Union College is on a 100-acre campus in the small town setting of Barbourville, KY.
Union College has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to join – including chorus, theater groups, and more.
Interested in Greek life? Union College does not have fraternities or sororities.
Union College has several thriving Student Ambassadors. In fact, more students participate in the Student Ambassadors than any other on-campus activity.
Other popular student organizations at Union College include Student Government Association, Union Singers, International Club and Spiritual Life Team.
Union College students' favorite campus traditions are Welcome Weekend, Homecoming Week and Convocations.
This table offers information on housing at Union College.
|On-Campus Housing||Yes||Required for sophomore|
|Guaranteed Housing||Yes||Guaranteed for freshman|
|Co-ed Housing Available||No|
|Housing for Students with Disabilities||No|
|Percentage of Students Living On-Campus||––||45%|
|Spots Available in On-Campus Housing||––|
|Number of Students Living On-Campus||––|
|Percentage of Students Living Off-Campus||––||67%|
Union College offers housing for students. Students are required to live on campus through sophomore year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.
Most Union College students live off campus. In 2022, 45% of undergrads at Union College lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 67% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Union College. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.
Union College does not offer coed housing or housing for students with disabilities.
At Union College there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.
Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the university, funding, and competition level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.
Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.
Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.
Let's take a look at the athletic options available at Union College:
|Sport||Men's Intramural||Women's Intramural||Men's Division||Women's Division||Men's Scholarships||Women's Scholarships|
|Archery||Intercollegiate Sport||Intercollegiate Sport||√||√|
|Bowling||Intercollegiate Sport||Intercollegiate Sport||√||√|
|Basketball||√||√||Intercollegiate Sport||Intercollegiate Sport||√||√|
|Cheerleading||Intercollegiate Sport||Intercollegiate Sport||√||√|
|Golf||Intercollegiate Sport||Intercollegiate Sport||√||√|
|Soccer||Intercollegiate Sport||Intercollegiate Sport||√||√|
|Swimming And Diving||√||√||Intercollegiate Sport||Intercollegiate Sport||√||√|
|Tennis||√||√||Intercollegiate Sport||Intercollegiate Sport||√||√|
|Track And Field||Intercollegiate Sport||Intercollegiate Sport||√||√|
|Cross Country Running||Intercollegiate Sport||Intercollegiate Sport||√||√|
College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.
Union College is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Union College campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night.
Union College offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards so that students can feel confident that they are safe in on-campus housing.
Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit Union College, take Interstate 75 to Barbourville, KY. If you need to fly, book your flight to Blue Grass Airport (Lexington, KY) airport.
Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore Union College's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour
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