1,223
Students
Financial aid thermometer
34,957
Avg. Financial Aid
Very Selective
Admission Difficulty
52
52%
Acceptance Rate
Small town
Setting
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Overview

Austin College is a Comprehensive institution located in Sherman, TX, in a small town setting.

Location & Contact

Address 900 North Grand Avenue
Suite 6N
Sherman, TX  75090-4400
United States
Contact Mrs. Nan Davis
Vice President for Institutional Enrollment
Email: admission@austincollege.edu
Phone: 903-813-3000
Fax: 903-813-3198

Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
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Spanish And Iberian Studies Checkmark
Women's Studies Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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International Business/trade/commerce Checkmark
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Mass Communication/media Checkmark
Speech Communication And Rhetoric Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
Drama And Dance Teacher Education Checkmark
Elementary Education Checkmark
French Language Teacher Education Checkmark
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Physical Education Teaching And Coaching Checkmark
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Classics And Classical Languages Checkmark
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East Asian Languages Checkmark
French Checkmark
German Checkmark
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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History Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Economics Checkmark
International Economics Checkmark
International Relations And Affairs Checkmark
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

3,545
Applied
1,849
Accepted
1,223
Enrolled
52%
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Female Admissions

1,946
Females Applied
1,051
Females Accepted
54%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

1,599
Males Applied
798
Males Accepted
50%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

0
Application Fee
3.54
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
2 recommendations
Recommended A minimum high school GPA of 3
Interview

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen March 1st April 1st
Early decision plan November 1st December 4th
Other early decision plan December 1st January 15th
Transfer August 1st Not reported

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 633 590 680
SAT Math 625 570 680
ACT Composite 26 23 29

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

39,775
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Fees

185
Full-time student fees
12,527
Room & board
5,810
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Financial Aid

34,957
Avg. Financial Aid Package
35,402
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
23,614
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,596
Avg. Loan Aid
22,504
Avg. Grant Aid
31,269
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
86%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
23%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

1,223
Total undergrad students
3%
International Students
9%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 21.26%
Black or African American 8.5%
White or Caucasian 49.47%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.57%
Asian 13.16%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.08%
Two or more races 4.17%
Other 0.25%

Gender

Male (48.73%)
Female (51.27%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Men-only housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 86%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
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Campus events:
Homecoming, Great Day of Service and Kangapalooza (spring concert)

Student Services

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Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

Greek fraternities
Greek sororities
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Most popular organizations:
Inter-Varsity Christian Fellowship (IVCF), Campus Activity Board (CAB), Indian Cultural Association, Students Today Alumni Tomorrow (STAT) and ACtivators

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
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Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No Division 3 No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Cheerleading No Checkmark No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Football Checkmark Division 3 No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving No Division 3 No
Tennis No Division 3 No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
Water Polo No Checkmark No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Cheerleading No Checkmark No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Football Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball Checkmark Division 3 No
Swimming And Diving No Division 3 No
Tennis No Division 3 No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 3 No
Water Polo No Checkmark No

Faculty

125
Total Faculty
11:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 96
Part-time - 29
Male - 74
Female - 51