Auburn

Auburn University

152 S College Street, Auburn, United States
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  • Total Documents
    2,728
  • Class Notes
    2,037
  • Textbook Notes
    105
  • Study Guides
    583
  • Currently Enrolled
    2,871
  • Previously Enrolled
    2,316

Overview of Auburn University (Auburn)

About this school

Auburn University is a warm, friendly campus that attracts the brightest students to its well-respected programs in engineering, architecture, agriculture, pharmacy, and the arts and sciences. Auburn is a public, multipurpose, land-grant university with a 1,871-acre campus. It was founded as a private, liberal arts institution in 1856, came under state control in 1872, and began admitting women in 1892. The energy and spirit of the campus is so unique it is called `The Auburn Spirit.' This spirit has come to represent the `hello' from a stranger walking by, the closeness among students, the excitement of an athletic event and the qualities of professional competence and interpersonal skills that characterize an Auburn graduate.
  • Institution Type


    Public

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:23,964
    • Men:12,300 (51.3%)
    • Women:11,664 (48.7%)

Location

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Admission Information (Auburn)

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Auburn University is moderately difficult: more than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is required

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
4
-
Mathematics
3
-
Science
2
-
Foreign Language
-
1
Social Studies
3
4
History
-
-
Academic Electives
-
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
January 15
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Accepted with or without writing component
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
SAT: No policy as of now ACT: No policy as of now

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
-
City, State, Zip
Auburn University, AL  36849
Phone
(334) 844-4080
Fax
-
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
January 15
Application Fee
$50
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
February 1
Accept Offer Of Admission
May 1
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student cannot defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Action Deadline
Rolling
Early Action Notification
October 15

Application Form


Common Application
Not accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters Of Recommendation
-
Other
-
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular|Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
84% of 18,072 applicants were admitted
Women
84% of 10,231 applicants were admitted
Men
84% of 7,841 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
6,086 (40%) of 15,168 admitted students enrolled
Women
3,103 (36%) of 8,592 admitted students enrolled
Men
2,983 (45%) of 6,576 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.86
375 And Above
60%
3.50 - 3.74
19%
3.25 - 3.49
12%
3.00 - 3.24
7%
2.50 - 2.99
2%
2.00 - 2.49
-

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
614 average |560-660 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
14%
• Score 600 - 700
41%
• Score 500 - 600
42%
• Score 400 - 500
2%
• Score 300 - 400
0%
• Score 200 - 300
0%
Sat Critical Reading
611 average |570-650 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
10%
• Score 600 - 700
50%
• Score 500 - 600
38%
• Score 400 - 500
3%
• Score 300 - 400
0%
• Score 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
27 average |24-30 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
30%
• Score 24 - 29
53%
• Score 18 - 23
17%
• Score 12 - 17
0%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid (Auburn)

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - In-state: $10,968|Out-of-state: $29,640
  • Room & Board: - $13,332 (65.62961504381215%)
  • Other Expences: - $1,200 (5.907256079551049%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $5,782 (28.4631288766368%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Auburn University accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline February 1
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning October 2
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 001009
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
2,916 (64.4%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
1,733 (59.4%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,733 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
307 (17.7%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
52%
Average Award
$11,644
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,469 (84.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $8,751
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,129 (65.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,785
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 242 (14.0%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
1,341 (29.6%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $7,453

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
13,335 (65.4%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
7,246 (54.3%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
7,246 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
972 (13.4%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
45%
Average Award
$10,829
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 5,326 (73.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $7,847
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 5,579 (77.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,363
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 649 (9.0%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
4,487 (22.0%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $7,249

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
40%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$29,295
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
17.0%
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
4.0%

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Agriculture, Architecture, Biological Sciences, Business, Communication, Computer Science, Education, Engineering/Technologies, English, Foreign Languages, Health Fields, Home Economics, Humanities, Mathematics, Physical Sciences, Premedicine, Social Sciences
Creative Arts/Performance
Applied Art and Design, Art/Fine Arts, Cinema/Film/Broadcasting, Creative Writing, Journalism/Publications, Music, Performing Arts, Theater/Drama
Special Achievements/Activities
Cheerleading/Drum Major, Leadership, Memberships
Special Characteristics
Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Faculty/Staff, Children of Union Members/Company Employees, Ethnic Background, Local/State Students, Married Students, Out-of-State Students

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$4,202

Academics & Instruction (Auburn)

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Not required

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


1,330

Part-Time Faculty


225

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


77%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 8% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 23% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 29% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 15% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 8% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 9% of classes
  • Over 100 students: - 7% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
Over 100 students
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 15% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 31% of discussion sections/labs
  • 20-29 students: - 32% of discussion sections/labs
  • 30-39 students: - 12% of discussion sections/labs
  • 40-49 students: - 7% of discussion sections/labs
  • 50-59 students: - 2% of discussion sections/labs
  • Over 100 students: - 2% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-59
Over 100 students
# of Students

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
5,807,909

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
1722
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Not Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Auburn University provides hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


91.5%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


49.1%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


72.9%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


76.6%

Programs & Majors (Auburn)

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (145)


  • Accounting
  • Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching
  • Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering
  • 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
  • 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 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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 Resources Management and Policy
  • 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

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


Not reported

Special Programs


Accelerated program, Cooperative work study program, Distance learning, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Business/marketing, Engineering, Biological/life sciences

Online Degrees


Engineering

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Master of Agriculture, Master of Chemical Engineering, Master of Materials Engineering, Master of Civil Engineering, Master of Software Engineering, Master of Communications Disorders, Master of Real Estate Development, Master of Integrated Design and Construction, Master of Electrical Engineering, Master of Science, Master of Community Planning, Master of Hispanic Studies, Master of Natural Resources, Master of Technical and Professional Communication, Master of Accountancy, Master of Aquaculture, Master of Applied Mathematics, Master of Probability and Statistics, Master of Business Administration, Master of Landscape Architecture, Master of Education, Master of Aerospace Engineering, Master of Arts, Master of Public Administration, Master of Science in Nursing, Master of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Master of Design-Build, Master of Mechanical Engineering, Master of Building Construction, Master of Industrial Design

Master's Programs of Study (116)


  • Accounting
  • Adult Education
  • Aerospace/Aeronautical Engineering
  • Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness
  • Agricultural Sciences--General
  • Agronomy and Soil Sciences
  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Anatomy
  • Animal Sciences
  • Applied Behavior Analysis
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Aquaculture
  • Architecture
  • Biochemistry
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences--General
  • Biosystems Engineering
  • Botany
  • Building Science
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Business Education
  • Cell Biology
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemistry
  • Child and Family Studies
  • Civil Engineering
  • Clothing and Textiles
  • Communication Disorders
  • Communication--General
  • Computer Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Construction Engineering
  • Construction Management
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Economics
  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Educational Media/Instructional Technology
  • Educational Psychology
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Elementary Education
  • Engineering and Applied Sciences--General
  • English
  • English Education
  • Entomology
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Exercise and Sports Science
  • Experimental Psychology
  • Finance and Banking
  • Fish, Game, and Wildlife Management
  • Food Science and Technology
  • Foreign Languages Education
  • Forestry
  • Geography
  • Geology
  • Geotechnical Engineering
  • Health Education
  • Health Promotion
  • Higher Education
  • History
  • Horticulture
  • Hospitality Management
  • Human Development
  • Human Resources Management
  • Hydraulics
  • Hydrology
  • Industrial Design
  • Industrial and Organizational Psychology
  • Industrial/Management Engineering
  • Inorganic Chemistry
  • Kinesiology and Movement Studies
  • Landscape Architecture
  • Management Information Systems
  • Mass Communication
  • Materials Engineering
  • Mathematics
  • Mathematics Education
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Molecular Biology
  • Music Education
  • Natural Resources
  • Nursing Education
  • Nursing--General
  • Nutrition
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Pathobiology
  • Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • Pharmacology
  • Physical Chemistry
  • Physical Education
  • Physics
  • Plant Pathology
  • Political Science
  • Polymer Science and Engineering
  • Psychology--General
  • Public Administration
  • Radiation Biology
  • Reading Education
  • Real Estate
  • Rehabilitation Counseling
  • Rural Sociology
  • Science Education
  • Secondary Education
  • Social Sciences Education
  • Sociology
  • Software Engineering
  • Spanish
  • Special Education
  • Statistics
  • Structural Engineering
  • Systems Engineering
  • Technical Communication
  • Transportation and Highway Engineering
  • Urban and Regional Planning
  • Veterinary Sciences
  • Zoology

Campus Life (Auburn)

Location & Geography

Population


56,908

Nearest Metropolitan Area


1,875 acres

Environment


Small town/city

Campus Size


Atlanta, Birmingham

Weather


Temperature
35.8 average low in January, 89.4 average high in September
Rain
108 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
118 mile(s) from campus in Atlanta, Ga.
Nearest Bus Station
3 mile(s) from campus in Auburn
Nearest Train Station
60 mile(s) from campus in Montgomery

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Men only housing, women only housing, coed housing, disabled student housing

Students of College Housing


19% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Freshman Housing Guarantee


Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


81%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Not offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Tigers
School Colors
Navy and orange

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Equestrian Sports
Golf
Gymnastics
Soccer
Softball
Swimming And Diving
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Equestrian Sports
Golf
Gymnastics
Soccer
Softball
Swimming And Diving
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
basketball, football, golf, racquetball, soccer, softball, swimming and diving, table tennis, tennis, track and field, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


Auburn University offers choral groups, marching band, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, television station, national fraternities, national sororities, 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)

Sororities


44% of women participate

Fraternities


25% of men participate

ROTC


Army ROTC offered on campus, Navy ROTC is offered on campus, Air Force ROTC offered on campus

Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


21,762

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
23,964
Women
11,664
Men
12,300

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.5% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 2.5% Asian
  • 6.5% Black/African-American
  • 3.5% Hispanic/Latino
  • 1.9% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 84.7% White
  • 0.4% Unknown

International Students


5.7% from 59 countries

Average Age


20

Number of Graduate Students


5,812

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