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Located in Auburn, Alabama, Auburn University is a public institution. The surrounding area of the school is a good match for students who enjoy city life.

$44,446 Avg Cost After Aid (Undergrad)
85% Acceptance Rate

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Auburn University Rankings

Auburn holds the #1 spot on the Best Colleges in Alabama ranking.

Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Auburn.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#3 Most Popular Online General Education Graduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
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Where Is Auburn University?


Contact details for Auburn are given below.

Contact Details
Address: Auburn, AL 36849
Phone: 334-844-4000

How Do I Get Into Auburn?

You can apply to Auburn online at:

Admission Requirements for Auburn

Submission Required?
High School GPA required
High School Rank recommended
High School Transcript required
College Prep Program required
Recommendations recommended
SAT or ACT Scores required
TOEFL required

How Hard Is It To Get Into Auburn?

85% Acceptance Rate
56% Of Accepted Are Women
17% Submit SAT Scores
With an acceptance rate of 85%, Auburn is fairly easy to get into, but you must be sure to submit the required materials.

Approximately 44% of accepted students are men and 56% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 85%, and the acceptance rate for women is 85%.

Average Test Scores

About 17% of students accepted to Auburn submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 590 and 650. Math scores were between 570 and 670.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Auburn University  ( 590 to 650 )

SAT Math Scores for Auburn University  ( 570 to 670 )
Auburn received ACT scores from 83% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 24 and 33. Math scores were between 23 and 29. Composite scores were between 25 and 31.

ACT English Scores for Auburn University  ( 24 to 33 )
ACT Math Scores for Auburn University  ( 23 to 29 )
ACT Composite Scores for Auburn University  ( 25 to 31 )

Can I Afford Auburn University?

$44,446 Net Price
30% Take Out Loans
2.9% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of Auburn is $44,446. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Auburn, approximately 30% of students took out student loans averaging $9,177 a year. That adds up to $36,708 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Auburn is 2.9%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

Auburn University Undergraduate Student Diversity

22,458 Full-Time Undergraduates
49% Women
13% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 24,505 undergraduate students at Auburn, with 22,458 being full-time and 2,047 being part-time.


There are also 6,232 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 22,458 full-time undergraduates at Auburn, 51% are male and 49% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Auburn University students is as follows.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 532
Black or African American 1,003
Hispanic or Latino 778
White 18,187
International Students 1,249
Other Races/Ethnicities 709

Geographic Diversity

Alabama students aren't the only ones who study at Auburn University. At this time, 39 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 103 countries are represented at Auburn. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, India, and Saudi Arabia.

Online Learning at Auburn University

2,210 Took All Classes Online
10,530 Took At Least One Class Online
16.7% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
There are 3 bachelor’s degree and 25 master’s degree programs available online at Auburn. In 2019-2020, 10,530 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Auburn has changed over the last few years.


Online Growth Rankings of Auburn

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Auburn University was 16.7%. This is the #840 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Auburn regardless of major.

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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