Auburn University is an internationally recognized, top ranked institution. For 18 consecutive years, Auburn University has been ranked among the nation’s top 50 public institutions by U.S. News and World Report. The Auburn University College of Business and the School of Accountancy are accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International), the highest standard of achievement for business schools. Less than 5% of the more than 11,000 business schools in the world have earned AACSB accreditation.
The M.B.A. Program has also been ranked 29th among the nation’s public institutions in terms of best “return on investment,” according to a 2009 special report in Forbes.com.
Vision & Mission
The Auburn College of Business will be a top 20 public business school. The College will continue to be a catalyst for economic development linking the region’s economy to the global marketplace through instruction, research and outreach.
The College of Business seeks to bring the unchanging values of Auburn University - Practical Education and Research, Honesty, and Hard Work - to a changing world. Through the creation and application of business knowledge, we fulfill the needs of our many constituencies. Through professional programs that integrate individual responsibility, initiative, and teamwork with essential knowledge, we help students with diverse backgrounds become Auburn Men and Women, able to succeed in business without compromising those values that make success worthwhile.
City of Auburn
Ranked one of the top ten best places to live in America in 2009 by US NEWs & World Report
Auburn is a small, friendly university town located on the beautiful plains of eastern Alabama, about 50 miles east of Montgomery, Alabama's capital, and 115 miles southwest of Atlanta, Georgia. Other nearby cities are Birmingham (110 miles northwest) and Columbus, Georgia (35 miles east). The Gulf Coast of Florida is about four hours away by car. Auburn enjoys a warm and sunny climate with mild winters. It has excellent health and recreational facilities and a low crime rate.
Auburn has a population just over 40,000 and has the feel of a small town with everything you would expect from a major city, except for the traffic. Auburn is a bike-friendly town with bike lanes around the University.
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