Austin College

Location Sherman
Established 1849
Famous For Sself-designed Majors


Austin College is a private liberal arts college located in Sherman, Texas and has a 100-acre environmentally green campus North of Dallas. Austin College was founded in 1849 and fosters close interaction between professors and students by having a small class size, most averaging fewer than 25 students. The College offers around 35 majors and pre-professional programs. Students can also choose a specialized major according to their particular interests. 

Austin College has a nationally recognized five-year Master of Arts in Teaching program, for which it is quite famous. Other popular programs include pre-medical, pre-law, and international studies. The music program at Austin College is also popular, and the department supports the Austin College A Cappella Choir and the Sherman Symphony Orchestra.

Services for International Students

Austin College has various student support services in different domains to help them in their academics and professional development. The Center for Student Success and Access Services organizes programs to develop the skills of students through coaching, workshops, and tutoring. Health and wellness services are also provided to students.


  • 107th in the National Liberal Arts Colleges category by US News National Universities rankings
  • 87th in the Top Performers on Social Mobility by the US News National Universities rankings
  • 261st in the U.S. in the 2022 Times Higher Education Rankings


Austin College provides on-campus accommodation to students and prefers that most of them stay in the residence halls for three years during their education. The campus has five residence halls with all the major facilities and also has other apartments and flats.

About Location

The city of Sherman is located in North Texas and gives Austin College the perfect spot to be in proximity to the various cultural, entertainment, and creational activities. Students can explore the historic downtown main street shopping, cultural exhibits, music festivals, and other places during their time at the college. The students can also take advantage of the businesses around the city, which can provide internship opportunities for them.

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