Academics

  • 20:1 student to faculty ratio
  • 175+ programs leading to a baccalaureate, master's or doctoral degree
  • 18 pre-professional programs
  • Shackouls Honors College
  • 1 of 13 land-, sea- and space-grant institutions nationwide
  • Average entering GPA is 3.58
  • Average entering ACT is 25.13
  • Pathfinders Program to help students successfully transition to college

Career Preparation

  • 734 students interned or completed a co-op work experience
  • 292 total employers recruited and hired students for these positions
  • Students worked in 42 states and 2 countries
  • Cooperative Education had a completion rate of 88% - (3 or more work semesters)
  • Average hourly pay (cooperative education and internships) – 18.47 an increase by 1.00/hour over the last 3 years

Community Life

  • 21,000+ students, from every state and over 80 countries
  • 4,200-acre campus, founded in 1878
  • New: living, dining, lab, classroom and recreational spaces – including a new Fresh Food Dining Facility on the south side of campus
  • Numerous Living-Learning Communities within the residence halls

Southeastern Conference Sports

  • 8 varsity women’s teams
  • 7 varsity men’s teams
  • 2013 Liberty Bowl & Egg Bowl Champions
  • 2013-14 Women’s Basketball NIT Quarterfinals
  • 2013 College World Series Runner-Up
  • 2017 NCAA Final Four
  • #1 baseball field in the U.S. to watch a college game (Sports Illustrated)
  • New football complex and stadium expansion

Student Life

  • 375+ student organizations 17 social fraternities, 16 social sororities
  • 21 intramural sports competitions
  • Ranked in top 50 social media colleges by studentadvisor.com
  • 7 new residence halls with private baths constructed since 2005