Auburn University to award 1,442 degrees at fall graduation

AUBURN – Auburn University will award an estimated 1, 442 academic degrees at its fall graduation ceremony at 2 p.m. Friday, Dec. 19, in Beard-Eaves-Memorial Coliseum.

Of those degrees, 1,101 are bachelor’s degrees, 266 are master’s degrees, 73 are doctorates and two are specialist degrees.

The College of Liberal Arts, with 275, will award the most undergraduate degrees, followed by 270 from the College of Business. The Samuel Ginn College of Engineering will award 120 degrees, the College of Education 113 and the College of Architecture, Design and Construction 91. The College of Sciences and Mathematics will award 83 degrees, the College of Human Sciences 72, the College of Agriculture 55, the School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences 13 and the School of Nursing nine.

The ceremony can be viewed live through the university’s Web site at www.auburn.edu/graduationlive. The broadcast begins at 1:45 p.m.

Auburn University has awarded more than 210,000 degrees at the main campus since its founding as East Alabama Male College in 1856.

Contact: Katie Wilder, (334) 844-9999 (wildeka@auburn.edu), or

Mike Clardy, (334) 844-9999 (clardch@auburn.edu)