Faulkner University

Faulkner University

Faulkner University is a private, Christian university located in Montgomery, Alabama, United States. It was established in the year 1942. It was initially known as the Montgomery Bible School and given its current name in the year 1985. The university's campus spreads across an area of over 70 acres. The university offers degrees in various areas of study including fine arts, English, education, and criminal justice, among others. The institution offers distance education courses and opportunities for studying abroad.

Faulkner University sponsors several sports teams. The men's and women's teams participate in baseball, soccer, volleyball, basketball, and football. The university's teams are known as the Eagles, and they compete in the NAIA Region XIII, Mid-South Conference, and Southern States Athletic Conference.

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Contacting Faulkner

Faulkner University
5345 Atlanta Hwy
Montgomery , AL 36109-3378
General Phone: (334) 272-5820

Faulkner Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Business and Management538business, business management, human resources
Security and Law Enforcement91criminal justice and safety
Law72law, legal professions
Education and Teaching23education, elementary school teaching, English teaching
Computer Science and Engineering16computer and info science
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy10sports and fitness management, health and fitness
Liberal Arts9English, liberal arts and sciences, history
Therapy and Counseling8psychology, marriage and family therapy
Religion and Philosophy8bible studies
Fine Arts1fine arts studies

Number of programs and degrees for Faulkner in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree195
Bachelor's degree59120
Master's degree1094
First-professional degree641

Faulkner Student Body

In 2007-2008, Faulkner had a total enrollment of 2,918 students (2,855 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 60%
Women 40%
Full-Time 100%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 87%
Graduate 5%
First Professional 8%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 49%
Black 46%
Hispanic 1%
Asian 1%
American Indian 1%
Unknown 1%
(Foreign Students) 1%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 2%
18-19 16%
20-21 18%
22-24 15%
25-29 13%
30-34 10%
35-39 10%
40-49 12%
50-64 4%
65+ 0%

Faulkner Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 56 %
Part-Time 41 %

Faulkner Room and Board (2007)

Faulkner offers campus housing for 612 of its 2,855 (full-time) students.

(Please refer to our profile of Montgomery, Alabama for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Alabama Colleges).

The school offers students a meal plan with 20 meals per week.

Faulkner Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Standardized Test Scores:

Test25th Percentile75th Percetile
SAT Verbal410550
SAT Math380510
ACT Verbal1724
ACT Math1623
ACT Composite1823

Application Requirements:

Class Rankrecommended
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programrecommended
Formal Demonstration of Competencerecommended
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)required
Percent of Applicants Submitting SAT21%
Percent of Applicants Submitting ACT89%
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)required

Faulkner Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 12,720
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 12,720
Room and board $ 6,350
Room charge $ 3,150
Board (meal plan) charge $ 3,200
Books and supplies $ 1,600
Other expenses $ 3,050

Financial Aid:
Faulkner participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 100300)

Faulkner Faculty

Faulkner has a tenure system for faculty.

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professorcalendar year7$86,9562*
Associate professorcalendar year1*3$72,567
Assistant professorcalendar year5$46,3142*
Instructorcalendar year2*2*
All faculty totalcalendar year15$63,2729$68,056

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year16$76,7856$69,017
Associate professoracademic year14$74,8278$62,309
Assistant professoracademic year8$37,85213$49,889
All faculty totalacademic year38$67,86727$57,820

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Faulkner Athletics

Athletic Conferences:

Football Mid-South Conference
Basketball Georgia-Alabama-Carolina Conference
Baseball Georgia-Alabama-Carolina Conference

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):

All Other Sports113647

Faulkner Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General
Business/Commerce, General
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer and Information Sciences, General

Education And Teaching
Education, General
Elementary Education and Teaching
English/Language Arts Teacher Education

Fine Arts
Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other

Law (LLB, JD)
Legal Professions and Studies, Other

Liberal Arts
English Language and Literature, General
History, General
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies

Mathematics, General

Music, General

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, Other
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management

Religion And Philosophy
Bible/Biblical Studies

Biology/Biological Sciences, General

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies

Therapy And Counseling
Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling
Psychology, General

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Faulkner Highlights

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What Sets Faulkner Apart:

% of full-time faculty on tenure track
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% of degrees in business and management
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% of degrees in security and law enforcement
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Top 11%Faulkner % of degrees in security and law enforcement
% of degrees in law
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Top 16%Faulkner % of degrees in law
% students 40 years or older
(for colleges of its size and type)
Top 18%Faulkner % students 40 years or older

checked Churches of Christ affiliation
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Offers weekend classes
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Option to study abroad
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Offers campus housing
checked Offers a board (meal) plan
checked Tenure system for quality teaching
checked Has ROTC (army, air force)
checked Offers athletic scholarships

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