Admission Requirements

Admission requirements for adult undergraduates vary among programs at Faulkner University. Please locate your program of interest below to review specific requirements for each program. All programs not specifically listed below fall under Regular Adult Undergraduates.

Regular Adult Undergraduates

  • Must be a qualified high school graduate who has completed a high school curriculum and received a regular high school diploma OR GED with minimum sub-scores of 350 and a minimum composite of 450
  • If out of high school less than five years, a minimum ACT composite of 18 OR a minimum of 24 semester hours of transferable credit (C or above) from regionally accredited colleges or universities
  • Minimum age 24 or above if pursuing a traditional degree program

Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA)

with no emphasis area:

  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 on all previous college work from regionally accredited colleges and universities. Students who do not meet the minimum GPA of 2.0 may appeal for admission consideration.
  • Must complete all required general education coursework (core classes – 60 semester hours)
  • Minimum age requirement of 23

with emphasis area:

  • Same as above except general education coursework is 54 semester hours

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (BSB – Online Program)

  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 on all previous college work from regionally accredited colleges and universities. Students who do not meet the minimum GPA of 2.0 may appeal for admission consideration.
  • Must complete all required general education coursework (core classes – 60 semester hours)
  • Minimum age requirement of 23

Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice (BCJ – Hybrid or Online Program)

  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 on all previous college work from regionally accredited colleges and universities. Students who do not meet the minimum GPA of 2.0 may appeal for admission consideration.
  • Must complete all required general education coursework (core classes – 66 semester hours)
  • Minimum age requirement of 23

Bachelor of Science in Human Resource Management (HRM)

with no emphasis area:

  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 on all previous college work from regionally accredited colleges and universities. Students who do not meet the minimum GPA of 2.0 may appeal for admission consideration.
  • Must complete at least 60 of the 72 required core hours including English Comp I and II and math. Any remaining core must be taken after completion of all junior and senior level courses. Core classes and courses in the major cannot be taken simultaneously.
  • Minimum age requirement of 23

with emphasis area:

  • Same as above except required core is 60 hours. All must be completed prior to admission.

All programs not specifically listed above fall under “Regular Adult Undergraduates.”


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