2,267
Students
Financial aid thermometer
44,649
Avg. Financial Aid
Very Selective
Admission Difficulty
37
37%
Acceptance Rate
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

Union College is a 4-year institution located in Schenectady, NY, in an urban setting.

Location & Contact

Address Grant Hall
807 Union Street
Schenectady, NY  12308
United States
Contact Email: admissions@union.edu
Phone: 518-388-6112
Fax: 518-388-6986

Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
African Studies Checkmark
American Studies Checkmark
Asian Studies Checkmark
Latin American And Caribbean Studies Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biochemistry Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Related Checkmark
Biology/biological Sciences Checkmark
Neuroscience Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Business/managerial Economics Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Engineering Associate Bachelors
Bioengineering And Biomedical Engineering Checkmark
Electrical And Electronics Engineering Checkmark
Mechanical Engineering Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
English Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Chinese Checkmark
Classics And Classical Languages Checkmark
Foreign Languages And Literatures Checkmark
French Checkmark
German Checkmark
Spanish Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
Biological And Physical Sciences Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Religious Studies Checkmark
Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Astronomy Checkmark
Chemistry Checkmark
Geological And Earth Sciences/geosciences Related Checkmark
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Physical Sciences Related Checkmark
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Anthropology Checkmark
Economics Checkmark
Political Science And Government Checkmark
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

6,676
Applied
2,495
Accepted
2,267
Enrolled
37%
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Female Admissions

3,125
Females Applied
1,177
Females Accepted
38%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

3,551
Males Applied
1,318
Males Accepted
37%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

0
Application Fee
3.44
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
2 recommendations
Recommended Interview

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen January 15th April 1st
Early decision plan November 15th December 15th
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer April 15th Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 630 700
SAT Math 640 730
ACT Composite 29 32

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

54,819
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Fees

471
Full-time student fees
13,563
Room & board
7,437
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Senior Citizens
Employees

Financial Aid

44,649
Avg. Financial Aid Package
43,345
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
49,243
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
5,067
Avg. Loan Aid
11,741
Avg. Grant Aid
37,748
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
100%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
100%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

2,267
Total undergrad students
7%
International Students
62%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 7.35%
Black or African American 3.88%
White or Caucasian 72.17%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.09%
Asian 5.73%
Two or more races 3.1%
Other 0.18%

Gender

Male (53.77%)
Female (46.23%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 90%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
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Student-run television station Checkmark
Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
Spring Fest, large scale lectures and large concerts

Student Services

Legal services Checkmark
Health clinic Checkmark
Personal/psychological counseling Checkmark
Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

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Most popular organizations:
U-Program (Programming Board), speaker's forum, student newspaper, Concert Committee and ski club

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
Student patrols Checkmark
Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark
Other Campus Security & Safety:
awareness programs, bicycle patrol, shuttle service

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No Division 3 No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Bowling Checkmark No No
Cheerleading No Checkmark No
Crew No Division 3 No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Equestrian Sports Checkmark No No
Fencing Checkmark No No
Field Hockey No No No
Football Checkmark Division 3 No
Golf Checkmark No No
Ice Hockey Checkmark Division 1 No
Lacrosse Checkmark Division 3 No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rock Climbing Checkmark No No
Rugby No Checkmark No
Skiing (downhill) Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball Checkmark No No
Squash Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving No Division 3 No
Tennis Checkmark Division 3 No
Track And Field No Division 3 No
Ultimate Frisbee No Checkmark No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
Water Polo Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Bowling Checkmark No No
Cheerleading No Checkmark No
Crew No Division 3 No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Equestrian Sports Checkmark Checkmark No
Fencing Checkmark No No
Field Hockey No Division 3 No
Football Checkmark No No
Golf Checkmark Division 3 No
Ice Hockey Checkmark Division 1 No
Lacrosse Checkmark Division 3 No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rock Climbing Checkmark No No
Rugby No Checkmark No
Skiing (downhill) Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball Checkmark Division 3 No
Squash Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving No Division 3 No
Tennis Checkmark Division 3 No
Track And Field No Division 3 No
Ultimate Frisbee No Checkmark No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 3 No
Water Polo Checkmark No No

Faculty

229
Total Faculty
10:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 211
Part-time - 18
Male - 128
Female - 101