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Best Values in Colleges

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Auburn University (Auburn University, AL)

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Auburn University is ranked 74 in Kiplinger's 2016 list of Best Values in Public Colleges and is ranked 253 among all colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT 17%
Applicants who took ACT 83%

SAT Critical Reading Score

700+8%
600-69928%
600+36%

SAT Math Score

700+11%
600-69935%
600+46%

ACT Score

30-3631%
24-2949%
24+80%

Students applied16,958
Students admitted14,154
Admission rate83%

Students per faculty18

4-year graduation rate42%

ANNUAL COSTS

In State

Tuition$8,808
Fees$1,616
Room and board$12,584
Estimated book expense$1,200
Total cost$24,208

Cost after need-based aid$16,768
Cost after non-need-based aid$17,305

Average debt at graduation$27,782

Out of State

Tuition$26,424
Fees$1,616
Room and board$12,584
Estimated book expense$1,200
Total cost$41,824

Cost after need-based aid$34,384
Cost after non-need-based aid$34,921

SALARY DATA

Salary yardstick #$45,400

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met44%
Average need-based aid$7,440
Average non-need-based aid$6,903

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment20,629

Full-Time

Men9,420
Women9,433

Part-Time

Men1,116
Women660

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. (© 2015 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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