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Colleges / Union College - Lincoln Nebraska

Union College - Lincoln Nebraska

Lincoln, NE 4-Year Private

Union College Admissions

Consult with Union College's admissions department for any important information, including application fees.

Union College Admissions Stats at a Glance

Here's an overiew of some of Union College's admissions stats.

Union College 2023 Admissions Statistics
Mean Unweighted GPA 3.4
Admissions Test Policy Not optional
Applicants Who Submit SATs 32%
Applicants Who Submit ACTs 83%
Waitlist No

Union College Application Deadlines

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Want to Apply Early to Union College?

Union College may or may not offer early admission, however the school has not provided any application information. Check with Union College directly for more information about early applications.

➡️ See a list of some competetive colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

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Transferring to Union College

For more information on transferring to Union College, contact the school directly.

For Students Waitlisted to Union College

Union College has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.

What Does Union College Look For in an Applicant?

Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are they consider most important when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When assembling your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that put the most emphasis on the areas where you shine.

Admissions Factors at Union College

What does Union College consider during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.

Admissions Factor Level
Standardized Test Scores Very Important
Academic GPA Very Important

Make sure to check with Union College for more information on admission factors.

Union College 2022-2023 Application Requirements

To apply to Union College, all applicants must submit the following items. Check in with Union College's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for Some Details (If Any)
Written Essay or Personal Statement
Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale)
Other Requirements Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)
Letter(s) of Recommendation
Transcript of High School Record

GPA and Testing

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Union College?

Students admitted to Union College have an average unweighted GPA of 3.4.

About GPAs

Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that reflects your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.

An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.

Standardized Test Scores

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.

In 2022, 32% of Union College's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 83% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

What is a Good SAT Score for Union College?

To be competitive with other Union College applicants, you should aim to score between 943 and 1180 (or higher!) on the SAT. At Union College 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1180 and 25% of scored lower than 943, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.

On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Union College students scored 560 or higher and 75% of students scored 482.5 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Union College students scored 630 or higher, and 75% scored a 482.5 or higher.

To be most competitive at Union College, you should strive to earn between 17.75 and 26 on the ACT.

An ACT score of 26 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Union College's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 26, and three out of four students scored lower than 26 on the ACT.

A 17.75 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Union College students. Only one out of every four students scored below 17.75.

Union College Admissions FAQs

Do I have to submit test scores to Union College?

✅ Union College is not test optional.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at Union College?

🟨 Union College may or may not offer early decision. The school has not provided any information on early decision including ED acceptance rates.

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Union College Application Deadline

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Transfer Applications are Due

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Union College SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

943 - 1180


Math SAT Range

443 - 560


Reading SAT Range

483 - 630

Union College GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)


GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At Union College, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.44. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

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