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Auburn moves up, ranks among Top 50 public universities for 17th consecutive year in U.S. News survey

AUBURN – Auburn University is ranked 39th among public universities nationwide, according to an annual survey released by U.S. News & World Report today. The ranking marks the 17th consecutive year the magazine has ranked Auburn among the nation’s top 50 public universities.

Auburn ranked 20th among land-grant institutions and 88th in the nation among both public and private schools.

The undergraduate program of Auburn’s Samuel Ginn College of Engineering is ranked 64th nationally overall and 36th among public universities that offer doctoral programs in engineering. Rankings of other programs are released at various times during the year by U.S. News & World Report.

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Auburn University College of Engineering Climbs in Rankings

AUBURN – Auburn University’s Samuel Ginn College of Engineering continued its climb in the U.S. News & World Report rankings for the fourth year – this time advancing five spots. The undergraduate program is ranked 51st nationally overall and 28th among public universities that offer doctoral programs in engineering, moving up from 57th and 34th from the previous year.

“We recognize that rankings are not an absolute measure of the quality of a program or institution,” says Engineering Dean Larry Benefield. “However, when used with other measures, they are a useful tool because they reflect performance as well as perception.”

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Auburn University College of Business Ranked 52nd by U.S. News

AUBURN – According to the U.S. News & World Report 2009 edition of America’s Best Colleges, the Auburn University College of Business has been named 52nd among more than 500 undergraduate business programs accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB).

Among public institutions, Auburn is ranked No. 30 in the nation, marking the sixth consecutive year the College of Business has attained a top 40 business rating. For the second consecutive year, Auburn finished in a tie with the University of Alabama’s Culverhouse College of Commerce and Business Administration and ranked sixth among Southeastern Conference-member institutions behind the University ! of Florida’s Warrington College of Business, the University of Georgia’s Terry College of Business, the University of South Carolina’s Moore School of Business, the University of Arkansas’ Walton College of Business and the University of Tennessee’s College of Business.

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Auburn ranks 28th among land grants and in the top 50 of public universities for 16th consecutive year in U.S. News Rankings

AUBURN – Auburn University is ranked 28th among land grant universities nationally and in the top 50 of public universities overall for the 16th consecutive year, according to an annual survey released by U.S. News & World Report today. Auburn placed 45th among the top 50 public universities.

“The comparison to other land grants is critically important to us, because land grants share certain common academic qualities,” said Jay Gogue, Auburn University president. “Our strategic plan calls for us to steadily increase our measures of quality among this distinctive group.

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Survey ranks AU economics professors among most productive in nation

AUBURN – Economics faculty at Auburn University achieved high rankings in a newly published study in the Southern Economic Journal that examined research productivity and impact in the area of economic education from 1991-2005.

Economics departments were ranked on total citations and citations per author. Auburn ranked 14th, just ahead of such noted institutions as Princeton and the University of Toronto. The top three ranking universities for research in this discipline were Vanderbilt, Indiana and Wisconsin.

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