Auburn to award 1,563 degrees at fall graduation

AUBURN – Auburn University will award 1,563 academic degrees during two fall graduation ceremonies Monday, Dec. 13, in the Auburn Arena.

The 10 a.m. ceremony will include the colleges and schools of Architecture, Design and Construction; Engineering; Forestry and Wildlife Sciences; Liberal Arts; Nursing; and Sciences and Mathematics. The 2 p.m. ceremony will be for the colleges and schools of Agriculture; Business; Education; and Human Sciences. The ceremonies can be viewed live through the university’s website at

Of the degrees Auburn will award, 1,200 are bachelor’s degrees, 290 are master’s degrees, 68 are doctorates, three are education specialist degrees and two are professional degrees.

The College of Business will award the most degrees with 284, followed by the College of Liberal Arts with 280 and the College of Education with 150. The Samuel Ginn College of Engineering will award 142 degrees; College of Sciences and Mathematics, 86; College of Human Sciences, 84; College of Agriculture, 74; College of Architecture, Design and Construction, 67; School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences, 17; and School of Nursing, 14. The Office of the Provost will present two degrees in interdisciplinary university studies. The James I. Harrison School of Pharmacy will present two doctor of pharmacy degrees.

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

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