In its yearly rankings, College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities to determine which ones are the best in a variety of categories, such as overall value, quality, diversity, which schools are the best for each major, and much more.
Auburn University was awarded 489 badges in the 2023 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is architectural engineering.
Auburn is ranked #131 out of 2,241 schools in the nation for overall quality on College Factual's 2023 Best Colleges list. This puts it in the top 10% of all schools in the nation. This is an improvement over the previous year, when Auburn held the #216 spot on the Best Overall Colleges list.
Auburn also holds the #1 spot on the Best Colleges in Alabama ranking.
Auburn University has an acceptance rate of 85%, so it is easier to gain admission to this school than some others. Still, the admissions staff will examine your application closely to make sure you're a good fit for Auburn.
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.
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The student to faculty ratio at Auburn University is 20 to 1, which is high when compared to the national average of 15 to 1. This may indicate that some of your classes will be larger in size than they would be at other schools. However, upper level classes will probably be smaller.
When estimating how much access students will have to their teachers, some people like to look at what percentage of faculty members are full time. This is because part-time teachers may not have as much time to spend on campus as their full-time counterparts.
The full-time faculty percentage at Auburn University is 87%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.
Auburn University has a freshmen retention rate of 92%. That's a good sign that full-time students like the school and their professors enough to want to stick around for another year. It's also a sign that the admissions team did a good job in choosing applicants who were a good fit for the school.
Students are considered to have graduated on time if they finish their studies within four years. At Auburn the on-time graduation rate of first-time, full-time students is 50%. That is great when compared to the national average of 33.3%
Find out more about the retention and graduation rates at Auburn University.
During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 24,505 undergraduates at Auburn with 22,458 being full-time and 2,047 being part-time.
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The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of Auburn, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.
While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. 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 2.6%. 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.
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|Most Popular Majors||Bachelor’s Degrees||Average Salary of Graduates|
|Business Administration & Management||516||$52,995|
|Finance & Financial Management||264||$46,598|
|Physiology & Pathology Sciences||239||$27,192|
|Communication & Media Studies||161||$30,492|
Learn more about the majors offered at Auburn University along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.
Online courses area a great option for busy, working students as well as for those who have scheduling conflicts and want to study on their own time. As time goes by, expect to see more and more online learning options become available.
In 2019-2020, 10,530 students took at least one online class at Auburn University. This is an increase from the 8,306 students who took online classes the previous year.
|Year||Took at Least One Online Class||Took All Classes Online|
Learn more about online learning at Auburn University.
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*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.
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