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About Us: Auburn University at Montgomery

Get ready to achieve your aspirations through the online degree programs from Auburn University at Montgomery (AUM). Established in 1967, we offer nationally acclaimed education in a convenient format that fits busy schedules. What’s more, our affordable tuition provides a cost-effective path for advancing your career in Alabama and across the U.S.

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Why Choose Auburn University at Montgomery?

AUM has empowered more than 32,000 graduates to succeed in some of the most rewarding fields — join us online to follow our alumni into job sectors that span business, education, healthcare, and more. Our expert faculty members and advising staff will offer the support you need to excel in class and your career after graduation. We offer bachelor’s, master’s, and post-master’s programs, providing practical education for the next step in your professional journey.

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Auburn University at Montgomery is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award baccalaureate, master’s, educational specialist, and doctoral degrees. Additional institutions accredit colleges and programs within AUM, including:

C A E P Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation

Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)

C C N E Accredited

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

N A A C L S National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences

National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS)

A A C S B Accredited

Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)


Auburn University at Montgomery delivers high-quality education recognized for excellence by numerous organizations, including:

  • Best Value Schools1
  • Top Public Schools1
  • Best Regional Universities South1
  • Best Colleges for Veterans1
  • Best Online Bachelor’s Programs2
  • Best Online Master’s in Business Programs (Excluding MBA)2
  • Best Online Master’s in Criminal Justice Programs2
  • Best Online Master’s in Education Programs2
  • Best Online MBA Programs2

2024 Best Colleges: Best of the South3

  • Top Online Master’s Degrees in Business4
  • Most Affordable Online MHA Programs5
  • Top Online Master’s Degrees in Homeland Security6

Gold Status and Top 10 School for 2023-20247

Fast Facts

20+ online degree programs

No ACT/SAT or GRE/GMAT requirements*

Supportive faculty with real-world experience

A close-knit, diverse student community

17:1 student-to-faculty ratio

Cost-effective tuition

Online access to AUM’s Career Development Center

Dedicated advising staff and online tutoring

Mission Statement

The mission of Auburn University at Montgomery is to provide quality and diverse educational opportunities at the undergraduate and graduate levels through the use of traditional and electronic delivery systems, and to foster and support an environment conducive to teaching, research, scholarship, and collaboration with government agencies, our community, and other educational institutions.

Our Vision

Auburn University at Montgomery will be a university that:

  • Is known for its commitment to developing dynamic and applied academic and research programs
  • Is a student’s first choice in a variety of programs of distinction
  • Embraces and builds an international presence at home and abroad, increasingly known for its ability to prepare students to thrive in a global community
  • Graduates students who become engaged alumni with a lifelong interest in and personal connection to AUM
  • Is recognized as an integral community partner and a resource for the enrichment and economic development of the Southeast region and beyond

Our Values

Auburn University at Montgomery values and promotes:

A student-centered experience

Excellence as our standard

Diversity of people and perspective with a culture of inclusiveness

Citizenship and community engagement

Commitment to constant improvement

Lifelong learning

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Our History

Founded in 1967, Auburn University at Montgomery provides personalized education that appeals to local students while embracing our status as a university of the world. We have grown from humble beginnings as a small college, becoming the destination for students in Alabama and across the United States. We’re comprised of five colleges — Business, Sciences, Education, Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, and Nursing and Health Sciences — and offer 20+ online degree programs.

AUM Today

Located in Montgomery, Alabama, AUM’s welcoming campus spans 530 acres, including 129 acres of greenspace with wooded walking trails. We have a close-knit student community and compete in various NCAA Division II sports, including baseball, basketball, cross country, soccer, and tennis.


  1. U.S. News & World Report. “Auburn University at Montgomery Rankings.” Retrieved January 26, 2024, from
  2. U.S. News & World Report. “Auburn University–Montgomery.” Retrieved January 26, 2024, from
  3. The Princeton Review. “Best South.” Retrieved January 26, 2024, from
  4. Online Master’s Degrees. “Inside 2024’s Top Online Master’s Degrees in Business.” Retrieved January 26, 2024, from
  5. Online Master’s Degrees. “Most Affordable Online MHA Programs.” Retrieved January 26, 2024, from
  6. Online Master’s Degrees. “Today’s Best Online Master’s Degrees in Homeland Security.” Retrieved January 26, 2024, from
  7. Military Friendly®. “Auburn University at Montgomery.” Retrieved January 26, 2024, from

*GMAT waivers available for students who averaged a 3.0 GPA in their undergraduate program.