Auburn University at Montgomery

Montgomery, AL

Auburn University Montgomery, founded in 1967, is a public institution. Programs are offered through the Schools of Liberal Arts, Sciences, Education, Nursing, and Business. Its 500-acre campus is located near downtown Montgomery.

Website: www.aum.edu/

Public
Co-ed
4,313
Undergraduate
Students
(64.4%) 2,777 Women
(35.6%) 1,536 Men
581
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
83% of 2,474 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.30
SAT Math
Not reported
SAT EBRW
Not reported
ACT Composite
Not reported
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
In-state: $20,131
Out-of-state: $29,589
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $8,236
Out-of-state: $17,694
Room and Board
$6,980
Average Percent of Need Met
56%
Average Freshman Award
$8,229
Average Indebtedness of 2016 Graduates
$27,007
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
207
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 14% of classes
10-19 students: 36% of classes
20-29 students: 38% of classes
30-39 students: 9% of classes
40-49 students: 1% of classes
50-99 students: 2% of classes
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Campus Life

Montgomery Population
205,293
Nearest Metropolitan Area
 
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are not guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
23% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II
Mascot
 
Sororities
4.8% of women participate
Fraternities
2% of men participate
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.5% American Indian/Alaskan Native
2.7% Asian
39.6% Black/African-American
1.4% Hispanic/Latino
3.5% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
51.8% White
0.5% Unknown
International Students
3.6%
First-Year Students Returning
68.3%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
8.8%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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Freshman Admission Requirements


Entrance Difficulty

Moderately Difficult: More than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation

High School Graduation
High school diploma required and GED is accepted
High School Program
College preparatory program is recommended

High School Units Required or Recommended

High School Units Required or Recommended
Subject Required Units Recommended Units
English   3
Mathematics   3
Science   2
Foreign Language   2
Social Studies   2
History   2
Academic Electives   2

Examinations

Examinations
Exam Required Units Scores Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACT Required August 1
SAT Only    
ACT Only    
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT    
SAT Subject Tests Only  
SAT Essay Component Policy Not Reported
ACT Writing Test Policy Accepted with or without writing component
ACT Writing Test Policy SAT: Not used
ACT: Not used

Applying for Admission


Admissions Office

Address
PO Box 244023
City, State, Zip
Montgomery, AL 36124-4023
Phone
(334) 244-3615
Fax
(334) 244-3795
E-mail
admissions@aum.edu

Application Dates and Fees

Regular Admisson Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
No fee required
Application Fee Waiver
Not reported
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer of Admission
May 1
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student cannot defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission

Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
 
Early Decision Notification
 
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
 
Early Action Notification
 

Application Form

Common Application
Not accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application
Available

Other Application Requirements

Interview
Not Required
Essay or Personal Statement
 
Letters of Recommendation
 
Other
 
Financial Need
 

Selection of Students


Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record X
Academic GPA X
Standardized Tests X
Class Rank X
Recommendations X
Essay X
Interview X
Level of Applicant's Interest X
Extracurricular Activities X
Volunteer Work X
Particular Talent/Ability X
Character/Personal Qualities X
First Generation to Attend College X
State Residency X
Geographic Residence X
Relation with Alumnus X
Religious Affiliation/Commitment X
Ethnicity X
Work Experience X

Profile of Fall Admission


Overall Admission Rate
83% of 2,474 applicants were admitted
Women
81% of 1,633 applicants were admitted
Men
85% of 841 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled
1,162 (57%) of 2,042 admitted students enrolled
Women
715 (54%) of 1,327 admitted students enrolled
Men
447 (63%) of 715 admitted students enrolled
Early Decision Admission Rate
 
Early Action Admission Rate
 
Students Offered Wait List
 
Students Accepting Wait List Position
 
Students Admitted From Wait List
 

Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 scale)

Average GPA
3.30
3.75 and Above
21%
3.50 - 3.74
18%
3.25 - 3.49
17%
3.00 - 3.24
17%
2.50 - 2.99
22%
2.00 - 2.49
5%

SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

SAT Math
Not reported
Score of 700 - 800
4%
Score of 600 - 700
4%
Score of 500 - 600
62%
Score of 400 - 500
27%
Score of 300 - 400
0%
Score of 200 - 300
4%
SAT EBRW
Not reported
Score of 700 - 800
0%
Score of 600 - 700
8%
Score of 500 - 600
58%
Score of 400 - 500
27%
Score of 300 - 400
4%
Score of 200 - 300
4%

ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

ACT Composite
Not reported
Score of 30 - 36
1%
Score of 24 - 29
25%
Score of 18 - 23
74%
Score of 12 - 17
0%
Score of 6 - 11
0%
Score of 5 or Below
0%

Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

High School Class Rank
Top tenth: 16%
Top quarter: 43%
Top half: 75%
National Merit Scholar
Not reported
Valedictorian
Not reported
Class President
Not reported
Student Government Officer
Not reported

Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
In-state: $20,131
Out-of-state: $29,589
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $8,236
Out-of-state: $17,694
Room and Board
$6,980
Books and Supplies
$1,100
Other Expenses
$3,690
Payment Plans
Installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid


Financial Aid Office

Email
Web Site
Financial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL
Net Price Calculator URL

Application Process

Application Deadline
Priority deadline March 1
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning April 15
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 008310
Free

Profile of 2017 - 18 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
463 (83.0%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
404 (87.3%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
400 (99.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
37 (9.3%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
56%
Average Award
$8,229
Need-Based Gift
Received by 300 (75.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,639
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 390 (97.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $2,799
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 183 (45.8%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
69 (12.4%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $3,911

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
2,369 (76.6%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
2,073 (87.5%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
2,051 (98.9%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
183 (8.9%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
58%
Average Award
$8,263
Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,548 (75.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,672
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,983 (96.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,556
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 606 (29.5%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
297 (9.6%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $3,798

Borrowing

2016 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
69%
Average Indebtedness of 2016 Graduates
$27,007
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs


Loans

Federal Loans
Direct subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans, Federal Perkins loans
State Loans
 
Other Loans
 

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need–Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards

Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Business, Education, Military Science
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Leadership
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
International Students
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$3,798
Academic Calendar System
Semester
Summer Session
Offered
General Catalog/Bulletin
Online Catalog

Undergraduate Education


Undergraduate Majors

  • Accounting
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business/Commerce, General
  • Business/Managerial Economics
  • Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Finance, General
  • Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
  • History, General
  • Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Management Information Systems, General
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mathematics, General
  • Organizational Leadership
  • Physical Sciences
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Secondary Education and Teaching
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Most Popular Disciplines
Health professions and related sciences, Business/marketing, Education
Combined Liberal Arts/Professional Degree Programs
None
Special Programs
Cooperative work study program, Distance learning, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session
Study Abroad
Offered
Online Degrees
Some online degree programs

Curriculum and Graduation Requirements


General Education/Core Curriculum
Required
Computer
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Foreign Language
Not required
Math/Science
Required for all students

Faculty and Instruction


Full-Time Faculty
207
Part-Time Faculty
156
Full-Time Faculty with Ph.D./Terminal Degree
48%
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 14% of classes
10-19 students: 36% of classes
20-29 students: 38% of classes
30-39 students: 9% of classes
40-49 students: 1% of classes
50-99 students: 2% of classes
Discussion Section/Lab Class Size
2-9 students: 11% of discussion sections/labs
10-19 students: 39% of discussion sections/labs
20-29 students: 44% of discussion sections/labs
30-39 students: 5% of discussion sections/labs
50-59 students: 1% of discussion sections/labs

Advanced Placement


International Baccalaureate
Not reported
Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations
Accepted for placement and credit
Sophomore Standing
Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources


Library Available on Campus
Yes
Holdings
1,225,149
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus
500
Internet/E-mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services


Remedial Instruction
Offered
Tutoring
Available
Services for Learning Disabled Students
Available
Services for Physically Disabled Students
Hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Graduate/Professional School Education


Master's Degrees Offered

Master of Science, Master of Accountancy, Master of Business Administration, Master of Education, Master of Public Administration, Master of Political Science

Master's Programs of Study

  • Accounting
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Computer and Information Systems Security
  • Counselor Education
  • Criminal Justice and Criminology
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Educational Media/Instructional Technology
  • Elementary Education
  • Emergency Management
  • Exercise and Sports Science
  • Geographic Information Systems
  • Health Services Management and Hospital Administration
  • Homeland Security
  • Information Science
  • International Affairs
  • Legal and Justice Studies
  • Liberal Studies
  • Management Information Systems
  • Nonprofit Management
  • Nursing Education
  • Nursing--General
  • Organizational Management
  • Physical Education
  • Political Science
  • Psychology--General
  • Public Administration
  • Public Health--General
  • Public Policy
  • Secondary Education
  • Special Education
  • Writing

Doctoral Degrees Offered

Doctor of Philosophy

Doctoral Programs of Study

  • Health Services Management and Hospital Administration
  • International Affairs
  • Liberal Studies
  • Nonprofit Management
  • Political Science
  • Public Administration
  • Public Health--General
  • Public Policy

Location and Setting


Montgomery Population
205,293
Nearest Metropolitan Area
 
Campus Size
500 acres

Weather

Temperature
35.8 average low in January, 89.4 average high in September
Rain
108 rainy days per year

Getting Around

Campus Map
Map
Nearest Bus Station
10 mile(s) from campus in Montgomery
Nearest Train Station
100 mile(s) from campus in Birmingham

Housing


College Housing
College offers housing to students
Types of Housing
Coed housing, disabled student housing
Students in College Housing
23% of all students
Housing Requirements
 
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are not guaranteed housing
Students Living Off Campus/Commuting
77%
Off-Campus Housing Assistance
Assistance in locating off-campus housing is available

Security


24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices
Available
24-Hour Security Patrols
Available
Late-Night Transport/Escort Services
Available
Electronically Operated Housing Entrances
Available
Other
personal safety and emergency preparedness seminars

Personal Support Services


Health Service
Offered
Personal Counseling
Offered
Child Care
Not offered

Sports and Recreation


Intercollegiate Athletics

Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II
Mascot
 
School Colors
 

Intercollegiate Sports Offered

Sports Women Men
Offered Scholarships Offered Scholarships
Baseball     x x
Basketball x x x x
Cheerleading x x x x
Cross-Country Running x x x x
Soccer x x x x
Softball x x    
Tennis x x x x
Women's Sports Offered Scholarships
Baseball    
Basketball x x
Cheerleading x x
Cross-Country Running x x
Soccer x x
Softball x x
Tennis x x
Mens's Sports Offered Scholarships
Baseball x x
Basketball x x
Cheerleading x x
Cross-Country Running x x
Soccer x x
Softball    
Tennis x x
Women's Club Sports
 
Men's Club Sports
 

Recreational Sports

Intramural Sports
badminton, table tennis, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

Student Activities


Activities and Organizations
choral groups, drama theatre, student newspaper, television station, national fraternities, national sororities, student government association, campus activities board, panhellenic association, accounting club
Sororities
4.8% of women participate
Fraternities
2% of men participate
ROTC
Army ROTC offered on campus, Air Force ROTC offered off campus

Student Body


Coeducational
Yes
All Undergraduates
4,313
Women
2,777 (64.4%)
Men
1,536 (35.6%)
Full-Time Undergraduates
3,239
Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.5% American Indian/Alaskan Native
2.7% Asian
39.6% Black/African-American
1.4% Hispanic/Latino
3.5% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
51.8% White
0.5% Unknown
International Students.
3.6%
Average Age
23
All Graduate Students
581

Undergraduate Retention and Graduation


First-Year Students Returning
68.3%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
8.8%
Students Graduating Within 5 Years
21.7%
Students Graduating Within 6 Years
27.6%

After Graduation


Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Average Starting Salary
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
Disciplines Pursued
Not reported

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