About the University
Auburn University is one of the largest universities in the South, on the educational forefront with it's traditional blend of arts and applied sciences. With over 140 majors to choose from within 13 colleges and schools, there's plenty of opportunity for students to discover their path.
Chartered in 1856, Auburn University has a rich history of success. Moreover, with nine Top-100 engineering programmes, plus collaboration opportunities with Coca-Cola, KIA and NASA, Auburn promotes innovation and opens doors for it's students.
When international students start at Auburn, they can go anywhere, just like alumni Cesar Cielo, Tim Cook, and Octavia Spencer: With one of the most vibrant campuses in the US, and the happiest students in the nation, Auburn welcomes international students into The Family with strong traditions and unmatched school spirit.
Times Higher Education Rankings
Auburn University has 32 halls of residence which can house up to 4800 students. Each year they accommodate approximately 65% of freshmen in on-campus accommodation. In each residence there are also designated dormitories and spaces for sororities to live in and host meetings.
With 206 academic buildings set over 1841 acres, students at Auburn can benefit from great facilities for studying and enjoying leisure time alike. Men's Health actually named Auburn's Recreation and Wellness Centre as one of the coolest college recreation centres in America. With two 50-foot climbing towers, golf simulator and 1/3-mile corkscrew track.
With year round concerts, sporting events, art exhibits and festivals, Auburn University is home to one of the most welcoming and vibrant campuses in the US.
There are more than 500 student organisations and students are encouraged to get involved and develop key leadership and team skills. Auburn ranked 17th in The Princeton Review's list of 'Colleges with the Happiest Students.'
Lionel Ritchie (singer), Octavia Spencer (actress), Kathryn C. Newton (astronaut), Tim Crook (CEO of Apple)