Auburn University Transfers: 2020 Requirements, Dates, GPAs & More

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This is the complete guide for transferring to Auburn. We suggest you read until the end...

I get it - transferring colleges can be confusing, time-consuming and overwhelming. You are not alone. In fact, more than 700,000 students transfer colleges every year.

At Auburn, 20.0% of the entire student body are transfer students, so you won’t be alone.

What are the transfer requirements for Auburn?

Auburn requires a number of completed documents for consideration. The table below summarizes the most important pieces of information:

Admission Item Required?
High School Transcript Required of Some
College Transcript Required of All
Essay or Personal Statement Not Required
Interview Not Required
Standardized Test Scores Required of Some
Statement of Good Standing from Prior Institution Required of Some

In addition to the above requirements, Auburn also requires a minimum number of credits completed to apply to be a transfer student.

Auburn requires a minimum of 30 credits.

What are Auburn University’s Transfer Deadlines?

Many universities accept transfer applications during each semester. For this reason, we break down Auburn transfer deadline by fall, winter, spring and summer.

Closing Date Reported Deadline
Fall Transfer Deadline June 1
Winter Transfer Deadline -
Spring Transfer Deadline October 1
Summer Transfer Deadline May 1

Waiting until the last minute to finalize your application could result in a silly mistake.

We recommend you complete your application at least 1 week before the required deadline.

In fact, take a full 2 day break from looking at anything related to your application and then come back to look for errors. I bet you’ll find a few 😉

When are decision dates for Auburn University transfer applicants?

If you applied to transfer to Auburn on or before the reported deadlines then you should have your decision date by the notification dates in the below table.

Deadline Notification Dates
Fall Transfer Deadline rolling
Winter Transfer Deadline -
Spring Transfer Deadline rolling
Summer Transfer Deadline rolling

Note this data is current as of 2019 and to the best of our knowledge this hasn’t changed.

What is Auburn University’s transfer acceptance rate?

In 2019, Auburn received 2936 transfer applicants.

The school accepted 1930 students. Therefore, the transfer acceptance rate for Auburn is 65.74%.

This indicates how hard it is to transfer into Auburn...

Additionally, of the 1930 accepted transfer students, 1167 students enrolled - that means the yield was 60.47%.

Auburn accepts 66 out of every 100 transfer applicants.

What are the Auburn University transfer GPA requirements?

Auburn requires a minimum college GPA of 3.89 - this is on a 4.33 point scale.

Will you enjoy transferring to Auburn?

There are a lot of reasons to transfer to Auburn. Maybe your plan has always been to attend community college, and then move to a four year college to save money while completing your degree.

Maybe you had a bad experience at your first school - don’t worry this is more common than you think.

Or perhaps you’re drawn to Auburn...

Regardless of your reason for transferring, you’re already enrolled at another college or university so you know that the most important element in your college experience is the people and community

Finding success at Auburn is dependent on feeling comfortable - will you be able to find a place to find home and grow?

These are the questions that numbers and data cannot answer, but CampusReel can.

If you’re considering transferring to Auburn then I highly recommend that you watch the school’s videos on CampusReel. These are real students with real stories.

Final Verdict: How to transfer into Auburn

Let’s wrap up everything we’ve learned.
Auburn accepts 65.74% transfer applicants, which is competitive.

To have a shot at transferring into Auburn, you should have a current GPA of at least 3.89 - ideally you’re GPA will be around 4.05. In addition, you will need to submit standardized test scores.

The below tables show the SAT and ACT breakdown of Auburn students.

25th Percentile 75th Percentile Average
SAT Math 530 640 585
SAT Reading 530 620 575
2018 Total SAT Score 1060 1260 1160
25th Percentile 75th Percentile Average
ACT Math 23 - 23
ACT Reading 25 32 28
2018 Total ACT Score 48 32 40

Auburn University’s average SAT score is 1160. To be a competitive applicant for Auburn University your SAT score should come close to the average - for the ACT you should be aiming for the equivalent.

If you’re considering transferring to Auburn, you may also want to consider the schools:

Transfering to Florida Atlantic University
Transfering to University of Kentucky
Transfering to University of Mississippi
Transfering to Mississippi State University
Transfering to University of North Carolina at Charlotte