Resources › For Students and Parents Union University Admissions ACT Scores, Acceptance Rate, Financial Aid & More Share Flipboard Email Print The Bell Tower at Union University. ask / Wikimedia Commons / CC BY 3.0 For Students and Parents College Admissions College Profiles College Admissions Process College Rankings Choosing A College Application Tips Essay Samples & Tips Testing Graphs College Financial Aid Extracurricular Activities Advanced Placement Homework Help Private School Test Prep College Life Graduate School Business School Law School Distance Learning View More By Allen Grove College Admissions Expert Ph.D., English, University of Pennsylvania M.A., English, University of Pennsylvania B.S., Materials Science & Engineering and Literature, MIT Dr. Allen Grove is an Alfred University English professor and a college admissions expert with 20 years of experience helping students transition to college. our editorial process Facebook Facebook Twitter Twitter Allen Grove Updated July 24, 2017 Union University Description: Located in Jackson, Tennessee, Union University is a private university affiliated with the Southern Baptist Church. The university focuses on four core values: being excellence-driven, Christ-centered, people-focused and future-directed. Students come from 45 states and 30 countries. Academics at Union University are supported by a 12 to 1 student / faculty ratio. Nursing is the most popular undergraduate major. Student life is active with over 60 clubs and organizations including a small fraternity and sorority system. The campus features mostly new residence halls after earlier halls were destroyed in a 2008 tornado. On the athletic front, the Union Bulldogs compete in the NCAA Division II Gulf South Conference. Popular sports include Soccer, Track and Field, Golf, and Volleyball. Admissions Data (2016): Union University Acceptance Rate: 63%Test Scores -- 25th / 75th PercentileSAT Critical Reading: 530 / 660SAT Math: 490 / 640SAT Writing: - / -What these SAT numbers meanTennessee colleges SAT comparisonACT Composite: 23 / 30ACT English: 23 / 32ACT Math: 21 / 27What these ACT numbers meanTennessee colleges ACT comparison Enrollment (2015): Total Enrollment: 3,583 (2,520 undergraduates)Gender Breakdown: 39% Male / 61% Female74% Full-time Costs (2016 - 17): Tuition and Fees: $30,330Books: $1,250 (why so much?)Room and Board: $10,250Other Expenses: $8,010Total Cost: $49,840 Union University Financial Aid (2015 - 16): Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 100%Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of AidGrants: 100%Loans: 56%Average Amount of AidGrants: $21,703Loans: $6,614 Academic Programs: Most Popular Majors: Business Administration, Elementary Education, Nursing, Psychology, Social Work Retention and Graduation Rates: First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 85%Transfer-out Rate: 5%4-Year Graduation Rate: 59%6-Year Graduation Rate: 68% Intercollegiate Athletic Programs: Men's Sports: Baseball, Soccer, Track and Field, Cross Country, Basketball, GolfWomen's Sports: Soccer, Softball, Volleyball, Track and Field, Cross Country, Golf, Basketball Data Source: National Center for Educational Statistics If You Like Union University, You May Also Like These Schools: Belmont University: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphUniversity of Memphis: Profile Vanderbilt University: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphLiberty University: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphAustin Peay State University: Profile Mississippi College: Profile Samford University: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphLee University: Profile Middle Tennesse State University: Profile University of Tennessee: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT Graph Union University Mission Statement: mission statement from http://uu.edu/about/what-we-believe.cfm "Union University provides Christ-centered education that promotes excellence and character development in service to Church and society."