Tuition & Fees

$33,990

$33,990

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
23%
600-699
39%
500-599
35%
400-499
3%
700-800
15%
600-699
40%
500-599
35%
400-499
9%
300-399
1%
30-36
37%
24-29
33%
18-23
26%
12-17
4%
30-36
9%
24-29
46%
18-23
35%
12-17
10%
30-36
28%
24-29
40%
18-23
31%
12-17
1%
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undergraduateRatios

33%

male

67%

female

1

teacher

9

students

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Selective

57%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,529
Declined + 1,134
Total Received 2,663
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Private (nonprofit)

2,186

undergraduate students

1,062

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 3,248
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 and Hendersonville. 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
66%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
96%
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
34%
Top 1/4
62%
Top 1/2
90%
Bottom 1/2
10%
Bottom 1/4
2%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
23%
600-699
39%
500-599
35%
400-499
3%
700-800
15%
600-699
40%
500-599
35%
400-499
9%
300-399
1%
30-36
37%
24-29
33%
18-23
26%
12-17
4%
30-36
9%
24-29
46%
18-23
35%
12-17
10%
30-36
28%
24-29
40%
18-23
31%
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

57%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,529
Declined + 1,134
Total Received 2,663

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
info@uu.edu

Financial Aid

68%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$26,846

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $32,650
Room $8,000
Board $2,380
Additional fees $1,340
Books & supplies $1,550
Total $45,920
Average Financial Aid - $26,846
Total with Avg. Aid $19,074

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $3,158,349
State $1,555,107
Institutional $2,942,971
Other external
Total $7,656,427

Non-need-based

Federal $460,507
State $2,801,978
Institutional $18,230,820
Other external $440,049
Total $21,933,354
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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

Financial Aid Officer

John Windham
Director, Student Financial Planning
jwindham@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, cycling, flag football, 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

3,248

total students

70%

in-state

30%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

67%

2,186
students

Female
67%
1,459

Male
33%
727

33%

1,062
students

Female
68%
725

Male
32%
337

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

81%

1,780
students

Female
67%
1,178

Male
33%
602

19%

406
students

Female
70%
281

Male
30%
125

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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
70%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

60%

Transfer applicants accepted

39%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.30
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of Some
Interview Recommended of All
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Recommended 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
  • 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 20
Countries most often represented Bermuda
Canada
Kenya
Sourh Korea
Spain
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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