University of Mount Union

Alliance, OH

University of Mount Union, founded in 1846, is a private university. The 123-acre campus is situated in a residential section of Alliance, OH, 78 miles south of Cleveland.

School Profiles: Science & Engineering Diversity Transfer

University of Mount Union

Alliance, OH

Be transformed at the University of Mount Union


Applying is easy, transferring is easier
• The Mount Union curriculum is transfer friendly and helps you get the most out of your previously earned credits. For courses to transfer, they must have been earned at a regionally accredited institution, reflect a grade of “C” or higher, and be in an equivalent program offered by Mount.
• Visit campus for yourself. Go to to see our schedule of Transfer Visit Days. 
• You can find out more about transferring your credits to Mount Union by submitting your unofficial college transcripts to and getting a credit evaluation.
• Learn if your institution and academic program partners with Mount Union through an articulation agreement at

80+ student organizations

$30.7 million in grants and scholarships offered to students each year

24 intercollegiate athletic teams

2,300+ undergraduate and graduate students



Sought-After Majors
• Business
• Chemistry and Biochemistry
• Computer Science
• Criminal Justice
• Early Childhood Education
• Engineering
• Exercise Science
• National Security and Foreign
Intelligence Analysis
• Nursing
• Psychology
• Risk Management and Insurance
• Sport Business

“Mount Union’s liberal arts foundation allowed me to become a very well-rounded candidate when looking for a job. I learned the concrete skills needed for a career but also learned many different things through a variety of classes I took, eventually differentiating myself from other job candidates.”
— Zak Suhar
Associate Account Strategist, Google

Exceptional is the standard at Mount Union. This private university, grounded in the liberal arts tradition and emboldened by market-smart, career-savvy options, delivers a classic college experience—plus so much more.

A Mount Union education delivers a high-quality academic curriculum featuring an array of majors such as Engineering, Nursing, Psychology, and Theatre. While supported by a world-class faculty, you’ll forge an intellectual foundation for lifelong learning and success.

Whatever your abilities and previous experience, a Mount Union education will enhance your leadership skills through classroom learning, hands-on experiences, and engagement on campus. Live what you learn and build valuable career skills that will prepare you for today’s realities and tomorrow’s challenges. 

Be in demand
Put learning into action. AtMount Union, you’ll have research, internship, and travel experiences that prepare you for a global economy and make employers take notice.

Faculty at Mount Union are hired for their expertise and their commitment to students. As established professionals in their fields, they’re both
teachers and mentors—inside and outside the classroom. Their connections give you a ready-made network for internships and research opportunities. Recent internship sites have included the Cleveland Cavaliers, the Cleveland Clinic Center for Autism, and the State of Ohio Crime Lab.

You’ll experience interdisciplin
ary learning that prepares you with the critical-thinking skills you need to be successful in a global workforce. And you’ll have experiential learning opportunities integrated throughout your courses to give you a broad and relevant education.

Be involved
Annual festivities, weekly entertainment, and fun and affordable off-campus activities will ensure that your calendar is never bare. Our Transfer Student Organization is here to assist with your transition to campus, offering opportunities for involvement and resources for academic success.

No matter your background, culture,
or traditions, our Office of Diversity and Inclusion works to ensure all students’ needs are met. Whether it’s a Multicultural Retreat, a role in Gender Equity Matters, or working with our Spiritual Life Leadership group, you’llhave the resources to find your place while you learn about others.

Be confident
Our more than 18,000 alumni worldwide stand as proof that a Mount Union education is a worthwhile investment. In fact, among members of the 2018 graduating class, 95%* of those self-reporting had started a professional position, had been accepted to graduate school, or were pursuing graduate school all in an average ofless than two months after graduation. It doesn’t get much more convincing than that!

Be invested
Don’t let concerns about the cost of college keep you from exploring this exceptional investment in your future. Our tuition is over 11% belowthe average cost of other similar private institutions in Ohio, and we were recently named one of the “Best Colleges for Your Money” by Money magazine. Transfer students are eligible for scholarships and grants ranging from $9,000–$14,000 per year. In addition, 98% of undergraduate students receive some form of financial aid.