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Auburn University


Graduates

  • 80% have a job after 6 months
  • 90% have a job after 1 year
  • 95% have a job after 2 years

In-state Tuition

$5,496 / year

Out-of-state Tuition

$15,496 / year

Room and Board

$7,564

Application deadline

August 1

Application fee

$25




Educational Resources

Libraries

College of Veterinary Medicine, School of Architecture.

  • Member of library consortia.
  • 2,768,765 books, serial backfiles, and other material including government documents.
  • 39,318 current serial subscriptions.
  • 2,650,049 microforms.
  • 235,671 Audio/Visual items.
  • 38,541 e-books.

Museums & Art

The Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art at AU opened on Oct. 3, 2003. The 13.2 million museum has six exhibition galleries, a cafe, a museum shop and a 125-seat auditorium in nearly 40,000 square feet. The museum's 15 acres of grounds include formal gardens, a 3-acre lake, and sidewalks for hiking and biking; The Jonathan B. Lovelace AU Athletic Museum and Hall of Honor is an all-sport, interactive, multimedia exhibit area. There are sports lockers containing information and artifacts on all of AU's sports, past and present. Several large movie screens run videos of the Auburn athletic experience including The Tiger Walk before home football games. Showcases document such Auburn stars as Vickie Orr (basketball), Rowdy Gaines (swimming), Bo Jackson (football), and Frank Thomas (baseball), and Shug Jordan and Pat Sullivan (football).

Computing

Requirements

  • Students are not required to take a computer course.
  • Students are not required to own or lease a computer.
  • Recommended computer operating system: Microsoft

Campus Resources

  • 1,722 computers for student use in locations such as computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • 110 Internet connections in classrooms.
  • 3,500 Internet connections elsewhere on campus.

Student accommodations

  • Email accounts are available to all students.
  • Internet access is available to all students.
  • Student web-pages are permitted.
  • Online class registration is available.
  • 100% of college-owned hosting units are available for internet access.

Wireless Internet Hotspots

  • Wifi is available in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas
  • Campus wireless internet hotspots are not available.
  • Approximately 1,500 students can be on the network at once.

Services

Basic

nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, health insurance

Counseling

minority student, career, military, personal, veteran student, academic, older student, psychological, birth control, religious, other

Career

co-op education, on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training

Campus Safety

24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)

Campus Life

Housing

Overview

  • The school offers housing for students.
  • 16% of students live in school housing.
  • The school will provide assistance for off-campus housing

Types of housing available

  • 5% of housing units are Singles.
  • 71% of housing units are Doubles.
  • 24% of housing units are Apartments.
  • In total, there are 47 housing buildings.

Room Accessories

  • 30% of rooms are equipped with sprinkler systems.
  • 60% of rooms are equipped with fire alarms.
  • 100% are equipped with high-speed internet connections.

Extracurricular

  • 70% of students remain on campus over the weekends, on average.
  • Alcohol is not permitted on campus.
  • Popular events on campus: A-Day, Burn the Bulldogs, Beat Bama Parade, Beat Bama Food Drive, Black History Month, Block Party, Blood Drives, Chinese New Year, Comedians, Concerts, Freedom Concert and Speaker Series, Freshman Convocation, Freshman Leadership Programs, Greek Recruitment, Greek Sing, Greek Week, Splash into Spring, Hey Day, Holiday Tree Lighting, Tiger Nights, Homecoming Week (Tigermania, Elections, ODK Cake Race), Organizations Days, Outdoor and International Movies, Rolling Toomer's Corner, Speakers, Sporting Events, Service Opportunities/Events, Step Shows (including Tiger Stomp), Welcome Week, Worlds Fair
  • Student activities: choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, jazz band, literary magazine, marching band, music ensembles, musical theater, opera, pep band, radio station, student government, student newspaper, student film society, symphony orchestra, television station, yearbook
  • In total, there are about 250 organizations on campus.
  • Honor societies: Alpha Epsilon Delta, Alpha Kappa Delta, Alpha Lambda Delta, Alpha Sigma Mu, Alpha Theta Chi, Alpha Zeta, American Association of Petroleum Geologist, Beta Alpha Psi, Beta Beta Beta, Beta Gamma Sigma, CADC Student Council, Cardinal Key, Cater Society, College of Liberal Arts Eminent Society, Eta Kappa Nu, Eta Mu Sigma, Eta Sigma Delta, Golden Key International Honour Society, Honors Congress, Kappa Omicron Nu, Kappa Psi, Lambda Sigma Sophomore Honor Society, Lambda Tau, Mortar Board, National Society of Collegiate Scholars, Omega Chi Epsilon, Omicron Delta Kappa, Phi Eta Sigma, Phi Kappa Phi, Phi Lambda Sigma, Phi Lambda Upsilon, Phi Psi, Phi Sigma Pi National Honor Fraternity, Phi Sigma Tau, Pi Delta Phi French Honor Society, Pi Tau Sigma, Psi Chi, Rho Lambda, Sigma Gamma Epsilon, Sigma Gamma Tau, Sigma Lambda Chi, Spade Honorary, Tau Beta Pi, Tau Gamma-Alpha Psi Omega, Tau Sigma, Society of Women Engineers, Xi Sigma Pi
  • Religious organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Athletes In Action, Baptist Campus Ministries, Campus Wide Bible Study, Catholic Student Organization, Chi Alpha Christian Fellowship, Christian Fellowship, Christian Pharmacists Fellowship International, Christian Student Center, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, First Priority, Jewish Student Organization, Lakeview Campus Fellowship, Latter-day Saint Student Association, Ministries in Action, Muslim Students? Association, Association, Pantheon - Student Pagan Association, Presbyterian Student Fellowship, Revolution, St. Dunstans the Episcopal Church, Students With A Purpose, The Navigators, Wesley Foundation
  • International organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) The African and Caribbean Student Alliance, Asian Association, Bangladesh Student Organization, Black Graduate and Professional Student Association, Chinese Student Organization, German Club, Black Student Union, Diversity and Tolerance, Indian Student Association, Indonesian Student Association, International Latin and Hispanic Organization, International Student Organization, Korean Student Organization, Latino Association of Students, Taiwan Student Association, Club Italiano, Egyptian Student Association, Nippon Japanese Student Organization, Turkish Student Organization
  • Other organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Academy of Students of Pharmacy, Ag Econ Club, Agricultural Student Council, Agriculture Ambassadors, Agronomy Club, Alpha Kappa Psi, Amateur Radio Club, American Fisheries Soc. , American Inst. of Aeronautics and Astronautics, American Inst. of Architects, American Inst. of Chemical Engrs. , American Marketing Asso. , American Soc. of Agricultural Engrs. , American Soc. of Civil Engrs. , American Soc. of Health-System Pharmacists, American Soc. of Landscape Architects, Associated Builders and Contractors, Associated Landscape Contractors of America, Asso. for Childhood Education International, Asso. for Computing Machinery, Asso. for Systems Management, Asso. of Student Social Workers, Beyond, Biological Sciences Graduate Student Org. , Block and Bridle, Business Student Council, CADRE, Chapter Soil and Water Conservation Soc. , Chemistry Graduate Student Asso. , Club Managers Asso. of America, College Democrats, College Republicans, Collegiate FFA, COSAM Leaders, Criminology Club, Ducks Unlimited, English Graduate Org. , Environmental Awareness Org. , Environmental Task Force, Film Soc. , Forestry Club, Future Science, Engineering, and Mathematics, Gay and Lesbian Asso. , Geographical Soc. , Health and Hospital Administration Org. , Historic Preservation Guild, Horseman? s Club, Hospitality Sales and Marketing Asso. International, Human Development and Family Studies Graduate Student Org. , Human Sciences CADRE, Industrial Designer Soc. of America, Inst. for Transportation Engrs. , Inst. of Electrical and Electronics Engrs. , Inst. of Industrial Engrs. , International Business Club, Materials Soc. , Mathematics Education Soc. , Model United Nations, National Agri-Marketing Asso. , Natl. Assoc. of the Future Doctors of Audiology, National Community Pharmacists Asso. , Natl. Student Speech Language and Hearing Assoc. , Paper Industry Management Asso. (PIMA), Phi Beta Lambda, Physical Therapy Special Interest Group, Pi Sigma Epsilon, Planesmen R/C Club, Poultry Science Club, Pre-Veterinary Medical Asso. , Public Relations Council of Alabama, Returning Adult Students, Soc. for Human Resource Management, Soc. for Industrial and Applied Mathmatics, Soc. of Anime and Manga, Soc. of Automotive Engrs. , Soc. of Professional Journalists, Sports Medicine Asso. , Student Affiliates of the American Chemical Soc. , Student Alumni Asso. , Student Chapter of Amer. Inst. of Graphic Arts, Student Dietetic Asso. , Student National Pharmaceutical Asso. , Student Planning Asso. , Student Recruiters, Students for Constitutional Reform, Swing Dance Asso. , Technology Asso. of Pulp and Paper Industry (TAPPI), University Singers, Walt Disney World College Program Alumni Asso. , War Eagle Flying Team, Wildlife Soc. , Women in Aviation, War Eagle Girls and Plainsman, Women's Org. , Young Farmers, Kadettes, Mariners, Semper Fidelis Soc. , Silver Wings, Steerage Naval Honorary, Trident Soc. , Collegiate Music Educators National Conference, Tau Beta Sigma, Action Campus Civitan Club, Alpha Eta Rho, Alpha Phi Omega, Associated General Contractors Builders Guild, Auburn Collegiate Lions Club, Best Buddies, Circle K, Colleges Against Cancer, Collegiate 4-H, Cupola Engineering Soc. , Habitat for Humanity International, Horticulture Forum, National Soc. of Black Engrs. , Omega Phi Alpha, Pre Pharmacy Club, Sign Language Club, War Eagle Girls and Plainsmen, Women? s League of Veterinary Students, Badminton Club, Flyers Cycling Club, Jun Fan Martial Arts, Men? s Lacrosse, Men's Soccer Club, Racquetball Club, Rowing Club, Rugby Football Club, Sailing Club, Student Tigers Unlimited Fund, Table Tennis Club, Tae Kwon Do Club, Tennis Soc. , The Wakeboard Club, Tiger Karate Club (JIKC), Triathletes, Water Polo Club, Water Ski Club, Women's Club Soccer, Women? s Lacrosse, Wrestling Club, Diamond Dolls, Dunkin Darlings, Lacrosse Hostesses, Rugby Little Sisters, Soccer Sweethearts, Spikettes, Tiger Splashers
  • Student papers: (Appears as submitted by school) The Plainsman (Weekly)

Travel

  • Nearest airport(s) (distance in miles): Atlanta, Georgia (110), Montgomery, Alabama; Columbus, Georgia (45)
  • Nearest train(s) (distance in miles): Birmimgham, Alabama (120)
  • Nearest bus-station(s) (distance in miles): Auburn, Alabama (5)
  • Public transportation does not serve the campus.
  • All students are permitted to have cars on campus.
  • 70% of students have a car on campus

Employment

  • School employment is available.
  • 13% of undergrads are employed with average earnings of 4,500
  • Freshman are not discouraged from working.

Greek Life

  • There are 26 fraternities
  • 22 fraternity houses
  • 20% of students are fraternity members
  • There are 16 sororities
  • 0 sorority houses
  • 32% of students are sorority members.

ROTC

  • Army ROTC: Offered on campus
  • Navy ROTC: Offered on campus
  • Airforce ROTC: Offered on campus
  • Additional Policies

    class attendance policies set by individual instructors, honor code, hazing prohibited

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I would like to be directed to whom I contact ~ I have a Polytech Yearbook from the '30's ~ posted Sep 23rd, 2011 1:45 am



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