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Colleges / Union College - New York

Union College - New York

Schenectady, NY 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate47%

About Union College

Union College is a private college in the city of Schenectady, New York. Union College was founded in 1795. The college currently enrolls around 2,107 students a year, including 2,110 undergrads.

Union College Acceptance Rate

It is very difficult to get into Union College. Union College admitted 47% of all applicants in 2022. Out of 8,458 applications received in 2022, 3,934 students were offered admission.

Union College Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 47%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate 70%
Early Action Acceptance Rate 6%
Average GPA 4.0
Test Optional Yes
Applicants Submitting ACT scores 6%
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 38%

Click below to find out more about the admissions requirements and deadlines, student life, academics, majors and more.


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Union College is located in the city of Schenectady, New York,.

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College Info

Union College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Jan 15

Transfer Applications are Due

Apr 15

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Union College is Jan 15.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Union College is Apr 15.

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

Union College SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

1310 - 1490


Math SAT Range

660 - 760


Reading SAT Range

650 - 730

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

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Estimated Chance

1490 and Above


1310 to 1490


1310 and Less


SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for Union College students is 1380. Applicants with SAT scores of 1490 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Union College, while applicants with SAT scores between 1310 to 1490 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 1310 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Union College.

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Union College is like? There are approximately 2,107 students enrolled at Union College, including 2,110 undergraduate students and -3 graduate students. 99% percent of students attend school full-time, 33% percent are from NY and 67% percent of students are from other states.


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