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Tuition & Fees

$32,890

$32,890

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
15%
600-699
44%
500-599
30%
400-499
11%
700-800
13%
600-699
27%
500-599
42%
400-499
18%
30-36
42%
24-29
32%
18-23
23%
12-17
3%
30-36
7%
24-29
54%
18-23
28%
12-17
11%
30-36
24%
24-29
48%
18-23
27%
12-17
1%
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undergraduateRatios

35%

65%

male

female

1
10

teacher

students

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Selective

59%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,580
Declined + 1,054
Total Received 2,634
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Private (nonprofit)

2,214

undergraduate students

608

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. Organizational Leadrship
  3. Bbsiness Administration/management
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Codes

SAT 1826
ACT 4020

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 2,822
Established in 1823
Coeducational Coeducational College, Became Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Baptist
Accredited by •  AACSB (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)

Jackson, TN

360-acre campus in Jackson (population: 67,005), 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

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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 38% of male students
 
3 sororities 39% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
35%
Top 1/4
62%
Top 1/2
89%
Bottom 1/2
11%
Bottom 1/4
5%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
15%
600-699
44%
500-599
30%
400-499
11%
700-800
13%
600-699
27%
500-599
42%
400-499
18%
30-36
42%
24-29
32%
18-23
23%
12-17
3%
30-36
7%
24-29
54%
18-23
28%
12-17
11%
30-36
24%
24-29
48%
18-23
27%
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

59%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,580
Declined + 1,054
Total Received 2,634

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: 731 661-5100
F: 731 661-5589
info@uu.edu

Cost

Tuition $31,550
Room $7,900
Board $2,300
Additional fees $1,340
Books & supplies $1,550
Total $44,640
Average Financial Aid - $26,805
Total with Avg. Aid $17,835

Financial Aid

70%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$26,805

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $2,675,658
State $1,374,510
Institutional $2,793,447
Other external
Total $6,843,615

Non-need-based

Federal $555,868
State $2,825,688
Institutional $18,068,467
Other external $432,771
Total $21,882,794

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
golf
soccer
softball
volleyball

Athletic Facts

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

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accountancy
Accounting
Actuarial Science
Applied Linguistics
Athletic Coaching
Athletic Training
Biblical Studies/Languages
Biochemistry
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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Undergraduate

78%

2,214
students

Female
65%
1,442

Male
35%
772

Graduate

22%

608
students

Female
67%
407

Male
33%
201

undergraduateFull-time

80%

1,779
students

Female
65%
1,150

Male
35%
629

undergraduatePart-time

20%

435
students

Female
68%
292

Male
32%
143

Student Break-down

4%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Hispanic/Latino
52%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

56%

Transfer applicants accepted

42%

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

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Counseling services

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

Remedial services offered

  • Study skills

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

100%

Additional services

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

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Braille services
  • Special housing
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 20
Countries most often represented Brazil
Kenya
Mexico
Portugal
South Korea
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

Rachael Taylor
Enrollment Counselor
731 661-5007
rtaylor@uu.edu

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