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Samuel Ginn

College of Engineering Fo u n d e d 1 9 0 8 S t a t e ’s lar gest en gineering prog r am Au bu r n’s lar gest colle g e

NATIONAL RANKINGS Public institutions 1

Undergraduate Program 30th Graduate Program 38th Graduate Online Program 6th MINORS Automotive Engineering and Manufacturing Systems Business-Engineering-Technology Computer Science Information Technology Materials Engineering Materials Science Nuclear Power Generation Systems Tribology and Lubrication Science

ACADEMIC PROGRAMS Aerospace Engineering Biosystems Engineering Chemical Engineering Civil Engineering Computer Science and Software Engineering Electrical and Computer Engineering Industrial and Systems Engineering Mechanical Engineering Materials Engineering Polymer and Fiber Engineering Wireless Engineering

STUDENTS Freshman Class Snapshot Undergraduate 4,157 Graduate 853 • Average ACT/SAT 28.5/1240 MS 456 • Average High School GPA 3.9 PhD 397 • Comprises 26 percent Total enrollment 5,010 of Auburn's freshman class • Students from 45 states and 37 countries • More than $2 million in scholarships awarded by the college


2013 U.S. News & World Report


2011 American Association of Engineering Educators (ASEE)

FACULTY 148 tenure/tenure track faculty 27 non-tenure track faculty 63 named professorships and endowed chairs

RESEARCH Research Expenditures 2 $57.4 million 44th in nation in research expenditures (Ranked in top 50 for the past six years) Focus Areas • Energy and Environment • Cyber Security and Information Technology • Infrastructure and Transportation • Biomedical and Pharmaceutical Engineering • Engineered Materials and Nanotechnology • Advanced Manufacturing


• BEST Inc. – the nation’s third largest K-12 robotics program, serving 12,500 students from 850 schools in 15 states • E-Day – open house that introduces thousands of middle and high school students to Auburn Engineering • Engineering Summer Camp – residential summer program for 9th-12th graders, giving students hands-on experience • Robo and Computer Camps – day camps targeted at increasing computer literacy for 5th-12th graders • KEMET Academy (Knowledge and Excellence in Mathematics, Equilibrium and Technology) – summer academy that introduces minority high school students to courses that prepare them for graduation and college entrance exams • Innovative Humanitarian Products Organization – a nonprofit group created by students to utilize portable water purifying systems developed to prevent water-borne diseases in impoverished countries

Online Gr adua te Progr am Ranked 6th in the nation by U.S. News & World Report’s 2013 Best Online Engineering Graduate Programs • 282 active students from 34 states, Canada, China, Korea, Great Britain and various U.S. military installations • 2012 Course registration: Spring 459 Summer 254 Fall 535 Continuing Educa tion Progr ams • 94 live seminars and conferences serving 3,301 clients • 104 distance continuing education courses delivered by DVD or streaming video serving 1,321 students in 50 states and international locations

PHILANTHROPY Raised $21,285,708 Goal $13,000,000 Goal exceeded by $8,285,708 Donor Societies • Engineering Eagles Society u $1,000 annual gift • Keystone Society u $10,000 unrestricted annual gift • Ginn Society u $10,000 or more in cumulative giving


Individuals 95%

Donors by Source Corporations 4% Foundations 1%


• Competitively perform and achieve recognition as a top 25 engineering program • Aggressively recruit, mentor, retain and support outstanding faculty members • Sustain world-class academic programs at the frontier of engineering education • Establish highly subscribed, highly competitive graduate programs • Engage in innovative research that improves quality of life and economic competitiveness • Significantly increase research activity throughout the college • Position the college to compete for large, national research center grants

WORTH NOTING • Exceptional study abroad program offers opportunities to gain a global perspective and experience • Three engineering living/learning communities – co-ed, female and African-American • Four new minors: Alabama Power nuclear power generation systems, materials engineering, materials science, and tribology and lubrication science • 18 percent increase in graduate students in the past five years • IGERT (Integrated Biorefining for Sustainable Production of Fuels and Chemical) $3 million, five-year grant to instruct more than 30 doctoral students in sustainable production of biofuels and chemicals • MRI Research Center which houses 3T and 7T scanners • National Center for Asphalt Technology – a world-renowned leader and authority on hot mix asphalt research, development, technology and education

Auburn University is an equal opportunity educational institution/employer. ENF1303CO1


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