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Austin College

Sherman, TX

Austin, founded in 1849, is a church-affiliated, liberal arts college. Its 60-acre campus is located in Sherman, 60 miles north of Dallas, near the Oklahoma state line.

Web Sitewww.austincollege.edu/
Institution TypePrivate
CoeducationalYes
Undergraduate Students1,278
   Women660 (51.6%)
   Men618 (48.4%)
Graduate Students16

ADMISSION

Entrance DifficultyVery difficult
Overall Admission Rate53% of 3,352 applicants were admitted
Early Action OfferedYes
Early Decision OfferedYes
Regular Admission DeadlineMarch 1
Selection of Students
FactorVery ImportantImportantConsideredNot Considered
Academic GPAX
Standardized TestsX
EssayX
Extracurricular ActivitiesX
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA3.52
SAT Math600 average
540-640 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading603 average
540-650 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing572 average
500-630 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite26 average
22-28 range of middle 50%

MONEY MATTERS

Cost of Attendance$52,047
Tuition and Fees
$37,340
Room and Board
$12,082
Average Percent of Need Met95%
Average Freshman Award$35,826
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
Not reported

ACADEMICS

Academic Calendar System4-1-4
General Education/
Core Curriculum
Required
Full-Time Faculty
Teaching Undergraduates
91
Regular Class Size2-9 students: 33% of classes
10-19 students: 34% of classes
20-29 students: 25% of classes
30-39 students: 6% of classes
40-49 students: 2% of classes
50-99 students: 0% of classes

CAMPUS LIFE

Sherman Population39,122
Nearest Metropolitan AreaDallas-Fort Worth
Freshman Housing GuaranteeFreshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing 95% of freshmen, 82% of all students
Athletic ConferencesNCAA Division III
MascotKangaroo
Sororities77% of women participate
Fraternities 76% of men participate

STUDENTS

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.1.0% American Indian/Alaskan Native
14.3% Asian
8.1% Black/African-American
19.8% Hispanic/Latino
3.0% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.2% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
53.6% White
0.1% Unknown
International Students3.1% from 24 countries
First-Year Students Returning82.7%
Students Graduating
Within 4 Years
63.5%
Graduates Offered Full-Time
Employment Within 6 Months
36%
Graduates Pursuing
Advanced Study Directly
35.0%
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CLASS OF 2022 Profile of Students on COLLEGEdata
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  GPA SAT ACT
UW W M ERW  
Average 3.51 4.46 673 683 23
Low 3.20 4.18 570 630 23
High 3.82 5.00 760 760 23
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