If you want to apply to Auburn University, the deadline for Fall 2023 admissions is February 1 and the fee for the application is $50.
Here is an overiew of some of Auburn University's admissions stats.
|Auburn University 2022||Admissions Statistics|
|Mean Unweighted GPA||4.0|
|Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class||31%|
|Mean SAT Score||1257|
|Admissions Test Policy||Test Optional|
|Applicants Who Submit SATs||14%|
|Applicants Who Submit ACTs||75%|
These are the application deadlines for Auburn University.
|Application Type||Offered||Application Deadline||Notification Deadline|
|Early Decision I||No||––||––|
|Early Decision II||––||––||––|
|Early Action||Yes||September 15||October 15|
|Regular Decision||Yes||February 1||––|
Auburn University does not offer early decision but does offer early action.
🗓️ The Early Action deadline is September 15. Auburn University will release EA admissions decisions no later than October 15.
➡️ Find a list of some top colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.
Transfer student admissions is moderately difficult.
Auburn University has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.
Colleges consider a range of factors when determining who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college has a different way of determining which factors are given the most weight in the admissions process. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that prioritize the areas where you're strong.
What does Auburn University consider during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Application Essay||Very Important|
|Standardized Test Scores||Very Important|
|Level of Applicant's Interest||Important|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Important|
Make sure to check with Auburn University for more information on admission factors.
To apply to Auburn University, all applicants must submit the following items. Check with Auburn University's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
|Area||Required||Recommended||Required for Some||Details (If Any)|
|Written Essay or Personal Statement|
|Transcript(S) of College Record|
|Transcript of High School Record|
|Standardized Test Scores|
|Statement of Good Standing From Prior Institution(S)|
Students admitted to Auburn University have an average unweighted GPA of 4.0.
Out of all students that were admitted, 56% submitted a class rank. At Auburn University 31% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 62% were in the top 25% and 90% were in the top 50%.
At Auburn University, student GPAs fall in the following ranges.
|GPA||Percent of Students|
|3.75 and 3.99||21.2%|
|3.50 and 3.74||16.2%|
|3.25 and 3.49||7.1%|
|3.00 and 3.24||3.6%|
|2.50 and 2.9||0.7%|
|2.00 and 2.49||0.1%|
This chart depicts the percentage of all enrolled, degree-seeking, first-time, first year (freshmen) students who had high school grade point average within the given ranges.
Note: Some schools choose not release this information. If you have any questions regarding missing numbers, be sure to reach out to Auburn University directly.
Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that reflects your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.
An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.
Auburn University considers ACT or SAT scores as part of the admissions process.
Auburn University is a test optional school. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.
In 2022, 14% of Auburn University's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 75% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
To be competitive with other Auburn University applicants, you should aim to score between 1180 and 1330 (or higher!) on the SAT. At Auburn University 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1330 and 25% of scored lower than 1180, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.The mean composite SAT score for a Auburn University student is 1257.
On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Auburn University students scored 680 or higher and 75% of students scored 590 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Auburn University students scored 670 or higher, and 75% scored a 590 or higher.
To be most competitive at Auburn University, you should strive to earn between 24 and 30 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 30 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Auburn University's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 30, and three out of four students scored lower than 30 on the ACT.
A 24 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Auburn University students. Only one out of every four students scored below 24.
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For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to Auburn University.
For transfer students wishing to start in the fall, the deadline to apply is July 1.
Transfer students can enroll in Auburn University during the following terms:
• Fall Term
• Spring Term
• Summer Term
Can I defer my acceptance to Auburn University?
❌ Students who are admitted to Auburn University must attend in the term they start. Deferring admissions is not encouraged. If you have a unusual circumstance, contact the admissions department.
Does Auburn University accept transfer credits?
✅ Auburn University accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions.
Does Auburn University accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
✅ Auburn University accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits and Advanced Placement (AP) credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to Auburn University?
❌ No, Auburn University is test optional, so it's up to you if you want to submit test scores or not. If you have higher than average scores, you may want to send them. If your scores are average or below average, you may want not want to include them in your application.
What is Auburn University's acceptance rate?
✅ The acceptance rate for Auburn University is 71%.
What is the early decision acceptance rate at Auburn University?
❌ Auburn University does not offer early decision.
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How hard is it to get into Auburn University? Auburn University is a somewhat selective institution. The Auburn University acceptance rate is 71%. This means that the institution accepts 71 out of every 100 applicants.
First-Year Applications are Due
Transfer Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Auburn University is Feb 1.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Auburn University is Jul 1.
Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs
30 and Above
24 to 30
24 and Less
The median ACT score of an admitted student to Auburn University is 27. Students with an ACT score of 30 and above have a good chance of getting into Auburn University. Students with an ACT score that falls between 24 and 30 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 24 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.
Composite SAT Range
Math SAT Range
Reading SAT Range
1330 and Above
1180 to 1330
1180 and Less
The median SAT score for Auburn University students is 1257. Applicants with SAT scores of 1330 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Auburn University, while applicants with SAT scores between 1180 to 1330 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 1180 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Auburn University.
Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At Auburn University, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.97. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.
Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved
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