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

Average freshman score by percentile.

Not Reported

75th
22
25th
15
75th
22
25th
16
75th
22
25th
17
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undergraduateRatios

47%

male

53%

female

12

students

1

faculty

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Selective

57%

acceptance rate

Accepted 716
Declined 533
Total Received 1,249
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Private

1,068

undergraduate students

275

graduate students

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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, 104 miles southeast of Lexington, KY.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 1,343
Established in 1879
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation Methodist

Social Networks

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

  • Campus Setting: Small town

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
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
no
Alcohol is not permitted on campus to students of legal age

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

Not Reported

75th
22
25th
15
75th
22
25th
16
75th
22
25th
17

Admissions Facts

Application fee $10
Other application fee ($100 for international applicants only)
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Recommended
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline (priority deadline) June 1
Application deadline (final deadline) August 1
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Selective

57%

acceptance rate

Accepted 716
Declined 533
Total Received 1,249

Admissions Factors

Required

Admission test scores
Secondary School Record
Secondary School GPA
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)

Recommended

Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations

Neither required nor recommended

Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Formal demonstration of competencies

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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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Financial Aid

92%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$20,559

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $26,330
Room $2,800
Board $3,800
Additional fees $1,670
Books & supplies $1,470
Total $36,070
Average Financial Aid - $20,559
Total with Avg. Aid $15,511

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $2,653,878
State $2,626,964
Institutional $9,252,405
Other external $179,971
Total $14,713,218

Non-need-based

Federal $3,736
State $103,482
Institutional $2,223,332
Other external $60,070
Total $2,390,620

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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 606 546-1220
F: 606 546-1229
finaid@unionky.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined
Archery
Baseball
Basketball
Bowling
Football
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Swimming
Tennis
Volleyball

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, billiards, softball, swimming, table tennis, volleyball

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Appalachian Athletic Conference, Mid-South Conference, National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics, National Intramural and Recreational Sports Association, Southeastern Collegiate Cycling Conference, USA Cycling Collegiate, United States Bowling Congress, United States Archery Association

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting.
Athletic Training/Trainer.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Chemistry, General.
Chemistry, Other.
Clinical Psychology.
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration.
Curriculum and Instruction.
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia.
Education, General.
Educational Leadership and Administration, General.
Educational, Instructional, and Curriculum Supervision.
Elementary Education and Teaching.
English Language and Literature, General.
English/Language Arts Teacher Education.
Exercise Science and Kinesiology.
Health Teacher Education.
Health and Wellness, General.
History, General.
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services, Other.
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching.
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies.
Marketing/Marketing Management, General.
Mass Communication/Media Studies.
Mathematics Teacher Education.
Mathematics, General.
Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management.
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)
Parks, Recreation, and Leisure Facilities Management, General.
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching.
Psychology, General.
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing, Other.
Religion/Religious Studies.
Social Studies Teacher Education.
Sociology, General.
Special Education and Teaching, General.
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management.
Sports, Kinesiology, and Physical Education/Fitness, General.
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling.
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels.

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Health Related
  2. Business
  3. Education

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • 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

1,343

total students

69%

in-state

31%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

80%

1,068
students

Female
53%
563

Male
47%
505

20%

275
students

Female
60%
165

Male
40%
110

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

88%

939
students

Female
51%
480

Male
49%
459

12%

129
students

Female
64%
83

Male
36%
46

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Student Break-down

9%
Nonresident aliens
13%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Hispanic/Latino
68%
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 Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

15%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

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

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: August 15

Spring: January 5

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 16
Countries most often represented Brazil
France
Germany
Spain
Sweden
The United Kingdom
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes

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