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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
1,288
Undergraduate
Students
(50.9%) 655 Women
(49.1%) 633 Men
19
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Very difficult
Overall Admission Rate
55% of 3,832 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Decision Offered
Yes
Regular Admission Deadline
March 1

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.64
SAT Math
560-660 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
622 average
570-670 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
25 average
22-27 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
87%
Average Freshman Award
$35,267
Average Indebtedness of 2018 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
99
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
86% 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.
0.5% American Indian/Alaskan Native
12.9% Asian
10.1% Black/African-American
20.9% Hispanic/Latino
4.9% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.2% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
50.1% White
0.4% Unknown
International Students
1.9% from 16 countries
First-Year Students Returning
81.6%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
65.6%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
36%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
30.0%
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