Campus Information

Austin College is a leading national independent liberal arts college located north of Dallas in Sherman, Texas. Founded in 1849, making it the oldest institution of higher education in Texas operating under original charter and name, the college is related by covenant to the Presbyterian Church (USA). Recognized nationally for academic excellence in the areas of international education, pre-professional training, and leadership studies, Austin College is one of 40 schools profiled in Loren Pope’s influential book Colleges that Change Lives.

Austin College
900 N. Grand Ave.
Sherman,  TX  75090

GPS Coordinates

33° 38′ 49.22″ N
96° 35′ 50.16″ W

Find out more about the North Texas Area, including lodging, restaurants, shopping, transportation, and the Lake Campus.

Campus MapCampus Map and Driving Directions

From the East (U.S. Hwy. 82 or State Hwy. 11): From Highways 82 or 11, take State Hwy 56 West, turn right on Grand Avenue. Austin College is 1/2 mile on the left.

From the West (U.S. Hwy. 82): From U.S. Hwy. 82, take Exit 643 for State Hwy 91 (Texoma Parkway), turn right on Texoma Parkway and proceed to third traffic light (Grand Avenue). Turn left on Grand Avenue and continue on Grand across the overpass.* Austin College is 1/2 mile on the right.

From the North (U.S. Hwy. 75): From U.S. Hwy. 75, take Exit 63 to U.S. Hwy 82. Travel east on U.S. Hwy 82, to Exit 643 for State Hwy 91 (Texoma Parkway), turn right on Texoma Parkway and proceed to third traffic light (Grand Avenue). Turn left on Grand Avenue and continue on Grand across the overpass. * Austin College is 1/2 mile on the right.

From the South (U.S. Hwy. 75): From U.S. Hwy 75 North, take Exit 61 for State Hwy 91 (Texoma Parkway). Turn right at the second traffic light on to Grand Avenue. Continue on Grand across the overpass.* Austin College is 1/2 mile on the right.

*Inclement Weather Directions: In the event of ice or snow, the Grand Avenue overpass is sometimes closed. As an alternate route, take Hwy 75 to Exit 58 for Lamar St. (one way heading east). From the north, turn left on Lamar.  From the south, turn right on Lamar. At the downtown Sherman square, turn left on Travis. Travel approximately 6 blocks and turn right on Brockett St.  Austin College is 1 mile on the left.