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Auburn University

Alabama, United States
Campus setting Suburban
Living cost USD 599 per month
Student population Large (More than 10,000)
International students 20%
Institution type Public

About Auburn University

Established all the way back in 1852 as East Alabama Male College, it underwent several changes as it expanded and improved, finally setting as Auburn University in 1960 to keep with its immediate location and highlight its acheivement in becoming a major university containing various academic programmes and curriculums.

In the academic year of 2017-2018, Auburn U has greeted over 29,000 students to their 140-strong course availabilities, over 800 of them international students; and over 700 in the process of studying abroad. The student body has amassed over 300 clubs and societies, catering to everyone's interests, cultures and personalities.

With Auburn U's longstanding history, over 300,000 academic degrees have been given out; and its alumni holds one of the strongest presences in the Southeastern America sporting community.

For over 50 years, lovable tiger character Aubie has served as a school mascot for all of Auburn U's events, and has won the UCA National Mascot Champion nine times.

Campus information

In addition to the main academic building and research centres, Aubun University is also home to many fantastic establishments, of which include:

  • Southeastern Raptor Centre - Learn about the beautiful and fearsome birds of America as this place offers educational shows and programs about the conservation of aviary wildlife.
  • Jordan-Hare Stadium - Visit the house for the sportsman as the Auburn University Athletic Department frequently hosts tours.
  • Jonathan B. Lovelace Hall of Honour - This beautiful museum deatils Auburn's sports history, containing items, publications and monuments of Auburn.
  • Louise Kreher Forest Ecology Preserve - Under the preservation of the School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences, this piece of beautiful nature is perfect for hiking and admiring for all of the public.
  • Donald E. Davis Arboretum - an illustrious greenhouse for viewing the cultivation of all of Alabama's terrain, including the Appalachian Mountains
  • Centre for Aquatic Resource Management - Alabama's top fishery facilities, visitors are entitled to learn about fish farming, care and marketing.
  • Jule Colins Smith Museum of Fine Art - categorised to be as great as The Smithsonian, The Getty and the Met, this place is Alabama's greatest museum, with over seven changing galleries and landscaped paths.
  • Goodwin Music Building - the hub of the Department of Music where the institution's musical talents often hold showcases and performances.
  • Telfair B. Peet Theatre - Providing undergraduate theatre training and home to two production companies celebrating the art of the stage.
  • Ag Heritage Park - a tribute to Alabama's agricultural roots, the park is the venue for many university events and connects the university with Alabama's agricultural community.


Fall 2018 - Spring 2019

Rates are per student per semester and include all utilities (i.e., wireless internet, TV cable service, and HBO-GO). Phone service not included. Quad and Hill single rooms are of limited availability; Village suites contain one, two and three bedroom options; and South Donahue has four bedroom suites.

Cambridge Hall

  • Single Room: $4,350.00
  • Double Room: $3,550.00

Hill Residence Halls

  • Single Room: $3,750.00
  • Double Room: $3,000.00

Quad Residence Halls

  • Single Room: $4,350.00
  • Double Room: $3,550.00

South Donahue Hall

  • Single Room: $5,800.00
  • Double Room: $5,700.00
  • Quad Room: $5,700.00

Village Residence Halls

  • Single Room: $4,800.00
  • Double Room: $4,800.00
  • Triple Room: $4,600.00
  • Quad Room: $4,600.00

Additional info

Auburn is a small, friendly university town located on the beautiful plains of eastern Alabama, about 50 miles east of Montgomery, Alabama's capital, and 115 miles southwest of Atlanta, Georgia. Other nearby cities are Birmingham (110 miles northwest) and Columbus, Georgia (35 miles east). The Gulf Coast of Florida is about four hours away by car. Auburn enjoys a warm and sunny climate with mild winters. It has excellent health and recreational facilities and a low crime rate. 

Auburn has a population just over 40,000 and has the feel of a small town with everything you would expect from a major city, except for the traffic. Auburn is a bike-friendly town with bike lanes around the University.


Courses available 10

Accounting & Finance 1 Applied, Pure Sciences 1 Business, Management 2 Engineering 3 Humanities & Social Sciences 1 Mass Communication & Media 2


Reviews 3

An all-around great college. There is a place for every person to fit in. Classes are tough, but they prepare you for future jobs and graduate programs/professional schools.
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Auburn provides an amazing learning opportunity as well as an awesome atmosphere! Being here feels like being apart of another family.
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