As an international undergraduate student, you probably have been dreaming of arriving in Auburn to study on campus. However, with the coronavirus pandemic, it is likely your plans have been impacted. To keep you on track for an on-time graduation, we have partnered with American Collegiate Live, a digital classroom experience that lets you start your degree program right away, without leaving home.

5 reasons to enroll


A head start

Don’t delay—start your coursework now, with no interruptions.


Recognized credits

Stay on track—when you arrive on campus, your credits come along with you.


An engaging real-time classroom

Learn from professors in real time, and get more engagement than in a typical classroom!


Dedicated support

Receive bilingual academic assistance with counselors in your time zone, plus guidance on your transition to campus.


A connection to campus

Become part of the Auburn University Family with regularly scheduled virtual events like game nights and campus “tours”.

Ready to get started working toward your Auburn University bachelor’s degree?

Course Equivalency & Credit Articulation

Auburn University has evaluated the courses and credits earned during the American Collegiate Live semester(s). Shown below is the list of courses taken in American Collegiate Live and the equivalent courses at Auburn University, as well as the number of credits that will transfer upon successful completion of American Collegiate Live. Note that the courses taken and credits recognized will vary based on a student's assigned American Collegiate Live Track.
AC Live CoursesAuburn University Course EquivalentCredits
CLSICS 180 Poets, Warriors, and Sages: The GreeksGEEL 1000 General Elective3
ECON 101 Introduction to Microeconomics ECON 2020 Principles of Microeconomics3
ENGL 101 Composition IENGL 1100 English Composition I3
ENVSTY 101 The Nature of Environmental ProblemsNATR 2050 People and the Environment3
ESL 100 D Academic Writing IINOCR 1000 No Credit Given at AU0
ESL 100 E Reading Comprehension for College Level Texts II NOCR 1000 No Credit Given at AU0
INTR-D 100G Special Topics First Year SeminarGEEL 1000 General Elective4
MATH 115 College AlgebraMATH 1000 College Algebra3
MATH 140 Calculus IMATH 1610 Calculus I4
MGT 130 Intro to BusinessGEEL 1000 General Elective3
MLLC 390 Global Studies GatewayCADS PROF Consumer Affairs Elective3
PHYSIC 113 Fundamentals of Physics IEEVAL HOL2 Co-Req/Conditional Eval*
Live, Learn, Grow coursesGEEL 1000 General Elective1
English for Academic PurposesNOCR 1000 No Credit Given at AU0

*Students must also complete PHYSIC181 and will then receive credit for PHYS1600 + 1 GEEL credit

Auburn University and American Collegiate Live FAQs

Depending on your study program and number of credits you earn toward your bachelor’s degree, American Collegiate Live costs between $5,000 and $12,000 for Summer 2020 enrollment or between $5,000 and $14,000 for Fall 2020.

Courses delivered through American Collegiate Live are three or four credits, and you may take a maximum of seventeen credits per semester. Credits recognized by Auburn University may vary based on your enrollment track and English language proficiency, and are subject to change. Please speak with your enrollment counselor for more details.

Professors teach at a studio on the University of Massachusetts Boston campus, which is broadcast live to your device. Using your laptop, headphones, and other supplemental materials (e.g., smartsheets), you will participate in class just as if your professor were standing in front of you.

Most American Collegiate Live students are required to have a minimum 2.5 GPA. Your specific study track and credits will be based on your Auburn University acceptance and your English language proficiency.

To set you up for success, counselors will offer tips on getting set up for class, best practices for studying, advice on interacting with your professors and classmates, and other introductory activities. You will receive guidance every step of the way.

You will take classes taught by faculty and instructors at the University of Massachusetts Boston. In addition to being experts in their course subjects, all instructors are experienced in teaching remotely with the Live-to-Device technology.

We are dedicated to providing ongoing solutions to ensure all students are supported and set up for success, and are currently developing additional distance-learning solutions for future travel delays and other COVID-19 impacts. In the interim, please speak with your enrollment counselor for tailored advice on how to best address your unique situation.

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