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AboutAuburn University is a comprehensive land, sea and space grant institution, helping fulfil the dreams of nearly 25,000 students. It began as East Alabama Male College, which was chartered in 1856 and opened its doors in 1859 as a private liberal arts institution. The Universitys mission is defined by it’s land grant traditions of service and access. It serves the citizens of the State through it’s instructional, research and outreach programs and prepare Alabamians to respond successfully to the challenges of a global economy. The University recognizes the importance of promoting an inclusive and diverse environment that supports.
As a comprehensive university, Auburn is committed to offering high quality undergraduate, graduate, and professional education to students. It emphasizes a broad and superior undergraduate education that imparts the knowledge, skills, and values so essential to educated and responsible citizens. The university provides high quality graduate and professional programs in areas of need and importance to the state and beyond. It strives to attract a faculty that will bring distinction and stature to the undergraduate, graduate and professional programs offered by the University. Visit Website