Auburn University

Public, Four-years School Located in Auburn, AL

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How much is the Auburn tuition? For the academic year 2023-2024, Auburn's tuition & fees is $12,536 for Alabama residents and $33,944 for out-of-state students.
With indirect costs not billed by school, such as room & boards and personal living expenses, the total cost of attendance for one academic year is $34,762 for Alabama residents and $56,170 for out-of-state students when a student lives on-campus.

Auburn Tuition & Expenses

2022-2023 Rate
Alabama Residents Tuition & Fees$12,536
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$33,944
Books & Supplies Costs$1,200
On-campus Room & Board$14,998
On-campus Expenses$6,028
Off-campus Room & Board$14,998
Off-campus Expenses$6,028
2023-2024 Estimates
Alabama Residents Tuition & Fees$13,289
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$36,022

How Much Does it Cost to Go to Auburn for 4 Years?

For the class of 2027, who entering colleges in 2023, the 4 years tuition & fees is $146,217 at Auburn. The estimated tuition rate is based on the changes over last 5 years. With room & board, books, and other personal expenses, the estimated 4 years costs of attendance is $234,500. After receiving financial aid including grants, scholarships, and/or student loans, the 4 years COA is down to $192,613.
The following table computes the 4 years tuition and COA by class of year.
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2023-24)$34,957$56,393$46,379
Sophomore (2024-25)$36,001$57,855$47,541
Junior (2025-26)$37,076$59,355$48,734
Senior (2026-27)$38,183$60,897$49,958
4 Years Total$146,217$234,500$192,613
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2024-25)$36,001$57,855$47,541
Sophomore (2025-26)$37,076$59,355$48,734
Junior (2026-27)$38,183$60,897$49,958
Senior (2027-28)$39,323$62,479$51,214
4 Years Total$150,582$240,586$197,448
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2025-26)$37,076$59,355$48,734
Sophomore (2026-27)$38,183$60,897$49,958
Junior (2027-28)$39,323$62,479$51,214
Senior (2028-29)$40,497$64,105$52,503
4 Years Total$155,078$246,836$202,410
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2026-27)$38,183$60,897$49,958
Sophomore (2027-28)$39,323$62,479$51,214
Junior (2028-29)$40,497$64,105$52,503
Senior (2029-30)$41,706$65,774$53,826
4 Years Total$159,707$253,254$207,502
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2027-28)$39,323$62,479$51,214
Sophomore (2028-29)$40,497$64,105$52,503
Junior (2029-30)$41,706$65,774$53,826
Senior (2030-31)$42,951$67,488$55,184
4 Years Total$164,475$259,845$212,728

Average Tuition By School Type and Comparison

Compared to four-years schools nationwide, Auburn' tuition is much higher than the average tuition of $12,960. Compared to public, four-years colleges in Alabama, its tuition is much higher than the average tuition of $14,073.
Auburn University$12,536$33,944
U.S. Four-years Colleges$18,672
Public Schools$7,199$12,960
Private Schools$20,937
Alabama Four-years Colleges$15,034
Public Schools$7,408$14,073
Private Schools$15,848

Compare Similar School's Tuition

The next table compares the tuition & fees between Auburn and similar schools. The similar colleges are selected by school type & level (public, four-years), ranking, and comparison frequency by our users. The comparison is based on 2022-2023 tuition rate.
Auburn UniversityAuburn, AL$12,536$33,944
University of Alabama at BirminghamBirmingham, AL$8,832$21,864

Financial Aid and COA

At Auburn University, 16,225 students (65%) received grant or scholarship from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources. The average amount of grant/scholarship received is $9,724.
After receiving financial aid, the cost of attendance (COA) at Auburn is $46,446 for students living on-campus and $46,446 for students living off-campus.
For beginning students (i.e. first-time freshmen), 4,154 students received any type of financial aid including grants/scholarship and student loans. The average amount of grant/scholarship for the first-time students is $9,791 and the average amount of student loans is $9,579.
The financial aid data is based on 2021-2022 statistics from IPEDS.
Alabama ResidentsOut-of-State
COA (on-campus)$34,762$56,170
COA (off-campus)$34,762$56,170
Tuition & Fees$12,536$33,944
Indirect Costs (on-campus)$22,226$22,226
Indirect Costs (off-campus)$22,226$22,226
COA (on-campus) after Receiving Aid$25,038$46,446
COA (off-campus) after Receiving Aid$25,038$46,446
Average Financial Aid$9,724$9,724
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship16,22565%$9,724
Pell Grants3,12613%$4,825
Federal Student Loan6,94928%$6,257
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Financial Aid4,15479%-
Grants or Scholarships3,88774%$9,791
Federal Grants1,27524%$4,273
Pell Grants60211%$4,969
Other Federal Grants1,10621%$2,221
State/Local Grants2034%$3,686
Institutional Grants3,67170%$8,679
Student Loan Aid1,56630%$9,579
Federal Student Loans1,45728%$5,238
Other Student Loans2906%$25,411
Income LevelNumber of StudentsNumber of Students AwardedAverage Amount Aid Awarded
All level1,1431,025$9,353
110,001 or more439347$4,774

Admission Stats and Requirements to Apply

Auburn's acceptance rate is 71.18%. A total of 27,619 applicants applied to and 19,660 students were accepted. Of the admitted students, 5,311 enrolled finally, and the yield (i.e. enrollment rate) is 27.01%.
To apply to Auburn, 4 items are required - Secondary school GPA, Secondary school record, Completion of college-preparatory program and TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) and 3 items are recommended to submit - Secondary school rank, Recommendations and Admission test scores.
Acceptance Rate71.18%69.11%72.69%
Yield (Enrollment Rate)27.01%30.23%24.80%
Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankRecommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of college-preparatory programRequired
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither Required Nor Recommended
Admission test scoresRecommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither Required Nor Recommended

SAT and ACT Scores

The SAT and ACT scores are recommended to apply to Auburn. Its SAT score is higher than the national average score of 1,168. The ACT score is slightly higher than the national average score of 24.

Student Population

Auburn University has a total of 31,764 students including 25,379 undergraduate and 6,385 graduate students. By gender, there are 15,681 male students and 15,845 female students attending Auburn. The school offers online degree programs and 3,101 students enrolled online exclusively (9.76% of all students).
Total31,526 15,68115,845
Undergraduate24,931 12,60212,329
Graduate6,595 3,0793,516

Directory & Academic Information

Directory Information
AddressAuburn, AL
Degree & Programs
DegreeUndergraduate, Graduate
Program Offered274 Programs
Online Program Offered48 Online Programs
Graduate Program Offered124 Graduate Programs
Academic Stats
Acceptance Rate43.74%
Student Population31,764
Graduation Rate80%
Transfer-out Rate12%
Retention Rate93% (Full-time), 73% (Part-time)
Students to Faculty Ratio Rate20 to 1
Faculty & Staffs
Number of Faculties1,428 (Full-time), 236 (Part-time)
Number of Staffs5,376 (Full-time), 1,146 (Part-time)
Average Faculty Salary$99,349
Average Staff Salary$68,363