Auburn University

Auburn Demographics & Diversity Report

Who is the typical student at Auburn? College Factual wanted to know the truth so we crunched the numbers. We analyzed racial diversity, gender ratios, age and location diversity of college campuses accross the U.S. See how Auburn University fared in our 2021 diversity report.

Auburn Student Population

How Many Students Attend Auburn University?

Auburn total enrollment is approximately 30,460 students.

22,527 are undergraduates and 3,339 are graduate students.

Auburn Undergraduate Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Undergraduates

The full-time Auburn undergraduate population is made up of 49% women, and 51% men.

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For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

Auburn Racial/Ethnic Breakdown of Undergraduates

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Race/Ethnicity Number
White 17,892
International 1,526
Black or African American 1,098
Hispanic 768
Multi-Ethnic 573
Asian 538
Unknown 61
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 12

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

Auburn Graduate Student Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Graduate Students

About 58% of full-time grad students are women, and 42% men.

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Auburn Racial-Ethnic Breakdown of Graduate Students

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Race/Ethnicity Number
White 1,844
International 999
Black or African American 233
Hispanic 105
Asian 96
Multi-Ethnic 43
Unknown 11
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 1

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High Ranking in Overall Diversity Nationwide

Auburn achieved a College Factual diversity rank of #548 out of 3,514 total schools in the ranking.

Overall Diversity Ranking  548 out of 3514
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Overall Diversity Score  84.43 out of 100
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High overall diversity means a high variety of students of different races, ethnicities, ages, and genders, from all parts of the country and abroad.

How Does Auburn Diversity Compare to National Averages?

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Auburn is considered to have excellent overall diversity when compared to the nationwide average.

Below Average Racial/Ethnic Diversity

14% Racial-Ethnic Minorities *

Auburn is ranked 3,015 out of 3,790 when it comes to the racial/ethnic diversity of the students.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity Ranking  3015 out of 3790
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Racial-Ethnic Diversity Score  20.45 out of 100
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Some schools are low in racial/ethnic diversity due to catering to one specific racial/ethnic group, or because they are located in an area where they primarily serve the nearby community.

Auburn Racial Demographics:

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Race/Ethnicity Number
White 23,036
International 3,034
Black or African American 1,664
Hispanic 1,050
Asian 760
Multi-Ethnic 708
Unknown 106
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 19

Average Racial/Ethnic Diversity Among Faculty

Auburn University Faculty Racial/Ethnic Demographics:

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Ethnicity Number of Faculty
White 5,412
Black or African American 892
Asian 223
Multi-Ethnic 64
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 6
Hispanic 0
International 0
Unknown 0

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Near Even Male/Female Ratio

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Auburn ranks 182 out of 3,790 when it comes to gender parity on campus.

Student Gender Ratio  182 out of 3790
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Student Male/Female Diversity Score  95.22 out of 100
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This school is more popular with men than with women.

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There are approximately 14,922 female students and 15,538 male students at Auburn.

Even Balance of Male & Female Teachers

Reporting of the gender of Auburn is unknown or unavailable.

Faculty Gender Ratio  92.42 out of 100.
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There are more female teachers than male teachers at this school.

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There are approximately 3,769 female teachers and 3,238 male teachers.

High Geographic Diversity

Top 15% in Geographic Diversity
39.65% Out of State
1.7% Out of the Country

Auburn ranks 448 out of 2,183 when it comes to geographic diversity.

39.65% of Auburn students come from out of state, and 1.7% come from out of the country.

Student Location Diversity  79 out of 100.
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The undergraduate student body is split among 36 states (may include Washington D.C.). Click on the map for more detail.

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Top 5 States

State Amount
Alabama 2,687
Georgia 626
Florida 258
Tennessee 148
Texas 122

International Students at Auburn

Students from 103 countries are represented at this school, with the majority of the international students coming from China, India, and Saudi Arabia.

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High Student Age Diversity

High Student Age Diversity
65.41% Traditional College Age
The age diversity score this school received indicates it is doing a good job attracting students of all ages.

Student Age Diversity  68.36 out of 100.
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A traditional college student is defined as being between the ages of 18-21. At Auburn, 65.41% of students fall into that category, compared to the national average of 60%.

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Student Age Group Amount
20-21 10,327
18-19 9,149
22-24 5,547
25-29 2,552
35 and over 1,180
30-34 884
Under 18 0

Notes and References

Footnotes

*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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