Auburn University BUCEA International Transient Program
Auburn University College of Architecture, Design, and Construction has developed a program for BUCEA undergraduate students to complete two years of their education at Auburn University as international transient students.
Successful candidates will be nominated by their home university faculty advisor and will be approved by the Auburn faculty advisor for the respective exchange program.
Note: A TOEFL score of 750 is highly recommended.
- 12 or 13 August 2019: Date of Arrival for Students
- 19 August 2019: First Day of Classes
- 6 December 2019: Last Day of Classes
- 9-13 December 2019: Final Exam Period
Courses will vary depending on your academic major, and will be determined by the College of Architecture, Design, and Construction.
As per the agreement, students will be tuition paying Auburn students. To view the cost of attendance, please visit: http://www.auburn.edu/admissions/money-matters.html
Students will be contacted by a representative from Auburn Abroad shortly after admittance to discuss housing options.
Auburn, Alabama, USA
Auburn University is located in the city of Auburn in the eastern part of Alabama and is situated between the major cities of Atlanta, Georgia and Montgomery, Alabama. The University’s main campus is composed of 426 buildings, including 206 academic buildings, and occupies the space of 1,841 acres. As of Fall Semester 2013, Auburn University has a totally enrollment of just under 25,000, including 20,175 undergraduates.
The City of Auburn was founded in 1836. Today, it is known as one of the more progressive cities in the South with a nationally ranked public school system and diverse population. Auburn University creates a significant international presence with over 1,000 international students enrolled and 1,100 international employees. Many other foreign nationals also live and work in the community, and it is estimated that two of three Auburn residents are from other parts of the country, creating a cosmopolitan feel.
A sense of community pride is created from the University as Auburn citizens and local alumni proudly identify themselves as being from Auburn. As a member of one of the nation’s top collegiate athletic conferences (SEC), the University hosts major sporting events year-round. These events generate a tremendous amount of excitement and entertainment for area residents.
Downtown Auburn is lively with thriving retail that includes unique shops, fine and casual dining, quaint coffee shops, bookstores, banks, and hot night spots. Toomer’s Corner, an Auburn tradition since the late 1800’s, is the focal point of downtown. Located at the intersection of College Street and Magnolia Avenue, Toomer’s is known as the gateway from the Auburn community to Auburn University.
The Auburn Abroad Office coordinates a variety of activities for incoming exchange students to help them become acquainted with the University, the city, and American culture. While these activities may vary semester to semester, they have in the past included an American themed Welcome Lunch and an International Student Game Night sponsored by the study abroad alumni student organization called Global Tiger Peer Advisory.
PASSPORT AND VISA REQUIREMENTS
A valid passport is necessary to enter the United States. Please be sure to verify that your passport will not expire before the end of your program at Auburn. A J-1 visa will also be required. More information on this process will be available after your acceptance at Auburn.