Austin College Academic Life

Summary

The student-faculty ratio at Austin College is 12:1, and the school has 67.3 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at Austin College include: Social Sciences; Psychology; Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services; Biological and Biomedical Sciences; and History. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 82.8 percent.

Faculty & Classes

General education/core curriculum required Yes
Coursework required for graduation
Humanities Foreign languages
Mathematics Sciences (biological or physical)
English (including composition) Social science
Class sizes
Class sizes
Student-faculty ratio 12:1
Full-time faculty gender distribution
Full-time faculty gender distribution
Part-time faculty gender distribution
Part-time faculty gender distribution

Majors

Five most popular majors for 2012 graduates
Social Sciences 17%
Psychology 15%
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 11%
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 10%
History 8%

Academic Programs & Offerings

Degrees offered Bachelor's, Master's
Combined-degree programs N/A
Student participation in special academic programs
First-year experiences N/A
Service learning N/A
Senior capstone or culminating academic experience N/A
Writing in the disciplines N/A
Undergraduate research/creative projects 40%
Institution is G.I. Bill certified N/A
Institution participates in Yellow Ribbon Program N/A
Institution is SOC Member N/A
Offers DANTES course(s) for credit N/A

Graduation & Retention

Average freshman retention rate 83%
4-year graduation rate 73%

* Academic Life details based on 2012 data


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