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Auburn University

Auburn University

Check whether Auburn University is right for you as an international student.

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Auburn, USA
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Study abroad at Auburn University

Auburn University (AU) is a public research university based in the small city of Auburn, Alabama, US. The University offers a wide range of programs to students in over 170 fields of study, including top programs in engineering, business, journalism, supply chain management, and aquatic sciences.

Set in picturesque grounds, Auburn’s campus offers everything you need, including a range of dining and housing options. There are regular campus events that take place throughout the year, and the University offers an extensive Greek Life community with 20 sororities and 32 fraternities.

AU's sports and athletics teams are known as the Tigers, and they compete in the prestigious Division I of the NCAA, the highest level of intercollegiate athletics. There are also more than 500 student organizations you can choose to join, ranging from the marching band to student government. These offer the perfect opportunity to meet new people and settle in to campus life.

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Why study at AU?

  • Student engagement

    AU ranked 6th nationally for student engagement (Wall Street Journal 2016)

  • Happy students

    Auburn ranked 19th on the list of “Colleges with the Happiest Students” (The Princeton Review, 2019)

  • Sports and athletics

    AU’s sports teams compete in the NCAA Division I

Life as an international student

Auburn University offers a truly international community, with more than 2,000 international students from over 80 countries currently enrolled.

AU’s International Student Organization (ISO) aims to improve multinational understanding and promote relationships between people of different cultures. The ISO also helps international students adapt to life at Auburn, and they actively promote diversity and interaction between students from both home and abroad.

There are also a range of events the ISO organize, including cultural shows, soccer tournaments, outdoor socials, international movie nights and an international show on radio. Accommodation is available to all international students studying at AU, with 32 residence halls available in nine neighborhoods.

Student life & facilities

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  • Library
    • Computer labs
    • Group Study Rooms
    • Quiet Areas
  • Healthcare & Medical
    • Maternity Care
    • Physiotherapy
    • Travel Vaccinations
    • Campus Pharmacy
    • Counselling & Mental Health Services
    • Campus Doctor
    • Emergency Contraception
  • No. of All Weather Sports Pitches
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    • No. of volleyball courts
  • Transport
    • Campus Bus Service
    • Bike Rental
    • Campus parking
  • Food & Restaurants
    • Restaurants
    • Cafe’s
  • Fitness Centre
    • Machines
    • Free Weights
    • Fitness Classes
    • Personal Trainers
  • Sports Facilities
    • No. of Natural Turf American Football Pitches
    • Sport facilities
  • IT Support
    • Campus Wireless Connectivity
  • Clubs & Organisations
    • No. of Clubs & Organizations 500
  • Tutoring Support
    • Student Tutoring & Support
    • Academic Tutoring & Support
  • Praying Rooms
    • Language Center
    • Group Praying Rooms
    • Pre sessional English Academic skills courses

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Auburn University programs

Fees and funding

Undergraduate Tuition: US$32,220 per year Pathway programs from US$34,400 per program


Auburn University

Auburn, AL 36849, United States

Auburn University is located in the southeastern United States, in east-central Alabama in Lee County. The city of Auburn, founded in 1836 by Judge John Harper, has a population of about 35,000. The name was derived from the line "Sweet Auburn, loveliest village of the Plain" in Oliver Goldsmith's poem "The Deserted Village."

Visa requirements for Auburn University

Many international students will require a visa to study in the US, and this is a vital step of your study abroad journey. Make sure you understand the requirements you may need to meet before applying.

USA student visa requirements