Chances of getting into Auburn University
|Admission Standards||Very High|
|Applicant Competition||Very Low|
How hard is it to get into Auburn University and can I get accepted? The school has a 84% acceptance rate ranking it #21 in Alabama for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 15,168 out of 18,072 applicants 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, generally admitting students who score in the top 26 percent. Auburn University typically accepts and attracts "A-" average high school students. Only 32% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top quarter of their high school class.
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Auburn University SAT Scores
Applicants Submitting SAT12%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||620|
|SAT Math 25th||580|
|SAT Composite 25th||1200|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||680|
|SAT Math 75th||690|
|SAT Composite 75th||1370|
|Average SAT Score||1290|
SAT Scores you need to get in
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Auburn University?
Auburn University typically requires applicants to be in the top 24 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1200 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 1110. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1290 out of 1600. The school ranks #1 in Alabama for highest average SAT composite score. 12 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.
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1370 and Above||Good||>90%|
|1285 to 1370||Avg +||84%-90%|
|1200 to 1285||Avg -||76%-84%|
|1115 to 1200||Reach||64%-76%|
|Less than 1115||Low||<64%|
Auburn University ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT87%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||24|
|ACT Math 25th||23|
|ACT Composite 25th||24|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||32|
|ACT Math 75th||28|
|ACT Composite 75th||30|
|Average ACT Score||27|
ACT Scores needed to get accepted
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Auburn University?
Admission data indicates that Auburn University regularly accepts students with ACT's of 24 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 27 percent nationally. 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. The school ranks #3 in Alabama for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 87 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Auburn University.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|30 and Above||Good||>90%|
|27 to 30||Avg +||84%-90%|
|24 to 27||Avg -||76%-84%|
|21 to 24||Reach||64%-76%|
|Less than 21||Low||<64%|
Avg. High School GPA3.74
Typical High School GradesA-
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. The school ranks #1 in Alabama for highest average GPA. 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 84% of all applicants.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|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||N/A%||Low|
|2.25 to 2.50||N/A%||Low|
|2.00 to 2.25||N/A%||Low|
60% of Auburn University freshman were in the top twenty five percent of their high school graduating class.
|High School Class Rank||Freshmen Within Range|
|Top 10% of class||29%|
|Top 25% of class||60%|
|Top 50% of class||86%|
|Bottom 50% of class||14%|
|Bottom 25% of class||2%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||30%||34%||32%|
What are the requirements for admission to Auburn University and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Required|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
|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.