Union University

Union University

Jackson, TN
location
Private
type
Suburban
setting
62%
38%
student ratio
1,581
total students
Tuition Cost $31,550 | $31,550
in-state | out-of-state
Average Financial Aid Package $26,410
Rolling
fall application deadline
59%
acceptance rate
Moderately Difficult
admission difficulty
Average test scores for all first-year students that were accepted and enrolled.
598
sat math
598
sat reading
Not
Reported
sat writing
26
act composite

Majors & Degrees

Degrees Offered
Bachelor's
Associate's
  • Biological/life sciences
    • Biology/Biological Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Business/marketing
    • Accounting
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Business Administration and Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Business/Managerial Economics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Finance
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Marketing/Marketing Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Communication/Journalism
    • Advertising
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Broadcast Journalism
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Journalism
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Mass Communication/Media
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Public Relations/Image Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Radio and Television
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Computer and information sciences
    • Computer Science
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Information Science/Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Education
    • Art Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Business Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Elementary Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • English as a Second/Foreign Language (Teaching)
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Kindergarten/Preschool Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Music Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Science Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Secondary Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Special Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • English
    • English
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Rhetoric and Composition
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Family and consumer sciences
    • Family and Community Services
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Foreign languages and literature
    • Ancient Near Eastern and Biblical Languages
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Foreign Languages and Literatures
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • French
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Spanish
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Health professions and related sciences
    • Athletic Training
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Pre-Dentistry Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Pre-Medical Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Pre-Pharmacy Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • History
    • History
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Interdisciplinary studies
    • Biological and Physical Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Law/legal studies
    • Pre-Law Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Mathematics and statistics
    • Mathematics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Parks and recreation
    • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Sport And Fitness Administration/Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Philosophy and religious studies
    • Philosophy
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Philosophy and Religious Studies Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Religious Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Physical sciences
    • Chemistry
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Physics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Psychology
    • Psychology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Public administration and social services
    • Social Work
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Social sciences
    • Economics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Political Science and Government
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Sociology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Theology and religious vocations
    • Biblical Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Religious/Sacred Music
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Theology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Theology and Religious Vocations Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Visual and performing arts
    • Art
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Dramatic/Theater Arts
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Keyboard Instruments
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Music
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Music Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Music Performance
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Voice and Opera
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.

Admissions

59% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied2,634
    • Accepted1,580
    • Acceptance Rate59%
    • Enrolled1,581
    • Female Applicants1,790
    • Females Accepted1,083
    • Female Acceptance Rate60%
    • Male Applicants844
    • Males Accepted497
    • Male Acceptance Rate58%
  • Applying
    • Application Fee $35
    • Required for All Transcript of high school record
      Minimum high school GPA of 2.5
    • Required for Some Letter(s) of recommendation
    • Average high school GPA for first-year freshman3.76
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
    • Fall freshmen Yes
    • Out-of-state Fall freshmen Yes
    • Early decision plan Not Reported
    • Other early decision plan Not Reported
    • Transfer Yes
  • Test Scores Accepted
    • Test Average School Accepted 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile*
    • SAT Critical Reading 598 560 670
    • SAT Math 598 510 650
    • SAT Writing
    • ACT Composite 26 23 29
    • * 25th and 75th percentile is the score that 25/75 percent of students score at or below.

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition
    • In-state tuition *$31,550
    • Out-of-state tuition *$31,550
    • In-district tuitionN/A
    • * Tuition costs are based on a full academic year typically extending from September to June.
  • Fees
    • Full-time student fees$1,340
    • Room and board *$10,200
    • Room only *$7,900
    • * Room and board charges vary according to board plan selected (i.e., 12-meal plan, 19-meal plan, etc.) and student level (freshman, sophomore, etc.)
  • Other Payment Considerations
    • Guaranteed tuition plan offeredNo
    • Tuition pre-payment planNo
    • Tuition payment plans offeredDeferred paymentsDeferred payments and Installments
    • Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuitionChildren of Alumni, Employees or children of employees

Financial Aid

    • Average Financial Aid Package:$26,410
    • Average Freshman Financial Aid Package:$31,100
    • Average International Student Financial Aid Package:$24,934
    • Average Loan Aid:$4,470
    • Average Grant Aid:$15,077
    • Average Scholarship and/or Grant Aid Awarded:$6,137
    • Percentage of Students with Need who Receive Financial Aid:100%
    • Average Percentage of Financial Need Met: 68%
    • Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met: 26%

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Undergraduate Students1,581
    • Male Student Percentage38%
    • Female Student Percentage62%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic/Latino2.96%
    • Black or African American9.31%
    • White or Caucasian82.69%
    • American Indian or Alaska Native1.13%
    • Asian2.64%
    • Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander.06%
    • Two or more races%
    • Unknown or International Student1.2%
  • Other Student Statistics
    • International BreakoutNot Reported
    • Out-of-state Students25.31% out-of-state student

Campus Life

  • Housing
    • College-owned housing available Yes
    • Housing Requirements None
    • Housing options Female-only housing, Special housing for disabled, Male-only housing
    • Percentage of undergraduate students who live in college-owned housing Not Reported
  • Student Activities
    • Student-run campus newspaper Yes
    • Drama / theater group Yes
    • Student-run radio station No
    • Student-run television station No
    • Marching band No
    • Choral groups Yes
  • Student Services
    • Legal services No
    • Health clinic Yes
    • Personal / psychological counseling Yes
    • Women's center No
  • Student Organizations
    • Greek fraternities Yes
    • Greek sororities Yes
    • Local fraternities No
    • Local sororities No
    • Other organizations Not Reported
    • Most popular organizations Campus Ministries, Student Government Association, Student Activities Council, Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE)
  • Campus Security and Safety
    • 24-hour emergency telephone / alarm services Yes
    • 24-hour patrols by trained officers Yes
    • Students patrols Yes
    • Late-night transport / escort services Yes
    • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Not Reported
    • Other Not Reported

Athletics

Member of the: NCAA Division II
  • Men's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Baseball No Yes Yes
    • Basketball Yes Yes Yes
    • Cheerleading No Yes No
    • Cross-country running Yes Yes Yes
    • Football Yes No No
    • Golf Yes Yes Yes
    • Racquetball Yes No No
    • Soccer Yes Yes Yes
    • Softball Yes No No
    • Swimming Yes No No
    • Table Tennis Yes No No
    • Ultimate Frisbee Yes Division C No
    • Volleyball Yes No No
    • Weight Lifting Yes No No
  • Women's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Baseball No No No
    • Basketball Yes Yes Yes
    • Cheerleading No Yes Yes
    • Cross-country running Yes Yes Yes
    • Football Yes No No
    • Golf Yes Yes Yes
    • Racquetball Yes No No
    • Soccer Yes Yes Yes
    • Softball Yes Yes Yes
    • Swimming Yes No No
    • Table Tennis Yes No No
    • Ultimate Frisbee Yes Division C No
    • Volleyball Yes Yes Yes
    • Weight Lifting Yes No No

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakdown
    • Total Faculty228
    • Full-time Percentage98%
    • Part-time Percentage2%
    • Female Percentage46%
    • Male Percentage54%
    • Student:Faculty Ratio9:1 or 3,141 students to 335 faculty

Location & Contact

1050 Union University Drive
Jackson, TN 38305-3697
USA

Mr. Robbie Graves

Director of Enrollment Services

Phone: 731-661-5590
Fax: 731-661-5589
Email: rgraves@uu.edu

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