Union College

Barbourville, KY

Union College

Barbourville, KY

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Tuition & Fees

$28,000

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

30-36
1%
24-29
15%
18-23
53%
12-17
31%
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undergraduateRatios

48%

male

52%

female

1

teacher

12

students

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Selective

54%

acceptance rate

Accepted 742
Declined 615
Total Received 1,357
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Private

946

undergraduate students

194

graduate students

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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, 104 miles southeast of Lexington, KY.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 1,140
Established in 1879
Coeducational Coeducational

100-acre, rural campus in Barbourville (population: 3,104), 104 miles from Lexington. Major airport serves Lexington; bus serves London (18 miles).

  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Blue Grass Airport (Lexington, KY)

Union College
310 College Street
Barbourville
40906

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
45%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through sophomore year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Men only housing
yes
Women only housing

Top Organizations

  • Student Ambassadors
  • Student Government Association
  • Union Singers
  • International Club
  • Spiritual Life Team

Top Events

  • Welcome Weekend
  • Homecoming Week
  • Convocations
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Campus Facts

  • Drama/Theater group
  • Choral groups

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

30-36
1%
24-29
15%
18-23
53%
12-17
31%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $10
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.15

Selective

54%

acceptance rate

Accepted 742
Declined 615
Total Received 1,357

Admissions Factors

Important

academic GPA
standardized test scores

Considered

class rank
recommendation(s)
rigor of secondary school record

Not Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
application essay
first generation
geographical residence
interview
racial/ethnic status
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency
talent/ability
volunteer work
work experience

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International Facts

Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language no

Financial Aid

Average financial aid
Not Reported

Cost

Tuition $26,330
Room & board $6,700
Additional fees $1,670
Books & supplies $1,470
Other fees $2,000
Total $38,170

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Not Reported

Non-need-based

Not Reported

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Varsity Sports

M W
Archery
Baseball
Basketball
Bowling
Cheerleading
Cross-country running
Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball

Intramural Sports Men

Table tennis

Intramural Sports Women

Table tennis

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Athletic Conference

NAIA

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Biology Teacher Education
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Chemistry Teacher Education
Chemistry, General
Chemistry, Other
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
Education, General
Elementary Education and Teaching
English Language and Literature, General
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
General Studies
Health Teacher Education
Health and Wellness, General
History, General
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services, Other
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mass Communication/Media Studies
Mathematics Teacher Education
Mathematics, General
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General
Music, General
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Psychology, General
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing, Other
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Religion/Religious Studies
Social Studies Teacher Education
Sociology
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling
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Programs Offered

  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Part time undergraduate degrees

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate

1,140

total students

55%

in-state

45%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

83%

946
students

Female
52%
494

Male
48%
452

17%

194
students

Female
61%
119

Male
39%
75

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

90%

857
students

Female
50%
427

Male
50%
430

10%

89
students

Female
76%
67

Male
24%
22

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 63%
Student 4 year graduation rate 19%
Student 5 year graduation rate 5%
Student 6 year graduation rate 3%

Student Break-down

9%
Nonresident aliens
13%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Hispanic/Latino
69%
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

108

Transfer students enrolled

9%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests yes
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit yes
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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Counseling services

  • Group career
  • Individual career
  • Learning disability
  • Personal/Psychological

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Computer training or assistance
  • Health clinic

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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