Tuition & Fees

$39,960

$39,960

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
18%
600-699
55%
500-599
25%
400-499
2%
700-800
18%
600-699
44%
500-599
34%
400-499
4%
700-800
9%
600-699
30%
500-599
41%
400-499
18%
300-399
2%
30-36
23%
24-29
52%
18-23
25%
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undergraduateRatios

49%

male

51%

female

1

teacher

11

students

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Selective

52%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,849
Declined + 1,696
Total Received 3,545
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Private (nonprofit)

1,223

undergraduate students

14

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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Location

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 1,237
Established in 1849
Coeducational Coeducational College, Became Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Presbyterian
Accredited by •  SACS (Southern Assn. of Colleges and Schools)

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Sherman, TX

60-acre campus in Sherman (population: 41,917), 60 miles from Dallas. Air, bus, and train serve Dallas.

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

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

 
10 fraternities 18% of male students
 
8 sororities 10% of female students
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
41%
Top 1/4
35%
Top 1/2
96%
Bottom 1/2
4%
Bottom 1/4
0%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
18%
600-699
55%
500-599
25%
400-499
2%
700-800
18%
600-699
44%
500-599
34%
400-499
4%
700-800
9%
600-699
30%
500-599
41%
400-499
18%
300-399
2%
30-36
23%
24-29
52%
18-23
25%

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 December 1
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Considered if submitted
SAT or ACT Required

Selective

52%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,849
Declined + 1,696
Total Received 3,545

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Class rank
Essay
Recommendations
Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Character/ personal qualities
Interview
Particular talent/ability

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
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

Financial Aid

86%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$34,957

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $39,960
Room & board $12,527
Books & supplies $1,250
Total $53,737
Average Financial Aid - $34,957
Total with Avg. Aid $18,780
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

P: 800 526-4276
finaid@austincollege.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Laurie Coulter
Assistant Vice President & Executive Director of Financial Aid
lcoulter@austincollege.edu

Varsity Sports

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

Club Sports - Men's

Cheerleading

Club Sports - Women's

Cheerleading

Intramural/Recreational Sports

Basketball, Flag Football, Soccer, Softball, Volleyball

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Athletic Directors

David Norman (men's)
Director Of Athletics
email

Athletic Facts

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

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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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Administration
  2. Biology
  3. Psychology

Programs Offered

  • Double majors
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Self-designed majors

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Engineering

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-theology
  • Pre-veterinary science

1,237

total students

91%

in-state

9%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

99%

1,223
students

Female
51%
627

Male
49%
596

1%

14
students

Female
36%
5

Male
64%
9

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

99%

1,215
students

Female
52%
624

Male
48%
591

1%

8
students

Female
38%
3

Male
62%
5

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Student Break-down

3%
Nonresident aliens
9%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
13%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
21%
Hispanic/Latino
49%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

51%

Transfer applicants accepted

47%

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) Recommended of All
Interview Not Required/Recommended
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

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
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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

Erin Hargrove
Associate Director of Admission & International Students
903 813-2315
ehargrove@austincollege.edu

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