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Why Hire Auburn Engineers

Recruit some of the brightest engineers in the country. Inherently impacted by The Auburn Creed, our engineers enter the workforce with hands-on learning experiences and world-class technical savvy.

"I believe that this is a practical world and that I can count only on what I earn.
Therefore, I believe in work, hard work."
-Auburn Creed Excerpt

Auburn Engineers are

  • CURIOUS
  • INNOVATIVE
  • MISSION-DRIVEN

Learn more from the Auburn Engineering Viewbook

STUDENTS

  • 27% of Auburn University undergraduates
  • 5,559 Undergraduate Students (On-Campus)
  • 936 Graduate Students (On-Campus): 431 Masters and 505 Doctoral

SCHOOL RANKINGS

  • #33 Best Undergraduate Program, U.S. News & World Report
  • #40 Best Graduate Program, U.S. News & World Report
  • #12 Best Graduate Online Program, U.S. News & World Report
  • #20 Undergraduate nationally in engineering degrees awarded to African-Americans, American Society for Engineering Education
  • #25 Enrollment, American Society for Engineering Education
  • #32 in research expenditures, American Society for Engineering Education

STUDENT DEMOGRAPHICS

  • 5,559 Undergraduate Students
  • 936 Graduate Students
  • Student body represents 50 states and over 100 countries
  • 21% of enrollment is female
  • 15% of enrollment is underrepresented

ACADEMIC PROGRAMS

Majors

  • Aerospace Engineering
  • Biosystems Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer Science and Software Engineering
  • Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Industrial and Systems Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Wireless Engineering

Minors

  • Automotive ENgineering & Manufacturing Systems
  • Business-Engineering-Technology
  • Computer Science
  • Information Technology
  • Materials Engineering
  • Materials Science
  • Nuclear Power Generation Systems
  • Occupational Safety and Ergonomics
  • Tribology and Lubrication Science

SPECIAL PROGRAMS

  • Academic Excellence Program Sponsored by Alabama Power, enhances the recruitment and retention of underrepresented engineering students.
  • 100+ Women Strong Connects the next generation of female engineers with alumni and friends of the college. Seeks to recruit, retain, and reward female engineering students.
  • Engineering Global Programs Faculty-led service learning and exchange programs that offer global engineering experiences.
  • Co-Operative Education Prepares students for professional careers with alternating semesters of classroom instruction and full-time paid work assignments.
  • Student Organizations offering hands-on projects such as:
    • Aerospace Engineering Design/Build/Fly
    • AiChE Chemical Engineering Car Team
    • Auburn Off-Road
    • War Eagle Motorsports

RESEARCH FOCUS AREAS

  • Advanced Manufacturing
  • Biomedical and Pharmaceutical Engineering
  • Cyber Security and Intelligence Systems
  • Energy and Environment
  • Engineering Materials and Nanotechology
  • Infrastructure and Transportation