Auburn University is said to be one of the largest learning institutions of the state of Alabama. It is a public university and is said to be designated among the few American universities for space, sea and land grant research center. It is also rated quite high in academic ranking services. It is recognized as one of the finest centres of learning in the field of forestry, fishery, agriculture or poultry in the whole of the United States. Students are also well involved in sports with active participation in Equestrian, Baseball, Womens golf among others. The University also has some good boarding facilities for its students.