is and the college has 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 1020 and 1175. 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.