Auburn University is located in Auburn, Alabama. Its BSN program was formed in 1979, graduating its first group of students in 1981. Per their website, admission into their nursing program is extremely competitive; it does require a minimum GPA of 2.5 but in reality, the minimum GPA is most likely much higher. In addition, applicants must undergo an interview process in order to be accepted into the program.
Sources: The State Board of Nursing from Each State, U.S. Department of Education: College Scorecard, U.S. Department of Education – OPE, National Center for Education Statistics, Bureau of Labor Statistics