Auburn University

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TOP
50
Overall
In-State Tuition
A-List Ranking

#
10
south Regional
In-State Tuition
A-List Ranking

TOP
100
Overall
Out-of-State Tuition
A-List Ranking

Auburn University has a
unique mission that is based on a long
tradition of service and access. The
institution serves the citizens and
residents of Alabama through high quality
instructional, outreach and research
programs and prepares the state's citizens
to face the challenges of a global
economy.

The university provides all students
access to its educational and student
resources. Auburn University uses new
instructional technologies in its campus
and online courses. Known as AU or Auburn,
the school has more than 25,000 students
and 1,200 faculty members, making it one
of the state’s largest universities.

Auburn is among the few U.S. schools to be
designated as a land-grant, sea-grant and
space-grant research center. Auburn
consists of thirteen schools and colleges,
with its forestry, veterinary science,
architecture, pharmacy, engineering and
business schools highly ranked amongst
universities nationwide.

Accreditation

It is accredited by the Association of
Public and Land-Grant Universities and the
Southern Association of Colleges and
Schools.

Rankings

The school has been ranked as one of the
top 50 public universities for two decades
straight, with the 2011 edition of U.S.
News and World Report tapping it as the
82nd university in the nation among both
public and private schools.

Athletics

Known as the Tigers, Auburn’s sports teams
participate in Division I-A of the NCAA
and are in the Western Division of the
Southeastern Conference. With a total of
19 intercollegiate national championships,
Auburn is known as a strong competitor.

Financial Aid and Scholarships

Auburn offers loans, grants, federal
work-study, scholarships and veterans’
benefits to help students defray the cost
of attendance.

Library System

Combined, the Auburn University libraries
comprise more than 3.2 million volumes
along with 2.6 million government
documents, 2.5 million microforms, and
over 148,000 maps. There is access to more
than 35,000 current periodicals as well as
more than 227 electronic databases and
more than 10 million archival and
manuscript items.

Student Housing

Auburn’s on-campus housing is made up of
four complexes: The Quad, The Hill, The
Village and South Donahue. The Quad is the
oldest of the four, dating back to the
Great Depression.

General Information

Admission

Office
Quad Center
Auburn, AL 36849-5111
(334) 844-4080
(800) 282-8769
Fax: (334) 844-6436
[email protected]
Contact: Cindy Singley
Director of University Recruitment

Main

Address
Quad Center
Auburn, AL 36849
(334) 844-4000
www.auburn.edu

Size

Total undergrads: 20,037
First-time degree-seeking
freshmen: 3,984
Degree-seeking undergrads: 20,031

Graduate enrollment: 3,519

Setting
Suburban setting
Large town (10,000 – 49,999)
Commuter campus

Degrees

offered:
Bachelor's
Master's
Doctoral
First
Professional

Admissions Information

Application

Fee
College has an application fee:
Yes
Regular application fee: $40
Online application fee: $40

Enrollment

Rates
Percent applicants admitted: 71%
Percent of students who return for
sophomore year: 87%

Tuition & Fees

Estimated Expenses
for Academic Year
2008-'09 2009-'10 2010-'11 2011-'12 % change 2010-'12
Tuition and fees $5,834 $6,500 $6,972 $7,900 +13.31%
Books and
Supplies
$1,100 $1,100 $1,100 $1,100 0.00%
Living Arrangement –
On Campus
Room and Board $7,466 $7,968 $8,972 $9,630 +7.33%
Other $2,350 $2,398 $2,446 $2,510 +2.62%
Living Arrangement –
Off Campus
Room and Board $7,466 $7,968 $8,972 $9,630 +7.33%
Other $2,350 $2,398 $2,446 $2,510 +2.62%
Total Expenses 2008-'09 2009-'10 2010-'11 2011-'12 % change 2010-'12
In-state On
Campus
$16,750 $17,966 $19,490 $21,140 +8.47%
In-state Off
Campus
$16,750 $17,966 $19,490 $21,140 +8.47%
In-state with
Family
$6,934 $7,600 $8,072 $9,000 +11.50%
Average Graduate School
Tuition & Fees
Tuition for In-state
Students
$7,002
In-state Student Fees $892
Tuition for Out-of-state
Students
$21,006
Out-of-state Student Fees $892

Financial Aid

Full-time
Beginning Undergraduate Students
Type of Aid Students Percent Amount Average Per
Student
All students
financial aid
2,962 75%
Grant or
scholarship aid
2,216 56% $16,456,865 $7,426
– Federal grants 469 12% $2,768,441 $5,903
– Pell grants 375 9% $1,290,639 $3,442
– Other federal
grants
387 10% $1,477,802 $3,819
Local and state
government scholarships or
grants
91 2% $554,564 $6,094
Institutional
scholarships or grants
2,057 52% $13,133,860 $6,385
Student loan
financial aid
1,134 29% $7,123,350 $6,282
– Federal student
loans
1,111 28% $5,718,135 $5,147
– Other student
loans
104 3% $1,405,215 $13,512

All Degrees and Programs

Program Completions for Most
Recent Year
BA/BS MA/MS Doctor AA/AS CERT
Grand Total of All Programs 4173 963 430 36
Agriculture 162 52 17
Agricultural Economics 32 6
Animal Sciences 48 15 3
Aquaculture 10 9 6
Horticultural Science 48 10
Plant Sciences, Other 13 12 8
Poultry Science 11
Architecture and Related
Programs
75 30
Architecture 47
City/urban, Community and
Regional Planning
13 – g 557 168 53
Aerospace, Aeronautical and
Astronautical/space Engineering
32 9
Architectural Engineering 111 22
Biological/biosystems
Engineering
20
Chemical Engineering 34 6 6
Civil Engineering 79 20 2
Computer Engineering 30 20 10
Electrical and Electronics
Engineering
72 29 11
Engineering, Other 27
Industrial Engineering 52 28 8
Materials Engineering 4 10 6
Mechanical Engineering 87 18 3
Polymer/plastics Engineering 9 6
Textile Sciences and
Engineering
7
English Language and
Literature/letters
79 13 5
English Language and Literature 79 11 5
Professional, Technical,
Business, and Scientific Writing
2
Foreign Languages, Literatures,
and Linguistics
67 14
French Language and Literature 10
German Language and Literature 7
Spanish Language and Literature 50 14
Health Services/allied
Health/health Sciences
187 38 238
Audiology/audiologist and
Speech-language
Pathology/pathologist
45 21 9
Clinical Laboratory
Science/medical
Technology/technologist
5
Clinical/medical Laboratory
Science and Allied Professions,
Other
13
Health/health Care
Administration/management
36
Pharmaceutics and Drug Design 4 3
Pharmacy 126
Registered Nursing/registered
Nurse
88 5
Veterinary Medicine 96
Veterinary Sciences/veterinary
Clinical Sciences
8 4
History 91 10 5
History 91 10 5
Human Services Programs 90 10 4
Public Administration 71 10 4
Social Work 19
Mathematics and Statistics 47 21 9
Applied Mathematics 8 5
Mathematics 39 7 9
Statistics 9
Multi-/interdisciplinary
Studies
37 4 3
Nutrition Sciences 37 4 3
Natural Resources and
Conservation
54 7 5
Environmental Science 8
Forest Sciences and Biology 24
Forestry and Related Services 7 5
Natural Resources/conservation
Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands
Science and Management
22
Physical Sciences 30 13 12
Environmental
Design/architecture
16
Interior Architecture 12
Landscape Architecture 17
Biological and Biomedical
Sciences
282 13 9
Biology and Biological Sciences 194 13 9
Marine Biology and Biological
Oceanography
7
Medical Microbiology and
Bacteriology
34
Molecular Biology 4
Zoology/animal Biology 43
Business, Management,
Marketing, and Related Support
Programs
1058 277 11
Accounting 160 50
Business Administration and
Management
260 204 6
Business/managerial Economics 53 8 5
Finance 214
Hospitality
Administration/management
43
Human Resources
Management/personnel
Administration
38
International
Business/trade/commerce
49
Logistics, Materials, and
Supply Chain Management
93
Management Information Systems 15
Marketing/marketing Management 148
Communication, Journalism, and
Related Programs
251 9
Communication and Media
Studies, Other
76 9
Journalism 45
Public Relations/image
Management
67
Radio and Television 63
Computer and Information
Sciences and Support Services
20
Computer and Information
Sciences
20
Education 382 231 34 36
Adult and Continuing Education
and Teaching
2
Counselor Education/school
Counseling and Guidance Services
14 4
Early Childhood Education and
Teaching
66
Education 25
Educational Leadership and
Administration
31 10
Educational/instructional
Technology
2
Elementary Education and
Teaching
80
English/language Arts Teacher
Education
3
Foreign Language Teacher
Education
4
Health Teacher Education 26
Mathematics Teacher Education 19
Music Teacher Education 13
Physical Education Teaching and
Coaching
99 31 5
Science Teacher
Education/general Science Teacher
Education
5
Secondary Education and
Teaching
25 2
Social Science Teacher
Education
28
Special Education and Teaching,
Other
32 65 6
Teacher Education, Multiple
Levels
37 5 3
Technical Teacher Education 5 26 2 8
Engineerin
Chemistry 12 7
Geology/earth Science 9 5
Physics 9 8 5
Psychology 135 23 22
Clinical Psychology 2 6
Counseling Psychology 10
Psychology 135 21 6
Social Sciences 217 6
Anthropology 15
Criminology 52
Economics 2
Geography 8
Political Science and
Government
118
Sociology 22 6
Visual and Performing Arts 194 11
Design and Visual
Communications
38
Drama and Dramatics/theatre
Arts
24
Fine/studio Arts 37
Industrial and Product Design 50 11
Interior Design 28
Music 17
Work and Family Studies 158 13 3
Apparel and Textile Marketing
Management
60 5
Human Development, Family
Studies, and Related Services,
Other
98 8 3
Above data represent
first majors only.
(-) Indicates that
program is not offered at this award
level.

Undergraduate Majors

Agriculture

& Related Sciences
Agricultural

Economics B
Animal
Sciences B
Aquaculture

B
Horticulture

Science B
Poultry
Science B
Soil
Science and Agronomy B

Architecture & Related
Programs

Architecture

B
Environmental

Design B
Interior
Architecture B

Arts, Visual & Performing
Design/Visual

Communications B
Drama/Theater

Arts B
Fine/Studio

Arts B
Industrial

Design B

Biological & Biomedical
Sciences

Bacteriology

B
Biochemistry

B
Biology
B
Botany B
Entomology

B
Marine/Aquatic

Biology B
Molecular

Biology B
Zoology
B

Business, Management, &
Marketing

Accounting

B
Business
Administration/Management B
Business
Communications B
Business/Managerial

Economics B
Finance/Banking

B
Human
Resources Management B
International

Business B
Logistics/Materials

Management B
Marketing

Management B
Operations

Management B

Communications & Journalism
Journalism

B
Public
Relations B
Radio/Television

B

Computer & Information
Sciences

Computer/Information

Sciences – General B

Education
Adult/Continuing

Teacher Education B
Early
Childhood Education B
Elementary

Education B
English
Teacher Education B
Foreign
Language Teacher Education B
Health
Teacher Education B
Mathematics

Education B
Music
Teacher Education B
Physical
Education B
Science
Teacher Education B
Social
Science Teacher Education B
Special
Education B

Engineering
Aeronautical/Aerospace

Engineering B
Agricultural

Engineering B
Architectural

Engineering B
Chemical
Engineering B
Civil
Engineering B
Computer
Engineering – General B
Electrical/Communications

Engineering B
Materials

Engineering B
Mechanical

Engineering B
Software
Engineering B
Textile
Sciences/Engineering B

English Language &
Literature

English
Language & Literature –
General B

Family & Consumer Sciences
Apparel/Textile

Marketing Management B
Foods/Nutrition

Studies B
Housing
Studies B
Human
Development/Family Studies B

Foreign Language &
Literature

French B
German B
Spanish
B

Health Professions &
Clinical Sciences

Communication

Disorders B
Health
System Administration B
Nursing
(RN) B
Premedicine

B
Speech-Language

Pathology/Audiology B

History
History
– General B

Mathematics
Applied
Mathematics B
Mathematics

– General B

Natural Resources &
Conservation

Environmental

Science B
Forest
Sciences/Biology B
Wildlife/Wilderness

Management B

Parks, Recreation & Fitness
Exercise
Sciences B

Philosophy & Religion
Philosophy

B
Religion/Religious

Studies B

Physical Sciences
Chemistry

B
Geology
B
Physics
B

Psychology
Psychology

– General B

Public Administration &
Services

Public
Administration B
Social
Work B

Science Technologies
Biology
Technician B

Social Sciences
Anthropology

B
Economics

B
Geography

B
Political

Science/Government B
Sociology

B

Transportation & Materials
Moving

Aviation
Management B

Degree
levels for each major are
designated by the following
letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor's degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee
the accuracy of information on
this page. All information is
subject to change. You should
confirm all information with a
college admissions officer.