Union College: Review & Facts

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Union College is a small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 2,245 students enrolled. This school was established in 1795 and is one of the 5 colleges and schools located in Schenectady, New York.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
38
Bachelor's degree is offered at Union College.

Union College implements a trimester-based curriculum calendar system and lets you to select from 38 majors. The most popular concentrations are Biology, Economics, Psychology, Engineering, and Political Science. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other colleges.
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are typically a positive sign. Nevertheless, if you anticipate to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
94%
The student retention rate at Union College is very high at 94% (well above New York average). Considering this statistic, apparently students definitely love their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Union College is very good: 86%.

Student to faculty ratio at Union College is good -- 10:1. Read more details about faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$45,300
Average tuition charges are extremely high, around $44,800 a year. The additional fees at Union College beyond tuition are roughly $500, which comes to a total of $45,300 a year.

Read the details about Union College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
38%
According to recent data, 5,565 applications were submitted and 2,127 were accepted; so it is pretty hard to enroll at this school.

The college might accept your advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) earned prior to admission.

Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
The undergraduate application fee at Union College is $50.00.

To receive the most accurate and up-to-date information about applying to Union College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call the school's general information office at (518) 388-6000 or check Union College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$6,100
Union College offers study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Union College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
D+
Union College offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates roughly 2,000 students, which provides a viable on-campus housing option. The room price is reasonable: nearly $6,100 per academic year.

Army, Navy, and Air Force ROTC programs are available at Union College. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have obtained a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime data, Union College seems to be a relatively dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Union College Location and Maps



Post Address: Union College, 807 Union St, Schenectady, New York 12308-2311, USA
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