Union University: Review & Facts

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Union University is a medium four-year, private not-for-profit school with 4,000 students enrolled. This school was originated in 1823 and is one of the 6 colleges and schools located in Jackson, Tennessee.

Union University is affiliated with Southern Baptist Church.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
86
Several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, associate's degree, bachelor's degree, master's degree, postmaster certificate, and doctoral degree are offered at Union University.

Union University deploys a continuous curriculum calendar system and offers 86 majors. The most popular concentrations are Education, Nursing, General Studies, Social Work, and Business. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other colleges and schools.
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 usually a positive sign. However, if you are planning to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
92%
The student retention rate at Union University is very high at 92% (well above Tennessee average). Considering this statistic, it seems that students definitely love their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Union University is average - 65%.

Student to faculty ratio at Union University is good, 11:1. Find out more information regarding faculty and instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$25,800
Average tuition pricing is very high - about $25,000 per year. The additional fees at Union University beyond tuition are about $800, which totals $25,800 per academic year.

Read the details about Union University 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
75%
As reported in recent government data, 2,051 applications were submitted and 1,539 were accepted; so it is relatively easy to get admitted at this school.

This school might accept your dual credits, credits for life experience, and advanced placement credits earned prior to admission.

Check the details about admissions as well applicants test score stats at Union University in the Admissions and Tests report for this institution.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$6,800
Union University provides a distance education program and study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Union University, 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
C+
Union University provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates nearly 1,400 students, which provides a decent on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is reasonable - nearly $6,800 a year.

Army ROTC programs are available at Union University. 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 received a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime information, Union University seems to be a relatively safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Union University Location and Maps



Post Address: Union University, 1050 Union University Dr, Jackson, Tennessee 38305-3697, USA
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