Tuition & Fees

$38,800

$38,800

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
13%
600-699
42%
500-599
36%
400-499
9%
700-800
14%
600-699
41%
500-599
32%
400-499
13%
700-800
9%
600-699
30%
500-599
41%
400-499
18%
300-399
2%
30-36
20%
24-29
54%
18-23
25%
12-17
1%
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undergraduateRatios

48%

52%

male

female

1
13

teacher

students

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Selective

53%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,791
Declined + 1,561
Total Received 3,352
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Private (nonprofit)

1,278

undergraduate students

16

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Administration
  2. Biology
  3. Psychology
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Codes

SAT 6016
ACT 4058

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School Facts

Austin College, founded in 1849, is a private liberal arts college affiliated with the Presbyterian Church. Its 70-acre campus is located in Sherman, TX, 60 miles north of Dallas.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 1,294
Established in 1849
Coeducational Coeducational College, Became Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Presbyterian
Accredited by •  SACS (Southern Assn. of Colleges and Schools)

Sherman, TX

60-acre campus in Sherman (population: 39,943), 60 miles from Dallas. Air, bus and train serve Dallas.

Austin College
900 North Grand Avenue
Sherman, TX 75090-4400

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
82%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
97%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Greek Life

 
9 fraternities 18% of male students
 
6 sororities 10% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
26%
Top 1/4
72%
Top 1/2
89%
Bottom 1/2
11%
Bottom 1/4
2%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
13%
600-699
42%
500-599
36%
400-499
9%
700-800
14%
600-699
41%
500-599
32%
400-499
13%
700-800
9%
600-699
30%
500-599
41%
400-499
18%
300-399
2%
30-36
20%
24-29
54%
18-23
25%
12-17
1%

Admissions Facts

Application fee
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline December 1 (priority deadline)
March 1
School has early decision program yes
Early decision program application deadline November 1
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline January 15
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Considered if submitted
SAT or ACT Required

Selective

53%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,791
Declined + 1,561
Total Received 3,352

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Essay
Recommendations
Secondary school record

Important

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Extracurricular activities
Particular talent/ability
Standardized test scores

Considered

Geographical residence
Interview
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Minority affiliation

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Admissions Contact

Nan Davis
Vice President for Institutional Enrollment
P: 800 526-4276
F: 903 813-3198
admission@austincollege.edu

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $2,054,049
State $1,501,656
Institutional $20,030,792
Other external $417,549
Total $24,004,046

Non-need-based

Federal $0
State $0
Institutional $10,037,538
Other external $92,869
Total $10,130,407

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
diving
football
soccer
softball
swimming
tennis
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference
Mascot
Katy Kangaroo
School colors
crimson and gold
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
American Studies
Anthropology
Art
Asian Studies
Biochemistry
Biology
Business Administration
Business Finance
Chemistry
Classical Civilization
Classical/Modern Languages
Classics
Communication
Computer Science
East Asian Language/Culture/Japanese
East Asian Language/Cultures/Chinese
East Asian Studies
Economics
Education
English
Environmental Studies
French
German
Global Management
History
International Economics/Finance
International Relations
Latin
Latin American/Iberian Studies
Mathematics
Media Studies
Music
Philosophy
Physics
Political Science
Psychology
Public Health
Religion/Philosophy
Religious Studies
Sociology
Spanish
Theatre
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Undergraduate

99%

1,278
students

Female
52%
660

Male
48%
618

Graduate

1%

16
students

Female
75%
12

Male
25%
4

undergraduateFull-time

99%

1,273
students

Female
52%
657

Male
48%
616

undergraduatePart-time

1%

5
students

Female
60%
3

Male
40%
2

Student Break-down

3%
Nonresident aliens
8%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
14%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
19%
Hispanic/Latino
52%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

45%

Transfer applicants accepted

51%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended
Interview Required of Some
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Required of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: August 1

Spring: January 15

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

68

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

68

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Other
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

Not Reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Other

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Note-taking services
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 11
Countries most often represented China
Nigeria
South Korea
Vietnam
The United Kingdom
Special services offered for international applicants Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Amanda Kisselle
Executive Director of Admission
903 813-3000
akisselle@austincollege.edu

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