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.

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collegeType
Public
studentType
Coed
25,379
Undergraduates
12,614
Men - 49.7%
12,639
Women - 49.8%
6,385
Graduate Students
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Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
44% of 45,693 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
February 1
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA
4
SAT Math
656 average
610-700 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
649 average
610-680 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
27 average
24-30 range of middle 50%
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Cost of Attendance
In-state: $36,198
Out-of-state: $56,982
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $12,176
Out-of-state: $32,960
Room and Board
$16,124
Average Percent of Need Met
48%
Average Freshman Award
$12,373
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$31,893
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Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
1,431
Regular Class Size (Students)
2-9
11%
10-19
24%
20-29
30%
30-39
13%
40-49
7%
50-99
9%
Over 100
7%
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Auburn Population
56,908
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Atlanta, Birmingham
Freshman Housing Guarantee
College offers housing to students
Students in College Housing
17% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Tigers
Sororities
47% of women participate
Fraternities
25% of men participate
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Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
American Indian/Alaskan Native
0.3%
Asian
2.9%
Black/African-American
4.4%
Hispanic/Latino
4.1%
Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
3%
Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
0.1%
White
85.1%
Unknown
0.3%
International Students
2.8% from 58 countries
First-Year Students Returning
91.8%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
55.6%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
68%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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