Auburn University

107 Samford Hall, Auburn, AL 36849

About Auburn University

Auburn University is classified as a doctoral-granting university with high research activity. This very large four-year institution has an estimated annual full-time enrollment of 10,000 students or more. Up to 50% of degree-seeking students are enrolled full time, and fewer than 25% of undergraduates reside on campus. This institution awards 60-79% of its bachelor’s degrees within professional fields. Graduate degrees are available in over half of the fields available to undergraduate majors, and the school awards research doctorate degrees in the sciences, humanities, social sciences, and medical fields. Professional degree offerings may also be available within other health professions or in other professional fields. According to data for fall enrollment, at least 80% of undergraduates are enrolled full-time. This institution shows a high number of transfers; at least 20% of entering undergraduates are transfer students. Enrollment data shows that both graduates and undergraduates are enrolled at this institution, with only 10-24% of students enrolled in the graduate program.

School Information

General Information

Student Body SizeUndergraduate19,926
Student Age% Under 2584%
 % 25 and Over16%
 % Age Unknown0%
Attendance Type% Full-time85%
 % Part-time15%
Race/Ethnicity% White82.5%
 % Black7.8%
 % Asian2.0%
 % Latino2.1%
 % Native American0.6%
 % Race Unknown1.1%
 % International student4%
Student ServicesCareer CounselingYes
 Student Employment ServicesYes
 Graduate Placement ServicesYes
 Study AbroadYes
 Day CareNO
Religious AffiliationNO
Campus setting
Intitution typePublic
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Academic Information

Admissions Information

Open AdmissionNo
 % Admitted79%
 % Admitted Who Enrolled34%
Application RequirementsHigh School GPA
 High School TranscriptRequired
 High School RankingRecommended
 College Prep CoursesRequired
 Letter of RecommendationRecommended
 Demonstration of CompetenciesNeither required nor recommended
 Admissions ExaminationRequired
 Test of English as a Foreign Language (International Students)Required
Standardized Tests% of Applicants Submitting SAT20%
 % of Applicants Submitting ACT80%
Admitted Student SAT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 SAT Critical Reading / 800650 / 800
 SAT Writing530 / 800640 / 800
 SAT Math560 / 800660 / 800
Admitted Student ACT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 ACT Composite24 / 3630 / 36
 ACT English24 / 3631
 ACT Writing6 / 128 / 12
 ACT Math23 / 3629 / 36

Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition & FeesUndergraduate Application Fee$50
 Graduate Application Fee$50
 In-State Tuition & Fees$7,900
 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$21,916
Financial Aid% Undergraduates with Financial Aid75%
 % Undergraduates with Loans29%
 % Undergraduates with Grants56%
 Average Undergraduate Financial Aid Award$ 0
Other CostsBooks and Supplies (Estimated)$1,100
 Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$9,630
 Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$9,630
 On-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$2,510
 Off-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$2,510
 Living with Family, Living Expenses (Estimated)$2,510

Neighborhood Data for the Auburn Area

Median Age23
Median Household Income$37,460
Total Population52,232
Age/Gender % Men % Women
 Total49.3% 50.7%
 Age 0-954.0%46.0%
 Age 10-1750.9%49.1%
 Age 18-2449.1%50.9%
 Age 25-2953.2%46.8%
 Age 30-3947.4%52.6%
Race/Ethnicity% White75.1%
 % Black17.9%
 % Asian5.5%
 % Latino2.4%
 % Native American0.4%
 % Pacific Islander0.0%
 % Indian (South Asia)1.5%


On Campus Housing ProvidedYes
Meal Plan ProvidedYes, number of meals per week can vary
Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$9,630
Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$9,630
Median Rent (Rental Units of Any Size)$581
Rental Price Distribution StudioOne BedroomTwo Bedroom
 Under $50056.5%42.6%7.5%
 $500 to $74937.5%48.4%0.0%
 $750 to $9993.1%6.4%37.7%
 Over $10002.9%2.6%13.3%
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