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4-Year School

Union College

Schenectady, NY

Union College

Overview

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

Location & Contact

Address 807 Union Street
Schenectady, NY  12308-2311
United States

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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Liberal Arts And Sciences/liberal Studies Checkmark
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
Fine/studio Arts Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

6,716
Applied
2,598
Accepted
2,206
Enrolled
39%
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Female Admissions

3,168
Females Applied
1,268
Females Accepted
40%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

3,548
Males Applied
1,330
Males Accepted
37%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

0
Application Fee
3.4
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 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 660 620 700
SAT Math 690 650 730
ACT Composite 30 28 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

46,068
Avg. Financial Aid Package
45,762
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
47,298
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
5,332
Avg. Loan Aid
12,950
Avg. Grant Aid
39,596
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

2,206
Total Undergrad students
9%
International Students
60%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 8%
Black or African American 3.89%
White or Caucasian 70.32%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.09%
Asian 5.4%
Two or more races 3.29%
Other 0.32%

Gender

Male (53.94%)
Female (46.06%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 88%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
Student-run radio station Checkmark
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 No No
Basketball Checkmark No No
Bowling Checkmark No No
Cheerleading No No No
Crew No No No
Cross-country Running No No No
Equestrian Sports Checkmark No No
Fencing Checkmark No No
Field Hockey No No No
Football Checkmark No No
Golf Checkmark No No
Ice Hockey Checkmark No No
Lacrosse Checkmark No No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rock Climbing Checkmark No No
Rugby No No No
Skiing (downhill) Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark No No
Softball Checkmark No No
Squash Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving No No No
Tennis Checkmark No No
Track And Field No No No
Ultimate Frisbee No No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
Water Polo Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton No No No
Baseball No No No
Basketball No Division 3 No
Bowling No No No
Cheerleading No Checkmark No
Crew No Division 3 No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Equestrian Sports No Checkmark No
Fencing No No No
Field Hockey No Division 3 No
Football No No No
Golf No Division 2 No
Ice Hockey No Division 1 No
Lacrosse No Division 3 No
Racquetball No No No
Rock Climbing No No No
Rugby No Checkmark No
Skiing (downhill) No No No
Soccer No Division 3 No
Softball No Division 3 No
Squash No No No
Swimming And Diving No Division 3 No
Tennis No Division 3 No
Track And Field No Division 3 No
Ultimate Frisbee No Checkmark No
Volleyball No Division 3 No
Water Polo No No No

Faculty

241
Total Faculty
10:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 211
Part-time - 30
Male - 137
Female - 104