55%

Acceptance Rate

$30,414

Avg.Financial Aid

003543

FAFSA Code

About Austin College

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Private

Not-For-Profit

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

1,299

Website

www.austincollege.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

SACSCOC

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Presbyterian Church (USA)

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

Austin College which is a private, Presbyterian Church (USA) university, is located in Sherman, Texas. Austin College is home to an ethnically diverse student body. At AC around 47% are white, 24% belong to Hispanic ethnicity, and 13% are Asian. Further, around 100% of the students are 24 and under. When it comes to gender distribution at the varsity, around 52% of the students are females and 48% are males. The college has produced several achievers in its many years of existence and some of the notable alumni are Ron Kirk, Deborah Crombie, Larry Fedora, and Marshall Applewhite. The school believes in the all-round growth of the students and therefore, encourages students to take part in several sporting activities, conducted inside the campus. AC offers a total of 68 undergraduate and graduate programs, including both residential and online. The university also has a long list of accreditations. It has been accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges.

Location & Contact

Address

900 N Grand Ave

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 9038132000
Fax: 9038133199
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Rankings

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Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

1-Mar

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

55%

SAT Range

1130 - 1330

ACT Range

22 - 27

Application Fee

N/A

SAT/ACT

Recommended

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

Yes

The students can make the most out of the admission process as the admission at the university is easy. The varsity has 2 admission thresholds. The students are required to submit a fee along with the admission form, in order to be considered for admission at Austin College. It is a non-refundable amount. The SAT score in the range of 1110-1310 would boost a student's chances of securing admission. A candidate, in order to take admission to Austin College, must score 26 in her ACTs. But, in certain cases, those having ACT scores less than 24 are also given admission. The candidates can apply for the courses online. However, in case they need information or want to feel the vibes, they visit the school's office at 900 N Grand Ave, Sherman, Texas 75090-4400. They can also call them at (903) 813-2000.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$23,041

Average Annual Cost

$39,775

Books And Supplies

$1,250

Other Fees

$185

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$12,527

Budget For Other Expenses

$1,400

Total One Year Cost

$55,137

Before applying to AC, candidates must keep in mind the tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure. The total one-year cost on a full-time basis would be somewhere around $54,896. This cost includes the average annual tuition cost ($41,155), books and supplies ($1,250), room and boarding ($12,752), and budget for other expenses ($1,490). Students can also explore numerous financial aid options offered by the university.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Master's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

13:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

82%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

N/A

Academic Calendar

Four-one-four plan

Research Funding per Student

$283

Faculty Overview

59%

Male Professors

41%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Business/Commerce, General

44 Graduates

Psychology, General

41 Graduates

Biology, General

36 Graduates

Public Health

22 Graduates

Economics

21 Graduates

Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

21 Graduates

History

18 Graduates

Political Science and Government

16 Graduates

Computer Science

15 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

12 Graduates

Finance and Financial Management Se...

12 Graduates

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Ot...

12 Graduates

Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecu...

10 Graduates

Rhetoric and Composition/Writing St...

10 Graduates

Sociology

10 Graduates

Chemistry

9 Graduates

East Asian Languages, Literatures,...

9 Graduates

Mathematics

8 Graduates

Natural Resources Conservation and...

6 Graduates

Physics

6 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

5 Graduates

International Relations and Nationa...

5 Graduates

Religion/Religious Studies

5 Graduates

Classics and Classical Languages, L...

4 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

4 Graduates

Germanic Languages, Literatures, an...

3 Graduates

Music

3 Graduates

Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

2 Graduates

Philosophy

2 Graduates

Business Administration, Management...

1 Graduates

International Business

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

1,280

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

31%

Full-time

100%

Part-time

N/A

Students Gender

Male

49%

US National: 44%

Female

51%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

50% White

0% Unknown

10% Black

20% Hispanic

5% Two or more races

2% Non Resident alien

13% Asian

0% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

1%

Unknown Location

6%

Out Of State

92%

In State

1%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$74,624 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and 97% of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

97%

Undergrads in College Housing

82%

Averege Housing Cost

$5,810/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $6,716/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$6,716/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Katy Kangaroo

School Colors

crimson and gold

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Southern Athletic Association

Total Male Athletes

N/A

Total Female Athletes

N/A

Intramural Sports

5

Sports Club

2

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

No

On-campus housing facilities are offered to the students who wish to remain nearby. A candidate will be needed to pay a normal expense of $12,752 per year for living on campus. The number of female and male students at the college are 48% and 52%, respectively.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$37,600/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$48,200/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$22,580

$26,915

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$234 - 279

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

100%

Average Aid Per Year

$30,414

Students Receiving Federal Grants

38%

Average Aid Per Year

$5,201

Students Receiving State Aid

46%

Average Aid Per Year

$3,437

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

100%

Average Aid Per Year

$26,856

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$35,926

$30K - $48K

$36,850

$48K - $75K

$34,391

$75K - $110K

$28,039

> $110K

$25,820

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$11,000,455

As mentioned, if one finds the fees and cost of living at AC to be on the higher side, the financial aid department of the varsity would be of huge assistance. They can assist students with scholarships, grants, and student loans as well. The average federal grant that comes from the college is around $5,460, whereas the financial aid is $27,527. The students at the college are provided with state aid and institutional aid. The state aid stands at $3,369, while the institutional aid is $27,527. At AC, the total amount of non-need-based scholarships/grants awarded to students stands at $11,000,455 per year.

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