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Colleges / Union College

Union College

Schenectady, NY 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate47%
Acceptance Rate47%

About Union College

Union College is a private, nonprofit college in the city of Schenectady, New York. Union College was founded in 1795 and enrolls 2,096 undergrads and no graduate students.

Union College Acceptance Rate

It is very difficult to get into Union College. The acceptance rate at Union College is 47%. In 2022, 7,470 students applied to Union College and 3,513 were admitted.

Union College Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 47%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate 61%
Early Action Acceptance Rate 62%
Average GPA 3.5
Test Optional Yes
Applicants Submitting ACT scores 62%

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Union College is locatedin 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

1270 - 1450


Math SAT Range

640 - 740


Reading SAT Range

630 - 710

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

SAT Score

Estimated Chance

1450 and Above


1270 to 1450


1270 and Less


SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for Union College students is 1380. Applicants with SAT scores of 1450 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Union College, while applicants with SAT scores between 1270 to 1450 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 1270 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Union College.

Union College Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Union College is like? There are approximately 2,096 students enrolled at Union College. 99% percent of students attend school full-time, 35% percent are from NY and 65% percent of students are from other states.


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