Auburn University at Montgomery (AUM) is a coeducational public university located in Montgomery, Alabama
Auburn University at Montgomery is governed by the Auburn University Board of Trustees, and is a branch campus of Auburn University. It was established by an act of the Alabama Legislature in 1967. AUM offers programs of study leading to bachelor’s, master’s, and specialist degrees in business, education, liberal arts, nursing, and sciences. The university enrolls more than 5,500 students, with an additional 10,000 enrolled in continuing education programs. In January 2007, the university moved toward branding itself as Auburn Montgomery.
For the 2008-2009 academic year, AUM enrolled 4,686 undergraduate and 869 graduate students. The student body is 64 percent female and 36 percent male. 58 percent of students are white, 33 percent are black, 2 percent are Asian, and 1 percent are Hispanic.
AUM comprises five schools (Business, Education, Liberal Arts, Nursing, and Science) that offer bachelor, master and specialist degree programs. The most popular bachelor degrees granted are business administration (25 percent), nursing (13 percent), liberal arts (9 percent), biology (8 percent) elementary education (7 percent) and secondary education (7 percent). AUM offers a joint doctorate program with Auburn University in Public Administration.
AUM has a continuing education program that enrolls over 10,000 students annually. Continuing Education curricula include certificate programs, corporate education, community education, computer training, languages (including English as a Foreign or Second Language), online training, and youth programs.
AUM’s School of Business ranks in the top 5% of business schools in the world, as accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International, and was rated a “Best Business School” by The Princeton Review.