Tool December 2017

Best Values in Colleges

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Auburn University (Auburn, AL)

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Auburn University is ranked 69 in Kiplinger's list of Best Values in Public Colleges and is ranked 227 among all colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT 12%
Applicants who took ACT 87%

SAT Critical Reading Score

700+8%
600-69928%
600+35%

SAT Math Score

700+12%
600-69933%
600+44%

ACT Score

30-3632%
24-2952%
24+84%

Students applied18,256
Students admitted14,704
Admission rate81%

Students per faculty19

4-year graduation rate47%

ANNUAL COSTS

In State

Tuition$9,336
Fees$1,632
Room and board$13,332
Estimated book expense$1,200
Total cost$25,500

Cost after need-based aid$17,810
Cost after non-need-based aid$18,417

Average debt at graduation$28,170

Out of State

Tuition$28,008
Fees$1,632
Room and board$13,332
Estimated book expense$1,200
Total cost$44,172

Cost after need-based aid$36,482
Cost after non-need-based aid$37,089

SALARY DATA

Salary yardstick #$47,100

FINANCIAL AID

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

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment22,658

Full-Time

Men10,129
Women10,267

Part-Time

Men1,484
Women778

Freshmen retained91%

# - 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 Databases (© 2018 Peterson's LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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