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Auburn University at Montgomery Data & Information Overview

15 awards Ranking Badges
Fair Price Value for Your Money
97% Acceptance Rate
This overview covers the essential stats on Auburn University at Montgomery, including its rankings, majors, diversity, and more.
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How Well Is Auburn University at Montgomery Ranked?

#1,918 Best Colleges in Nation
#36 Best Colleges in AL
Instructional Media Design Highest Ranked Major

2024 Rankings

In its yearly rankings, College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities to determine which ones are the best in a variety of categories, such as overall value, quality, diversity, which schools are the best for each major, and much more.

Auburn University at Montgomery was awarded 15 badges in the 2024 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is instructional media design.

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Overall Quality

AUM is ranked #1,918 out of 2,217 schools in the nation for overall quality on College Factual's 2024 Best Colleges list. This is an improvement over the previous year, when AUM held the #1,963 spot on the Best Overall Colleges list.

AUM also holds the #36 spot on the Best Colleges in Alabama ranking.

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Is It Hard to Get Into AUM?

97% Acceptance Rate
67% Of Accepted Are Women
4% Submit SAT Scores

Acceptance Rate

Because it has a high acceptance rate of 97%, some consider AUM to be a safety school. But don't just assume that admittance is in the bag. Make sure to spend enough time on your application so that it is in tip-top shape.

Average Test Scores

About 4% of students accepted to AUM submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 480 and 595. Math scores were between 470 and 565.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Auburn University at Montgomery  ( 480 to 595 )

SAT Math Scores for Auburn University at Montgomery  ( 470 to 565 )
AUM received ACT scores from 80% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 17 and 24.

ACT Composite Scores for Auburn University at Montgomery  ( 17 to 24 )

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Auburn University at Montgomery Faculty

15 to 1 Student to Faculty
71% Full Time Teachers

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio is often used to estimate how much interaction there is between professors and their students at a college or university. At Auburn University at Montgomery, this ratio is 15 to 1, which is on par with the national average of 15 to 1. That's not bad at all.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

When estimating how much access students will have to their teachers, some people like to look at what percentage of faculty members are full time. This is because part-time teachers may not have as much time to spend on campus as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at Auburn University at Montgomery is 71%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  71 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Auburn University at Montgomery

63% Freshmen Retention
9% On-Time Graduation Rate

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate tells us what percentage of first-year, full-time students choose to continue on to their sophomore year at a particular school. The rate at Auburn University at Montgomery is 63%, which is about average when compared to the national rate of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  63 out of 100

Graduation Rate

The on-time graduation rate is the percent of first-time, full time students who obtain their bachelor's degree in four years or less. This rate is 9% for first-time, full-time students at AUM, which is lower than the national rate of 33.3%.

On-Time Graduation Rate  9 out of 100

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Auburn University at Montgomery Undergraduate Student Diversity

3,374 Full-Time Undergraduates
53.6% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
67.3% Percent Women

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 4,375 undergraduates at AUM with 3,374 being full-time and 1,001 being part-time.

How Much Does Auburn University at Montgomery Cost?

$13,678 Net Price
52% Take Out Loans
$21,168 Total Student Loans
The overall average net price of AUM is $13,678. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for AUM

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$12,134 $13,246 $15,400 $17,204 $16,341

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of AUM, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At AUM, approximately 52% of students took out student loans averaging $5,292 a year. That adds up to $21,168 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at AUM is 8.2%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.

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How Much Money Do AUM Graduates Make?

$41,679 Avg Salary of Grads
Average Earnings Boost
The pay for some majors is higher than others, but on average, students who graduate with a bachelor's degree from AUM make about $41,679 a year during their first few years of employment after graduation. This is in the same neighborhood of the average college graduate's salary of $42,485 per year. However, certain majors may produce higher-paying graduates.


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Location of Auburn University at Montgomery

Alabama State
3,374 Full-Time Undergraduates
Midsize City Campus Setting
Located in Montgomery, Alabama, Auburn University at Montgomery is a public institution. The location of AUM is great for students who prefer living in an urban area.

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Contact details for AUM are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 7440 East Drive, Montgomery, AL 36117-3596
Phone: 334-244-3000

Auburn University at Montgomery Majors

44 Majors With Completions
739 Undergraduate Degrees
280 Graduate Degrees
During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 44 majors graduated from Auburn University at Montgomery. Of these students, 739 received undergraduate degrees and 280 graduated with a master's or doctor's degree. The following table lists the most popular undergraduate majors along with the average salary graduates from those majors make.

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Nursing 134 $54,141
General Biology 49 $25,628
Computer Information Systems 48 $33,422
General Psychology 47 $19,003
Interdisciplinary Studies 44 NA
Teacher Education Grade Specific 41 $36,753
Health & Physical Education 39 $30,492
Accounting 28 $38,814
Criminal Justice & Corrections 26 $24,957
Chemistry 25 NA

Learn more about the majors offered at Auburn University at Montgomery along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at AUM

60% Take At Least One Class Online
19% Take All Classes Online

Online courses area a great option for busy, working students as well as for those who have scheduling conflicts and want to study on their own time. As time goes by, expect to see more and more online learning options become available.

In 2020-2021, 3,055 students took at least one online class at Auburn University at Montgomery. This is a decrease from the 3,118 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2020-2021 3,055 976
2019-2020 3,118 881
2018-2019 2,458 642
2017-2018 2,483 610
2016-2017 1,919 403

Learn more about online learning at Auburn University at Montgomery.

Notes and References


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.


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