Union College (Nebraska) Admissions

ACT Scores, Acceptance Rate, Financial Aid & More

Lincoln, Nebraska
Lincoln, Nebraska. Nicolas Henderson / Flickr

Union College Admissions Overview:

With an acceptance rate of 64% in 2015, Union College is generally open to applicants. Those who are admitted into the school generally have solid test scores and above average grades. Students applying to Union College will need to submit SAT or ACT scores; check out the table below to see how your scores fit into the averages of enrolled students. Along with standardized test scores and a completed application form, prospective students will need to submit official high school transcripts.

If you have any questions about applying, feel free to contact the admissions office.

Admissions Data (2016):

Union College Description:

This Union College is located in Lincoln, Nebraska. Founded in 1891 by a group of Seventh-day Adventists, the college has grown and expanded; it now enrolls about 900 students. While UC mostly offers 2-year and 4-year degrees, students can earn a Master's degree in Physician Assistant Studies. Other popular programs include Nursing, Education, Business, Theology, and Computer Science. Academics at Union College are supported by a good 10 to 1 student / faculty ratio. Outside of the classroom, students can enjoy student-run clubs and organizations, as well as religious-based service projects and social gatherings.

If you want to take part in an athletic team, the Union College Warriors compete in basketball, volleyball, and golf. Lincoln, the capital of Nebraska, is a city of around 250,000--students can experience living in a city, with its restaurants, cultural events, museums, shops, and more.

Enrollment (2015):

  • Total Enrollment: 903 (814 undergraduates)
  • Gender Breakdown: 39% Male / 61% Female
  • 89% Full-time

Costs (2016 - 17):

  • Tuition and Fees: $22,538
  • Books: $1,100 (why so much?)
  • Room and Board: $6,800
  • Other Expenses: $3,620
  • Total Cost: $33,958

Union College Financial Aid (2015 - 16):

  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 100%
  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 100%
    • Loans: 81%
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $12,311
    • Loans: $5,166

Academic Programs:

  • Most Popular Majors: Nursing, Business Management, Journalism, Theology, Biomedical Sciences, Computer/Information Sciences

Transfer, Graduation and Retention Rates:

  • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 81%
  • Transfer-out Rate: 38%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 23%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 42%

Intercollegiate Athletic Programs:

  • Men's Sports: Basketball, Golf
  • Women's Sports: Basketball, Volleyball

Data Source:

National Center for Educational Statistics

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Union College Mission Statement

Union College's missions statement can be found at https://www.ucollege.edu/about-us/mission-vision-values

"Inspired by faith in Jesus Christ and dedicated to a personal student-focused community, Union College empowers students for learning, service and leadership."