Auburn University: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - Very GoodQuality:Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - BadCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Poor
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Auburn University is a large four-year, public school with 27,290 students enrolled. This school was founded in 1856 and is the only school located in Auburn, Alabama.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
116
Good
At Auburn University you can earn your bachelor's degree, postbaccalaureate certificate, master's degree, postmaster certificate, or doctoral degree.

Auburn University deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and provides 116 majors. The most popular concentrations are Engineering, Education, Management, Medical, and Business. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see program Ratings versus other schools and colleges.


Student Retention
90%
Good
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are typically a good sign. However, if you anticipate to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The student retention rate at Auburn University is very high at 90% (well above Alabama average). Considering this statistic, it seems that students love their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
19 : 1
Medium
The graduation rate at Auburn University is good - 71%. Nearly 13% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Auburn University is reasonably decent, 19:1. Read more details on faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$28,200
High
Average tuition charges are very high - around $26,500 per year. The additional fees at Auburn University beyond tuition are roughly $1,700; this makes it a total of $28,200 per academic year.

Read the details about Auburn University additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelihood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
78%
Doable
According to recent data, 19,414 applications were submitted and 15,077 were accepted, so it is relatively easy to be accepted at this school.

The school will consider accepting your dual credits and advanced placement credits at entry.

Find out more about admissions as well applicants' SAT and ACT test scores at Auburn University in the Admissions and Tests report for this institution.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$7,300
High
Auburn University offers a distance education program and study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Auburn University, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
D-
Unsafe
Auburn University provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates roughly 4,800 students, which provides a viable on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is a bit high, nearly $7,300 per year.

Army, Navy, and Air Force ROTC programs are available at Auburn University. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have received a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime numbers, Auburn University seems to be a very dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Auburn University Location and Maps



Post Address: Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama, Auburn, Alabama 36849, USA
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