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University of Mount Union

Alliance, OH 4-Year Private

About University of Mount Union

University of Mount Union is a private, religous school located in the small town setting of Alliance, OH, less than an hour from Cleveland (70 miles), Pittsburgh (80 miles).

Founded in 1846, University of Mount Union currently enrolls around 2,178 students a year, including 1,958 undergrads. The institution runs on a semester academic calendar.

As of 2021, the total market value of the school endowment was $139,717,000. The school spends $9,273 for each full-time student enrolled.

Admissions Facts About University of Mount Union

Acceptance rate: 81%

Average GPA: 3.46

Mean ACT score: 23

Early Decision or Early Action: No/No

2022 Regular Decision Notification Date:

What is University of Mount Union's acceptance rate?

University of Mount Union is a moderately difficult school to get accepted to. Around 81 percent of all applicants to University of Mount Union are accepted each year.

Admitted students have an average high school GPA of 3.46 out of 4.0. The mean ACT scores is 23.

In 2021, 0 applicants were waitlisted and 0 waitlisted students got accepted.

Is University of Mount Union a good school?

The definition of a "good school" is different for different people. Acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how competitive 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

About 76 percent of students who start at University of Mount Union return the next year. Out of the 635 students who started at University of Mount Union as first-time freshman, 368 graduate within four years.

Around 66 percent of students who started at University of Mount Union 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 percent for public schools and 67 percent for private.

Job outcomes and student debt

Job placement and student debt statistics for recent graduates can give you a sense of the return on investment a school offers. In 2020, students graduated with an average of $36,524 in student loans for each student with debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

Based on this information, how does University of Mount Union sound? Remember, the best school for one person may not be the right school for another! So the real question to ask yourself: is University of Mount Union a good school for YOU?

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College Info

1972 Clark Avenue Alliance, OH 44601-3993

Campus Setting: Suburban

University of Mount Union 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 University of Mount Union is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to University of Mount Union is Continuous processing.

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

University of Mount Union ACT Scores


ACT Range

20 - 26

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

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ACT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median ACT score of an admitted student to University of Mount Union is 23. Students with an ACT score of 26 and above have a good chance of getting into University of Mount Union. Students with an ACT score that falls between 20 and 26 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 20 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.

University of Mount Union SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

Not available


Math SAT Range

488 - 600


Reading SAT Range

480 - 600

University of Mount Union Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at University of Mount Union is like? There are approximately 2,309 students enrolled at University of Mount Union, including 2,116 undergraduate students and 193 graduate students. 98% percent of students attend school full-time, 81% percent are from OH and 19% percent of students are from other states.


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