Faulkner University

Private, Four-years School Located in Montgomery, AL

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How much is the Faulkner tuition? For the academic year 2023-2024, Faulkner's tuition & fees is $23,920.
With indirect costs not billed by school, such as room & boards and personal living expenses, the total cost of attendance for one academic year is $38,340 when a student lives on-campus.

Faulkner Tuition & Expenses

2022-2023 Rate
Tuition & Fees$23,920
Books & Supplies Costs$1,800
On-campus Room & Board$8,020
On-campus Expenses$4,600
Off-campus Room & Board$8,020
Off-campus Expenses$4,600
2023-2024 Estimates
Tuition & Fees$24,358

How Much Does it Cost to Go to Faulkner for 4 Years?

For the class of 2027, who entering colleges in 2023, the 4 years tuition & fees is $95,680 at Faulkner. The estimated tuition rate is based on the changes over last 5 years. With room & board, books, and other personal expenses, the estimated 4 years costs of attendance is $149,530. After receiving financial aid including grants, scholarships, and/or student loans, the 4 years COA is down to $104,030.
The following table computes the 4 years tuition and COA by class of year.
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2023-24)$23,920$36,868$25,493
Sophomore (2024-25)$23,920$37,205$25,830
Junior (2025-26)$23,920$37,551$26,176
Senior (2026-27)$23,920$37,905$26,530
4 Years Total$95,680$149,530$104,030
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2024-25)$23,920$37,205$25,830
Sophomore (2025-26)$23,920$37,551$26,176
Junior (2026-27)$23,920$37,905$26,530
Senior (2027-28)$23,920$38,269$26,894
4 Years Total$95,680$150,931$105,431
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2025-26)$23,920$37,551$26,176
Sophomore (2026-27)$23,920$37,905$26,530
Junior (2027-28)$23,920$38,269$26,894
Senior (2028-29)$23,920$38,643$27,268
4 Years Total$95,680$152,368$106,868
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2026-27)$23,920$37,905$26,530
Sophomore (2027-28)$23,920$38,269$26,894
Junior (2028-29)$23,920$38,643$27,268
Senior (2029-30)$23,920$39,026$27,651
4 Years Total$95,680$153,843$108,343
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2027-28)$23,920$38,269$26,894
Sophomore (2028-29)$23,920$38,643$27,268
Junior (2029-30)$23,920$39,026$27,651
Senior (2030-31)$23,920$39,419$28,044
4 Years Total$95,680$155,356$109,856

Average Tuition By School Type and Comparison

Compared to four-years schools nationwide, Faulkner' tuition is slightly higher than the average tuition of $20,937. Compared to private, four-years colleges in Alabama, its tuition is higher than the average tuition of $15,848.
In-StateOut-of-State
Faulkner University$23,920
U.S. Four-years Colleges$18,672
Public Schools$7,199$12,960
Private Schools$20,937
Alabama Four-years Colleges$15,034
Public Schools$7,408$14,073
Private Schools$15,848

Compare Similar School's Tuition

The next table compares the tuition & fees between Faulkner and similar schools. The similar colleges are selected by school type & level (private, four-years), ranking, and comparison frequency by our users. The comparison is based on 2022-2023 tuition rate.
LocationUndergraduateGraduate
Faulkner UniversityMontgomery, AL$23,920$16,025
Rivier UniversityNashua, NH$37,791$12,871
Monroe CollegeBronx, NY$17,922$18,310
National UniversitySan Diego, CA$13,320$15,912
William Woods UniversityFulton, MO$28,860$13,800
Rockford UniversityRockford, IL$37,300$14,060
Assumption UniversityWorcester, MA$49,414$14,866
Milwaukee School of EngineeringMilwaukee, WI$48,421$23,418
Asbury UniversityWilmore, KY$33,640$8,779
Southwestern CollegeWinfield, KS$38,480$9,180
Lake Erie CollegePainesville, OH$36,032$13,535

Financial Aid and COA

At Faulkner University, 1,475 students (77%) received grant or scholarship from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources. The average amount of grant/scholarship received is $11,375.
After receiving financial aid, the cost of attendance (COA) at Faulkner is $26,965 for students living on-campus and $26,965 for students living off-campus.
For beginning students (i.e. first-time freshmen), 178 students received any type of financial aid including grants/scholarship and student loans. The average amount of grant/scholarship for the first-time students is $16,238 and the average amount of student loans is $9,307.
The financial aid data is based on 2021-2022 statistics from IPEDS.
COA (on-campus)$38,340
COA (off-campus)$38,340
Tuition & Fees$23,920
Indirect Costs (on-campus)$14,420
Indirect Costs (off-campus)$14,420
COA (on-campus) after Receiving Aid$26,965
COA (off-campus) after Receiving Aid$26,965
Average Financial Aid$11,375
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship1,47577%$11,375
Pell Grants88646%$4,827
Federal Student Loan1,17161%$8,735
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Financial Aid17899%-
Grants or Scholarships17698%$16,238
Federal Grants10760%$5,821
Pell Grants10760%$5,043
Other Federal Grants8950%$935
State/Local Grants11866%$1,804
Institutional Grants15989%$12,718
Student Loan Aid12972%$9,307
Federal Student Loans12872%$8,648
Other Student Loans95%$10,413

Admission Stats and Requirements to Apply

Faulkner's acceptance rate is 64.60%. A total of 1,791 applicants applied to and 1,157 students were accepted. Of the admitted students, 233 enrolled finally, and the yield (i.e. enrollment rate) is 20.14%.
To apply to Faulkner, 2 items are required - Secondary school GPA and Secondary school record and 2 items are recommended to submit - Secondary school rank and TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language). SAT and ACT scores are considered during the admissions process but are not required to be submitted.
TotalMenWomen
Applicants1,791773$1,018
Admitted1,157482$675
Enrolled233129$104
Acceptance Rate64.60%62.35%66.31%
Yield (Enrollment Rate)20.14%26.76%15.41%
Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankRecommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of college-preparatory programNeither Required Nor Recommended
RecommendationsNeither Required Nor Recommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither Required Nor Recommended
Admission test scoresConsidered But Not Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Recommended
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither Required Nor Recommended

SAT and ACT Scores

The SAT and ACT scores are considered but not required to apply to Faulkner. The average SAT score of the enrolled first-time students is 1,098 and the average ACT score (ACT composite) is 20.
Its SAT score is lower than the national average score of 1,168. The ACT score is lower than the national average score of 24.
Average25th75th
SAT Total1,0989901,205
National Average1,168
Alabama Average1,119
SAT EBRW550500600
SAT Math548490605
ACT Composite201623
National Average24
Alabama Average22
ACT Math191622
ACT English201623

Student Population

Faulkner University has a total of 2,817 students including 1,792 undergraduate and 1,025 graduate students. By gender, there are 1,193 male students and 1,681 female students attending Faulkner. The school offers online degree programs and 1,137 students enrolled online exclusively (40.36% of all students).
TotalMaleFemale
Total2,874 1,1931,681
Undergraduate1,922 8321,090
Graduate952 361591

Directory & Academic Information

Directory Information
Address5345 Atlanta Hwy, Montgomery, AL
Phone334-272-5820
WEBwww.faulkner.edu
Degree & Programs
DegreeUndergraduate, Graduate
Program Offered60 Programs
Graduate Program Offered17 Graduate Programs
Academic Stats
Acceptance Rate82.41%
Yield16.71%
Student Population2,817
Graduation Rate32%
Transfer-out Rate39%
Retention Rate63% (Full-time), 33% (Part-time)
Students to Faculty Ratio Rate13 to 1
Faculty & Staffs
Number of Faculties122 (Full-time), 123 (Part-time)
Number of Staffs289 (Full-time), 165 (Part-time)
Average Faculty Salary$56,562
Average Staff Salary$46,705