57%

Acceptance Rate

$22,770

Avg.Financial Aid

003528

FAFSA Code

Union University

  • Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

    Private, Not-For-Profit

  • Acceptance Rate:

    N/A

  • Level

    4 Years

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

    Southern Baptist

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

    SACSCOC

  • Website

    www.uu.edu
  • Student Population Number of Students attending College

    3,247

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

    Yes

Union University, which is located in Jackson, TN is a private, Southern Baptist university. Union University occupies a total area of about 290 acres. It was in 1823 when the Union University was founded. Keeping the pursuit of research, innovation, and excellence at the center, Union University has been imparting quality education to its students. The motto of the varsity is Religio et Eruditio and its official colors are cardinal & cream. The total enrolment stands at 3,377 students at Union University. Around 2,164 and 1,008 students take admission in various undergraduate and postgraduate courses of the university. The school has an academic staff of 230 who teach various courses to the students. Union University is home to an ethnically diverse student body. At UU around 72% are white, 16% are Black or African American, and 5% belong to an unknown race or ethnicity. Further, around 73% of the students are 24 and under. When it comes to gender distribution at the varsity, around 66% of the students are females and 34% are males. The college has produced several notable alumni including Douglas Wilder (Politician, Lawyer), Ben Wallace (Basketball player), Max Robinson (Journalist, Newsreader), and Abram Lincoln Harris (Professor, Economist) in its 197 years of existence. The university boasts of a decent sports infrastructure. It also encourages its students to participate in athletics, as it helps in building character. At UU, 348 undergraduate and graduate-level programs, including both residential and online, are offered to the students. The university also has a long list of accreditations. It has been accredited by AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business), AACSB The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business, ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.), and APHE (Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education).

Location & Contact

Email:

N/A

Address

1050 Union University Dr

Rankings

To tackle the tough decision of choosing the right university, the ranking of a particular university helps the student in clearing their doubts regarding where they want to apply. Considered one of the best publications when it comes to ranking universities, Forbes has placed Union University at the 389th 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.

    Rolling Admissions

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

    57%

  • SAT Range

    1110 - 1360

  • SAT/ACT

    Required

  • ACT Range

    23 - 30

  • High School GPA

    Required

  • Application Fee

    $35

  • Accept Common App

    None

The students can make the most out of the admission process as the admission at the university is easy. The varsity has 4 admission thresholds. To kickstart the admission process at UU, the candidates have to fill an application form and submit a fee of $35. If the SAT score of a student lies in the range of 1060-1280, it would improve her chances. A candidate, in order to take admission to Union University, must score 26 in her ACTs. But, in certain cases, those having ACT scores less than 22 are also given admission. The application process can be completed online. However, if needed, one can also visit the office at 1050 Union University Dr, Jackson, Tennessee 38305-3697, or call (731) 668-1818.

Annual Cost to Attend

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

    $28,462

  • Average Annual Cost

    $31,550

Additional Costs:

  • Books And Supplies

    $53,550

  • Other Fees

    $1,060

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

    $10,590

  • Budget For Other Expenses

    $8,800

Total One Year Cost

$53,550

Before applying to UU, 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 $54,840. The average annual tuition cost ($33,750), books and supplies ($1,600), room and boarding ($10,400), and budget for other expenses ($9,240) are all included in this cost. If it sounds unaffordable to the applicant, there are numerous financial aid options available that they can explore.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Doctor's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

10:1

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

88%

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

Four-one-four plan

Research Funding per Student

N/A

Faculty Overview

53%

Male Professors

47%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Most Popular Majors:

  • Registered Nursing, Administration,...

    143 Graduates

  • Business Administration, Management...

    119 Graduates

  • Social Work

    34 Graduates

  • Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

    25 Graduates

  • Psychology, General

    25 Graduates

  • Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecu...

    17 Graduates

  • English Language and Literature, Ge...

    16 Graduates

  • Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

    14 Graduates

  • Psychology, General

    25 Graduates

  • Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecu...

    17 Graduates

  • English Language and Literature, Ge...

    16 Graduates

  • Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

    14 Graduates

  • Teacher Education and Professional...

    14 Graduates

  • Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervent...

    13 Graduates

  • Religion/Religious Studies

    13 Graduates

  • Accounting and Related Services

    11 Graduates

  • Biology, General

    10 Graduates

  • Music

    9 Graduates

  • Public Relations, Advertising, and...

    9 Graduates

  • Fine and Studio Arts

    8 Graduates

  • Teacher Education and Professional...

    8 Graduates

  • Chemistry

    7 Graduates

  • Ecology, Evolution, Systematics, an...

    7 Graduates

  • Marketing

    7 Graduates

  • Special Education and Teaching

    7 Graduates

  • Electrical, Electronics and Communi...

    6 Graduates

  • Family and Consumer Sciences/Human...

    6 Graduates

  • Missions/Missionary Studies and Mis...

    6 Graduates

  • Teaching English or French as a Sec...

    6 Graduates

  • Computer Software and Media Applica...

    5 Graduates

  • History

    5 Graduates

  • Mechanical Engineering

    5 Graduates

  • Cultural Studies/Critical Theory an...

    4 Graduates

  • Communication and Media Studies

    3 Graduates

  • Economics

    3 Graduates

  • International Business

    3 Graduates

  • Journalism

    3 Graduates

  • Linguistic, Comparative, and Relate...

    3 Graduates

  • Mathematics

    3 Graduates

  • Religious/Sacred Music

    3 Graduates

  • Computer Science

    2 Graduates

  • Middle/Near Eastern and Semitic Lan...

    2 Graduates

  • Physics

    2 Graduates

  • Political Science and Government

    2 Graduates

  • Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

    2 Graduates

  • Computer and Information Sciences,...

    1 Graduates

  • Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

    1 Graduates

  • Radio, Television, and Digital Comm...

    1 Graduates

  • Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Prof...

    1 Graduates

  • Sociology

    1 Graduates

  • Zoology/Animal Biology

    1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

2,184

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

29%

Full-time / Part-time

81% / 19%

Students Gender

Male

33%

US National: 44%

Female

67%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

White

72%

Unknown

5%

Black

16%

Hispanic

2%

Two or more races

0%

Non Resident alien

2%

Asian

2%

American Indian/Alaska native

1%

Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

0%

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

33%

Out Of State

64%

In State

3%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

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

Median Household Income

$58,820 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and 92% of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

92%

Undergrads in College Housing

N/A

Averege Housing Cost

$7,100/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $3,490/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$3,490/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Bulldog

School Colors

cardinal and cream

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Not applicable

Total Male Athletes

88

Total Female Athletes

92

Intramural Sports

9

Sports Club

2

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Cross Country

Golf

Soccer

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cross Country

Golf

Soccer

Softball

Volleyball

Campus Security

Students who want to enjoy the campus and lodging life can benefit from the on-campus housing facility provided by UU. A candidate will be needed to pay a normal expense of $10,400 per year for living on campus. The average meal plan at UU costs around $3,490 a year. Notably, students at the varsity get to choose from various dining and meal plan options as well. The university has taken a lot of measures to ensure the safety and security of its students. Some of these measures include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones, 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert. The university has enrolled around 34% male and 66% female students.

24-Hour Security Patrol

Campus Emergency Phones

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$35,500/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$43,200/year

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

$20,750 - $27,913

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.

$215 - $290

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.

100%

Average Aid Per Year

$22,770

Students Receiving Federal Grants

24%

Average Aid Per Year

$5,012

Students Receiving State Aid

68%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,049

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

97%

Average Aid Per Year

$19,323

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$26,868

$30K - $48K

$25,893

$48K - $75K

$25,035

$75K - $110K

$22,749

> $110K

$20,750

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$21,933,354

The financial aid department of Union University helps students by assisting them with scholarships, grants, and student loans in the event that they find the fees and the cost of living at the campus to be expensive. At the university, the average federal grant comes to be around $3,794, whereas the financial aid is $16,059. The students at the university are provided with state aid and institutional aid. The state aid stands at $5,187, while the institutional aid is $16,059. The non-need-based scholarships awarded to students admitted to Union University amount to $21,933,354 per annum.

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