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Union College – Barbourville

310 College St, Barbourville, KY

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Union College is a nonprofit private college that has many degree programs available for students to choose from. The school is located in Barbourville, KY, in a predominantly rural area. The school maintains a United Methodist affiliation, which is evident in the role it plays in program curriculums and daily life at the school. Around 1,400 students enroll at Union College per year.

Students can choose from several areas of study, including:

  • Education
  • Business And Marketing Studies
  • Psychology
  • Recreation And Fitness Studies
  • Health And Clinical Professions
  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences

Students applying for admission are generally required to submit an application, school records, standardized test scores and any requested application essays, which will then be reviewed by admissions officials. An ACT or SAT exam is required prior to applying, with scores in a range of 850 to 1010 on the SAT and within the range of 19 to 23 on the ACT is common among students accepted to Union College. Union College admits around 70% of students applying. Of those students admitted, nearly 24% of students enrolled. More information on admissions can be found at unionky.edu.

Undergraduate tuition is approximately $22,000 for the year, though it may change based on any number of circumstances. Students may visit the school's net price calculator to determine a more personalized cost estimate. On-campus housing is available for students, and generally costs around $2,900 each year. Students attending this school may qualify for aid which is usually grants and loans.

The Union College Bulldogs participate in several athletic programs, with competitions managed and overseen by the NAIA. Athletic programs available may include:

  • Baseball (NAIA Division II)
  • Basketball (NAIA Division II)
  • Track & Field (NAIA Division II)

Contact information, academics information, areas of study, and much more may be viewed on school's website at http://www.unionky.edu.

Admission Requirements & Details

The admissions information below may provide a better idea of the candidates Union College – Barbourville accepts. The details may include admissions application requirements and recommendations, as well as any college credits that may be transferred.

College Credits Accepted

  • Dual Credits
  • AP Course Credits

Student Enrollment

Total enrollment at Union College – Barbourville is around 1,100 students, with undergraduate students making up about 80% of the total student population and graduate students making up the rest.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Annual tuition estimates are between $23,000-$27,000 for both state residents and nonresidents
  • The estimated tuition for part time students is around $340 to $410 per unit

Financial Aid Details

The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid100%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships100%$16,876
Receiving Student Loans82%$6,428
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Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To help students and recent graduates, Union College – Barbourville may provide services including:

  • Online course work available
  • Remedial courses
  • Career path counseling
  • Student employment
  • Employment search assistance

Graduation Rates

The overall graduation rate of Union College – Barbourville is approximately 34%.

Number of Year to GraduatePercent of Entering Class
Students Graduating in 4 Years16%
Graduating in 5 Years15%
Graduating in 6 Years3%

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (BSN) Program
    • * Accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (since 2013)
  • Nursing (MSN, DSN) Program
    • * Accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (since 2013)
  • Elementary and Secondary School Teacher Education Program
    • * Accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (since 2014)

Intercollegiate Athletics

Union College – Barbourville is a Member of National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA), with many of the sports being in the NAIA Division II classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:

  • Baseball (Appalachian Athletic Conference)
  • Basketball (Appalachian Athletic Conference)
  • Track and Field (Appalachian Athletic Conference)
  • Football (Mid-South Conference)
  • Golf
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball
  • Other Sports
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Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

Get more information about the programs offered by Union College – Barbourville by clicking the request information to the right.

(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Business and Marketing Studies

Communications and Journalism

Computer and Information Sciences

Education

English Language and Literature

Ethnic Cultural and Gender Studies

Health and Clinical Professions

History

Interdisciplinary Studies

Mathematics and Statistics

Philosophy and Religious Studies

Physical Sciences

Psychology

Public Administration and Social Services

Recreation and Fitness Studies

Security and Protective Services

Social Sciences

Visual and Performing Arts

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Data Disclaimer

Information displayed on this page has been obtained from Institution, State, and Federal data sources, including the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) Survey 2010-2016. Information should be solely used for informational purposes only and may not be accurate for the current year. Contact Union College – Barbourville for official up-to-date information.

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ACCEPTANCE RATE
69.18%

FINANCIAL AID RATE
100%

STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
12:1

DEGREES OFFERED ONLINE
6

FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
$16,635