[47] Created over 65 years ago, Auburn's flight program is also the second oldest university flight program in the United States.[47]. Public, 4 or more years located in Tuscaloosa, Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more years located in Tuskegee, Public, 4 or more years located in Montgomery, Public, 4 or more years located in Mobile, Public, 4 or more years located in Jacksonville, Public, 4 or more years located in Florence, Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more years located in Fairfield. Prior to the 2008 season, Tony Franklin was hired as offensive coordinator to put Auburn into the spread offense. In 1872, under the Morrill Act, it became the state's first land-grant university and was renamed as the Agricultural and Mechanical College of Alabama. Auburn University's fight song, "War Eagle", was written in 1954 and 1955 by Robert Allen and Al Stillman. Distance learning, also called online education, is very attractive to students, especially who want to continue education and work in field. However, the Tigers were ranked behind two other undefeated teams, Southern California and Oklahoma, that played in the BCS championship game. Alabama placed the school under the provisions of the Morrill Act as a land-grant institution, the first in the South to be established separately from the state university. With more than 24,600 undergraduate students and a total enrollment of more than 30,000 with 1,330 faculty members, Auburn is the second largest university in Alabama. Greek associated students make up about 21% of undergraduate men and 43% of undergraduate women at Auburn. The university recently began a Master of Real Estate Development program. [14] According to Auburn University's Office of Institutional Research and Assessment, African-Americans comprise 1,828 of the university's 24,864 undergraduates (7.35%) as of 2013[update] and 49 of the 1,192 full-time faculty (4.1%) as of 2012[update]. AU football has won twelve SEC Conference Championships, and since the division of the conference in 1992, eight western division championships and six trips to the SEC Championship game.

Some of its prominent alumni include Apple CEO Tim Cook, MacArthur Genius and 2004 AIA Gold Medal recipient Samuel Mockbee, National Security Agency and Commander of the U.S. Cyber Command Michael S. Rogers, Academy Award winner Octavia Spencer, Wikipedia co-founder Jimmy Wales, NBA star Charles Barkley, NFL quarterback Cam Newton, NFL star and MLB player Bo Jackson, Alabama governor Kay Ivey, Tennessee governor Bill Lee, NASA astronaut Jim Voss, bestselling author James Redfield, and world-renowned modernist architect Paul Rudolph. Its College of Architecture, Design, and Construction pioneered the nation's first Design Build master's degree program, capitalizing on the College's Building Science program with Auburn's "Rural Studio" program where Architectural students build highly creative and ingenious homes for some of the poorest regions of Alabama. 1 in the nation, along with Savannah College of Art and Design.[when?]. Auburn University has 23,606 undergraduate students aged under 25 and 1,022 students aged 25 and over. School Mascot. The women's team finished 14th (2002, 2003) at the Outdoor Championships and seventh (2003) at the Indoor Championships. On Hey Days now, students are asked to put on name tags, handed out by student body leaders, and encouraged to say "hey" to whomever may pass them by during the day.[68].

The program has filled a void of professional real estate education in Alabama. The undergraduate population is comprised of 12,709 males and 11,919 females. In the 1980s, the City of Auburn began to experience rapid growth in the number of apartment complexes constructed.

It has 2,036 graduate students aged under 25 and 3,776 students aged 25 and over. In Malzahn's first season as head coach (2013), Auburn had two miraculous finishes in the final minute against Georgia and Alabama to win the SEC West. In addition to Bo Jackson, Auburn has supplied several other players to Major League Baseball, including Frank Thomas, Gregg Olson, Scott Sullivan, Tim Hudson, Mark Bellhorn, Jack Baker, Terry Leach, Josh Hancock, Gabe Gross, Steven Register, Trey Wingenter, David Ross and Josh Donaldson. Following the end of World War II, API, like many colleges around the country, experienced a period of massive growth caused by returning military personnel taking advantage of their GI Bill offer of free education. While the football team is far more well known nationally and in the media, Auburn swimming and diving is the most dominant athletics program for the university. The southern section of the central campus (bounded by Roosevelt Dr. and Samford Ave.) contains the most of the buildings related to the College of Science and Mathematics, as well as fine arts buildings. Spirit is the only Bald Eagle Auburn has used for its pregame flight program. Alpha Phi Alpha, Alpha Kappa Alpha, Kappa Alpha Psi, Omega Psi Phi, Delta Sigma Theta, Phi Beta Sigma, Zeta Phi Beta, Sigma Gamma Rho, and Iota Phi Theta. The college had previously canceled his speaking engagement, but Spencer sued the university and a federal judge issued an injunction that allowed him to speak.[19][importance?] Recognizing the school had moved beyond its agricultural and mechanical roots, it was granted university status by the Alabama Legislature in 1960 and renamed Auburn University, a name that better expressed the varied academic programs and expanded curriculum that the school had been offering for years. Next programs have the most enrolled students at AUM. Only Auburn's historically white fraternities have traditional Greek houses. At Auburn University, 64.0% of students are in the age 18 to 21 bracket, compared to the national average of 60%. Auburn University (AU or Auburn) is a public research and land-grant university in Auburn, Alabama.With more than 24,600 undergraduate students and a total enrollment of more than 30,000 with 1,330 faculty members, Auburn is the second largest university in Alabama. [13] It sits today on the lawn next to Samford Hall. The Auburn men's basketball team has enjoyed off-and-on success over the years.

Comprehensive enrollment statistic data by race/ethnicity is shown in next chart.

To commemorate Auburn's contribution to the Civil War, a cannon lathe used for the manufacture of cannons for the Confederate Army and recovered from Selma, Alabama, was presented to the college in 1952 by brothers of Delta Chapter of the Alpha Phi Omega fraternity. The Tigers finished the season with a 14–0 record, including comeback wins over Clemson, South Carolina, Georgia, and Alabama.

The U.S. Office of Education asked all American engineering schools to join in a "crash" program to produce what was often called "instant engineers". Auburn University was racially segregated prior to 1963, with only white students being admitted. In 2018, the university began a speaker series to promote racial diversity named Critical Conversations. Faculty salaries were cut drastically, and enrollment decreased along with state appropriations to the college. The crowd mistook this and began yelling "War Eagle", instead, leading to Auburn's player, Lucy Hairston, to yell "War Eagle" at the end of the game, after he scored the game-winning touchdown. We combine factors of racial, geographic, age and gender diversity to create an overall diversity grade for each school.