Union University

Jackson, TN

Union University, founded in 1823, is a private, church-affiliated university. Its 360-acre campus is located in Jackson, 80 miles east of Memphis. Branch campuses in Germantown and Hendersonville, TN.

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Union University

Jackson, TN

Tuition & Fees

$34,780

$34,780

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
12%
600-699
40%
500-599
42%
400-499
6%
700-800
15%
600-699
23%
500-599
49%
400-499
12%
300-399
1%
30-36
38%
24-29
33%
18-23
25%
12-17
4%
30-36
9%
24-29
46%
18-23
35%
12-17
10%
30-36
26%
24-29
38%
18-23
35%
12-17
1%
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undergraduateRatios

34%

male

66%

female

1

teacher

9

students

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Selective

52%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,511
Declined + 1,355
Total Received 2,866
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Private (nonprofit)

2,164

undergraduate students

1,008

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. Organizational Leadership
  3. Social Work
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Codes

SAT 1826
ACT 4020

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School Facts

Union University, founded in 1823, is a private, church-affiliated university. Its 360-acre campus is located in Jackson, 80 miles east of Memphis. Branch campuses in Germantown and Hendersonville, TN.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 3,172
Established in 1823
Coeducational Coeducational College, Became Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Baptist
Accredited by •  AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
•  AACSB The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business
•  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  APHE (Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  CoA-NA (Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  NASAD (National Association of Schools of Art and Design)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)
•  SACS (Southern Assn. of Colleges and Schools)

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Jackson, TN

360-acre campus in Jackson (population: 66,847), 80 miles from Memphis; branch campuses in Germantown, Hendersonville, and Memphis. Served by air and bus; major airport serves Memphis; train serves Dyersburg (45 miles). Public transportation serves campus.

Union University
1050 Union University Drive
Jackson, TN 38305

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
76%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
93%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus

Greek Life

 
3 fraternities 33% of male students
 
3 sororities 38% of female students
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
36%
Top 1/4
62%
Top 1/2
87%
Bottom 1/2
13%
Bottom 1/4
4%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
12%
600-699
40%
500-599
42%
400-499
6%
700-800
15%
600-699
23%
500-599
49%
400-499
12%
300-399
1%
30-36
38%
24-29
33%
18-23
25%
12-17
4%
30-36
9%
24-29
46%
18-23
35%
12-17
10%
30-36
26%
24-29
38%
18-23
35%
12-17
1%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $35
Common application accepted no
Application deadline December 1 (priority deadline)
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Neither
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Selective

52%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,511
Declined + 1,355
Total Received 2,866

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Religious affiliation/commitment
Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Extracurricular activities
Interview

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Essay
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
State residency

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Admissions Contact

Robert Graves
Assistant Vice President for Undergraduate Admissions
P: 800 338-6466
F: 731 661-5589
admissions@uu.edu

Financial Aid

86%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$24,879.00

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $33,480
Room $8,050
Board $2,830
Additional fees $1,300
Books & supplies $1,600
Total $47,260
Average Financial Aid - $24,879
Total with Avg. Aid $22,381

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $2,960,124
State $1,755,544
Institutional $4,442,936
Other external
Total $9,158,604

Non-need-based

Federal $784,322
State $2,643,254
Institutional $18,288,169
Other external $862,407
Total $22,578,152
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Institution's own financial aid form

Financial Aid Office

P: 731 661-5407
F: 731 661-5017
finaid@uu.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Paige Bates
Director, Student Financial Planning
pbates@uu.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
golf
soccer
softball
volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

ultimate Frisbee

Club Sports - Women's

ultimate Frisbee

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, bass fishing, cycling, flag football, martial arts, outdoor adventure, soccer, softball, spikeball, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball (indoor/sand)

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Athletic Directors

Tommy Sadler (men's)
Athletic Director
email

Pam Harrison (women's)
Associate Director Of Athletics/swa
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NCAA (Division II), TranSouth Athletic Conference, Gulf South Conference
Mascot
Bulldog
School colors
cardinal and cream

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accountancy
Accounting
Actuarial Science
Applied Linguistics
Athletic Coaching
Athletic Training
Biblical Studies/Languages
Biochemistry
Biology
Broadcast Journalism
Business Administration
Cellular/Molecular Biology
Ceramics
Chemical Physics
Chemistry
Christian Ministry
Christian Studies
Christian Thought
Church Music
Communication Arts
Communication Studies
Computer Information Systems
Computer Science
Conservation Biology
Creative Writing
Digital Media Arts
Digital Media Studies
Drawing
Economics
Education
Education Specialist
Engineering
Engineering Physics
Exercise Science/Wellness
Film Studies
French
General Biology
Global Studies
Graphic Design
Health Education
History
Humanitarian Studies
Information Technology
Intercultural Studies
Interdisciplinary Studies
International Business
Journalism
Literature
Management
Management for Non-Business Professionals
Marketing
Mathematics
Media Communications
Medical Technology
Ministry
Music Education
Music Management
Music Marketing
Music Theory
Nursing
Nursing Practice
Painting
Performance
Pharmacy
Philosophy
Photography
Photojournalism
Physical Education/Health
Physical Science
Physics
Political Science
Psychology
Public Relations
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish
Special Education
Speech
Sport Management
Studio
TESL
Teacher Licensure
Teaching/Learning
Theatre
Theatre/Speech
Urban Education
Zoology
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. Organizational Leadership
  3. Social Work

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option

Pre-professional Programs

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

3,172

total students

70%

in-state

30%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

68%

2,164
students

Female
66%
1,430

Male
34%
734

32%

1,008
students

Female
68%
686

Male
32%
322

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

82%

1,796
students

Female
67%
1,192

Male
33%
604

18%

368
students

Female
65%
238

Male
35%
130

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Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
16%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Hispanic/Latino
69%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

60%

Transfer applicants accepted

46%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.30
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Recommended of Some
Interview Recommended of All
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of Some

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

96

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

32

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

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

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Special housing
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 13
Countries most often represented Croatia
Kenya
Nepal
New Zealand
Norway
The United Kingdom
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Eric Leisey
Enrollment Counselor
731 661-5007
eleisey@uu.edu

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