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Colleges / Austin College

Austin College

Sherman, TX 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate43%
Acceptance Rate43%

Austin College Academics

Austin College requires a minimum of 34 course credit units to graduate with a bachelor's degree.

There is no accelarated degree program at Austin College, but students who wish to save money or graduate early can look into transferring in credits. Austin College accepts transfer credits. The school accepts AP credit and IB credits. Additionally, Austin College has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.

NOTE: Around 68% of students who start college at Austin College graduate within six years.

Austin College offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.

Academic Options Yes No
Accelerated Degree Program X
Transfer Credits Accepted
AP Credit Accepted
IB Credits Accepted
Summer Classes Available
New Student Orientation

Reminder: Austin College may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.

Which Courses Do I Have To Take At Austin College?

Austin College has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate.

Students are required to fulfill a language requirement

Students are not required to take a computer class to graduate.

Course Required?
2nd Language Yes
Math true
Science true
Computer No

Reminder: Check with Austin College directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.

Majors at Austin College

When choosing a major, Austin College students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at Austin College.

Student Designed Majors

Austin College allows students to design their own major, if desired. If students would like to study something that is not offered as an official major, designing their own major is a great alternative.

Senior Projects

Austin College does not require students to complete a senior project.

Double Majoring at Austin College

Austin College offers students the option to double major, if they would like. Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major.

NOTE: Declaring a double major may mean taking more courses, but it can provide a unique combination of experience that helps students stand out when job searching or applying to a graduate program.


Frequently Asked Questions About Austin College


Does Austin College Offer Learning Disability Services?

✅ Austin College offers services for students with disabilities.

Prospective students can contact the college's Office of Accessibility Services to learn more about any support and accomodations offered. These conversations are usually kept confidential and will not be shared with the admissions office if you do not wish to share.

Does Austin College Have An Online Program?

❌ Austin College does not have distance learning options or fully-online programs, so students must be able to attend classes on-campus.

Does Austin College Offer AP Credit?

✅ Austin College offers some credit for Advanced Placement (AP) classes taken in high school. Schools have different requirements for what AP scores they accept, so some students may not receive AP credit.

Does Austin College Have An Honors Program?

❌ Austin College does not offer an honors program or a Freshman Honor College. Students must complete a senior project if they are in the Honors Program at Austin College.

Does Austin College Require Internships?

🟨 Austin College does not require an internship for all students, but does require an internship for students in some majors.


Additional Information About Austin College


Austin College Library

The main library on campus is the Abell Library and there are no other libraries on campus.

Dual Degree Programs at Austin College

A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time. A 3-2 dual degree program is a five-year program wherein the first three years are spend taking undergraduate courses and the final two years are spent taking graduate courses. Upon completion of the 5 years, the student will be awarded two degrees, a bachelor's degree and a master's degree.

Austin College offers these dual degree programs:

•3-2 dual degree program in engineering in partnership with University of Texas at Dallas, Texas A&M University, Washington University in St. Louis and Columbia University

ROTC

Does Austin College have any ROTC programs?

Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every school. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.

Austin College does not have any ROTC programs.

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

1,228

Campus Setting

Small Town

Acceptance Rate

43%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$44,490

Out-of-State

$44,490

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Jul 31
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