Overview

Applicants
112
Acceptance Rate
55%
Average Undergrad GPA
3.37
Average Age
30

Test Scores

GMAT (25th and 75th percentiles)
300 - 378
GPA
2.87 - 3.44

Other Admission Factors

Academic

GMAT Score
Undergraduate GPA
Non-Academic


School Type And Accreditation

School Type
Public

AACSB-approved
Yes

Selectivity Rating

Program Types

Full-Time
Yes

Part-Time
Yes

Evening
Yes

Executive
Yes

Online
Yes

Faculty Information

Student/Faculty
6:1
Total Faculty
15

87
Full-time
47
Female
13
Underrepresented Minorities
13
Part-time


Students Say

The AACSB-accredited MBA program at Auburn University Montgomery is “a great place to get your MBA at night,” according to the program’s locally-based student body. Students here also appreciate the “affordable” tuition as well as the school’s “reputation for academic excellence” and “instructors who bring real-life business experiences to the classroom” and “have connections in the business world.” The program is designed for part-time students; in fact, any student wishing to exceed a course load of nine hours per semester must first receive approval from the dean of the School of Business.

The MBA program at AUM is divided into three parts. The first is called the Basic Program, consisting of eleven half-term courses covering business concepts typically taught at the undergraduate level (accounting, management, marketing, business law, microeconomics, macroeconomics, operations management, statistics, MIS, and finance). Students who can demonstrate sufficient background in these areas may petition to be exempted from some or all of these requirements. The second part of the program is the Business Core, a seven-course set of classes covering such integrative concepts as managerial applications of accounting information and synergistic organizational strategy (the latter is a capstone course), as well as such essential functions as marketing, data analysis, and managing personnel. The program concludes with either three or four electives, depending on whether the student chooses a General MBA or a specialization. Specializations are offered in accounting, contract management, economics, finance, global business management, information systems, management of information technology, management, and marketing. Students earning a GPA below 3.25 must pass comprehensive exams at the end of the program in order to graduate. The program must be finished within five years of starting.

AUM MBAs brag that “professors are extremely knowledgeable, helpful, and outstanding in their areas,” and that they also “understand that most of the evening students are fully employed and try to incorporate their day-to-day activities” into the curriculum. Most here “would like to see the use of more technology in the classroom” and complain that the school needs “all classrooms to be enabled with things like wireless internet access.” Classrooms could also be improved by making them “resemble the real world, i.e. u-shaped seating”; at the very least, the school “needs to upgrade classroom furniture to make it feel less like a high school/junior high,” students tell us.


Concentrations

Accounting
Entrepreneurship
Healthcare Administration
Finance
Information Systems/Information Technology
International Business
Marketing

Specialized Masters

Accounting
Business Administration
Healthcare Administration
Information Systems/Information Technology

Sustainability

Courses in Sustainability
No

Sustainability course is

Description

Research Opportunities in Sustainability
No

Description

Career Overview


Students Say

The Career Development Center (CDC) at AUM serves all university students and alumni. The office maintains a library of career-related material, including documents tracking salary and hiring trends around the region, state, country, and world. Career counseling services are available, as are job fairs, and seminars and workshops in interviewing, job hunting, and resume and cover letter writing. The office arranges internships and recruiting events for qualifying MBA students.

Prominent Alumni

Ms. Tarana J. Burke
Founder, JustBe, Inc.; 2017 TIME Person of the Year; 2019 Sydney Peace Prize

General John E. Hyten
Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff

Ms. Zestlan Simmons
2019 Alabama Teacher of the Year for Alabama

Mr. Timothy L. Ragland
ayor, City of Talladega* *First African American mayor of Talladega, and the city?s youngest mayor

Dr. Virginia C. Muckler
Director, Duke University Nurses Anesthesia Program

Dates


Financial Aid Statistics

Average Aid Package
$11,070

Average Scholarship / Grant Aid Package
$3,645

Students Receiving Some Form Of Aid
49%

All Students Receiving Scholarships / Grants
16%

New Students Receiving Some Form Of Aid
15%

New Students Receiving Scholarships / Grants
5%

New Students Receiving Loans
10%

Tuition Full-Time (per year)

Tuition (In-State)
$7,578
Tuition (Out-State)
$17,046
Fees (In-State)
$766
Fees (Out-State)
$766

Tuition Part-Time (per credit hour)

Tuition (In-State)
$421
Tuition (Out-State)
$947

Expenses per Academic Year

Estimated Room And Board On-Campus
$11,403
Academic Expenses
$5,249

Student Body Profile

Total Full-Time Enrollment
82
Part Time
53%

In State
96.0%
Out of State
4.0%
Foreign Countries Represented
5

Demographics

31.00%
Underrepresented Minorities
10.00%
International

59% female
41% male

Campus Life

Students Say

AUM MBAs are “mostly working students between their mid-twenties and mid-thirties in age, with some being older.” Most “work full time and go to school at night” and, despite their busy schedules, find a way to remain “extremely focused on their class work and understanding of the material” while also being “extremely helpful, kind, open for conversation, and willing to do whatever it takes to see that everyone in class is successful.” They “don’t seem to have any specific clubs or organizations available to them, especially in the evening hours,” but most agree that their extracurricular schedule wouldn’t allow them time to participate.

Montgomery is a midsize southern city well known for its integral part in the civil rights movement. The population of the city is about evenly split between whites and blacks, with small Hispanic, Native American, and Asian populations accounting for a small minority.

The city is home to the Alabama Shakespeare Festival, a year-round enterprise that mounts a dozen or more productions and attracts over 300,000 visitors annually. Another major

Bay Devil Rays. And no Montgomery summer is complete without Jubilee CityFest, a threeday outdoor festival that in recent years has attracted such headlining musical acts as Taylor Swift, Erykah Badu, the Goo Goo Dolls, Ludacris, and Vince Gill.


More Information

% of Classrooms with Internet Access
100%

Campus-wide Internet Network
Yes

Internet Access for All Students
Yes

Admissions Office Contact

Contact
Ashley Warren
Administrative Coordinator

Address
P. O. Box 244023
Montgomery, AL 36124-4023
United States

Phone
334-244-3623

Fax
334-244-3927

Email
admissions@aum.edu


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