Auburn University
#321 Overall Influence#1155 Desirability Rank

Auburn University

Public university in Auburn, Alabama, United States

Auburn University is a public research and land-grant university in Auburn, Alabama. With more than 24,600 undergraduate students and a total enrollment of more than 30,000 with 1,330 faculty members, Auburn is the second largest university in Alabama. It is one of the state’s two public flagship universities. The university is classified among “R1: Doctoral Universities – Very High Research Activity”.

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Admissions

What does this school look for?

Annual Applications

20,742

Acceptance

75%

Graduation Rate

75%

Median SAT Score

1230

Median ACT Score

27

Costs

How much does it cost to attend?

Tuition (in-state)

$9,624

Fees (in-state)

$1,652

After Graduation

Averages for 10 years after enrolling

Avg Earnings

$56,300

Employed

91%

Campus Life

What's it like to attend this school?

The People

Full time on-campus stats

Student Body

28K

Under-Grads

24K

Graduates

4K

The Campus

Where will you be attending?

Location

, Auburn AL 36849

City Crime Rates

Property Crime

18 per 100k

Violent Crime

3 per 100k

What is Auburn University known for?

Our answer to this is to show you the disciplines in which a school's faculty and alumni have had the highest historical influence. A school may be influential in a discipline even if they do not offer degrees in that area. We've organized two lists to show where they are influential and offer corresponding degrees, and where they are influential through scholarship although they don't offer degrees in the disciplines.

Top areas of influence with degrees offered

#98 World Rank #62 USA Rank
Engineering
#127 World Rank #70 USA Rank
History
#90 World Rank #73 USA Rank
Communications
#93 World Rank #78 USA Rank
Business
#204 World Rank #91 USA Rank
Economics
#138 World Rank #102 USA Rank
Nursing
#212 World Rank #105 USA Rank
Computer Science
#376 World Rank #138 USA Rank
Philosophy
#369 World Rank #139 USA Rank
Chemistry
#535 World Rank #170 USA Rank
Earth Sciences
#362 World Rank #186 USA Rank
Education
#411 World Rank #209 USA Rank
Political Science
#584 World Rank #247 USA Rank
Medical
#628 World Rank #268 USA Rank
Biology
#476 World Rank #273 USA Rank
Social Work
#951 World Rank #344 USA Rank
Mathematics
#1252 World Rank #686 USA Rank
Psychology

Other areas of influence

#597 World Rank #429 USA Rank
Criminal Justice
#661 World Rank #332 USA Rank
Law
#1550 World Rank #756 USA Rank
Religious Studies

Influential People

Who are Auburn University's Most influential alumni?

Auburn University's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Communications, Business, and Engineering. Auburn University’s most academically influential people include Jimmy Wales, Tim Cook, and Ken Mattingly.

Jimmy Wales

Wikipedia co-founder and American Internet entrepreneur

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Tim Cook
Tim Cook

American business executive

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Ken Mattingly
Ken Mattingly

United States astronaut

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Tom Hardy
Tom Hardy

American design strategist

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Randy Thornhill
Randy Thornhill

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James Redfield

American author, lecturer, screenwriter and film producer

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Hugh Shelton
Hugh Shelton

Recipient of the Purple Heart medal

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Bo Jackson
Bo Jackson

American football and baseball player

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Paul Rudolph
Paul Rudolph

American architect

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Octavia Spencer
Octavia Spencer

American actress

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Tarana Burke
Tarana Burke

American civil rights activist

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Holland Smith
Holland Smith

United States Marine Corps general

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