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Kiplinger's Best College Values

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Auburn University (Auburn University, AL)

ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT: 14%
Applicants who took ACT: 85%
SAT I Verbal score 600-699: 29%
SAT I Verbal score 700+: 8%
SAT I Verbal score 600+: 37%
SAT I Math score 600-699: 37%
SAT I Math score 700+: 10%
SAT I Math score 600+: 47%
ACT score 24-29: 53%
ACT score 30-36: 32%
ACT score 24+: 85%
Students applied: 19,414
Students admitted: 15,077
Admission rate: 78%
Students per faculty: 19
4-year graduation rate: 44%
6-year graduation rate: 0%

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment: 21,786
Full-time enrolled men: 9,855
Full-time enrolled women: 9,883
Part-time enrolled men: 1,267
Part-time enrolled women: 781
Freshmen retained: 90%

ANNUAL COSTS

Tuition (in state): $9,072
Fees (in state): $1,624
Tuition (out of state): $27,216
Fees (out of state): $1,624
Room and board: $12,898
Est. book expense: $1,200
Total cost (in state): $24,794
Total cost (out of state): $42,938
Cost after need-based aid
(in state):
$17,104
Cost after non-need-based aid
(in state):
$17,711
Cost after need-based aid
(out of state):
$35,248
Cost after non-need-based aid
(out of state):
$35,855
Average debt at graduation: $28,170

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met: 45%
Average need-based aid: $7,690
Average non-need-based aid: $7,083

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

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