Tuition & Fees

$27,950

$27,950

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

30-36
3%
24-29
16%
18-23
45%
12-17
33%
6-11
3%
30-36
1%
24-29
13%
18-23
50%
12-17
36%
30-36
2%
24-29
17%
18-23
63%
12-17
18%
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undergraduateRatios

48%

male

52%

female

1

teacher

12

students

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Selective

56%

acceptance rate

Accepted 867
Declined + 672
Total Received 1,539
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Private (nonprofit)

1,115

undergraduate students

214

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Health Related
  2. Business
  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, 104 miles southeast of Lexington, KY.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 1,329
Established in 1879
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Methodist
Accredited by •  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)
•  SACS (Southern Assn. of Colleges and Schools)

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Barbourville, KY

100-acre, rural campus in Barbourville (population: 3,104), 104 miles from Lexington. Major airport serves Lexington; bus serves London (18 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
3%
24-29
16%
18-23
45%
12-17
33%
6-11
3%
30-36
1%
24-29
13%
18-23
50%
12-17
36%
30-36
2%
24-29
17%
18-23
63%
12-17
18%

Admissions Facts

Application fee
($100 for international applicants only)
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

Selective

56%

acceptance rate

Accepted 867
Declined + 672
Total Received 1,539

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
Vice President for Enrollment & Student Life
P: 800 489-8646
F: 606 546-1769
enrollme@unionky.edu

Financial Aid

70%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$23,238

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $26,330
Room $3,300
Board $4,200
Additional fees $1,620
Books & supplies $1,470
Total $36,920
Average Financial Aid - $23,238
Total with Avg. Aid $13,682

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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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

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

Financial Aid Officer

Andra Butler
Director of Financial Aid
finaid@unionky.edu

Varsity Sports

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

Intramural/Recreational Sports

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

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Athletic Directors

Tim Curry (men's)
Director Of Athletics
email

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
Mascot
Bulldogs
School colors
black and orange

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Administration
Athletic Administration
Biology
Biology Teacher
Business Administration
Business Management
Chemistry
Chemistry Teacher
Clinical Psychology
Criminal Justice
Curriculum/Instruction
Education
Education General
Elementary Education
English
English Teacher
Exercise Science
General Management
General Studies
Health Promotion
Health Teacher Education
Health/Physical Education
Healthcare Administration
History
History/Political Science
Human Performance
Information Systems Management
Law Enforcement
Marketing
Mathematics
Mathematics Teacher
Media Studies
Middle Grades Education
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Music
Nursing/R.N. to B.S.N.
Psychology
Religious Studies
Social Studies Teacher Education
Sociology
Sports/Recreation Management
Substance Abuse
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling
Substitute Teaching
Supervision of Instruction
Teacher Leader
Wellness Promotion
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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

1,329

total students

71%

in-state

29%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

84%

1,115
students

Female
52%
581

Male
48%
534

16%

214
students

Female
60%
128

Male
40%
86

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

81%

912
students

Female
50%
450

Male
50%
462

19%

203
students

Female
65%
131

Male
35%
72

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Student Break-down

8%
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
63%
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

60%

Transfer applicants accepted

60%

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

Minimum transfers must complete

30

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 16
Countries most often represented Brazil
France
Germany
Spain
Sweden
The United Kingdom
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes

International Student Contact

Craig Grooms
Vice President for Enrollment & Student Life
606 546-1750
enrollme@unionky.edu

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