Austin College: Review & Facts

Overall Rating: Overall Ranking - ExcellentQuality: Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety: Capmus Safety Rating - FairCosts: Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Poor
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Austin College is a small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 1,260 students enrolled. This school was established in 1849 and is one of the 2 colleges and schools located in Sherman, Texas.

Austin College is affiliated with Presbyterian Church.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
39
At Austin College you can receive your bachelor's degree or master's degree.

Austin College deploys a continuous curriculum calendar system and provides 39 majors. The most popular concentrations are Psychology, Business, Biology, Political Science, and General Studies. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other colleges.
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a positive sign. However, if you plan to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
77%
The student retention rate at Austin College is fair at 77% (well above Texas average). Taking this statistic into consideration, apparently students enjoy their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Austin College is good: 74%.

Student to faculty ratio at Austin College is pretty good: 12:1. Find out more on instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$32,900
Average tuition prices are extremely high, around $32,700 per academic year. The additional fees at Austin College (not included in tuition costs) are nearly $200, which totals $32,900 a year.

Read the details about Austin College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
59%
As reported in recent government data, 3,006 applications were submitted and 1,776 were accepted; so it is not very hard to get admitted at this school.

The college will consider accepting dual credits and advanced placement credits for admission.

Find out more about admissions as well applicants test score information at Austin College in the Admissions and Tests report for this school.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$5,000
Austin College offers study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Austin College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses.

Safety
Grade
C+
Austin College offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates about 1,200 students, which offers a decent on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is relatively low -- around $5,000 per academic year.

Based on the college crime data, Austin College seems to be a relatively safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Austin College Location and Maps



Post Address: Austin College, 900 N Grand Ave, Sherman, Texas 75090-4400, USA
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