Why Auburn?

Let our students tell you about the experiences that make Auburn the right choice.

James Barnes poses outside for a photograph.
James Barnes
Allen, TX
Aerospace Engineering
Why did you choose Auburn?

The day I stepped on campus, I thought to myself, “This is it.” I was absolutely in love with the place immediately.

How do you define the Auburn spirit?

It’s a love for the university, the people that inhabit it, and all the people around you. It’s an uplifting vibe, and it’s because Auburn is a place that really wants you to succeed and do well. And that’s pretty magical.

What makes Auburn special to you?

Everybody here is happy to be here, and that speaks a lot to the culture we promote and the kind of people who are here.

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Last updated: 4/4/2018