Tool December 2016

Best Values in Colleges

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Auburn University (Auburn University, AL)

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Auburn University is ranked 43 in Kiplinger's list of Best Values in Public Colleges and is ranked 221 among all colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT 14%
Applicants who took ACT 85%

SAT Critical Reading Score

700+8%
600-69929%
600+37%

SAT Math Score

700+10%
600-69937%
600+47%

ACT Score

30-3632%
24-2953%
24+85%

Students applied19,414
Students admitted15,077
Admission rate78%

Students per faculty19

4-year graduation rate44%

ANNUAL COSTS

In State

Tuition$9,072
Fees$1,624
Room and board$12,898
Estimated book expense$1,200
Total cost$24,794

Cost after need-based aid$17,104
Cost after non-need-based aid$17,711

Average debt at graduation$28,170

Out of State

Tuition$27,216
Fees$1,624
Room and board$12,898
Estimated book expense$1,200
Total cost$42,938

Cost after need-based aid$35,248
Cost after non-need-based aid$35,855

SALARY DATA

Salary yardstick #$45,700

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met45%
Average need-based aid$7,690
Average non-need-based aid$7,083

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment21,786

Full-Time

Men9,855
Women9,883

Part-Time

Men1,267
Women781

Freshmen retained90%

# - Based on the median earnings of workers who started at a particular college 10 years earlier and who received federal financial aid. The data don't consider whether the student graduated or went on to graduate school.

NA - Not available


SOURCES - Peterson's Undergraduate Database (© 2016 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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