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Auburn University
Auburn University, Alabama School Snapshot
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School Type
State-supported, Coed

Small-town 1875-acre campus with easy access to Atlanta and Birmingham

Degrees Offered
Bachelor's, Master's, Doctoral, First Professional, and Post-Master's Certificates

Tuition state resident $5278 full-time; nonresident $14,878 full-time
Required fees $238 full-time
Room and board $7232; room only: $3060

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult , 82% of applicants were admitted

Application Deadlines
8/1 (freshmen), rolling (transfers)

Admissions Contact
Mr. Michael M. Waldrop, Associate Director, Marketing and Recruitment
Auburn University
202 Mary Martin Hall
Auburn University, AL 36849-5145
Phone: 334-844-6446
Toll-free: 800-AUBURN9
Undergraduate Student Population 
19,254 undergraduate students, 48% women, 52% men, 7% transferred in

Minority Breakdown 
8% African American, 2% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 2% Hispanic American, 0.6% Native American

International Population 
0.7% representing 59 other countries

Housing Info 
15% live on campus

Academic Programs
Student Life
Financial Aid

Admission: 14,249 applied; 11,616 admitted; 4,197 enrolled
Average high school GPA: 3.52
Test Scores:
       SAT verbal scores over 500 78%
       SAT math scores over 500 87%
       ACT scores over 18 97%
       SAT verbal scores over 600 27%
       SAT math scores over 600 38%
       ACT scores over 24 52%
       SAT verbal scores over 700 4%
       SAT math scores over 700 5%
       ACT scores over 30 10%
total: 1,331
full-time: 88% full-time
Student/faculty ratio: 17 :1

Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, And Related Sciences:
Agricultural Economics; Agriculture; Agronomy and Crop Science; Animal Sciences; Aquaculture; Dairy Science; Food Science; Horticultural Science; Ornamental Horticulture; Plant Sciences; Plant Sciences Related; Poultry Science
Architecture And Related Services:
Architecture; Environmental Design/Architecture; Interior Architecture; Landscape Architecture
Biological And Biomedical Sciences:
Biochemistry; Biology/Biological Sciences; Biomedical Sciences; Botany/Plant Biology; Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography; Medical Microbiology and Bacteriology; Microbiology; Molecular Biology; Plant Pathology/Phytopathology; Zoology/Animal Biology
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services:
Accounting; Business Administration and Management; Business/Managerial Economics; Finance; Hospitality Administration Related; Hotel/Motel Administration; Human Resources Management; International Business/Trade/Commerce; Logistics and Materials Management; Management Information Systems; Marketing/Marketing Management; Operations Management
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs:
Broadcast Journalism; Communication and Journalism Related; Journalism; Mass Communication/Media; Public Relations/Image Management; Radio and Television
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services:
Computer and Information Sciences
Adult and Continuing Education; Agricultural Teacher Education; Business Teacher Education; Early Childhood Education; Elementary Education; English as a Second/Foreign Language (Teaching); English/Language Arts Teacher Education; French Language Teacher Education; German Language Teacher Education; Health Teacher Education; History Teacher Education; Kindergarten/Preschool Education; Mathematics Teacher Education; Music Teacher Education; Physical Education Teaching and Coaching; Physics Teacher Education; Science Teacher Education; Secondary Education; Secondary School Administration/Principalship; Spanish Language Teacher Education; Special Education; Special Education (Vision Impaired); Special Education Related; Trade and Industrial Teacher Education
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering; Agricultural/Biological Engineering and Bioengineering; Architectural Engineering; Chemical Engineering; Civil Engineering; Computer Engineering; Computer Engineering Related; Computer Hardware Engineering; Computer Software Engineering; Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering; Engineering; Geological/Geophysical Engineering; Industrial Engineering; Materials Engineering; Mechanical Engineering; Textile Sciences and Engineering
English Language And Literature/Letters:
English; Speech and Rhetoric
Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences:
Apparel and Textiles; Child Development; Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences; Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness; Human Development and Family Studies
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics:
Foreign Languages and Literatures; French; German; Spanish
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences:
Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology; Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology; Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technology; Health/Health Care Administration; Health/Medical Laboratory Technologies; Nursing (Registered Nurse Training); Pre-Dentistry Studies; Pre-Medical Studies; Pre-Pharmacy Studies; Pre-Veterinary Studies; Speech Therapy
Legal Professions And Studies:
Pre-Law Studies
Mathematics And Statistics:
Applied Mathematics; Mathematics
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies:
Nutrition Sciences
Natural Resources And Conservation:
Environmental Science; Environmental Studies; Forest Sciences and Biology; Wildlife and Wildlands Science and Management
Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies:
Parks, Recreation and Leisure
Philosophy And Religious Studies:
Physical Sciences:
Chemistry; Geology/Earth Science; Physics
Public Administration And Social Service Professions:
Public Administration; Social Work
Social Sciences:
Anthropology; Criminology; Economics; Geography; Political Science and Government; Sociology
Transportation And Materials Moving:
Airline Pilot and Flight Crew; Aviation/Airway Management
Visual And Performing Arts:
Commercial and Advertising Art; Design and Visual Communications; Dramatic/Theater Arts; Fine/Studio Arts; Graphic Design; Industrial Design

Academic Programs
special study options: accelerated degree program, adult/continuing education programs, advanced placement credit, cooperative education, distance learning, double majors, English as a second language, honors programs, independent study, internships, part-time degree program, services for LD students, study abroad, summer session for credit
ROTC: Army (b), Navy (b), Air Force (b)
School Calendar: semesters

Student Life
Options: coed, men-only, women-only, disabled students, Campus housing is university owned
Activities: drama/theater group, student-run newspaper, radio and television station, choral group, marching band, Student Government Association, University Program Council, IMPACT (volunteer opportunities), national fraternities, national sororities
Most popular organizations: Student Government Association, University Program Council, IMPACT (volunteer opportunities)
Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices and patrols, late-night transport/escort service, controlled dormitory access
Student Services: health clinic, personal/psychological counseling

Athletics: Member NCAA, All Division I, except football (Division I-A)
Scholarship sports: baseball (m), basketball, cross-country running, equestrian sports (w), football (m), golf, gymnastics (w), soccer (w), softball (w), swimming and diving, tennis, track and field, volleyball (w)
Intramural sports: badminton M/W, basketball M/W, bowling M/W, crew M(c)/W(c), football M/W, golf M/W, lacrosse M(c)/W(c), racquetball M/W, rugby M(c), sailing M(c)/W(c), soccer M(c)/W(c), softball M/W, swimming and diving M/W, table tennis M(c)/W(c), tennis M(c)/W(c), track and field M/W, volleyball M/W, wrestling M(c)
Intercollegiate sports: baseball M(s), basketball M(s)/W(s), cross-country running M(s)/W(s), equestrian sports W(s), golf M(s)/W(s), gymnastics W(s), soccer W(s), softball W(s), swimming and diving M(s)/W(s), tennis M(s)/W(s), track and field M(s)/W(s), volleyball W(s)

Main Library Name: R. B. Draughon Library
Other Library: 2
Collection:  2.6 million titles; 23,121 serial subscriptions; 219,454 audiovisual materials 
Endowment: $316.1 million

Costs (2006-07)
Tuition: state resident $5278 full-time; nonresident $14,878 full-time
Required fees: $238 full-time
Room and board: $7232; room only: $3060
Financial Aid
Of all full-time matriculated undergraduates who enrolled in 2004, 7,959 applied for aid, 6,265 were judged to have need, 751 had their need fully met. 496 Federal Work-Study jobs (averaging $2996)
In 2004, 823 non-need-based awards were made
Average percent of need met: 47%
Average financial aid package: $7607
Average need-based loan: $3985
Average need-based gift aid: $4228
Average non-need-based aid: $3616
Average indebtedness upon graduation: $19,423
Options: early admission
Application fee: $25
Required: high school transcript, minimum 2.0 GPA
Required for some: minimum 3.0 GPA
Application deadline: 8/1 (freshmen), rolling (transfers)
Notification: continuous (freshmen)

Contact Info
Mr. Michael M. Waldrop, Associate Director, Marketing and Recruitment
Auburn University
202 Mary Martin Hall
Auburn University, AL 36849-5145
Phone: 334-844-6446
Toll-free: 800-AUBURN9

Last updated: 07/28/2006

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