Auburn University

Auburn, AL

Auburn University

Auburn, AL

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Tuition & Fees

$11,492

$31,124

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
9%
600-699
52%
500-599
37%
400-499
1%
300-399
0
700-800
15%
600-699
44%
500-599
38%
400-499
2%
30-36
34%
24-29
49%
18-23
15%
12-17
0
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undergraduateRatios

52%

male

48%

female

1

teacher

20

students

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Moderately Selective

80%

acceptance rate

Accepted 16,300
Declined 3,905
Total Received 20,205
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Public

24,594

undergraduate students

5,866

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

Auburn University, is a public, multipurpose, land-grant university. It was founded as a private, liberal arts institution in 1856, came under state control in 1872, and began admitting women in 1892. Its 1,875-acre campus is located in Auburn.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 30,460
Established in 1856
Coeducational Coeducational

1,875-acre campus in Auburn (population: 63,973), 35 miles from Columbus, GA and 60 miles from Montgomery. Served by bus; major airport serves Atlanta, GA (118 miles); smaller airport serves Columbus; train serves Montgomery. School operates transportation around campus and to student residential areas.

  • Metropolitan area: Atlanta, Birmingham
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Columbus Metropolitan

Auburn University
The Quad Center
Auburn
36849-1111

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
19%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
no
No freshman housing consideration
yes
Coed housing
yes
Men only housing
yes
Women only housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Organizations

  • Student Government Association
  • University Program Council
  • IMPACT (volunteer opportunities)
  • International Student Organization
  • student media (AU Plainsman newspaper, WEGL radio, Glomerata yearbook, Eagle Eye television, AU Circle literary journal)

Top Events

  • Hey Day
  • UPC Concert
  • BIG Event

Fun Facts

  • When the Auburn University Tigers football team wins a game, fans celebrate by toilet-papering, or "rolling," two oak trees in front of the local Toomer's Drugs—a University-approved tradition!
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Marching band
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
33%
Top 1/4
63%
Top 1/2
89%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
9%
600-699
52%
500-599
37%
400-499
1%
300-399
0
700-800
15%
600-699
44%
500-599
38%
400-499
2%
30-36
34%
24-29
49%
18-23
15%
12-17
0

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $50
Application deadline January 15
School has early action program yes
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.9

Moderately Selective

80%

acceptance rate

Accepted 16,300
Declined 3,905
Total Received 20,205

Admissions Factors

Very Important

application essay
academic GPA
standardized test scores

Important

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
first generation
geographical residence
rigor of secondary school record
state residency
talent/ability
volunteer work
work experience

Considered

recommendation(s)

Not Considered

interview
racial/ethnic status
class rank
religious affiliation/commitment

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International Facts

Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language yes

Financial Aid

Average financial aid
Not Reported

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $9,816
Room & board $13,600
Additional fees $1,676
Books & supplies $1,200
Other fees $2,884
Total $29,176
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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross-country running
Equestrian sports
Football
Golf
Gymnastics
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball

Intramural Sports Men

Racquetball, Table tennis, Ultimate frisbee

Intramural Sports Women

Racquetball, Table tennis, Ultimate frisbee

Club Sports Men

Crew, Ice hockey, Lacrosse, Rugby, Sailing, Sand volleyball, Skiing (downhill), Water polo, Wrestling

Club Sports Women

Crew, Ice hockey, Lacrosse, Sailing, Sand volleyball, Skiing (downhill), Water polo, Wrestling

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division 1

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering
Agricultural Business Technology
Agricultural Communication/Journalism
Agricultural Economics
Agricultural Engineering
Agricultural Teacher Education
Agriculture, General
Agronomy and Crop Science
Airline/Commercial/Professional Pilot and Flight Crew
Animal Sciences, General
Anthropology
Apparel and Textile Marketing Management
Apparel and Textiles, General
Applied Mathematics, General
Aquaculture
Architectural Engineering
Architecture
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
Aviation/Airway Management and Operations
Biochemistry
Biological/Biosystems Engineering
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Biomedical Sciences, General
Biotechnology
Botany/Plant Biology
Broadcast Journalism
Business Administration and Management, General
Business Teacher Education
Business/Managerial Economics
Chemical Engineering
Chemistry, General
Child Development
Civil Engineering, General
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science and Allied Professions, Other
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General
Communication and Media Studies, Other
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other
Computer Engineering, General
Computer Engineering, Other
Computer Hardware Engineering
Computer Software Engineering
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Criminology
Design and Applied Arts, Other
Design and Visual Communications, General
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Economics, General
Education, General
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Elementary Education and Teaching
Engineering, General
Engineering, Other
English Language and Literature, General
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
Environmental Design/Architecture
Environmental Science
Exercise Physiology
Family and Community Services
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, Other
Finance, General
Fine/Studio Arts, General
Food Science
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General
Foreign Language Teacher Education
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
Forest Sciences and Biology
Forestry, Other
French Language Teacher Education
French Language and Literature
Geography
Geology/Earth Science, General
German Language Teacher Education
German Language and Literature
Graphic Design
Health Teacher Education
Health/Health Care Administration/Management
History Teacher Education
History, General
Horticultural Science
Hospitality Administration/Management, General
Hospitality Administration/Management, Other
Hotel/Motel Administration/Management
Human Development and Family Studies, General
Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services, Other
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
Industrial Engineering
Industrial and Product Design
Interior Architecture
Interior Design
International Business/Trade/Commerce
Journalism
Legal Studies, General
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management
Management Information Systems, General
Management Science
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mass Communication/Media Studies
Materials Engineering
Mathematics Teacher Education
Mathematics, General
Mechanical Engineering
Medical Microbiology and Bacteriology
Microbiology, General
Molecular Biology
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General
Music Teacher Education
Music, General
Natural Resource Recreation and Tourism
Natural Resources Management and Policy
Neuroscience
Nutrition Sciences
Operations Management and Supervision
Philosophy
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Physics Teacher Education
Physics, General
Plant Sciences, General
Plant Sciences, Other
Political Science and Government, General
Polymer/Plastics Engineering
Poultry Science
Pre-Dentistry Studies
Pre-Law Studies
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
Pre-Pharmacy Studies
Pre-Veterinary Studies
Psychology, General
Public Administration
Public Relations/Image Management
Radio and Television
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Rhetoric and Composition
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
Secondary Education and Teaching
Social Science Teacher Education
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish Language Teacher Education
Spanish Language and Literature
Special Education and Teaching, General
Special Education and Teaching, Other
Technical Teacher Education
Textile Sciences and Engineering
Trade and Industrial Teacher Education
Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management
Zoology/Animal Biology
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Freshman honors college
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC
  • Navy ROTC
  • Air force ROTC

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate
  • Doctoral degree - professional
  • Doctoral degree research/scholarship

30,460

total students

63%

in-state

37%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

81%

24,594
students

Female
48%
11,795

Male
52%
12,799

19%

5,866
students

Female
53%
3,127

Male
47%
2,739

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

91%

22,527
students

Female
49%
11,032

Male
51%
11,495

9%

2,067
students

Female
37%
763

Male
63%
1,304

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 91%
Student 4 year graduation rate 50%
Student 5 year graduation rate 24%
Student 6 year graduation rate 4%

Student Break-down

5%
Nonresident aliens
5%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Hispanic/Latino
80%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

979

Transfer students enrolled

3%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests no
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES no
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred no

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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Counseling services

  • Individual career
  • Learning disability
  • Personal/Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Other career services
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • 24 hour library
  • Computer training or assistance
  • Health clinic

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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