Spotlight on: Auburn University, Alabama


Auburn University, located in Auburn, Alabama, is one of the top universities in the USA, currently ranked at 104. It offers a range of undergraduate and graduate degree programmes – several of which have secured top ranks in the country, including its Master’s in Software Engineering, its Interior Design, Nutrition, and Accounting degree programmes. Auburn is considered one of the best towns in America – and according to the Princeton Review, the 25000+ students at the university are the happiest in the country!

Key facts

1. Entry Requirements

For entry into a graduate programme, the minimum requirement is a bachelor’s degree from a recognised institution, equivalent to a 4-year US degree. Each department sets its own minimum required score. Certain programmes might require GRE and/or GMAT.

English Language Requirement – proof of language proficiency must be provided via an international English test – i.e. either TOEFL iBT with a minimum of 79 or pBT with minimum of 550, or an overall score of 6.5 in IELTS.

2. Costs and Funding

The estimated total cost for an international graduate student for one year is 44,448 USD – this includes the tuition fee per credit course, the Student Services Fee, as well as other costs, such as insurance and supplies.

Scholarships: while the Auburn Graduate School does not presently have funds available for scholarships, other forms of financial aid can be availed of, depending on the programme.

3. Application timeline

The application must be completed at least 3 months before the date of commencement i.e. August 19 for the Fall semester, or May 16 for the Spring semester.

If Auburn University sounds like the university for you, the Hurray Overseas counselling team can help get you there. Contact us via email, or call us on 8971357928 for more details.


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