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Union University

Jackson, TN

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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

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Majors & Degrees

Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Biology/biological Sciences, General Checkmark
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Zoology/animal Biology Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Business Administration And Management, General Checkmark
Business Administration, Management And Operations, Other Checkmark
Business/commerce, General Checkmark
Business/managerial Economics Checkmark
Entrepreneurship/entrepreneurial Studies Checkmark
Finance, General Checkmark
International Business/trade/commerce Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management, General Checkmark
Organizational Leadership Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Broadcast Journalism Checkmark
Digital Communication And Media/multimedia Checkmark
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Mass Communication/media Studies Checkmark
Public Relations, Advertising, And Applied Communication, Other Checkmark
Public Relations/image Management Checkmark
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Speech Communication And Rhetoric Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Information Science/studies Checkmark
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Web Page, Digital/multimedia And Information Resources Design Checkmark
Education Associate Bachelors
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Business And Innovation/entrepreneurship Teacher Education Checkmark
Education, General Checkmark
Elementary Education And Teaching Checkmark
Kindergarten/preschool Education And Teaching Checkmark
Music Teacher Education Checkmark
Physical Education Teaching And Coaching Checkmark
Science Teacher Education/general Science Teacher Education Checkmark
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Special Education And Teaching, General Checkmark
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Teaching English As A Second Or Foreign Language/esl Language Instructor Checkmark
Engineering Associate Bachelors
Electrical And Electronics Engineering Checkmark
Mechanical Engineering Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
English Language And Literature, General Checkmark
Rhetoric And Composition Checkmark
Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Associate Bachelors
Family And Community Services Checkmark
Family And Consumer Sciences/human Sciences, General Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Ancient Near Eastern And Biblical Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Checkmark
Foreign Languages And Literatures, General Checkmark
French Language And Literature Checkmark
Linguistics Checkmark
Spanish Language And Literature Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Athletic Training/trainer Checkmark
Clinical Laboratory Science/medical Technology/technologist Checkmark
Pre-dentistry Studies Checkmark
Pre-medicine/pre-medical Studies Checkmark
Pre-pharmacy Studies Checkmark
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research And Clinical Nursing, Other Checkmark
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
History, General Checkmark
Legal Professions And Studies Associate Bachelors
Pre-law Studies Checkmark
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities, Other Checkmark
Liberal Arts And Sciences/liberal Studies Checkmark
Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
Mathematics, General Checkmark
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
Biological And Physical Sciences Checkmark
Intercultural/multicultural And Diversity Studies Checkmark
Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Exercise Science And Kinesiology Checkmark
Parks, Recreation, And Leisure Facilities Management, General Checkmark
Sport And Fitness Administration/management Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
Christian Studies Checkmark Checkmark
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Philosophy And Religious Studies, Other Checkmark
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Chemistry, General Checkmark
Physics, General Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Psychology, General Checkmark
Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Economics, General Checkmark
Economics, Other Checkmark
Political Science And Government, General Checkmark
Sociology, General Checkmark
Theology And Religious Vocations Associate Bachelors
Bible/biblical Studies Checkmark
Missions/missionary Studies Checkmark
Religious/sacred Music Checkmark
Theology And Religious Vocations, Other Checkmark
Theology/theological Studies Checkmark
Urban Ministry Checkmark Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Art/art Studies, General Checkmark
Drama And Dramatics/theatre Arts, General Checkmark
Film/cinema/media Studies Checkmark
Fine/studio Arts, General Checkmark
Keyboard Instruments Checkmark
Music Management Checkmark
Music Performance, General Checkmark
Music Theory And Composition Checkmark
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

2,866
Applied
1,511
Accepted
2,164
Enrolled
53%
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Female Admissions

2,043
Females Applied
1,075
Females Accepted
53%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

823
Males Applied
436
Males Accepted
53%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

35
Application Fee
3.79
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen Not reported Not reported Yes
Out of state 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 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 550 660
SAT Math 510 620
ACT Composite 22 30

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

33,480
Private
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Fees

1,300
Full-time student fees
10,880
Room & board
8,050
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 Minorities
Employees

Financial Aid

24,879
Avg. Financial Aid Package
25,655
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
4,674
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
3,922
Avg. Loan Aid
15,431
Avg. Grant Aid
5,830
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
86%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
17%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

2,164
Total Undergrad students
2%
International Students
32%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 1.96%
Black or African American 17.29%
White or Caucasian 73.48%
American Indian or Alaska Native 1.33%
Asian 2.01%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.1%
Other 1.72%

Gender

Male (33.92%)
Female (66.08%)

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 77%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
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Marching band Checkmark
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Campus events:
Campus Day, All-Sing Contest and Homecoming

Student Services

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

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

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
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Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No Checkmark Checkmark
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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

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
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Cheerleading No Checkmark Checkmark
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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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Swimming And Diving Checkmark No No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark Checkmark No
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Weight Lifting Checkmark No No

Faculty

223
Total Faculty
9:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 218
Part-time - 5
Male - 118
Female - 105
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