Auburn University is one of the nation’s premier land, sea, and space grant institutions. In the 2021 edition of U.S. News and World Report, it was ranked 40th among public universities. The institution is an R1 research university and committed to maintaining teaching excellence, offering bachelor’s, master’s, educational specialist, and doctoral degrees. Auburn’s 2020-2021 enrollment of 30,737 students includes 24,505 undergraduates and 6,263 graduate and professional students. Organized into 12 academic colleges and schools, Auburn’s 1,426 faculty members offer more than 200 educational programs.
The Samuel Ginn College of Engineering fosters practical, interdisciplinary research, and emerging innovations that support the infrastructure needs for sustainable economic growth and exceptional quality of life in the 21st Century. The college’s 2020-2021 enrollment was 6,582 students including 5,579 undergraduate and 1,007 graduate students in 9 departments. The college has 195 tenure/tenure track and 55 non-tenure-track faculty with $72.9 million in research expenditures and is ranked 29th in the country for public engineering colleges. The Department of Civil and Environmen...tal Engineering has 25 tenure/tenure-track faculty and 11 non-tenure track faculty specializing in seven sub-areas of civil engineering with 545 undergraduates and 127 graduate students enrolled in 2020-2021.