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Auburn University Admission Chances


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Acceptance Chances

Can I get into Auburn University? These admission statistics provide an indication how difficult it is to get in and what your chances are. 15,077 out of 19,414 applicants or 78% were admitted making Auburn University an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements. Academically, it has very high requirements for admission test scores. Auburn University typically accepts and attracts A- average high school students. Only 33% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

Women Men Total
Applied 11,028 8,386 19,414
Accepted 8,555 6,522 15,077
Acceptance Rate 78% 78% 78%
Enrolled 2,598 2,304 4,902
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 30% 35% 33%

Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT and ACT requirements for students to be admitted to Auburn University and what score do you need to get in? The tables below describe the SAT and ACT test score percentile profile of the Fall 2015 starting class.

ACT Requirements

Admission data indicates that Auburn University regularly accepts students with ACTs of 24 and above. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 21 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 27 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 30 and above have very competitive chances. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 85 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Auburn University.

SAT Requirements (New SAT)

Reporting indicates the school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1150 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 1050. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1250 out of 1600. 14 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.

25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score
SAT Composite 1150 1350
SAT Reading 580 680
SAT Math 570 670
ACT Composite 24 30
ACT English 25 32
ACT Math 23 28

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by Score

What do these ratings mean?

ACT Score Competitiveness Est. Admission Chances
30 and Above Good >86%
27 to 30 Avg + 78%-86%
24 to 27 Avg - 68%-78%
21 to 24 Reach 55%-68%
Less than 21 Low <55%
SAT Score (NEW 1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1350 and Above Good >86%
1250 to 1350 Avg + 78%-86%
1150 to 1250 Avg - 68%-78%
1050 to 1150 Reach 55%-68%
Less than 1050 Low <55%

Estimated GPA Requirements

You will need very good grades in high school to get into Auburn University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Auburn University was 3.74 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily A- students are accepted and ultimately attend. If your high school grades are above the average 3.74 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Auburn University accepts 78% of all applicants.

What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
3.75+ 54% Good
3.50 to 3.75 18% Avg -
3.25 to 3.50 13% Avg -
3.00 to 3.25 10% Reach
2.75 to 3.00 5% Reach
2.50 to 2.75 0% Low
2.25 to 2.50 0% Low
2.00 to 2.25 0% Low

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Auburn University and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Required
Recommendations Recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

Does accept high school AP credits or award dual credit towards both a college and high school degree?

AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=100858 IPEDS survey data for Auburn University.



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