Tuition & Fees

$37,340

$37,340

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
13%
600-699
41%
500-599
34%
400-499
10%
300-399
2%
700-800
8%
600-699
43%
500-599
36%
400-499
13%
700-800
5%
600-699
36%
500-599
35%
400-499
20%
300-399
4%
30-36
14%
24-29
54%
18-23
30%
12-17
2%
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undergraduateRatios

47%

53%

male

female

1
13

teacher

students

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Selective

54%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,816
Declined + 1,541
Total Received 3,357
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Private (nonprofit)

1,255

undergraduate students

17

graduate students

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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 1,272
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: 39,296), 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
95%
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 25% of male students
 
4 sororities 18% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
36%
Top 1/4
71%
Top 1/2
93%
Bottom 1/2
7%
Bottom 1/4
0%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
13%
600-699
41%
500-599
34%
400-499
10%
300-399
2%
700-800
8%
600-699
43%
500-599
36%
400-499
13%
700-800
5%
600-699
36%
500-599
35%
400-499
20%
300-399
4%
30-36
14%
24-29
54%
18-23
30%
12-17
2%

Admissions Facts

Application fee
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline January 15 (priority deadline)
May 1
School has early decision program yes
Early decision program application deadline December 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

54%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,816
Declined + 1,541
Total Received 3,357

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Essay
Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Character/ personal qualities
Recommendations

Considered

Class rank
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Interview
Particular talent/ability
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency
Volunteer Work

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Minority affiliation
Work Experience

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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 $1,787,221
State $1,347,831
Institutional $20,645,962
Other external $458,562
Total $24,239,576

Non-need-based

Federal $0
State $0
Institutional $6,564,002
Other external $115,630
Total $6,679,632

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
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
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
Southwestern/Mexican Studies
Spanish
Theatre
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Undergraduate

99%

1,255
students

Female
53%
659

Male
47%
596

Graduate

1%

17
students

Female
71%
12

Male
29%
5

undergraduateFull-time

98%

1,242
students

Female
53%
652

Male
47%
590

undergraduatePart-time

2%

13
students

Female
54%
7

Male
46%
6

Student Break-down

3%
Nonresident aliens
7%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
13%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
19%
Hispanic/Latino
53%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
1%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

37%

Transfer applicants accepted

35%

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 Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Required of All

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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