Austin College: Review & Facts

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Austin College is a small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 1,255 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
45
Fair
At Austin College you can receive your bachelor's degree or master's degree.

Austin College deploys a continuous curriculum calendar system and provides 45 majors. The most popular concentrations are Business, Biology, Political Science, Psychology, and Foreign Languages. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other colleges.


Student Retention
83%
Good
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.

The student retention rate at Austin College is high at 83% (well above Texas average). Taking this statistic into consideration, apparently students enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
13 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Austin College is good: 74%.

Student to faculty ratio at Austin College is pretty good: 13:1. Find out more on instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$36,300
High
Average tuition prices are extremely high, around $36,100 per academic year. The additional fees at Austin College (not included in tuition costs) are nearly $200, which totals $36,300 a year.

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

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
54%
Doable
As reported in recent government data, 3,357 applications were submitted and 1,816 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
$5,500
Medium
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
F
Unsafe
Austin College offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates about 1,100 students, which offers a decent on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is reasonable -- around $5,500 per academic year.

Based on the college crime data, Austin College seems to be a very dangerous 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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