Auburn University Graduate Schools

Auburn University (referred to as Auburn) is a Public, 4 years school located in Auburn, AL. It is classified as a Research University (high research activity) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at Auburn University is $11,826 for Alabama residents and $31,986 for out-of-state students. The school has 6,232 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 30,737 including undergraduate students.

Graduate School Overview

Auburn University (referred to as Auburn) is a Public, 4 years school located in Auburn, AL. It is classified as a Research University (high research activity) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice.
The school is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges (1/6/1922 - Current[Estimated Date]).
Auburn Directory Information
School NameAuburn University (Auburn)
AddressAuburn, AL 36849
Phone334-844-4000
Webhttps://www.auburn.edu
Online Applicationhttps://www.auburn.edu/admissions
Financial Infohttps://www.auburn.edu/administration/business-finance/finaid
The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at Auburn University is $11,826 for Alabama residents and $31,986 for out-of-state students. The school has 6,232 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 30,737 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 258 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice), and Doctorate (Other). Among them, 44 programs are available online classes.
Graduate School 2022 Key Facts
School TypePublic, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$31,986
$11,826 for Alabama Residents
Student Population6,232
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice), and Doctorate (Other)
Number of Programs258 graduate programs
(44 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio20 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at Auburn University is $11,826 for Alabama residents and $31,986 for out-of-state students for the academic year 2021-2022. The tuition per credit hour is $560 for Alabama residents and $1,680 for out-of-state students.
Auburn University offers the alternative tuition plans.
Auburn University offers the distance education programs. All course works for completing a degree program can be done through online exclusively for graduate programs. In addition, the distance learning courses are offered for students who are not enrolled online exclusively.
On its campus, academic/career services, employment services for students, placement services for completers are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services
Distance Learning (Online Classes)44 Online Programs Available
Special learning Opportunities
  • ROTC (Army, Navy, Air Force)
  • Study abroad
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers

2022 Graduate Tuition, Fees, Other Expenses

For the academic year 2021-2022, the graduate school tuition & fees of Auburn University is $11,826 for Alabama residents and $31,986 for other students. The graduate tuition & fees are increased by 0.09% compared to previous academic year.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2021-2022 Graduate Tuition & fees
Alabama ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
2017-2018$9,342$1,632$28,026$1,632
2018-2019$9,630$1,652$28,890$1,652
2019-2020$9,828$1,676$29,484$1,676
2020-2021$10,080$1,716$30,240$1,716
2021-2022$10,080$1,746$30,240$1,746
The graduate school tuition & fees of Auburn is expensive compared to public graduate schools in Alabama. The average graduate school tuition for all graduate schools in United States is $19,204 and the Alabama graduate tuition is $20,405 (public) / $12,556 (private).
The next table compares the average graduate school tuition by location and school types.
Graduate Tuition & fees Comparison
ResidentsOut-of-State
Auburn University$11,826$31,986
All Graduate Schools$15,958$19,204
Public$11,320$20,434
Private$19,234
Alabama Graduate Schools$10,843$16,105
Public$9,627$20,405
Private$12,556
For academic year 2021-2022, the living costs are $20,624 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at Auburn University. On-campus living costs are increased by 4.79% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $20,624. Off-campus living costs are increased by 4.79% compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Living Expenses
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2017-2018$13,332$5,782$13,332$5,782
2018-2019$13,332$5,782$13,332$5,782
2019-2020$13,600$5,904$13,600$5,904
2020-2021$13,778$5,904$13,778$5,904
2021-2022$14,596$6,028$14,596$6,028
For academic year 2021-2022, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $560 for Alabama residents and $1,680 for other students at Auburn University. The graduate tuition per credit hour are stayed same compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour
Alabama ResidentsOut-of-State
2017-2018$519$1,557
2018-2019$535$1,605
2019-2020$546$1,638
2020-2021$560$1,680
2021-2022$560$1,680
Next table shows the tuition & fees for law school and/or medical schools at Auburn University.
2021-2022 Law School/Medical School Tuition at Auburn University
Alabama ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
Pharmacy$10,323$12,312$20,403$12,312
Veterinary Medicine$10,582$14,830$23,662$18,830

Graduate Programs at Auburn

Auburn University offers 149 graduate programs for Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 2,187 students have completed their study at Auburn University.
Offered Degrees at Auburn University
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree71291,295
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship390251
Doctor's degree - professional practice300
Doctor's degree - other51281
Post Bachelor's Degree3010324
Post Master's Degree1136
Total149412,187
The next table shows the popular graduate programs at Auburn University by award level.
  • The most popular Post-graduate Certificate program is the Architectural Engineering program with 69 completers.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Business Administration and Management program with 246 completers.
  • The most popular Doctorate program is the Pharmacy program with 152 completers.
Auburn University offers 149 programs through Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 2,187 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 1,295 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 281 students have earned/completed Doctorate (Practice) program.
  • 324 students have earned/completed Post-Bachelor's program.
  • 36 students have earned/completed Post-Master's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Agriculture [+] (2 completers) 69 completers-
Agricultural Economics3-
Aquaculture10-
Animal Sciences15-
Agronomy and Crop Science0-
Horticultural Science5-
Plant Sciences (other)36-
Natural Resources and Conservation [+] (1 completers) 39 completers-
Natural Resources/Conservation24-
Forestry (other)15-
Architecture [+] 45 completers-
Architecture7-
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning17-
Landscape Architecture5-
Real Estate Development16$72,300
Communication and Journalism [+] 7 completers-
Communication and Media Studies (other)7-
Computer and Information Sciences [+] (2 completers) 16 completers-
Data Modeling/Warehousing and Database Administration5-
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance11-
Education [+] (7 completers) 197 completers-
Educational Leadership and Administration26$39,400
Educational/Instructional Technology2-
Educational Statistics and Research Methods2-
Special Education and Teaching (other)11-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services35$31,900
Secondary Education and Teaching16-
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels57-
Technical Teacher Education48-
Engineering [+] (10 completers) 220 completers-
Engineering3-
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering13-
Architectural Engineering33$66,600
Chemical Engineering8-
Civil Engineering31-
Computer Engineering42-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering22-
Materials Engineering9-
Mechanical Engineering25-
Polymer/Plastics Engineering1-
Industrial Engineering27-
Biological/Biosystems Engineering6-
Engineering Technology [+] (1 completers) 11 completers-
Engineering/Industrial Management11-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics [+] 11 completers-
Spanish Language and Literature11-
Work and Family Studies [+] 12 completers-
Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services (other)12-
Apparel and Textile Marketing Management0-
English Language and Literature [+] 13 completers-
English Language and Literature9-
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing4-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences [+] 68 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences18-
Biomedical Sciences14-
Exercise Physiology36-
Mathematics and Statistics [+] 14 completers-
Mathematics2-
Applied Mathematics4-
Statistics8-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] (1 completers) 8 completers-
Nutrition Sciences8-
Physical Sciences [+] 11 completers-
Chemistry2-
Geology/Earth Science4-
Physics5-
Psychology [+] (1 completers) 25 completers-
Psychology13-
Clinical Psychology5-
Counseling Psychology5-
Industrial and Organizational Psychology2-
Human Services [+] 61 completers-
Public Administration40-
Social Work21-
Social Sciences [+] 10 completers-
Economics1-
Geography5-
Sociology4-
Visual and Performing Arts [+] 14 completers-
Industrial and Product Design6-
Design and Applied Arts (other)8-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 72 completers-
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist23-
Pharmaceutics and Drug Design2-
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse47$89,500
Business [+] (4 completers) 368 completers-
Business Administration and Management246$113,000
Accounting98$56,600
Business/Managerial Economics0-
Hospitality Administration/Management1-
Management Information Systems23-
History [+] 4 completers-
History4-
Total1,295
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Agriculture [+] 20 completers-
Aquaculture9-
Animal Sciences2-
Plant Sciences (other)9-
Natural Resources and Conservation [+] 3 completers-
Forestry (other)3-
Education [+] 47 completers-
Educational Leadership and Administration10-
Special Education and Teaching (other)1-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services3-
Secondary Education and Teaching1-
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels9-
Technical Teacher Education23-
Engineering [+] 60 completers-
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering5-
Chemical Engineering10-
Civil Engineering5-
Computer Engineering6-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering7-
Materials Engineering5-
Mechanical Engineering8-
Polymer/Plastics Engineering2-
Industrial Engineering9-
Biological/Biosystems Engineering3-
Work and Family Studies [+] 3 completers-
Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services (other)3-
English Language and Literature [+] 1 completers-
English Language and Literature1-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences [+] 30 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences10-
Biomedical Sciences9-
Exercise Physiology11-
Mathematics and Statistics [+] 15 completers-
Mathematics15-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 6 completers-
Nutrition Sciences6-
Physical Sciences [+] 20 completers-
Chemistry14-
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences (other)0-
Physics6-
Psychology [+] 20 completers-
Psychology4-
Clinical Psychology7-
Counseling Psychology9-
Human Services [+] 5 completers-
Public Administration5-
Visual and Performing Arts [+] 1 completers-
Design and Applied Arts (other)1-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 5 completers-
Pharmaceutics and Drug Design5-
Business [+] 8 completers-
Business Administration and Management5-
Business/Managerial Economics3-
History [+] 7 completers-
History7-
Total251
Doctorate (Practice) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Agriculture [+] 115 completers-
115-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 166 completers-
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist9-
Pharmacy152-
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse0-
Nursing Practice5-
Total281
Doctorate (Other) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 0 completers-
Educational Leadership and Administration0-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services0-
Technical Teacher Education0-
Total0
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Agriculture [+] 0 completers-
Horticultural Science0-
Natural Resources and Conservation [+] (2 completers) 20 completers-
Natural Resources/Conservation14-
Forestry (other)6-
Communication and Journalism [+] 1 completers-
Communication and Media Studies (other)1-
Computer and Information Sciences [+] (1 completers) 23 completers-
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance23-
Education [+] (1 completers) 49 completers-
Educational Leadership and Administration16-
Educational/Instructional Technology1-
Special Education and Teaching (other)2-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services0-
Secondary Education and Teaching13-
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels10-
Technical Teacher Education7-
Engineering [+] (2 completers) 90 completers-
Architectural Engineering69-
Chemical Engineering2-
Industrial Engineering19-
Work and Family Studies [+] 7 completers-
Foods, Nutrition, and Related Services (other)4-
Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services (other)3-
English Language and Literature [+] 3 completers-
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing3-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences [+] 1 completers-
Exercise Physiology0-
Computational Biology1-
Human Services [+] 8 completers-
Public Administration8-
Social Sciences [+] 8 completers-
Geographic Information Science and Cartography7-
1-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 10 completers-
Pharmaceutics and Drug Design0-
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse10-
Business [+] (4 completers) 103 completers-
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management16-
Accounting3-
Management Information Systems21-
Management Science63-
History [+] 1 completers-
History1-
Total324
Post-Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 36 completers-
Education36-
Total36

Graduate Student Population at Auburn

For academic year 2021-2022, total 6,232 students enrolled into Auburn University graduate schools where it has total 30,737 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 3,388 full-time and 2,844 part-time graduate students. By gender, 2,837 male and 3,395 female students are attending graduate schools. The next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
TotalMaleFemale
Total6,2322,8373,395
Full-time3,3881,3911,997
Part-tme2,8441,4461,398
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 4,029 White (64.65%), 491 Black/African American (7.88%), 244 Hispanic (3.92%), 170 Asian (2.73%), and 1,298 students with other races. 1,142 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total6,2322,8373,395
American Indian/Native American18711
Asian1707496
Black/African American491163328
Hispanic244106138
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander514
White4,0291,7472,282
Two More1024755
Un-Known311516
Non-resident Alien1,142677465
Auburn University offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 1,659 graduate students (26.62% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 508 graduate students (8.15% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total6,232
Enrolled Online Exclusively1,659
Enrolled Some Online Courses508
Not in Online Courses4,065
The following table summarizes the graduate students population by age at Auburn University. 2,094 students are aged 20 to 24 (33.60% of total students), 2 students are aged below 20 (0.03%), 244 students are aged above 50 (3.92%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at Auburn University.
Graduate Student Population By Age
TotalMaleFemale
Total6,2322,8373,395
Age 18-19220
Age 20-2113730107
Age 22-241,9576931,264
Age 25-292,0611,0061,055
Age 30-34899482417
Age 35-39476255221
Age 40-49456248208
Age 50-64230114116
Over 641477

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