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  1. Academics
    A-
  2. Value
    A
  3. Diversity
    A-
  4. Campus
    A
  5. Athletics
    A+
  6. Party Scene
    A+
  7. Professors
    A-
  8. Location
    A-
  9. Dorms
    B
  10. Campus Food
    A
  11. Student Life
    A+
  12. Safety
    B
The Quad Center
Auburn, AL 36849
Athletic Division
NCAA Division I-FBS
Athletic Conference
Southeastern Conference
From Auburn University

Welcome to where dreams become a reality, where the practical world meets inspiration. For more than 160 years, an Auburn degree has prepared a new generation of students to innovate and lead. And our results speak for themselves. Forbes calls us a “Best Value College” and Kiplinger's named us a “100 Best Values in Public Colleges.” It’s no surprise that Auburn is Alabama’s top university. While some students literally learn to fly here, all are prepared to soar.

Auburn University Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

Application Deadline
February 1
Acceptance Rate
75%
SAT Range
1150-1310
ACT Range
25-30
Application Fee
$50
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
Yes

Cost

Net Price
$23,205/ year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$9,634/ year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
75%

Academics

Professors
A-
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
19:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
77%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.145 responses
56%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.162 responses
53%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.161 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    21%
  • On Campus
    78%
  • Online
    1%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
22,460Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
2,168
Undergrads Over 25
3%
Pell Grant
14%
Varsity Athletes
2%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 105 responses
Report
  • Good mix of social and studious
    46%
  • Rich, white, conservative.
    19%
  • Mostly white, increasing diversity
    11%
  • Unique
    10%
  • Veracious Academic Achievers
    5%
  • Normal?
    3%
  • Just looking to find a job
    2%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
Poll
50%
of students say that Greek life is pretty big.198 responses
Poll
56%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life.233 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 115 responses
Report
  • War Eagle!
    30%
  • Greatest place ever!
    18%
  • All In
    13%
  • Beautiful
    13%
  • Frats and football
    11%
  • Family
    7%
  • Insular, somewhat friendly, conservative
    4%

    After College

    Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
    $48,800/ year
    National
    $33,028
    Graduation Rate
    78%
    National
    49%
    Employed 2 Years After Graduation
    95%
    National
    83%
    87%
    of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.99 responses

    Auburn University Reviews

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    Auburn University is a beautiful school. I love the environment and pedestrian campus. All the building are postcard perfect on the campus. The professors are always very well qualified to teach and most are heavily involved in their field as well. There is always something going on on campus whether it is a Greek Life event, fundraiser, or festival. Auburn has concerts, rodeos, musical performances, and more going on year round so, there is something for everyone. There are incredible volunteering opportunities available every week. There are services open to students, faculty, and staff like tutoring, counseling, medical services, and more. They do everything in their power to ensure each one of their students has a presumable college experience and it is very refreshing. The Auburn family is so welcoming. I love Auburn!
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    There are such weird times now! The whole world got flipped upside down and everyone's routine and safety was changed and put in risk by the coronavirus. With all of this, classes on campus at Auburn University have been very different, especially in the education field. We cannot do our service learning or tutoring in schools. I am not at the practicum level yet, so I am unsure of what those students are doing, as well as what the internship students are doing as well. We are all living in one big dream! It is insane! One good aspect that comes with all of the craziness with the coronavirus is that the professors are more understanding, lenient, and relaxed, since the world is already so out of place. They do not feel the need to stress us out anymore. Half of my classes are online and half are on campus. I look forward to everything getting back to normal so, so soon, but until then, I think everyone is handling it with grace and poise to make everyone feel safe and secure.
    I am in the College of Education at Auburn University. My experiences here at Auburn have been awesome! The teachers are very caring and knowledgeable. The campus is absolutely beautiful. Many big colleges like Auburn University place so much importance on football, but everyone needs to remember that all of these colleges are schools first and foremost. Football is amazing, but at its core, Auburn is a terrific school. I have had wonderful experiences here and enjoy my learning so much.