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Auburn University

Auburn University
100 Mary Martin Hall
Auburn, AL 36849
When it comes to being a leader in presenting a unique blend of arts and applied sciences education, look to Auburn University, a top-notch Alabama college.

With a fall 2006 enrollment of approximately 23,000, Auburn University is one of the largest universities in the south yet still boasts a 1:16 faculty-to-student ratio. The Alabama college currently offers degrees in 13 schools and colleges at the undergraduate, graduate and professional levels.

Auburn University currently confers bachelor's degrees in more than 130 areas across the spectrum of disciplines and provides the state's only publicly-supported programs in many fields, including several in agriculture, architecture, building science, forestry, pharmacy and veterinary medicine.

The friendly and comfortable, small-town environment of Auburn University's campus is coupled with the resources, service, and opportunities of a world-class research institution. Additionally, more than 300 student organizations with 30 fraternities and 18 sororities provide a diversity of friendly groups among whom your place on campus can be established.

Among the Alabama college's recent accolades: It was cited as the best producer of chief executive officers for the nation's best small companies than any other college or university in the South (Forbes); the top public institution in the state and among the tops in the nation for educational value (Money and Kiplinger's Personal Finance); and among the top 50 public institutions in the nation for providing a quality education with educational value (U.S. News & World Report).

Quick Facts:
  • Auburn University is ranked among the top five universities nationally for producing NASA scientists and astronauts.
  • Auburn students have access to state-of-the-art multimedia instructional equipment.
  • The faculty at Auburn University are world class, and regularly receive national awards and research grants for outstanding instruction and research.
  • More than 2800 students call Auburn University home in 22 residence halls and apartments on camps, all of which have Internet access.
  • The campus is protected by 24/7 police enforcement, emergency phones across campus, and security escorts, who are available daily from 6 p.m. to 2 a.m.
  • Auburn University's Medical Clinic provides on-campus full-range primary care services.

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