Union University is a nonprofit private college that has a fair number of majors and degree programs available for students to choose from. The school is located in Jackson, Tennessee, in a predominantly urban area. The Southern Baptist affiliation of this school is an important part of the history, education and curriculum that defines the school. Union University has a yearly student enrollment of around four thousand.
A list of some of the more popular programs offered are:
- Interdisciplinary Studies
- Health And Clinical Professions
- Business And Marketing Studies
The admissions process begins with the submission of an application, student records, and standardized test scores, which are then reviewed by the admissions staff. An ACT or SAT exam is required prior to applying, with scores in a range of 1040 - 1320 on the SAT and within the range of 23 - 28 on the ACT is typical among students admitted to this school. Approximately 80% of all applicant were accepted at this school, with 35% of those admitted choosing to enroll. More information from the admissions office can be found here.
Undergraduate tuition is approximately $26,000 for the year, though it may change based on different types of circumstances. Students may check the school's price of attendance calculator to determine a more personalized cost estimate. On-campus housing is available for students and costs about $7,500 each year. Students at this school may qualify for aid which is usually loans, grants, scholarships and work study programs.
The mascot for Union University is the "Bulldogs", and they participate in intercollegiate athletics through oversight by the NAIA. Athletic programs available may include but not limited to:
- Baseball (NAIA Division I)
- Basketball (NAIA Division I)
- Golf (NAIA Division I)
- Soccer (NAIA Division I)
Students may visit the school's http://www.uu.edu to see additional information.
Admission Requirements & Details
The information regarding admissions below may give you an idea of the students Union University accepts. The details may include admissions application requirements and recommendations, as well as any AP college credits that may be transferred.
College Credits Accepted
- Dual Credits
- Life Experience Credits
- AP Course Credits
Total enrollment at Union University is around 3,600 students, where graduate students make up roughly 10% of the student body.
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 is estimated to range between $28,000-$34,000 for both in-state and out-of-state students
- The estimated tuition for part time students is around $940 to $1,100 per unit
Financial Aid Details
The information below lists the financial aid types students are receiving. Also shown are the percent of students receiving aid and the average amount of aid per student per year.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||100%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||100%||$19,746|
|Receiving Student Loans||60%||$7,010|
Academics & Student Services
Student ServicesTo help students and alumni, Union University may provide services to students including:
- Online classes
- Night and weekend classes available
- Academic counseling for students
- Student employment
- Helping students find work after graduation
Union University has an overall graduation rate which is around 64%.
|Number of Year to Graduate||Percent of Entering Class|
|Students Graduating in 4 Years||51%|
|Graduating in 5 Years||13%|
|Graduating in 6 Years||0.3%|
Specialized Programs & Accreditations
- Art and Design Program
- Music Program
- Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA) Program
- Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (BSN) Program
- Nursing (MSN, DSN) Program
- Pharmacy (Pharm. D.) Program
- Elementary and Secondary School Teacher Education Program
Union University is a Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), with many of the sports belonging to the NAIA Division I classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:
- Baseball (Gulf South Conference)
- Basketball (Gulf South Conference)
- Track and Field, X-Country
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 University 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
English Language and Literature
Family and Consumer Sciences
Foreign Languages and Literature
Health and Clinical Professions
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Mathematics and Statistics
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Public Administration and Social Services
Recreation and Fitness Studies
Theology and Religious Vocations
Visual and Performing Arts
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- The University of Tennessee - Martin in Martin, TN (46 miles away)
- Murray State University in Murray, KY (71 miles away)
- University of Memphis in Memphis, TN (72 miles away)
- University of North Alabama in Florence, AL (90 miles away)
- Arkansas State University in Jonesboro, AR (92 miles away)
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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 University for official up-to-date information.