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About Union College

Union College is a private, religious school in an suburban setting in Lincoln, Nebraska. Union College was founded in 1891 and now enrolls around 813 students a year, including 723 undergrads.

Union College offers housing for up to 0 students. The majority of students live on-campus.About 0% of students stay on-campus during the weekends..

There are 8 Union College undergrads for each full-time professor.

2021 Union College Admissions Facts At-a Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Overall Acceptance Rate 70%
Average GPA 3.4
Tuition $24,960

Union College Regular Decision Deadline 2022

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Union College does not offer early decision or early action.

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2021 Acceptance Rate for Union College

It is moderately difficult to get into Union College. The acceptance rate at Union College is 70%. Last year, 1,326 students applied to Union College and 930 were admitted.

Union College Waitlist 2021

Union College reports that no students were waitlisted or admitted off the waitlist in the most recent year.

How Do I Get Into Union College?

Union College is considered moderately difficult to get into. Every admissions committee has a different way of evaulating applicants, but most look at a combination of grades, test scoes, activities, as well as essays and recommendations. To apply to Union College, applicants must submit the following items.

Union College Application Requirements

Area Required Recommended Required for some Details (if any)
Written Essay or Personal Statement
Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale) 2.0.5
Interview
Letter(s) of Recommendation 3
Transcript of High School Record

Union College Average GPA and Test Scores

The average high school GPA for a student admitted to Union College is 3.4 /4.0.

Visit the Admissions tab above for more on how to apply to Union College.

Does Union College Require the ACT or SAT?

Union College does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

Out of all applicants, 32% submitted the SAT. 83% submitted the ACT.


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Dorms at Union College

Yes! Union College provides on-campus housing for students.

Union College students are active in the school's Business and Computer Science Club, Math and Science Club and Nursing Club. Project Impact, ASB Handshake, and and Basketball Tournament are a few of the events that the campus rallies behind each year.

Click the Student Life tab above to learn more about the student body and campus life at Union College.

Financial Aid at Union College

Union College meets 60% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. First-year students that attend Union College full-time are awarded $19,736 a year in financial aid, on average.

The 2022-2023 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2021

Some aid is awarded ona first-come, first-serve basis, so fill out the FAFSA asap. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! No one should ever pay to fill out the FREE Application for Federal Student Aid, (FAFSA), so don't give your money (or info!) to any website that claim you do.

Is Union College a Good School?

The definition of a "good school" is different for different people. Acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how selective an institution is, but they don't tell you how happy or successful students are. However, there are a few good ways to get a better sense how satisfied students are and how well a school supports its student body.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Union College

Out of all the first-year, full-time undergrads who start at Union College, around 77% return for their sophomore year. Out of the 169 students who started at Union College as first-time freshman, 51 graduate within four years.

Around 47% of students who started at Union College earn their Bachelor's degrees within six years. Compare this to the average six-year graduation rate for colleges and universities in the U.S., which is around 61% for public schools and 67% for private.

Job Outcomes and Student Debt

Job placement rates after graduation, average starting salaries, and the debt students graduate with can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school. The average student debt for graduates in the class of 2021 was around $34,615 per student, not including those with no debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

Based on this information, how does Union College sound? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may be a terrible fit for someone else! So ask yourself: Is Union College a good school for you?

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Where is Union College Located?

Union College is located in the suburban setting of Lincoln, Nebraska, less than an hour from Omaha.

If you want to see Union College for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 80 to Lincoln, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Lincoln Municipal.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Union College and Lincoln are like without leaving home.

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College Info

3800 South 48th Street Lincoln, NE 68506-4300

Campus Setting: Suburban

Union College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

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Transfer Applications are Due

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The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Union College is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Union College is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

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Union College ACT Scores

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ACT Range

18 - 26

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

26 and Above

Good

18 to 26

Avg

18 and Less

Low

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Union College SAT Scores

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Composite SAT Range

943 - 1180

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Math SAT Range

443 - 560

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Reading SAT Range

483 - 630

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Union College Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$33,270

In State

$33,270

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$24,960
$24,960
Fees
$1,100
$1,100
Housing
$7,210
$7,210
Books
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Student Life

Wondering what life at Union College is like? There are approximately 813 students enrolled at Union College, including 723 undergraduate students and 90 graduate students. 88% percent of students attend school full-time, 80% percent are from NE and 20% percent of students are from other states.

88%

Full Time

12%

Part Time

80%

In State

20%

Out-of-State

© 2021 College Confidential / Concentrical LLC, Data provided by IPEDs and Peterson's Databases, © 2020 Peterson's LLC.

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

813

Campus Setting

Suburban

Acceptance Rate

70%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$26,060

Out-of-State

$26,060

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Continuous processing
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