96%

Acceptance Rate

$12,059

Avg.Financial Aid

002889

FAFSA Code

About Union College (UC)

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Private

Not-For-Profit

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

807

Website

www.ucollege.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

HLC

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Seventh Day Adventist

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

Union College which is located in Schenectady, NY is a college offering several courses to the students. Union College covers an area of 120 acres. The foundation of Union College was laid down in the year 1795. The motto of the Union College is Sous les lois de Minerve nous devenons tous frères et soeurs (French) and its official colors are union garnet. In addition to over 2,267 undergraduate students, UC also boasts of over 90 students in its postgraduate courses, taking the total enrollment to over 2,267. The school has an academic staff of 211 who teach various courses to the students. Union College is home to an ethnically diverse student body. At UC around 49% are white, 24% belong to Hispanic ethnicity, and 9% are Black or African American. Further, around 89% of the students are 24 and under. When it comes to gender distribution at the varsity, around 59% of the students are females and 41% are males. In its 225 years of existence, UC has produced several known personalities like Jimmy Carter (Statesman, Politician), George Westinghouse (Businessperson, Entrepreneur), Gordon Gould (Inventor), and Chester A. Arthur (Politician, Lawyer). The university boasts of a decent sports infrastructure. It also encourages its students to participate in athletics, as it helps in building character. A total of 114 programs are currently offered by the varsity to the students. It includes both the residential as well as online programs. The university also has a long list of accreditations. It has been accredited by ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.), and MSCHE (Middle States Commission on Higher Education). The total endowment of the Union College is around $466 million (2019).

Location & Contact

Address

3800 S 48th Street

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 4024862600
Fax: 4024862895
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Rankings

The rankings provided by Forbes and US News are trusted everywhere, as long as US universities are concerned. Considered one of the best publications when it comes to ranking universities, Forbes has placed Union College at the 104th position on the latest list of top colleges. However, it is to be noted that the rankings are decided based on common metrics like acceptance rate, endowment, benefits, and SAT scores, among others.

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

FALSE

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

96%

SAT Range

980 - 1130

ACT Range

18 - 24

Application Fee

FALSE$

SAT/ACT

Recommended

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

FALSE

Though the varsity takes in only a few number of students, and the admission to UC is fairly easy. A non-refundable fee, along with the application form, is required to be deposited by the students, in order to complete the process. If the SAT score of a student lies in the range of 920-1190, it would improve her chances. Notably, students securing ACT score less than 17 might also given admission but the average ACT score at Union College is 21. The application process can be completed online. However, if needed, one can also visit the office at 3800 S 48th Street, Lincoln, Nebraska 68506, or call (402) 486-2600.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$22,725

Average Annual Cost

$22,680

Books And Supplies

$1,200

Other Fees

$1,100

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$7,300

Budget For Other Expenses

$3,620

Total One Year Cost

$35,900

Before applying to UC, candidates must keep in mind the tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure. The annual full-time cost of attendance comes out to be approximately $37,800. This cost includes the average annual tuition cost ($24,620), books and supplies ($1,600), room and boarding ($7,170), and budget for other expenses ($3,450). For students seeking financial assistance, the college offers a number of options.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Master's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

9:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

70%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

N/A

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

N/A

Faculty Overview

48%

Male Professors

52%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Registered Nursing, Administration,...

35 Graduates

Business Administration, Management...

29 Graduates

Public Health

18 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

14 Graduates

Health Services/Allied Health/Healt...

11 Graduates

Social Work

9 Graduates

Theological and Ministerial Studies

9 Graduates

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

8 Graduates

Biology, General

7 Graduates

Computer and Information Sciences,...

7 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

5 Graduates

Psychology, General

5 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

3 Graduates

Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

3 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

3 Graduates

Bible/Biblical Studies

2 Graduates

Engineering, General

2 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

2 Graduates

History

2 Graduates

Mathematics

2 Graduates

Chemistry

1 Graduates

Design and Applied Arts

1 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

1 Graduates

Linguistic, Comparative, and Relate...

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

720

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

37%

Full-time

93%

Part-time

7%

Students Gender

Male

41%

US National: 44%

Female

59%

US National: 56%

Race/Ethnicity

50% White

1% Unknown

8% Black

22% Hispanic

4% Two or more races

7% Non Resident alien

6% Asian

1% American Indian/Alaska native

1% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

82%

Out Of State

12%

In State

6%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$60,805 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and N/A of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

N/A

Undergrads in College Housing

N/A

Averege Housing Cost

$4,020/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around N/A.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

N/A

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

N/A

School Colors

N/A

Varsity Athletics Association

N/A

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

N/A

Total Male Athletes

N/A

Total Female Athletes

N/A

Intramural Sports

N/A

Sports Club

N/A

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

NA

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

NA

On-campus housing facilities are offered to the students who wish to remain nearby. The normal expense for on-campus housing is $7,170 per year. The average meal plan at UC costs around $6,126 a year. Notably, students at the varsity get to choose from various dining and meal plan options as well. To ensure the safety and security of students, the college has a number of campus safety and security measures in place. Some of these features include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones, 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert. There are around 41% male and 59% female students enrolled at the university.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$34,000/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$40,800/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$26,436

$29,728

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$274 - 309

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

99%

Average Aid Per Year

$12,059

Students Receiving Federal Grants

42%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,796

Students Receiving State Aid

4%

Average Aid Per Year

$889

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

99%

Average Aid Per Year

$9,996

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$16,186

$30K - $48K

$12,715

$48K - $75K

$12,660

$75K - $110K

$10,350

> $110K

$9,786

As mentioned, if one finds the fees and cost of living at UC to be on the higher side, the financial aid department of the varsity would be of huge assistance. They can assist students with scholarships, grants, and student loans as well. The average federal grant that comes from the college is around $5,271, whereas the financial aid is $10,567. The students at the college are provided with state aid and institutional aid. The state aid stands at $907, while the institutional aid is $10,567. The total need-based scholarships/grants offered at UC based on students' financial needs add up to $38,803,702 per year. Meanwhile, the total non-need-based scholarships/grants in a year come to around $9,665,555.

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