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        was the average starting salary for Spring 2019 Harbert graduates. Harbert is above the national average for business students, which according to the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE), was $53,912 in 2019.


        of Supply Chain Management majors gained at least 300 hours of experience with a vetted and prescreened organization through internships. The Harbert SCM program now ranks 7th nationally.


        of students are employed in their field or pursuing additional education within 6 months of graduation.


        of Spring 2019 graduates participated in an internship experience. According to NACE, 91% of employers prefer for applicants to have work experience.

        Student Demographics

        Countries represented in our diverse student population

        2020 Total Student Enrollment

        Undergraduate, Graduate, and Doctoral Students

        We are soaring!

        Become part of Auburn University’s second-largest academic unit by joining the ever-growing Harbert College of Business. Our enrollment is soaring with a 30% growth rate since 2015. 


        Pre-Business 33%
        Finance 15%
        Marketing 13%
        Supply Chain Management 10%
        Accountancy 9%
        Management 6%
        Business Administration 5%
        Business Analytics 5%
        Information Systems 3%
        Other 1%

        Total Undergraduates = 5,106

        Master's Programs

        MBA (Online & Full-time) 54%
        Master of Accountancy 12%
        Executive MBA 10%
        Master of Finance 9%
        Master of Information Systems 7%
        Executive Master of Real Estate Development 4%
        Physicians Executive MBA 4%

        Total Graduates = 980

        Graduate Certificates

        Business Analytics 53%
        Supply Chain Management 21%
        Cybersecurity 13%
        Management Information Systems 11%
        Accountancy 2%

        Total Graduate Certificates = 126

        Doctoral Programs

        Management 42%
        Finance 36%
        Information Systems 22%

        Total Doctoral = 36

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        The Harbert Experience

        When asked how satisfied they were with their experience at the Harbert College of Business, over 94% of our students were either satisfied or very satisfied. And it shows! We have a 90% freshman retention rate.

        CPA Pass Rates

        In its 14-year history, Harbert College's Master of Accountancy program boasts an average pass rate of 87% across all four parts of the CPA exam. For perspective, the national average lags behind Harbert—at 63%.

        Master of Accountancy Program Class of 2020
        Exam Section Auburn MAcc Program* National Percent Passing Avg.**
        Financial (FAR) 91% 48%
        Audit (AUD) 84% 65%
        Regulation (REG) 86% 75%
        Business (BEC) 88% 62%
        Over All 87% 63%

        * Source: Students' Official CPA Exam Score Reports on first attempt.

        **Source: The National Percent Passing rates for the 1st and 2nd Quarters of 2019 were obtained from the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA). Auburn MAcc students sat for FAR and AUD during the first quarter of 2018 and REG and BEC during the second quarter.

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        Eminent Scholars

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