Austin College

Sherman, TX

Austin College

Sherman, TX

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Tuition & Fees

$42,590

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
660
25th
560
75th
650
25th
550
75th
29
25th
22
75th
26
25th
20
75th
29
25th
22
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undergraduateRatios

48%

male

52%

female

12

students

1

faculty

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Selective

49%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,113
Declined 2,175
Total Received 4,288
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Private

1,306

undergraduate students

20

graduate students

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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.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 1,326
Established in 1849
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation Presbyterian

Social Networks

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

  • Campus Setting: Small-medium city

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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
74%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
96%
of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
29%
Top 1/4
59%
Top 1/2
90%
Bottom 1/2
10%
Bottom 1/4
0%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
660
25th
560
75th
650
25th
550
75th
29
25th
22
75th
26
25th
20
75th
29
25th
22

Admissions Facts

Application fee $0
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Recommended
Common application accepted Yes
Application deadline (priority deadline) February 1
Application deadline (final 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
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required SAT Subject Tests Considered if submitted

Selective

49%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,113
Declined 2,175
Total Received 4,288

Admissions Factors

Required

Secondary School GPA
Recommendations
Secondary School Record

Recommended

Completion of college-preparatory program
Formal demonstration of competencies
Secondary School Rank

Neither required nor recommended

Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

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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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Financial Aid

100%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$32,227

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $42,405
Room $5,900
Board $6,852
Additional fees $185
Books & supplies $1,250
Total $56,592
Average Financial Aid - $32,227
Total with Avg. Aid $24,365

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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 800 526-4276
finaid@austincollege.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined yes yes
Baseball yes
Basketball yes yes
Football yes
Soccer yes yes
Softball yes
Swimming and diving yes yes
Tennis yes yes
Volleyball yes
Water polo yes yes

Club Sports - Men's

cheerleading

Club Sports - Women's

cheerleading

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, flag football, soccer, softball, volleyball

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Anthropology, General. yes
Art Teacher Education. yes
Art/Art Studies, General. yes
Biochemistry. yes
Biology/Biological Sciences, General. yes
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other. yes
Business/Commerce, General. yes
Chemistry, General. yes
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other. yes
Communication and Media Studies, Other. yes
Computer Science. yes
Creative Writing. yes
Drama and Dance Teacher Education. yes
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General. yes
East Asian Studies. yes
Economics, General. yes
Elementary Education and Teaching. yes
English Language and Literature, General. yes
Environmental Studies. yes
Finance, General. yes
French Language Teacher Education. yes
French Language and Literature. yes
German Language and Literature. yes
Health Services Administration. yes
History, General. yes
International Business/Trade/Commerce. yes
International Economics. yes
International Relations and Affairs. yes
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching. yes
Latin Teacher Education. yes
Mass Communication/Media Studies. yes
Mathematics, General. yes
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other. yes
Music Teacher Education. yes
Music, General. yes
Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management. yes
Philosophy. yes
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching. yes
Physics, General. yes
Political Science and Government, General. yes
Psychology, General. yes
Public Health, General. yes
Religion/Religious Studies. yes
Secondary Education and Teaching. yes
Sociology, General. yes
Spanish Language and Literature. yes
Speech Communication and Rhetoric. yes
Speech Teacher Education. yes
Theatre/Theatre Arts Management. yes

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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

1,326

total students

93%

in-state

7%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

98%

1,306
students

Female
52%
678

Male
48%
628

2%

20
students

Female
80%
16

Male
20%
4

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

99%

1,299
students

Female
52%
674

Male
48%
625

1%

7
students

Female
57%
4

Male
43%
3

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Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
10%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
12%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
24%
Hispanic/Latino
47%
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 Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

13%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

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

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: August 1

Spring: January 15

Transfer Credits

Maximum transferred

68

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

68

semester hours

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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

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