Auburn University

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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

AdmissionOffice
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
MainAddress
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
Degreesoffered:
Bachelor's
Master's
Doctoral
First Professional

Admissions Information

ApplicationFee
College has an application fee: Yes
Regular application fee: $40
Online application fee: $40
EnrollmentRates
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
AgriculturalEconomics B
Animal Sciences B
AquacultureB
HorticultureScience B
Poultry Science B
Soil Science and Agronomy B

Architecture & Related Programs
ArchitectureB
EnvironmentalDesign B
Interior Architecture B

Arts, Visual & Performing
Design/VisualCommunications B
Drama/TheaterArts B
Fine/StudioArts B
IndustrialDesign B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences
BacteriologyB
BiochemistryB
Biology B
Botany B
EntomologyB
Marine/AquaticBiology B
MolecularBiology B
Zoology B

Business, Management, & Marketing
AccountingB
Business Administration/Management B
Business Communications B
Business/ManagerialEconomics B
Finance/BankingB
Human Resources Management B
InternationalBusiness B
Logistics/MaterialsManagement B
MarketingManagement B
OperationsManagement B

Communications & Journalism
JournalismB
Public Relations B
Radio/TelevisionB

Computer & Information Sciences
Computer/InformationSciences – General B

Education
Adult/ContinuingTeacher Education B
Early Childhood Education B
ElementaryEducation B
English Teacher Education B
Foreign Language Teacher Education B
Health Teacher Education B
MathematicsEducation B
Music Teacher Education B
Physical Education B
Science Teacher Education B
Social Science Teacher Education B
Special Education B

Engineering
Aeronautical/AerospaceEngineering B
AgriculturalEngineering B
ArchitecturalEngineering B
Chemical Engineering B
Civil Engineering B
Computer Engineering – General B
Electrical/CommunicationsEngineering B
MaterialsEngineering B
MechanicalEngineering B
Software Engineering B
Textile Sciences/Engineering B

English Language & Literature
English Language & Literature – General B

Family & Consumer Sciences
Apparel/TextileMarketing Management B
Foods/NutritionStudies B
Housing Studies B
Human Development/Family Studies B

Foreign Language & Literature
French B
German B
Spanish B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences
CommunicationDisorders B
Health System Administration B
Nursing (RN) B
PremedicineB
Speech-LanguagePathology/Audiology B

History
History – General B

Mathematics
Applied Mathematics B
Mathematics– General B

Natural Resources & Conservation
EnvironmentalScience B
Forest Sciences/Biology B
Wildlife/WildernessManagement B

Parks, Recreation & Fitness
Exercise Sciences B

Philosophy & Religion
PhilosophyB
Religion/ReligiousStudies B

Physical Sciences
ChemistryB
Geology B
Physics B

Psychology
Psychology– General B

Public Administration & Services
Public Administration B
Social Work B

Science Technologies
Biology Technician B

Social Sciences
AnthropologyB
EconomicsB
GeographyB
PoliticalScience/Government B
SociologyB

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.

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