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Auburn University at Montgomery Overview

Auburn University at Montgomery is a public institution situated in Montgomery, Alabama. The location of AUM is great for students who prefer living in an urban area.

What Is Auburn University at Montgomery Known For?

685 Undergraduate Awards
$22,102 Avg Cost After Aid
83% Acceptance Rate
  • The highest award offered at AUM is the doctor's degree.
  • In 2017-2018, 97% of the faculty were full-time.

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Auburn University at Montgomery Rankings

Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at AUM.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#21 Most Popular Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#21 Most Popular Liberal Arts General Studies Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards AUM has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#29 Highest Paid Criminal Justice & Corrections Graduates College Factual
#38 Highest Paid Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Graduates College Factual
#58 Highest Paid Health & Physical Education Graduates College Factual
#64 Highest Paid Parks, Recreation, Leisure, & Fitness Studies Graduates College Factual

Where Is Auburn University at Montgomery?

Location of Auburn University at Montgomery

Contact details for AUM are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 7440 East Drive, Montgomery, AL 36117-3596
Phone: 334-244-3000
Website: www.aum.edu
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/auburnmontgomery
Twitter: https://twitter.com/aumontgomery

How Do I Get Into AUM?

You can apply to AUM online at: www.aum.edu/admissions/step-by-step-guide-to-apply

Admission Requirements for AUM

Submission Required?
High School GPA required
High School Rank recommended
High School Transcript required
College Prep Program neither required nor recommended
Recommendations neither required nor recommended
SAT or ACT Scores required
TOEFL required

How Hard Is It To Get Into AUM?

83% Acceptance Rate
65% Of Accepted Are Women
4% Submit SAT Scores
The acceptance rate at Auburn University at Montgomery is 83%. This means that is not quite as selective as some schools, but you'll still need to submit a good application if you want to be considered by the admissions department.

Approximately 35% of accepted students are men and 65% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 85%, and the acceptance rate for women is 81%.

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 490 and 565. Math scores were between 475 and 545.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Auburn University at Montgomery  ( 490 to 565 )
200
800

SAT Math Scores for Auburn University at Montgomery  ( 475 to 545 )
200
800
AUM received ACT scores from 84% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 19 and 24. Math scores were between 17 and 22. Composite scores were between 19 and 24.

ACT English Scores for Auburn University at Montgomery  ( 19 to 24 )
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36
ACT Math Scores for Auburn University at Montgomery  ( 17 to 22 )
1
36
ACT Composite Scores for Auburn University at Montgomery  ( 19 to 24 )
1
36

Can I Afford Auburn University at Montgomery?

$22,102 Net Price
55% Take Out Loans
10.4% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of AUM is $22,102. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At AUM, approximately 55% of students took out student loans averaging $5,639 a year. That adds up to $22,556 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at AUM is 10.4%. This is about the same as the national default rate of 10.1%.

Auburn University at Montgomery Undergraduate Student Diversity

3,505 Full-Time Undergraduates
65% Women
50% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 4,523 undergraduate students at AUM, with 3,505 being full-time and 1,018 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  AUM

There are also 665 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 3,505 full-time undergraduates at AUM, 35% are male and 65% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  AUM

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Auburn University at Montgomery students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of AUM Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 70
Black or African American 1,501
Hispanic or Latino 39
White 1,468
International Students 237
Other Races/Ethnicities 190

Geographic Diversity

Alabama students aren't the only ones who study at Auburn University at Montgomery. At this time, 14 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 53 countries are represented at AUM. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, Saudi Arabia, and India.

Online Learning at Auburn University at Montgomery

610 Took All Classes Online
2,483 Took At Least One Class Online
10.5% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
There are 3 bachelor’s degree and 11 master’s degree programs available online at AUM. In 2017-2018, 2,483 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at AUM has changed over the last few years.

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This school is the 17th most popular in Alabama for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of AUM

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Auburn University at Montgomery was 10.5%. This is the #1,309 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at AUM regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of AUM majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Social Sciences 27%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at AUM ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at AUM.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science #19
Geography & Cartography #19
Health & Physical Education #55
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, & Fitness Studies #63
Instructional Media Design #71
Special Education #97
Social Sciences #98
Teacher Education Grade Specific #136
Educational Administration #142
Criminal Justice & Corrections #205
Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities #230
Liberal Arts General Studies #230
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting #234
Nursing #274
Education #352
Health Professions #458

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Auburn University at Montgomery Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Basic Certificate Bachelor’s Graduate Certificate Master’s TOTAL
Nursing 0 168 0 0 168
Teacher Education Grade Specific 0 43 1 30 74
Health & Physical Education 0 38 0 11 49
Computer Information Systems 0 42 0 4 46
Accounting 0 32 0 11 43
General Psychology 0 40 0 3 43
General Biology 0 35 0 0 35
Criminal Justice & Corrections 0 23 0 10 33
General Business/Commerce 0 8 0 24 32
Communication & Media Studies 0 26 0 0 26
Liberal Arts General Studies 0 0 0 26 26
Finance & Financial Management 0 23 0 0 23
Interdisciplinary Studies 0 20 0 0 20
Special Education 0 3 7 9 19
Economics 0 7 0 12 19
Fine & Studio Arts 1 16 2 0 19
Business Administration & Management 0 17 0 0 17
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 0 17 0 0 17
Chemistry 0 17 0 0 17
Public Administration 0 0 3 13 16
Marketing 0 15 0 0 15
Communication Sciences 0 15 0 0 15
Human Resource Management 0 12 0 0 12
Sociology 4 8 0 0 12
History 0 11 0 0 11
General English Literature 0 10 0 0 10
Educational Administration 0 0 5 4 9
Political Science & Government 0 7 0 2 9
Information Technology 0 0 0 8 8
Instructional Media Design 0 0 3 5 8
Mathematics 0 7 0 0 7
Homeland Security 0 0 0 7 7
International Business 0 6 0 0 6
Student Counseling 0 0 0 5 5
Natural Resources Conservation 0 5 0 0 5
Geography & Cartography 0 1 1 3 5
Computer Science 0 3 0 0 3
Entrepreneurial Studies 0 2 0 0 2
Writing Studies 0 0 0 2 2
Linguistics & Comparative Literature 0 2 0 0 2
Romance Languages 0 1 0 0 1
Business/Managerial Economics 0 0 0 0 0
Health & Medical Administrative Services 0 0 0 0 0
General Physical Sciences 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 5 680 22 189 896

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.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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