Union University

Jackson, TN

Union University

Jackson, TN

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Undergrad Christian Life

Tuition & Fees

$34,630

not including housing and food

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undergraduateRatios

33%

male

67%

female

9

students

1

faculty

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Selective

57%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,440
Declined 1,063
Total Received 2,503
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Private

2,431

undergraduate students

1,234

graduate students

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Location

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.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 3,665
Established in 1823
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation Baptist

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.

  • Campus Setting: Small-medium city

Union University
1050 Union University Drive
Jackson, TN
38305

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
76%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
93%
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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% 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

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
670
25th
550
75th
660
25th
520
75th
33
25th
23
75th
27
25th
20
75th
30
25th
22

Admissions Facts

Application fee $35
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Neither
Application deadline (priority deadline) December 1
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Selective

57%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,440
Declined 1,063
Total Received 2,503

Admissions Factors

Required

Secondary School GPA
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Secondary School Record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Admission test scores

Recommended

Secondary School Rank

Neither required nor recommended

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

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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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Financial Aid

80%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$21,886

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $33,480
Housing $8,050
Food $3,700
Additional fees $1,150
Books & supplies $1,650
Total $48,030
Average Financial Aid - $21,886
Total with Avg. Aid $26,144

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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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


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

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball yes
Basketball yes yes
Golf yes yes
Soccer yes yes
Softball yes
Track and field x country yes yes
Volleyball yes

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 Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NCAA (Division II), TranSouth Athletic Conference, Gulf South Conference

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting. yes yes
Applied Psychology. yes
Art Therapy/Therapist. yes
Athletic Training/Trainer. yes
Bible/Biblical Studies. yes
Biochemistry. yes
Biology/Biological Sciences, General. yes yes
Botany/Plant Biology. yes
Broadcast Journalism. yes
Business Administration and Management, General. yes yes
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other. yes
Business/Commerce, General. yes
Business/Managerial Economics. yes
Cell/Cellular Biology and Anatomical Sciences, Other. yes
Chemical Physics. yes
Chemistry, General. yes
Christian Studies. yes yes
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist. yes
Clinical Nurse Specialist. yes
Computer Science. yes
Conservation Biology. yes yes
Curriculum and Instruction. yes
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia. yes
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General. yes
Economics, Other. yes
Education, General. yes
Educational Leadership and Administration, General. yes yes
Educational, Instructional, and Curriculum Supervision. yes
Electrical and Electronics Engineering. yes
Elementary Education and Teaching. yes
English Language and Literature, General. yes
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies. yes
Exercise Science and Kinesiology. yes
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing. yes yes
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General. yes
Film/Cinema/Media Studies. yes
Fine/Studio Arts, General. yes
French Language and Literature. yes
Geriatric Nurse/Nursing. yes yes
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration. yes
History, General. yes
Information Technology. yes
Intercultural/Multicultural and Diversity Studies. yes yes
International Business/Trade/Commerce. yes
Journalism. yes
Learning Sciences. yes
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other. yes
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies. yes
Linguistics. yes
Marketing/Marketing Management, General. yes
Mathematics, General. yes
Mechanical Engineering. yes
Missions/Missionary Studies. yes
Molecular Biology. yes
Music Performance, General. yes
Music Teacher Education. yes
Music Theory and Composition. yes
Music, General. yes
Nurse Anesthetist. yes
Nursing Administration. yes yes
Nursing Education. yes
Nursing Practice. yes
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN) yes
Organizational Leadership. yes
Pediatric Nurse/Nursing. yes yes
Philosophy and Religious Studies, Other. yes
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching. yes
Physics, General. yes
Political Science and Government, General. yes
Psychology, General. yes
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication, Other. yes
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing, Other. yes
Religious/Sacred Music. yes
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education. yes
Social Work. yes yes
Sociology, General. yes
Spanish Language and Literature. yes
Special Education and Teaching, General. yes
Speech Communication and Rhetoric. yes
Speech Teacher Education. yes
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management. yes
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor. yes
Theology and Religious Vocations, Other. yes
Theology/Theological Studies. yes
Urban Ministry. yes yes
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design. yes
Zoology/Animal Biology. yes

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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

3,665

total students

63%

in-state

37%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

66%

2,431
students

Female
67%
1,623

Male
33%
808

34%

1,234
students

Female
68%
842

Male
32%
392

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

76%

1,854
students

Female
67%
1,247

Male
33%
607

24%

577
students

Female
65%
376

Male
35%
201

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Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
19%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Hispanic/Latino
69%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

7%

Students are transfer students

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 Application Deadline

Not reported

Transfer Credits

Maximum transferred

96

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

32

semester hours

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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

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