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Study at Auburn University Main Campus

Auburn University's main campus is a public university located in Auburn, Alabama, with over 23, 000 students. It is the largest university in Alabama. It offers degrees in 13 schools and colleges at the undergraduate, graduate and professional levels. In U. S. News and World Report's issue of America's Best Colleges 2006, AU was ranked 39th among public universities nationwide. AU was ranked as “Best Value” by the Princeton Review. Money Magazine and Kiplinger's Personal Finance rank AU as top university in the state of Alabama for educational value. It is also known for its rocket science program, as six of its graduates are NASA astronauts, and two AU alumni were also the past directors for the Kennedy Space Center. The sports teams of Auburn are nicknamed the ‘Tigers. 'Auburn's athletic teams compete in the Southeastern Conference (SEC), one of the most competitive athletic conferences in America.

Profile of Auburn University Main Campus

The main campus of Auburn is in Auburn University, Alabama (a small city). The school is a public school. Auburn offers degrees up to the Doctoral degree.

Course Topics

The school students most commonly major in a field related to engineering and landscaping and horticulture.

Auburn Selectivity

Auburn does not accept everyone who applies. In 2007, SAT verbal scores of half of students were 500 to 610. Three-fourths of students accepted in 2007 had SAT math scores of 520 or more. Students attending Auburn come from a variety of places, in and out of state.

Faculty

The school offers tenure to reward and retain some professors. Salaries for full-time faculty at Auburn are higher than most, allowing the school to afford quality teaching.

Student Enrolment

In 2007, the school had 24, 137 enrolled students.

Student Life

Student athletes at Auburn belong to the Southeastern Conference for major sports.

Auburn Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Business and Management1, 072business management, accounting, finance, marketing, logistics, managerial economics, international business, human resources, . . .
Engineering634electrical engineering, architectural engineering, civil engineering, mechanical engineering, aerospace engineering, chemical engineering, industrial engineering, various engineering courses, . . .
Education and Teaching631physical education teaching, special education, elementary school teaching, early childhood education, technical teaching, teacher ed, social science teaching, health teaching, . . .
Liberal Arts495political science, English, speech and rhetoric, history, Spanish language, sociology, economics, French language, . . .
Science334biology, zoology, chemistry, bacteriology, physics, marine biology, molecular biology, geology
Medicine226pharmacy, veterinary medicine, veterinary sciences, pharmaceutics and drug design
Therapy and Counselling171psychology, clinical psychology, Counselling psychology
Family and Social Work152human development and family studies, public administration, social work
Media130public relations, radio and television, journalism
Architecture and Planning127architecture, landscape architecture, environmental design, urban planning, interior architecture
Design111industrial design, design and visual communication, interior design
Landscaping and Horticulture108horticultural science, various plant science courses
Nursing and Emergency Medicine95registered nursing
Security and Law Enforcement94criminology
Medical Support and Technology93audiology and speech pathology, clinical and medical lab science, clinical lab tech
Construction Trades88apparel and textile marketing
Computer Science and Engineering82computer engineering, computer and info science
Animal Science and Care67animal science, poultry science
Conservation and Resource Management64wildlife management, forest sciences, forestry courses, environmental science
Agricultural Science and Management57agricultural economics, aquaculture
Mathematics51mathematics, applied mathematics, statistics
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy43nutrition sciences
Fine Arts37fine arts
Hospitality26hospitality administration
Medical administration21health care administration
Religion and Philosophy16philosophy
Drama and Performing Arts11drama
Music1music
Contact: AuburnAuburn University Main Campus

Auburn University, Alabama 36849

General Phone: (334) 844-4000

http://www.auburn.edu

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