Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation

Faulkner University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (1866 Southern Lane; Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097; telephone number 404-679-4500) to award associate, baccalaureate, master and doctorate degrees. The three-fold purpose for publishing the Commission’s address and contact number is to enable interested constituents (1) to learn about the accreditation status of Faulkner University, (2) to file a third-party comment at the time of Faulkner University’s decennial review, or (3) to file a complaint against Faulkner University for alleged non-compliance with a standard or requirement. Normal inquiries about Faulkner University, such as admission requirements, financial aid, educational programs, etc., should be addressed directly to Faulkner University and not to the Commission’s office.

Thomas Goode Jones School of Law

Faulkner University’s Thomas Goode Jones School of Law is fully approved by the American Bar Association (ABA). Graduates are eligible to sit for the bar exam in any state.

Faulkner University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (1866 Southern Lane; Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097; telephone number 404-679-4500) to award associate, baccalaureate, master and juris doctor degrees. The three-fold purpose for publishing the Commission’s address and contact number is to enable interested constituents (1) to learn about the accreditation status of Faulkner University, (2) to file a third-party comment at the time of Faulkner University’s decennial review, or (3) to file a complaint against Faulkner University for alleged non-compliance with a standard or requirement. Normal inquiries about Faulkner University, such as admission requirements, financial aid, educational programs, etc., should be addressed directly to Faulkner University and not to the Commission’s office.

Specialty Accreditations

Legal Studies

Faulkner University’s legal studies program, offered on the main campus in Montgomery, Alabama, is approved by the American Bar Association’s Standing Committee on Paralegals.

For information regarding the institution’s accreditation contact:

American Bar Association
Standing Committee on Paralegals
321 North Clark Street
Mail Stop 19.1
Chicago, Illinois 60610-4714
 

Teacher Education

Faulkner University’s teacher education programs in the College of Education are accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE). For information regarding the institution’s NCATE accreditation contact:

National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education.
2010 Massachusetts Ave NW, Suite 500
Washington, DC 20036
 
Faulkner University’s teacher education programs in the College of Education are approved by the Alabama State Department of Education (ALSDE). For information regarding the institution’s ALSDE approval contact:
 
Alabama State Department of Education
50 North Ripley Street
P.O. Box 302101
Montgomery, AL 36104
 

Graduate Theology

The Kearley Graduate School of Theology is a candidate for accreditation by the Association of Theological Schools.