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Auburn University enrolls record number of National Merit Scholars

AUBURN – Auburn University is ranked second nationally out of 145 public institutions in the enrollment of National Merit Scholars, the university’s Office of Enrollment Services announced this week. The rankings are included in the recently released 2010-2011 National Merit Scholarship Corporation Annual Report.

Auburn is first in the Southeastern Conference among public institutions and second, behind Vanderbilt, among all Southeastern Conference institutions. Auburn ranked ninth overall out of the 359 institutions where these scholars are enrolled, with Chicago, USC, Harvard, Northwestern, Vanderbilt, Washington-St. Louis, Oklahoma and Yale ranked higher. Only Oklahoma was ranked above Auburn among all public institutions.

Auburn enrolled 181 new scholars this summer and fall, which is a 35 percent increase over last year’s number of 134. Auburn moved up from third in the SEC and 16th overall last year.

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Auburn University enrolls record number of National Merit Scholars

AUBURN – Auburn University is ranked fifth out of 126 public institutions in the enrollment of National Merit Scholars, the university’s Office of Enrollment Services announced this week. The university is third in the Southeastern Conference and 16th overall out of 343 institutions where these scholars are enrolled.

The numbers come from the 2009-2010 National Merit Scholarship Corporation Annual Report that was just released.

Auburn enrolled 134 new scholars this summer and fall, which more than doubles last year’s number of 64. Auburn moved up from fourth in the SEC and 34th overall last year.

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Auburn University enrolls record number of National Merit Scholars

AUBURN – Auburn University more than doubled its number of newly enrolled National Merit Scholars this year, the university’s Office of Enrollment Services announced today.

Auburn enrolled 133 new scholars this summer and fall, which more than doubles last year’s number of 64. In the National Merit Scholarship Corporation’s 2009 annual report, only six public institutions nationally enrolled more than 133 scholars. The organization will release its 2010 annual report in January.

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Auburn University doubles its number of new National Merit Scholars

AUBURN – Auburn University more than doubled its number of newly enrolled National Merit Scholars this year, ranking 34th nationally, according to a new National Merit Scholarship Corporation Annual Report.

Auburn enrolled 64 new scholars last summer and fall, which is an increase of 106 percent over the previous year’s number of 31. Of the 64 students, 32 are residents of Alabama and 32 are non-residents.

The 2009-2010 figure places Auburn fourth in the Southeastern Conference, up from ninth last year, according to the report. Nationally, the university advanced to 34th from 56th.

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