Admission Criteria

  • 10th grade through 12th grade.
  • Minimum 3.0 high school GPA.
  • Support form from a high school counselor or principal.

How To Join


Meet with your high school guidance counselor to discuss dual enrollment opportunities at your school. You will need their support for your Auburn First application.


Complete the Auburn First application below.(NOTE: You will be asked to create an account to start a new application.) There will be a $50 application fee (waivers available for those who qualify). This fee must be paid (or waiver recieved) for the next steps to continue.

1-3 business days later:


After your $50 application fee has been received, the Auburn First team will reach out to your high school counselor to request your official transcript and support form. All required documents must be received for your application to process.


Once all support documents are on file, your application will take at least two weeks to fully process. You can check your application status at

2 Weeks later:


You will receive a ‘Next Steps’ email from our team once your application has processed. It will include instructions for activating your Auburn user account, submitting your enrollment deposit, and registering for classes.


Pay your non-refundable enrollment deposit ($250 – applied to first semester tuition) to finalize your application. This deposit must be paid for the next steps to continue.

3-5 business days later:


Once your non-refundable enrollment deposit has processed, a Student Success Coordinator will be in touch via your new Auburn email ( with registration information. You will be required to complete our free online Student Orientation course to register for your first semester courses.


The free online Student Orientation course will be available in October for students admitted for Spring, and in March for students admitted for Summer and Fall. Complete our online Student Orientation course in Canvas to register for your first semester courses.

**If you have ACT and SAT scores, you may send these test scores to Auburn University for course placement information only.**

Admission Timeline

Application Deadlines
July 15
October 15
March 15