Auburn, AL 36849, Hoa Kỳ
1- Giới thiệu chung về trường:
Auburn University (còn gọi là AU hay Auburn) là trường đại học nghiên cứu công lập nằm tại thành phố Auburn, bang Alabama.
Trường được thành lập năm 1856 và hiện nạy trường thu hút hơn 27.000 sinh viên theo học mỗi năm (Fall 2015 semester enrollment was 27.287) (Undergraduate: 21.786; Graduate: 4.398; Professional: 1.103).
Tổng số sinh viên đã tốt nghiệp từ trường kể từ lúc thành lập: hơn 285.000 người.
(Since opening its doors in 1856, Auburn University has awarded more than 285,000 academic degrees. Our Alumni Association is one of the strongest in the SEC with 45,000 members.)
Cơ sở vật chất của trường gồm có: 206 tòa nhà dành cho việc giảng dạy trong tổng số 427 tòa nhà của trường nằm trên diện tích 1.841 mẫu Anh.
Tổng nhân sự của trường là 4.830 nhân viên (Faculty: 1.209; Administrative/Professional: 2.198; Staff:1.423).
93% giảng viên có bằng cấp cao nhất trong lĩnh vực giảng dạy của họ (Faculty with terminal degree: 93%).
Có hơn 300 câu lạc bộ và tổ chức sinh viên đang hiện diện tại trường.
2- Các chương trình giảng dạy:
Trường giảng dạy hơn 140 chương trình (undergraduate, graduate and professional levels) tại 13 trường thành viên (13 schools and colleges).
3- Chi phi:
Bậc đại học: 14.020 USD/học kỳ (học từ 12 tín chỉ trở lên)
Tiền nhà: 2.850 – 5.400 USD/học kỳ
Tiền ăn tại ký túc xá (Dining Plan): 995 USD/học kỳ
4- Các trường thành viên (Schools and Colleges) của AU:
College of Agriculture
College of Architecture, Design & Construction
Raymond J. Harbert College of Business
College of Education
Samuel Ginn College of Engineering
School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences
College of Human Sciences
College of Liberal Arts
School of Nursing
James Harrison School of Pharmacy
College of Sciences and Mathematics
College of Veterinary Medicine
5- Các xếp hạng của trường:
AU liên tục 22 năm được xếp trong tốp 50 đại học công lập tốt nhất ở Mỹ, theo U.S. News & World Report.
Hơn thế nữa, trường còn nằm trong Kiplinger’s “100 Best College Values,”.
(Kiplinger’s listed Auburn as one of the top “100 Best Values in Public Colleges” for 2015)
Được xếp hạng 2015 trong Princeton Review’s “Best 379 Colleges,”.
Xếp trong tốp 3 của Forbes’ 2014 list of America’s best colleges.
Xếp trong tốp các trường công tốt nhất bang Alabama và hạng #52 ở Mỹ theo như The Business Journals.
In 2014, TheBestSchools.org ranked Auburn #1 in “The 100 Best College and Universities in the U.S. by State.”
Named a military-friendly university by G.I. Jobs magazine, “for being among the top 15% of schools nationwide that deliver the best experience for military students.
Auburn ranked 8th in public colleges with high student satisfaction by BestColleges.com, 2014.
Auburn is first in the state of Alabama for students considering Army, Navy, or Air Force ROTC programs, according to Online College Database, 2014.
Auburn is among a distinctive body of institutions designated as land-, sea-, and space-grant universities.
Selected as a top school in Military Advanced, Education’s 2015 Guide to Colleges and Universities, measuring best practices in military and veteran education.
6- Các xếp hạng khác trong giảng dạy các chuyên ngành của trường AU:
The College of Agriculture prepares students for one of the most high-demand, high-skill industries in the country, posting job placement rates near 100% in several departments.
DesignIntelligence ranked Auburn’s undergraduate Industrial Design Program, in the College of Architecture, Design and Construction, 8th in the nation and 3rd in the South, 2015.
Auburn’s business program ranked 31st among public universities (51st overall), ccording to U.S. News & World Report, 2015.
U.S. News & World Report ranked the College of Education’s distance learning graduate education programs #8 nationally (2015) and its overall graduate programs #76 (2016).
Engineering alumni include NASA astronauts, Apple’s CEO Tim Cook, & National Academy of Engineering members.
96% of alumni within the School of Forestry & Wildlife Sciences report a high level of job satisfaction in their field.
Nationally, fashion-schools.org lists Auburn’s College of Human Sciences as the 5th best school for fashion management, 6th for fashion merchandising, and 12th for fashion design.
The Health Services Administration program, within the College of Liberal Arts, is the first nationally accredited program in the state of Alabama and a leader in health administration education.
School of Nursing students routinely perform well on the licensure exam, with an 89% pass rate for 2014 and a three-year average pass rate of 92.4%.
The Harrison School of Pharmacy boasts a 93% graduation rate and graduates also demonstrate a 95% pass rate on their first attempt for the national license exam.
College of Sciences and Mathematics students are accepted to professional schools at significantly higher rates than national acceptance rates.
U.S. News & World Report ranked Auburn’s College of Veterinary Medicine among the top 20 in its annual list of “America’s Best Graduate Schools,” 2011.
7- Xếp hạng của AU trong lĩnh vực sinh hoạt:
Auburn ranked 17th for best quality of life, “Princeton Review’s Best 379 Colleges,” 2015 edition.
Auburn University figured prominently among the reasons the city of Auburn was named one of the 10 Best Places to Live by U.S. News & World Report, 2009.
Auburn was named 7th in the 2014 Profascinate.com list of Top 10 Most Beautiful Campuses.
8- Xếp hạng của trường trong lĩnh vực nghiên cứu:
Auburn is one of five universities in the country with the capability and expertise to conduct research into nuclear waste storage for recycling.
Cancer research is a top focus of the College of Veterinary Medicine, one of the few veterinary colleges in the country with an on-campus linear accelerator, MRI, and CT-scan.
As a National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Education, Auburn will assist the Walter Reed Army Medical Center in training wounded soldiers in digital forensics so they can become cyber-security investigators.
The MRI Research Center leverages the university’s existing expertise in engineering, sciences, and veterinary medicine to improve healthcare; it houses an open-bore 3T MRI scanner for clinical and research use and one of the first actively shielded, whole-body 7T MRI scanners in the U.S. for research use.
The Auburn Research and Technology Foundation and the Auburn Research Park combine research and the business community to complement the economic development and research initiatives of the university. In addition to facilitating the commercialization of university technologies and industry-university partnerships, the research park offers employment opportunities for Auburn’s students and graduates.
Auburn is one of a handful of institutions in the U.S. that has been designated by the National Security Agency as a Center for Academic Excellence in Cyber Operations, Cyber Defense, and Information Assurance.
The College of Sciences and Mathematics‘ one-of-a-kind Magnet Laboratory and 6,000-pound superconducting magnet is housed in the Department of Physics. It supports plasma physics research, allowing researchers to shape the structure of the magnetic field and as a result, to perform potentially ground-breaking experiments.
An Auburn University research team has produced a new drug candidate that could one day slow or even stop the deadly Ebola virus.
The National Center for Asphalt Technology is a nationally recognized facility that provides leadership in research and testing for the asphalt pavement industry and serves as a clearinghouse for technical information.
Auburn is home to one of the world’s leading research centers in the area of radio frequency identification, or RFID, technology. Many retailers and grocers rely heavily on microchip RFID tags to improve on-shelf availability, detect and prevent theft, find a product’s present location, verify its sell-by date, and track quantities sold.
9- Sự phát triển của AU trong nghiên cứu và công nghệ (Auburn-developed research and technology):
An optical microscope that shows live cells in real time and that holds great promise in revolutionizing medical research.
A microscope system that NASA is using on Antarctic expeditions.
Antimicrobial coatings with potential to prevent diseases from spreading on contaminated surfaces.
Bacteria-eliminating chemical technology currently marketed as a water purification process.
Fabric that improves the effectiveness of bullet-proof vests worn by law enforcement personnel by stopping high-powered rifle bullets.
A device that improves the operation and safety of automobile air-bags.
Germ-killing rubber material.
Asphalt that dramatically improves driving conditions.
A drug-delivery system that aids in the treatment of muscular dystrophy and diabetes.
Biodegradable food source fishing lures.
A new egg-injected avian flu vaccine.
Technologies for highway and bridge construction.
Highly advanced filters used in ventilation systems and in high-level security systems.
Food safety sensors.
Lightweight air masks that filter out toxins and allow longer use by first responders.
A popular and widely used flea pill for dogs.
10- Một số thành công của các sinh viên đã từng học tại AU:
Auburn alumna Octavia Spencer won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress in 2011 for her role in The Help.
Tim Cook, a 1982 graduate in industrial engineering, is CEO of Apple, Inc.
1988 graduate Harold Melton is a Georgia Supreme Court Justice who served as SGA president while at Auburn.
Jim Voss, a 1972 Auburn graduate, flew five space missions for NASA and spent 163 days on board the International Space Station as part of the Expedition II Crew in 2001.
Six NASA astronauts graduated from Auburn, as have three past directors of Kennedy Space Center, putting Auburn in the top five universities nationally with such a distinction.
11- Nhà ở dành cho sinh viên:
Trường có nhiều khu nhà ở dành cho sinh viên:
Một số lưu ý tại các khu nhà ở dành cho sinh viên:
At the Village and South Donahue, each suite has its own temperature controlling thermostat so heat and air-conditioning is available on demand.
Cambridge rooms and the suites in South Donahue and the Village residence halls have a thermostat to control heating and air-conditioning. Due to the nature of the mechanical system in the Quad and Hill, heating and air-conditioning on demand is not available. Quad and Hill residents will receive notification when heating and cooling is switched.
12- Điều kiện tuyển sinh của AU:
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