Chef David Bancroft taking a selfie with Dr. Alecia Douglas' class.

PROGRAM STUDENT PROFILE

As one of only approximately 70 programs worldwide that are nationally accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Programs in Hospitality Administration (ACPHA), the Auburn Hospitality Management program has established a reputation for producing high-quality graduates highly sought-after by industry leaders. We had a 91% retention rate for the 2020/21 academic year, and 90% of our students were employed within 90 days after graduation.

Acedemic Years 2018 – 2019 2019 – 2020 2020 – 2021
Number of Students 180 217 237
Number of Graduates 43 40 57
Student/Faculty Ratio 12:1 12:1 14:1
Retention Rate % – Freshmen to Sophomore (for all Programs) 90.9% 96.9% 91.2%
% Students employed in the hospitality industry or a related field within 90 days after graduation
90% 100% 90%
% Students continuing their education within 90 days after graduation
10% 0% 0%
Total Professional Placement and Continuing Education Rate
100% 100% 90%