23,964
Students
Financial aid thermometer
10,829
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
83
83%
Acceptance Rate
Small town
Setting
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Overview

Auburn University is a University institution located in Auburn University, AL, in a small town setting.

Location & Contact

Address Auburn University, AL  36849
United States

Majors & Degrees

Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, And Related Sciences Associate Bachelors
Agricultural Communication/journalism Checkmark
Agricultural Economics Checkmark
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Agronomy And Crop Science Checkmark
Animal Sciences Checkmark
Aquaculture Checkmark
Food Science Checkmark
Horticultural Science Checkmark
Plant Sciences Checkmark
Plant Sciences Related Checkmark
Poultry Science Checkmark
Architecture And Related Services Associate Bachelors
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Environmental Design/architecture Checkmark
Interior Architecture Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biochemistry Checkmark
Biology/biological Sciences Checkmark
Biomedical Sciences Checkmark
Biotechnology Checkmark
Botany/plant Biology Checkmark
Exercise Physiology Checkmark
Marine Biology And Biological Oceanography Checkmark
Medical Microbiology And Bacteriology Checkmark
Microbiology Checkmark
Molecular Biology Checkmark
Zoology/animal Biology Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting Checkmark
Business Administration And Management Checkmark
Business/managerial Economics Checkmark
Finance Checkmark
Hospitality Administration Checkmark
Hospitality Administration Related Checkmark
Hotel/motel Administration Checkmark
Human Resources Management Checkmark
International Business/trade/commerce Checkmark
Logistics, Materials, And Supply Chain Management Checkmark
Management Information Systems Checkmark
Management Science Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management Checkmark
Operations Management Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Communication And Journalism Related Checkmark
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Mass Communication/media Checkmark
Public Relations/image Management Checkmark
Radio And Television Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
Adult And Continuing Education Checkmark
Agricultural Teacher Education Checkmark
Business Teacher Education Checkmark
Early Childhood Education Checkmark
Education Checkmark
Elementary Education Checkmark
English/language Arts Teacher Education Checkmark
Foreign Language Teacher Education Checkmark
French Language Teacher Education Checkmark
German Language Teacher Education Checkmark
Health Teacher Education Checkmark
History Teacher Education Checkmark
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Music Teacher Education Checkmark
Physical Education Teaching And Coaching Checkmark
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Engineering Associate Bachelors
Aerospace, Aeronautical And Astronautical/space Engineering Checkmark
Agricultural Engineering Checkmark
Architectural Engineering Checkmark
Biological/biosystems Engineering Checkmark
Chemical Engineering Checkmark
Civil Engineering Checkmark
Computer Engineering Checkmark
Computer Engineering Related Checkmark
Computer Hardware Engineering Checkmark
Computer Software Engineering Checkmark
Electrical And Electronics Engineering Checkmark
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Industrial Engineering Checkmark
Materials Engineering Checkmark
Mechanical Engineering Checkmark
Polymer/plastics Engineering Checkmark
Textile Sciences And Engineering Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Rhetoric And Composition Checkmark
Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Associate Bachelors
Apparel And Textile Marketing Management Checkmark
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Child Development Checkmark
Family And Consumer Sciences/human Sciences Checkmark
Family And Consumer Sciences/human Sciences Related Checkmark
Foods, Nutrition, And Wellness Checkmark
Human Development And Family Studies Checkmark
Human Development And Family Studies Related Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Foreign Languages And Literatures Checkmark
French Checkmark
German Checkmark
Spanish Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Audiology And Speech-language Pathology Checkmark
Clinical Laboratory Science/medical Technology Checkmark
Clinical/medical Laboratory Science And Allied Professions Related Checkmark
Clinical/medical Laboratory Technology Checkmark
Communication Sciences And Disorders Checkmark
Health/health-care Administration Checkmark
Pre-dentistry Studies Checkmark
Pre-pharmacy Studies Checkmark
Pre-veterinary Studies Checkmark
Premedical Studies Checkmark
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
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Legal Professions And Studies Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
Liberal Arts And Sciences And Humanities Related Checkmark
Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
Applied Mathematics Checkmark
Mathematics Checkmark
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Nutrition Sciences Checkmark
Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
Environmental Science Checkmark
Forest Sciences And Biology Checkmark
Forestry Related Checkmark
Natural Resources Management And Policy Checkmark
Wildlife, Fish And Wildlands Science And Management Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Chemistry Checkmark
Geology/earth Science Checkmark
Physics Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Social Work Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Anthropology Checkmark
Criminology Checkmark
Economics Checkmark
Geography Checkmark
Political Science And Government Checkmark
Sociology Checkmark
Transportation And Materials Moving Associate Bachelors
Airline Pilot And Flight Crew Checkmark
Aviation/airway Management Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Design And Applied Arts Related Checkmark
Design And Visual Communications Checkmark
Dramatic/theater Arts Checkmark
Fine/studio Arts Checkmark
Graphic Design Checkmark
Industrial And Product Design Checkmark
Interior Design Checkmark
Music Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

18,072
Applied
15,168
Accepted
23,964
Enrolled
84%
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Female Admissions

10,231
Females Applied
8,592
Females Accepted
84%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

7,841
Males Applied
6,576
Males Accepted
84%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

50
Application Fee
3.86
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
A minimum high school GPA of 2
Required for some programs A minimum high school GPA of 3
Recommended A minimum high school GPA of 3

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen January 15th February 1st
Out of state Fall freshmen Not reported January 1st
Other early decision plan October 1st October 15th
Transfer June 1st Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 611 570 650
SAT Math 614 560 660
ACT Composite 27 24 30

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

9,624
In-state
28,872
Out-of-state
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Fees

1,652
Full-time student fees
13,332
Room & board
7,860
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Financial Aid

10,829
Avg. Financial Aid Package
11,644
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
4,529
Avg. Loan Aid
7,249
Avg. Grant Aid
7,847
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
45%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
13%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

23,964
Total undergrad students
6%
International Students
35%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.3%
Black or African American 6.1%
White or Caucasian 79.86%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.43%
Asian 2.35%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.04%
Two or more races 1.78%
Other 0.4%

Gender

Male (51.33%)
Female (48.67%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements None
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Men-only housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 19%

Student Activities

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Marching band Checkmark
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Campus events:
Hey Day, UPC Concert and BIG Event

Student Services

Legal services Checkmark
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Personal/psychological counseling Checkmark
Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

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Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Student Government Association, University Program Council, IMPACT (volunteer opportunities), International Student Organization and student media (AU Plainsman newspaper, WEGL radio, Glomerata yearbook, Eagle Eye television, AU Circle literary journal)

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
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Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No Division 1 Checkmark
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Cheerleading No Checkmark No
Crew Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running No Division 1 Checkmark
Equestrian Sports No No No
Football Checkmark Division 1A Checkmark
Golf Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Gymnastics No No No
Ice Hockey Checkmark No No
Lacrosse Checkmark No No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Sailing Checkmark No No
Sand Volleyball Checkmark No No
Skiing (downhill) Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark No No
Softball Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
Water Polo Checkmark No No
Wrestling Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Cheerleading No Checkmark No
Crew Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running No Division 1 Checkmark
Equestrian Sports No Checkmark Checkmark
Football No No No
Golf Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Gymnastics No Division 1 Checkmark
Ice Hockey Checkmark No No
Lacrosse Checkmark No No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rugby No No No
Sailing Checkmark No No
Sand Volleyball Checkmark No No
Skiing (downhill) Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Swimming And Diving Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Water Polo Checkmark No No
Wrestling Checkmark No No

Faculty

1,555
Total Faculty
19:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 1,330
Part-time - 225
Male - 936
Female - 619