If you are thinking about applying to Union University, the fee for the application is $35.
The following is an overiew of some of Union University's admissions stats.
|Union University 2022||Admissions Statistics|
|Mean Unweighted GPA||3.8|
|Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class||36%|
|Mean SAT Score||1224|
|Admissions Test Policy||Test Optional|
|Applicants Who Submit SATs||14%|
|Applicants Who Submit ACTs||86%|
These are the application deadlines for Union University.
|Application Type||Offered||Application Deadline||Notification Deadline|
|Early Decision I||No||––||––|
|Early Decision II||––||––||––|
Union University does not offer early decision or early action.
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Union University is a moderately difficult school to get into. Union University evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.
In 2021, Union University accepted 58% of all applicants, approximately 1,440 from the 2,503 applicants.
Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like Union University, accept fewer than 85% of all applicants. At least 75% of all admitted students have GPAs in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT or over 18 on the ACT.
Transfer student admissions is moderately difficult.
Union University has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.
Colleges consider a range of factors when deciding who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college has a different way of determining which factors are given the most weight 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 prioritize the admissions factors where you're strong.
Curious about the factors that are considered by Union University during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Character/Personal Qualities||Very Important|
|Class Rank||Very Important|
|Religious Affiliation/Commitment||Very Important|
|Standardized Test Scores||Very Important|
|Level of Applicant's Interest||Important|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Important|
Make sure to check with Union University for more information on admission factors.
Make sure to check in with Union University's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
Students admitted to Union University have an average unweighted GPA of 3.8.
Out of all students that were admitted, 33% submitted a class rank. At Union University 36% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 58% were in the top 25% and 86% were in the top 50%.
At Union University, student GPAs fall in the following ranges.
|GPA||Percent of Students|
|3.75 and 3.99||27%|
|3.50 and 3.74||15%|
|3.25 and 3.49||9%|
|3.00 and 3.24||3%|
|2.50 and 2.9||3%|
|2.00 and 2.49||––|
This chart depicts the percentage of all enrolled, degree-seeking, first-time, first year (freshmen) students who had high school grade point average within the given ranges.
Note: Some schools choose not release this information. If you have any questions regarding missing numbers, be sure to reach out to Union University directly.
Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that highlights 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.
Union University looks at standardized tests scores during the admissions process.
Union University is a test optional school. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.
In 2022, 14% of Union University's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 86% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
To be competitive with other Union University applicants, you should strive to earn between 1140 and 1330 (or higher!) on the SAT. At Union University 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1330 and 25% of scored lower than 1140, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.The mean composite SAT score for a Union University student is 1224.
On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Union University students scored 640 or higher and 75% of students scored 570 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Union University students scored 690 or higher, and 75% scored a 570 or higher.
To be most competitive at Union University, you should strive to earn between 23 and 30 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 30 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Union University's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 30, and three out of four students scored lower than 30 on the ACT.
A 23 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Union University students. Only one out of every four students scored below 23.
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For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to Union University. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.
Transfer students can enroll in Union University during the following terms:
• Fall Term
• Winter Term
• Spring Term
• Winter Term
• Summer Term
Can I defer my acceptance to Union University?
✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Union University.
Does Union University accept transfer credits?
✅ Union University accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Union University accepts:
• CLEP subject tests • DSST/DANTES
Does Union University accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
✅ Union University accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits and Advanced Placement (AP) credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to Union University?
❌ No, Union University is test optional, so it's up to you if you want to submit test scores or not. If your scores are higher than the school's average, you should strongly consider submitting them. If you scored lower than a school's average, you it might make sense to leave them out of your application.
What is Union University's acceptance rate?
✅ Union University has an acceptance rate of 58%.
What is the early decision acceptance rate at Union University?
❌ Union University does not offer early decision.
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How hard is it to get into Union University? Union University is a somewhat selective institution. The Union University acceptance rate is 58%. This means that the institution accepts 57 out of every 100 applicants.
First-Year Applications are Due
Transfer Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Union University is Continuous processing.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Union University is Continuous processing.
Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs
30 and Above
23 to 30
23 and Less
The median ACT score of an admitted student to Union University is 26. Students with an ACT score of 30 and above have a good chance of getting into Union University. Students with an ACT score that falls between 23 and 30 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 23 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.
Composite SAT Range
Math SAT Range
Reading SAT Range
1330 and Above
1140 to 1330
1140 and Less
The median SAT score for Union University students is 1224. Applicants with SAT scores of 1330 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Union University, while applicants with SAT scores between 1140 to 1330 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 1140 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Union University.
Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At Union University, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.8. 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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