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Union College

Barbourville, KY 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate55%
Acceptance Rate55%

Union College Academics

Union College requires at least 120 credit hours to graduate with a bachelor's degree.

There is no accelarated degree program at Union College, but students who wish to save money or graduate early can look into transferring in credits. Union College accepts transfer credits. The school accepts AP creditbut not IB credits. Additionally, Union College has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.

Union College offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.

Academic Options Yes No
Accelerated Degree Program X
Transfer Credits Accepted
AP Credit Accepted
IB Credits Accepted X
Summer Classes Available
New Student Orientation

Reminder: Union College may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.

Which Courses Are Required At Union College?

Union College has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate.

Students are not required to fulfill a language requirement

Students are required to take a computer class to fufill the graduation requirements for Union College.

Course Required?
2nd Language No
Math true
Science true
Computer Yes

Reminder: Check with Union College directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.

Majors at Union College

When choosing a major, Union College students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at Union College.

Student Designed Majors

Students must choose one of the majors offered by the college. Self-designed majors are not allowed.

Senior Projects

Union College does not require a senior project for all students.

Double Majoring at Union College

Union College offers students the option to double major, if they would like. Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major.

NOTE: Declaring a double major may mean taking more courses, but it can provide a unique combination of experience that helps students stand out when job searching or applying to a graduate program.

Frequently Asked Questions About Union College

Does Union College Offer Learning Disability Services?

✅ Union College does offer services for students with disabilities.

Prospective students can contact the college's Office of Accessibility Services to learn more about any support and accomodations offered. These conversations are usually kept confidential and will not be shared with the admissions office if you do not wish to share.

Does Union College Offer Online Classes?

❌ Union College does not have distance learning options or fully-online programs, so students must be able to attend classes on-campus.

Does Union College Offer Credit for AP Classes?

✅ Union College offers some credit for Advanced Placement (AP) classes taken in high school. Schools have different requirements for what AP scores they accept, so some students may not receive AP credit.

Does Union College Have An Honors Program?

❌ Union College does not offer an honors program or a Freshman Honor College.

Does Union College Require Internships?

🟨 Union College does not require an internship for all students, but does require an internship for students in some majors.

Additional Information About Union College

Union College Library

The main library on campus is the Weeks-Townsend Memorial Library and there is one other library on campus.

Dual Degree Programs at Union College

A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time.

Union College does not have any dual degree programs available for students.


Does Union College have any ROTC programs?

Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every college. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.

Union College does not have any ROTC programs.

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