Auburn University Montgomery: Narrative Description

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PO Box 244023
Montgomery, AL 36124-4023
Tel: (334)244-3000
Admissions: (334)244-3667
Fax: (334)244-3795
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State-supported, comprehensive, coed. Part of Auburn University. Awards bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees and post-master's certificates. Founded 1967. Setting: 500-acre suburban campus. Endowment: $20.1 million. Research spending 2003-04: $284,823. Educational spending 2003-04: $5544 per student. Total enrollment: 5,123. Faculty: 327 (186 full-time, 141 part-time). Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 16:1. 953 applied, 98% were admitted. Full-time: 2,866 students, 63% women, 37% men. Part-time: 1,474 students, 67% women, 33% men. Students come from 35 states and territories, 21 other countries, 3% from out-of-state, 0.5% Native American, 1% Hispanic, 33% black, 2% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 1% international, 26% 25 or older, 12% live on campus. Academic areas with the most degrees conferred: business/marketing; education; protective services/public administration. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, ESL program, services for LD students, advanced placement, accelerated degree program, self-designed majors, honors program, independent study, distance learning, double major, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, co-op programs and internships, graduate courses open to undergrads. Off campus study at Huntingdon College, Alabama State University, Faulkner University. Study abroad program. ROTC: Army, Air Force (c).

Entrance Requirements:

Options: Peterson's Universal Application, electronic application, deferred admission. Required: high school transcript, SAT or ACT. Entrance: moderately difficult. Application deadline: Rolling. Notification: continuous.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $25. State resident tuition: $4230 full-time, $141 per semester hour part-time. Nonresident tuition: $12,690 full-time, $423 per semester hour part-time. Mandatory fees: $230 full-time, $5 per semester hour part-time, $40 per term part-time. Full-time tuition and fees vary according to course load. College room and board: $5780. College room only: $2560. Room and board charges vary according to housing facility.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Drama-theater group, choral group, student-run newspaper. Social organizations: 66 open to all; national fraternities, national sororities; 5% of eligible men and 4% of eligible women are members. Most popular organizations: Student Government Association, Baptist campus ministries, International Student Association, African-American Student Alliance. Major annual events: homecoming, AUM Fest, Mardi Gras Parade. Student services: health clinic, personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices and patrols, student patrols, late night transport-escort service, controlled dormitory access. 962 college housing spaces available; 665 were occupied in 2003-04. No special consideration for freshman housing applicants. Option: coed housing available. Auburn University Montgomery Library with 312,110 books, 2.4 million microform titles, 2,044 serials, 24,888 audiovisual materials, an OPAC, and a Web page. Operations spending 2003-04: $1.9 million. 285 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed from student residence rooms and from off campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.

Community Environment:

See Alabama State University.

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