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Here, it's all about you. Learn. Explore. Innovate. Make your place in the rich and complex world. We are selective by design with an individual focus for an exceptional learning experience. Ready to make a difference? We’re ready to launch your journey. Let’s go!
Dilan Shah ’17 conducted undergraduate research for four years at Austin College. Focusing on cancer therapy, he experienced all aspects of research, from concept to experiment design, funding, and presentation.
Traveling to the Himalayas to study culture, animals, and plants, students taking Science and Culture of the Natural World also worked alongside Nepalese villagers to build a sturdy school house there.
Karisma Sheth ’17 is shaking things up with a better clothes hanger design. Begun in Austin College’s Product Lab, her work has gained attention for product research, pitch, teamwork, and is now provisional patent pending.
For the second year, students take a leadership role in organizing TEDxAustinCollege, an independently organized TED talk event featuring ideas worth sharing on an international platform.
Narendra Balkaran ’18 co-founded OmniBoost by way of Austin College Product Lab. His innovative design passively amplifies audio from any smartphone without using cords. OmniBoost is in the application stage for a patent.
Whether your goal is to prepare for a career, continue to graduate school, or refine your talents, our faculty focus on you. Award-winning faculty helps you develop key skills to solve 21st-century challenges. From day one, your faculty mentor helps guide your way. Be paired with a legendary professor and be prepared for tomorrow.
Choose from 55 academic majors/minors or design your own. Here you will discover courses and programs designed to prepare you for the future. With a 90% acceptance rate into medical schools and health science graduate programs, our personal approach to education brings prestige to any future.
As a student at Austin College, you’ll be part of an esteemed community more than 168 years in the making – one comprised of innovators, achievers and influencers across all disciplines who have influenced their communities and the world through their work, innovative leadership and generosity.
Ron Kirk '76
Served as mayor of Dallas and as a member of President Obama’s Cabinet as U.S. Trade Representative. He now is Senior of Counsel in the law firm Gibson Dunn.
Larry Fedora '85
Coach Larry Fedora of the North Carolina Tar Heels began as a graduate assistant at Austin College after a fierce football career. Go ‘Roos!
Michael Sorrells '65
Retired Highland Park High School swim coach, trained more than 40 Texas state champions and five U.S. Olympians. He is a member of the Texas Swimming and Diving Hall of Fame.
Kourtney Penn Garrett '00
President and CEO of Downtown Dallas, Inc., working to develop a downtown atmosphere where citizens and visitors can find community.
Elizabeth Gonzalez '16
As Marketing Director at Houston’s Transworld Business Advisors, Elizabeth delivers value to her clients and leads a variety of community-oriented projects.
Dr. Han Pham Hulen '98
Specializes in wound care and hyperbaric medicine in her private practice in Dallas. She co-chairs Save a Limb Save a Life to prevent diabetic limb amputations.
Donald Gibson, M.D. '75
Dr. Donald Gibson serves as Chief Medical Officer at Memorial Hermann Memorial City Hospital and studied under Dr. Michael DeBakey.