1,581
Students
Financial aid thermometer
26,805
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
59
59%
Acceptance Rate
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Overview

Union University is a Comprehensive institution located in Jackson, TN, in a suburban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 1050 Union University Drive
Jackson, TN  38305-3697
United States
Contact Mr. Robbie Graves
Director of Enrollment Services
Email: rgraves@uu.edu
Phone: 731-661-5590
Fax: 731-661-5589

Majors & Degrees

Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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History Associate Bachelors
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Legal Professions And Studies Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Theology And Religious Vocations Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

2,634
Applied
1,580
Accepted
1,581
Enrolled
60%
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Female Admissions

1,790
Females Applied
1,083
Females Accepted
61%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

844
Males Applied
497
Males Accepted
59%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

35
Application Fee
3.76
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
A minimum high school GPA of 2.5
Required for some programs 3 recommendations
Recommended Essay
Interview

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen Not reported Not reported Yes
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 598 560 670
SAT Math 598 510 650
ACT Composite 26 23 29

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

31,550
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Fees

1,340
Full-time student fees
10,200
Room & board
7,900
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

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

Financial Aid

26,805
Avg. Financial Aid Package
30,695
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
27,026
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,264
Avg. Loan Aid
14,733
Avg. Grant Aid
6,434
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
70%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
18%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

1,581
Total undergrad students
0%
International Students
25%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.96%
Black or African American 9.31%
White or Caucasian 82.69%
American Indian or Alaska Native 1.13%
Asian 2.64%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.06%
Other 1.2%

Gender

Male (37.51%)
Female (62.49%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Disabled housing
Men-only housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing Not Reported

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Campus Day, All-Sing Contest and Homecoming

Student Services

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Student Organizations

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Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Campus Ministries, Student Government Association, Student Activities Council and Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE)

Campus Security & Safety

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Athletics

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Men's Sports

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Cheerleading No Checkmark No
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Football Checkmark No No
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Racquetball Checkmark No No
Sand Volleyball Checkmark No No
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Softball Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark No No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark Checkmark No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
Weight Lifting Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

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Baseball No No No
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Sand Volleyball Checkmark No No
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Swimming And Diving Checkmark No No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
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Weight Lifting Checkmark No No

Faculty

228
Total Faculty
9:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 223
Part-time - 5
Male - 124
Female - 104