Becoming an Auburn Ag Student
THINKING OF JOINING THE AUBURN FAMILY?
View the resources and programs below for new students to help easily transition to Auburn.
FAQ for Prospective Students
WHAT ARE THE STEPS TO BECOME AN AUBURN AG STUDENT?
Step 1: “Find your path.” Determine your applicant type and review the application requirements
Step 2: Submit your application and supporting documents by the required deadlines
Step 3: After you’ve been accepted, apply for financial aid, scholarships via AUSOM and secure your housing
Step 4: Submit your Enrollment Deposit
Step 5: Attend Camp War Eagle or SOS
Step 6: Start classes and begin your Auburn journey!
Where can I find a list of College of Agriculture majors?
For a list of College of Ag majors and career opportunities, please visit here.
Does the College of Ag offer scholarships to freshman and transfer applicants?
Yes! The College of Ag awards over $1 million to its undergraduate students. Students may apply for College of Ag and departmental scholarships through the AUSOM scholarship application.
More information can be found here.
Can I visit Auburn’s College of Agriculture?
Yes, we encourage all prospective students to visit! You can schedule your Ag Hill visit here.
Does the College of Agriculture offer opportunities for professional development and networking?
The College of Ag provides these opportunities through our alumni mentorship program, biannual career fairs, and student organizations. See the “Student Experience” section below for more information.
When do I need to apply?
Click here for application dates and deadlines.
What can I do with a College of Agriculture degree?
Whether you’re looking to work an office job or be outside as much as possible, graduates from the College of Ag can work in a variety of career environments. Our graduates are employed with companies across the globe. There are so many career opportunities for students with an agriculture degree. You can check out more career information here.
Want to make sure Auburn University and the College of Agriculture is the right fit for you?
We encourage you to visit campus, whether that is for an overall campus tour, Ag Hill visit, or both!
THE AUBURN STUDENT EXPERIENCE
- Small class sizes (average: 25:1 student-teacher ratio).
- Classes utilize on-campus research facilities for hands-on learning experiences.
- Over 20 COA-specific student organizations
- Student organizations provide professional development, networking opportunities and connections within the college
- Visit the Clubs & Organizations page
AG ALUMNI MENTORS
- The best form of professional development is through experience. That’s the purpose of the College of Agriculture’s Alumni Mentoring, a 9-month program to give you deep, first-hand experiences within your industry.
- For two semesters, you will be paired with one of our successful alumni, who will provide you with invaluable networking opportunities, job shadowing, hands-on internship experiences, invitations to industry meetings or expositions, and practical career advice. You and your mentor will be paired according to your major, regional job interests, internship interests and overall career goals.
- Learn about our alumni mentoring program
UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH FELLOWSHIP
- The College of Agriculture partners with the Office of Undergraduate Research to fund students to conduct their own research. Students work with a faculty advisor to come up with a research project.
- Students may apply for year-long, summer, and one or two-semester-long fellowships. Eligible students must maintain a GPA of 3.0 or better and have time to complete the fellowship before graduation.
- Learn about the undergraduate research fellowship
EXPERIENCE AT A LAB OR RESEARCH FACILITY
- Gain research and professional experience through on-campus student employment!
- Professors in the COA do their own research along with teaching classes and utilize our undergraduate students to assist with their research.
- Students can also gain experience by working at one of our research facilities part-time.
AG PEER MENTORS
- Ag Peer Mentors are College of Ag students who hold weekly office hours in which current students can schedule meetings to address academic and career exploration questions.
- Visit the Ag Peer Mentors page
- Your College of Ag advisor is a valuable resource for you during your time at Auburn University. In addition to providing you with general advising information, your advisor can help you register for courses, answer frequently asked questions, give academic support, develop a course plan of study for graduation, provide academic policies, and locate and/or prepare for internships, part-time work, and career opportunities.
- Visit the Ag Advisors page
- Auburn University offers several programs to help ensure your success.
- Visit Auburn University’s academic support page