Auburn University

Auburn University, Auburn, AL, United States

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Auburn University (AU or Auburn) is a public research university located in Auburn, Alabama, United States. With more than 22,000 undergraduate students and a total of more than 28,000 students and 1,200 faculty members, it is one of the largest universities in the state as well as one of two public flagship universities in the state.

Auburn was chartered on February 1, 1856, as East Alabama Male College, a private liberal arts school affiliated with the Methodist Episcopal Church, South. In 1872, under the Morrill Act, it became the state's first public land-grant university and was renamed as the Agricultural and Mechanical College of Alabama. In 1892, it became the first four-year coeducational school in Alabama. In 1960, its name was officially changed to Auburn University to acknowledge the varied academic programs and larger curriculum of a major university. In 1964, under Federal Court mandate AU admitted its first African American student.

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Motto: For The Advancement of Science and Arts

Endowment: $642.0 million (2015)

Administrative staff: 7,892

Students: 28,290

Undergraduates: 22,658

Postgraduates: 5,632

Male students 49 : 51 Female students

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