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The South’s Best Colleges: Auburn University

At Auburn University, students are challenged by world – class academics, embraced by the Auburn Family and celebrate beloved traditions. The Auburn experience is transformative, encouraging students to find their place and prepare to be the next generation of leaders in their communities and workplaces.

A Top Value

Along with top – tier academic programs taught by nationally recognized faculty, Auburn offers every campus resource available to ensure a successful college career. Students feel at home on campus and develop an unparalleled sense of belonging. Auburn is one of the top 50 public universities in the nation, and ranks #1 in Alabama, according to U.S. News & World Report. Forbes magazine named us the top college in the state, and recognized us as a Best Value College in the nation. The Princeton Review also lists us among the Happiest College Students in the Nation and Students Pack the Stadium.

Hands-On Experience In and Out of the Classroom 

Through internships, co-op programs, study abroad and experiential learning, students harness the work ethic, character, leadership and interpersonal skills necessary to work in diverse settings. 

Students gain real–world, practical experience and are often afforded future career opportunities through the support of alumni. “I was able to find mentors on Handshake, a platform to directly contact alumni who have helped me shape who I want to be when I leave college,” said Colin Rigor, sophomore in business finance.

Notable Alumni 

Auburn is known for its thousands of alumni who are accomplished leaders in business and industry. Specifically, past graduates include the CEO of Apple, the founders of Habitat for Humanity and Wikipedia, an Oscar–winning actress, countless sports legends and six astronauts. In fact, 97% of recent graduates feel their Auburn education has enhanced their opportunity for advancement.

Welcome to the Family

As part of the Auburn Family, students make lifelong friends and connect with a worldwide network of alumni.

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To learn more about Auburn University, 

visit or call 334-844-6425. 


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