Auburn to award 1,509 degrees at fall graduation

AUBURN – Auburn University will award 1,509 academic degrees during its fall graduation ceremony at 2 p.m. Friday, Dec. 18, in Beard-Eaves-Memorial Coliseum. The ceremony can be viewed live through the university’s Web site at The broadcast begins at 1:45 p.m. (CST).

Of the degrees Auburn will award, 1,169 are bachelor’s degrees, 266 are master’s degrees, 69 are doctorates, four are specialist degrees and one is a professional degree.

Auburn’s College of Business will award the most degrees with 312, followed by the College of Liberal Arts with 288 and College of Education with 125. The Samuel Ginn College of Engineering will award 123 degrees; College of Sciences and Mathematics, 83; College of Human Sciences, 72; College of Architecture, Design and Construction, 71; College of Agriculture, 61; School of Nursing, 23; and School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences, 11. The James I. Harrison School of Pharmacy will present one doctor of pharmacy degree.

Auburn University has awarded more than 250,000 degrees since its founding as East Alabama Male College in 1856.

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