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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.

Website: www.austincollege.edu/

Private
Co-ed
1,294
Undergraduate
Students
(52.0%) 673 Women
(48.0%) 621 Men
20
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
51% of 4,360 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Decision Offered
Yes
Regular Admission Deadline
March 1

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.51
SAT Math
600 average
550-650 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
600 average
560-660 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
27 average
24-29 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$56,557
Tuition and Fees
$41,155
Room and Board
$12,752
Average Percent of Need Met
88%
Average Freshman Award
$40,581
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
Not reported
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
4-1-4
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
102
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 28% of classes
10-19 students: 34% of classes
20-29 students: 27% of classes
30-39 students: 8% of classes
40-49 students: 2% of classes
50-99 students: 1% of classes
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Campus Life

Sherman Population
39,122
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Dallas-Fort Worth
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
74% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
Kangaroo
Sororities
77% of women participate
Fraternities
76% of men participate
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.3% American Indian/Alaskan Native
12.8% Asian
10.3% Black/African-American
24.6% Hispanic/Latino
3.1% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.3% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
48.0% White
0.5% Unknown
International Students
1.2%
First-Year Students Returning
78.2%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
68.4%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
36%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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