Auburn University Montgomery

Auburn University Montgomery

Auburn University at Montgomery is a coeducational public university located in Montgomery, Alabama. This branch campus of Auburn University was founded by an act of the Alabama Legislature in 1967. The university offers programs of study leading to bachelors, masters, and specialist degrees in liberal arts, business, education, nursing and science. It is comprised of the following academic schools:

  • School of Business
  • School of Education
  • School of Liberal Arts
  • School of Nursing
  • School of Science

AUM competes in a variety of sports, including both men's and women's basketball, soccer and tennis. Its sports teams are nicknamed the Senators. AUM's tennis team won the NAIA National Championship in 2004.

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Auburn University-Montgomery
7440 East Drive
Montgomery , AL 36117-3596
General Phone: (334) 244-3000

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Auburn Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Business and Management289business, business management, accounting, managerial economics, finance, human resources, MIS, marketing
Education and Teaching192educational administration, school counseling, elementary school teaching, secondary teaching
Nursing and Emergency Medicine94registered nursing
Liberal Arts80foreign language and literature, German language, French language, Spanish language, English, liberal arts and sciences, political science, sociology, history ...
Security and Law Enforcement74criminal justice and safety
Science64biology, physical sciences
Therapy and Counseling53psychology
Family and Social Work28public administration
Media27communication studies
Art Studies16art studies

Number of programs and degrees for Auburn in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Bachelor's degree67827
Master's degree21411
Post-master's certificate284

Auburn Student Body

In 2007-2008, Auburn had a total enrollment of 5,138 students (4,235 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 42%
Women 58%
Full-Time 87%
Part-Time 13%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 83%
Graduate 17%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 60%
Black 32%
Hispanic 1%
Asian 2%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 4%
(Foreign Students) 0%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 2%
18-19 19%
20-21 20%
22-24 22%
25-29 17%
30-34 8%
35-39 5%
40-49 6%
50-64 2%
65+ 0%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)

Virgin Islands1%

Auburn Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 54 %
Part-Time 64 %

Auburn Room and Board (2007)

Auburn offers campus housing for 673 of its 4,235 (full-time) students.

(Please refer to our profile of Montgomery, Alabama for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Alabama Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Auburn Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Standardized Test Scores:

Test25th Percentile75th Percetile
ACT Verbal1823
ACT Math1722
ACT Composite1822

Application Requirements:

Class Rankrecommended
High School Recordnot required
College Prep Programnot required
Recommendationsnot required
Formal Demonstration of Competencenot required
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)required
Percent of Applicants Submitting ACT91%
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)required
Other Standardized Testsnot required

Auburn Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 5,580
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 16,200
Room and board $ 5,025
Room charge $ 3,420
Books and supplies $ 900
Other expenses $ 2,760

Financial Aid:
Auburn participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 831000)

Auburn Faculty

Auburn has a tenure system for faculty.

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professorcalendar year9$100,8271*
Associate professorcalendar year5$98,9684$87,228
Assistant professorcalendar year2*1*
Instructorcalendar year0*3$65,037
No academic rankcalendar year1*0*
All faculty totalcalendar year17$98,4629$76,694

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year26$80,86511$73,121
Associate professoracademic year27$71,13518$60,227
Assistant professoracademic year25$52,78530$52,740
Instructoracademic year5$40,3526$44,376
No academic rankacademic year2*0*
All faculty totalacademic year85$67,30065$57,490

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Auburn Athletics

Athletic Conferences:

Basketball Georgia-Alabama-Carolina Conference
Baseball Georgia-Alabama-Carolina Conference

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):

All Other Sports514798

Auburn Degree Programs (2007)

Art Studies
Art/Art Studies, General

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General
Business/Commerce, General
Business/Managerial Economics
Finance, General
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
Management Information Systems, General
Marketing/Marketing Management, General

Education And Teaching
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services
Educational Leadership and Administration, General
Elementary Education and Teaching
Secondary Education and Teaching

Family And Social Work
Public Administration

Liberal Arts
English Language and Literature, General
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
French Language and Literature
German Language and Literature
History, General
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Political Science and Government, General
Spanish Language and Literature

Mathematics, General

Communication Studies/Speech Communication and Rhetoric

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Physical Sciences

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies

Therapy And Counseling
Psychology, General

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