About Auburn University
Auburn University has developed into one of the largest universities in the South, remaining in the educational forefront with its traditional blend of arts and applied science and changing with the needs of today while living with a respect for the traditions and spirit that are Auburn.
For over 20 years, the U.S. News & World Report has ranked Auburn University as one of the “Top 50 Public Universities” in the United States.
Auburn has a diverse group of alumni, in many different industries. Some of its prominent alumni include Apple CEO Tim Cook, National Security Agency and Commander of the U.S. Cyber Command Michael S. Rogers, Academy Award winner Octavia Spencer, Wikipedia co-founder Jimmy Wales and NFL quarterback Cam Newton.
The university has 140 majors within 13 specialized colleges and schools dedicated to subjects like Engineering, Agriculture, Business, and Human Sciences for more focused study in the subject of your choice. As a Land-, Sea-, and Space-Grant institution, Auburn University receives funding for advanced research in fields related to these areas and holds a student research symposium each year, making this university a great choice for anyone interested in studying the subjects that could change our world. With a 19:1 student to faculty ratio, academic support and guidance is easily accessible to all on campus.
- On campus
Throughout the year, Auburn’s campus hosts a variety of concerts, cultural and sporting events, international festivals, and art exhibits. Amid classes and studying, students can join student organizations or perhaps participate in an intramural sports team. Most days, students can stroll around campus with friends, picnic in the Davis Arboretum or gather their book for an outdoor study session.
- Sports and Recreation
The 240,000-square-foot Recreation and Wellness Center offers a 1/3-mile indoor track, two 50-foot rock climbing walls, a PGA golf simulator, cardio and strength equipment, personal training and group fitness classes, a bike shop, an outdoor equipment rental center, a 40-person hot tub, and a leisure pool.
The campus supports multiple security measures, including an extensive closed-circuit surveillance system, the nightly Public Safety shuttle, blue light emergency phone, and a contracted security personnel.
In the event of an emergency situation, AU ALERT (Auburn University’s Official emergency alert system) provides information on appropriate actions to students, faculty, and staff via voice, email, text messages, social media, and other methods.
Auburn Global Student with a valid Auburn ID card have unlimited access to Tiger Transit route. Students can also utilize alternative mode of transportation, including and bike share programs.