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Austin College
Sherman, TX
LOCATION AND SETTING
Sherman Population 39,122
Nearest Metropolitan Area Dallas-Fort Worth
Environment Small city
Campus Size 60 acres
Weather
Temperature 32.7 average low in January, 91.9 average high in September
Rain 70 rainy days per year
 
Getting Around
Campus Map Map
Nearest Airport 60 mile(s) from campus in Dallas/Fort Worth
Nearest Bus Station 2 mile(s) from campus in Sherman
Nearest Train Station 60 mile(s) from campus in Dallas
HOUSING
College Housing College offers housing to students
Types of Housing Coed dorms, women's dorms, men's dorms, married student apartments, single student apartments, disabled student housing
Students in College Housing 95% of freshmen, 82% of all students
Housing Requirements Students required to live on campus through junior year
Freshman Housing Guarantee Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students Living Off Campus/Commuting 18%
Off-Campus Housing Assistance  
SECURITY
24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices Available
24-Hour Security Patrols Available
Late-Night Transport/Escort Services Available
Electronically Operated Housing Entrances Available
PERSONAL SUPPORT SERVICES
Health Service Offered
Personal Counseling Offered
Child Care Not offered
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SPORTS AND RECREATION
Intercollegiate Athletics
Athletic Conferences NCAA Division III
Mascot Kangaroo
School Colors Maroon and gold
Intercollegiate Sports Offered
Sport WOMEN MEN
Offered Scholarships Given Offered Scholarships Given
Baseball     x  
Basketball x   x  
Cross-Country Running x      
Football     x  
Soccer x   x  
Softball x      
Swimming And Diving x   x  
Tennis x   x  
Volleyball x      
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SPORTS AND RECREATION - continued
Club Sports
Women's Club Sports cheerleading
Men's Club Sports cheerleading
Recreational Sports
Intramural Sports basketball, football, soccer, softball, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball
STUDENT ACTIVITIES
Activities and Organizations choral groups, concert band, dance, drama theatre, jazz band, literary magazine, music ensembles, music theatre, student government, student newspaper, symphony orchestra
Sororities 77% of women participate
Fraternities 76% of men participate
ROTC