Union College: Ranking & Review

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Schenectady Rank United States Rank World Rank
1 433 1494
Top 9%

Union College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate37%37%38%
Applicants6,6763,5513,125
Admissions2,4951,3181,177
Enrolled undergraduates570296274
Enrolled total (including graduate students)2,2671,2191,048

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

It’s free to apply for undergraduates.

Secondary school GPARecommended
Secondary school rankRecommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRequired
RecommendationsRequired
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission test scoresRecommended
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required

Union College Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus $68,610 $68,610
Off-campus $65,259 $65,259
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $13,119 and other expenses per full academic year.

Union College provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 2,015 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates $53,019 $53,019
Fees for full-time undergraduates $471 $471
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates $1,964 $1,964

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsBachelor'sTotal
Social Sciences 118 118
Engineering 74 74
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 72 72
Physical Sciences 45 45
Psychology 39 39
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 31 31
Mathematics and Statistics 19 19
English Language and Literature & Letters 18 18
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 16 16
History 11 11
Visual and Performing Arts 11 11
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 11 11
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 9 9
Philosophy and Religious Studies 4 4
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 3 3
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies 2 2
Grand Total483483

A total of 483 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Union College.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate85%84%87%
  • Full-time retention rate - 92%

General info

Founded1795
MottoSous les lois de Minèrve nous devenons tous frères
Under the laws of Minerva, we all become brothers and sisters
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Colorsunion garnet
Academic CalendarTrimester
Total FTE staff821
Instructional FTE226
Sector of institutionPrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPrivate not-for-profit
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus

Location and Contacts

Official Websitewww.union.edu
Address807 Union St
Schenectady, New York, 12308-2311
United States
Urbanization levelCity: Small
City population50,000 - 250,000
Phone5183886000
Fax+1 (518) 388 6800

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