Austin College

Austin College

Austin College, commonly referred to as AC, was founded in 1849. Initially located in Huntsville, Texas, the college moved to its present 70-acre campus in Sherman, Texas, in 1876. AC merged with the Texas Presbyterian College in 1930. The U.S. News & World Report of 2006 placed Austin College among the top 100 "Best Liberal Arts Colleges".

Students at Austin College are offered bachelor's and master's degrees in a wide variety of disciplines. Several pre-professional programs are also available. The academic centers of Austin College include:

  • Center for Environmental Studies
  • Center for Liberal Arts Teaching & Scholarship
  • Center for Southwestern & Mexican Studies
  • Posey Leadership Institute

The athletics department of Austin College fields men's and women's teams in baseball, basketball, football, soccer, softball, swimming and diving, tennis, and volleyball. Nicknamed the Kangaroos, the teams compete in the NCAA Division III, and the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference.

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Environmental Studies
Asian Studies/Civilization
Computer Science
Elementary Education And Teaching
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education And Teaching
Secondary Education And Teaching
Early Childhood Education And Teaching
Art Teacher Education
Music Teacher Education
Physical Education Teaching And Coaching
French Language Teacher Education
Spanish Language Teacher Education
Speech Teacher Education
Latin Teacher Education
East Asian Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics, General
German Language And Literature
French Language And Literature
Spanish Language And Literature
Classics And Classical Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics, General
Classics And Classical Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics, Other
English Language And Literature, General
Creative Writing
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Mathematics, General
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Religion/Religious Studies
Chemistry, General
Physics, General
Psychology, General
Drama And Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Art/Art Studies, General
Music, General
Theatre/Theatre Arts Management
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Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2016-17, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

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