Description

Auburn University in Auburn, Alabama, is one of the oldest universities in the state. At the same time, it offers some of the most progressive and distinctive academics.

Some of Auburn’s distinctive offerings include cutting-edge cancer research and an innovative program in Veterinary Medicine. Auburn was also one of the first southeastern schools to offer programs in Software Engineering and in Automotive Engineering and Manufacturing.

Since Auburn University is one of the largest schools in Alabama, academics are also plentiful. Auburn has more than ten distinctive colleges, which award undergraduate and graduate degrees. Auburn University’s individual colleges include:

  • The College of Agriculture
  • The College of Education
  • The College of Liberal Arts
  • The College of Mathematics and Sciences
  • Harrison School of Pharmacy

College life options include more than 300 student clubs and organizations. Auburn University also offers hundreds of different study abroad opportunities. Students also unwind by attending sporting events, as the Auburn football team is often a contender for NCAA Bowl games.

Each degree program has different admissions requirements. General undergraduate admissions requirements include completion of an application and submission of transcripts and ACT or SAT scores.

Auburn University financial aid offers academic and departmental scholarships to academically outstanding students and to students pursuing a specific major. Auburn University also participates in federal financial aid programs, which include need-based grants, loans and work-study awards.

Quick Facts about Auburn University, Main Campus

Region

Southeast

Setting

Large Town Setting

Type

Public

Size

Very Large (+10,000 Undergrad)

Mascot

Tigers

Nickname

AU

Website

www.auburn.edu

On-Campus Housing Available

Yes

Selectivity

Selective

In-State Tuition

$7,296

Out-of-State Tuition

$21,888

Retention Rate

87%

Enrollment

24,894

Year Established

1856

Ratings & Reviews

Overall School Rating: 5

5 star
  6 reviews
4 star
  1 review
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86% of students gave Auburn University, Main Campus 5 stars overall.

Alumnus - Grad Year 2012

Overall Rating:
5

Detailed Ratings

Great school! Amazing family like atmosphere. My best memories definitely come from athletic activities such as football. The game atmosphere is very electric. The traditions of the school are also great.

Overall Rating:
5

Detailed Ratings

I have wanted to go to this school since I was a little girl. I freaked out and cried when I recieved my acceptance letter. There is a wonderful campus, a great academic team, and I am an Auburn fan! War Eagle!

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Students

Full-Time Undergrad Students
20,037
Freshman Class
5,240
Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students)
24,894

Undergraduate vs. Graduate

Undergraduate
80%
Graduate
20%

Full-Time vs. Part-Time Students

Full-Time
79%
Part-Time
21%

Students Coming From In-State vs. Out-of-State

In-State
52%
Out-of-State
48%

Gender of Students

Women
52%
Men
48%

Ethnic Diversity

African-American
8%
Asian
2%
Caucasian
85%
Latino
2%
Other
3%

Students State Origin

Alabama
52%
Georgia
15%
Florida
5%
Tennessee
3%
Texas
2%
Other
23%

International Students

International
3%
Domestic
97%

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