Tuition & Fees

$27,140

$27,140

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

30-36
2%
24-29
16%
18-23
42%
12-17
38%
6-11
2%
30-36
1%
24-29
16%
18-23
41%
12-17
42%
30-36
1%
24-29
16%
18-23
56%
12-17
27%
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undergraduateRatios

49%

male

51%

female

1

teacher

12

students

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Moderately Selective

63%

acceptance rate

Accepted 844
Declined + 481
Total Received 1,325
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Private (nonprofit)

1,092

undergraduate students

215

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business
  2. Health Related
  3. Education
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Codes

SAT 1825
ACT 1552

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Location

School Facts

Union College, founded in 1879, is a private, liberal arts college affiliated with the United Methodist Church. Its 100-acre campus is located in Barbourville, 90 miles southeast of Lexington, KY.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 1,307
Established in 1879
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Methodist
Accredited by •  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  SACS (Southern Assn. of Colleges and Schools)

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Barbourville, KY

100-acre, rural campus in Barbourville (population: 3,170), 90 miles from Lexington. Major airport serves Lexington; bus serves Corbin (15 miles).

Union College
310 College Street
Barbourville, KY 40906

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
47%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
86%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

30-36
2%
24-29
16%
18-23
42%
12-17
38%
6-11
2%
30-36
1%
24-29
16%
18-23
41%
12-17
42%
30-36
1%
24-29
16%
18-23
56%
12-17
27%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $10
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline June 1 (priority deadline)
August 1
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

63%

acceptance rate

Accepted 844
Declined + 481
Total Received 1,325

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record

Important

Class rank
Standardized test scores

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Extracurricular activities
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
Volunteer Work

Not Considered

Essay
Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact

Craig Grooms
Director for Undergraduate Enrollment
P: 800 489-8646
F: 606 546-1667
enrollme@unionky.edu

Financial Aid

69%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$22,097

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $25,570
Room $3,300
Board $4,200
Additional fees $1,570
Total $34,640
Average Financial Aid - $22,097
Total with Avg. Aid $12,543

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $1,943,952
State $1,818,341
Institutional $7,385,593
Other external $300,975
Total $11,448,861

Non-need-based

Federal $4,694
State $124,721
Institutional $1,881,426
Other external $102,649
Total $2,113,490
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Institution's own financial aid form

State aid form

Financial Aid Office

P: 606 546-1224
F: 606 546-1667
abutler@unionky.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Andra Butler
Director of Financial Aid
abutler@union ky.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
bowling
cheerleading
cross-country
cycling
football
golf
soccer
softball
swimming
tennis
track (outdoor)
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Intramural/Recreational Sports

Basketball

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Athletic Directors

Tim Curry (men's)
Athletic Director
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NAIA, Mid-South Conference, Appalachian Athletic Conference
Mascot
Bulldogs
School colors
black and orange

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Biology
Biology Teacher
Business Administration
Chemistry
Chemistry Teacher
Criminal Justice
Curriculum/Instruction
Education
Educational Studies
Elementary Education
English
English Teacher
Exercise Science
General Management
General Studies
Health
Health Promotion
History
History/Political Science
Human Performance
Latin American/Iberian Studies
Management
Marketing
Mass Communication
Mathematics
Mathematics Teacher
Middle Grades Education
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Nursing/R.N. to B.S.N.
Physical Education
Psychology
Recreation Management
Registered Nurse
Religious Studies
Secondary Education
Sociology
Sports Management
Substance Abuse
Substitute Teaching
Supervision
Wellness Promotion
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business
  2. Health Related
  3. Education

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Double majors
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Self-designed majors

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-optometry
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-veterinary science

1,307

total students

NA%

in-state

NA%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

84%

1,092
students

Female
51%
559

Male
49%
533

16%

215
students

Female
67%
143

Male
33%
72

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

88%

964
students

Female
47%
446

Male
53%
518

12%

128
students

Female
89%
113

Male
11%
15

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Student Break-down

6%
Nonresident aliens
13%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Hispanic/Latino
64%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

63%

Transfer applicants accepted

59%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Recommended of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Recommended of All
Interview Recommended of Some
Standardized test scores Not Required/Recommended
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: August 15

Spring: January 5

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

96

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

32

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

85%

Additional services

  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Tutors
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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 20
Countries most often represented Brazil
Germany
Portugal
Serbia
Spain
The United Kingdom
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes

International Student Contact

Craig Grooms
Director for Undergraduate Enrollment
606 546-1752
cgrooms@unionky.edu

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