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Union University

Jackson, TN
University Website: www.uu.edu
Apply Online: https://www.uu.edu/applications/undergrad/
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Coordinates: 35°40′59″N 88°51′23″W / 35.6830°N 88.8565°W / 35.6830; -88.8565

Union University is a private, evangelical Christian, liberal arts university located in Jackson, Tennessee, with additional campuses in Germantown, Tennessee, and Hendersonville, Tennessee. The university is affiliated with the Tennessee Baptist Convention and relates to the Southern Baptist Convention.

Union is one of the top tier institutions in the Southern Region, listed for each of the past eleven years by U.S. News and World Report, and is notable for having trained a United States Supreme Court justice, and in the sports world as the place where Bear Bryant began his football coaching career.

For 2012-13, U.S. News ranked Union 14th among "Regional Universities" in the South, the 16th consecutive year U.S. News ranked Union as a top-tier school. It has been recognized by Peterson's Competitive College Guide, the Time/Princeton Review, and Templeton's Colleges that Encourage Character Development. Union is a recipient of the President's Higher Education Community Service Award and has been listed as one of America's Top 100 College Buys. In addition, U.S. News cites Union as an "A+ option for serious B students," among "Up and Coming Schools" and among schools "where the faculty has an unusually strong commitment to undergraduate teaching."

Union University is the heir of some of the oldest universities in the country. The school is a union of several different schools: West Tennessee College formerly known as Jackson Male Academy, Union University of Murfreesboro, Southwestern Baptist University, and Hall-Moody Junior College of Martin, Tennessee.

Union University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS). Union University is a member of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU).

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Fast Facts

  • Private not for profit, Four or more years
  • students
  • $23,330.00 avg tuition

1050 Union University Dr
Jackson, TN 38305-3697
(731) 668-1818

Apply online Admissions:
www.uu.edu/admissions/undergradua..
Financial Aid:
www.uu.edu/financialaid/

Areas of Study:

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

Statistics:
Applied 1,923
Admitted 1,472 77%
Enrolled total 516
Full Time: 484
Part Time 32
Standards:
Test 25th % 75th %
SAT EBRW 530 670
SAT Math 510 650
SAT Written (2006-2015) Optional 0 0
ACT Composite 23 28
ACT English 23 31
ACT Math 21 27
ACT Writing 0 0
Retention / Graduation:
Retention rate 94%
4-year graduation rate 54%
6-year graduation rate 62%
Application Deadlines:
Regular Application Deadline
Early Admission Deadline
Early Decision Deadline
Financial Aid Deadline
Student Response Deadline
Transfer Student Application Deadline
Requirements:
Open Admissions Policy No
Secondary School GPA Required
Secondary School Rank Required
Secondary School Record Required
Formal Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission Test Scores Required
TOEFL Required
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Credit:
AP Credits Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Union University

Tuition In-District In-State Out-Of-State
Avg Full-Time Undergraduate Tuition $23,330.00 $23,330.00 $23,330.00
Full-Time Undergraduate Required Fees $700.00 $700.00 $700.00
Part-Time Undergraduate Cost Per Credit Hour $790.00 $790.00 $790.00
Avg Full Time Graduate Tuition $6,220.00 $6,220.00 $6,220.00
Full Time Graduate Required Fees $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Part-Full Time Graduate Cost Per Credit Hour $450.00 $450.00 $450.00
Expenses On-Campus Off-Campus
(without family)
Off-Campus
(with family)
Room and Board $8,570.00 $0.00 $0.00
Other Expenses $6,200.00 $0.00 $0.00
Additional Fees
Undergraduate Application Fee $35.00
Graduate Application Fee $25.00
Books and Supplies $1,200.00
Financial Aid
Percent receiving aid 100%
Percent receiving grant aid 93%
Avg amount of grant aid $13,963.00
Percent receiving student loan aid 57%
Avg amount of student loan aid $6,180.00

Union University

Programs and majors Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctorate
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
Biology/Biological Sciences, General X
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology X
Conservation Biology X
Zoology/Animal Biology X
BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
Accounting X
Business Administration and Management, General X X
Business/Managerial Economics X
International Business/Trade/Commerce X
Marketing/Marketing Management, General X
COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM, AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Advertising X
Broadcast Journalism X
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia X
International and Intercultural Communication X X
Journalism X
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication, Other X
Public Relations/Image Management X
COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES
Computer Science X
Web/Multimedia Management and Webmaster X
EDUCATION
Art Teacher Education X
Education, General X
Elementary Education and Teaching X
History Teacher Education X
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching X
Mathematics Teacher Education X
Music Teacher Education X
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching X
Spanish Language Teacher Education X
Special Education and Teaching, General X
Speech Teacher Education X
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor X
Urban Education and Leadership X
ENGINEERING
Electrical and Electronics Engineering X
Mechanical Engineering X
ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS
English Language and Literature, General X
Rhetoric and Composition X
FOREIGN LANGUAGES, LITERATURES, AND LINGUISTICS
Ancient Near Eastern and Biblical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics X
French Language and Literature X
Linguistics X
Spanish Language and Literature X
HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Athletic Training/Trainer X
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing X
Nurse Anesthetist X
Nursing Administration X
Nursing Education X
Pediatric Nurse/Nursing X
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing, Other X
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse X
HISTORY
History, General X
MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS
Mathematics, General X
MULTI/INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other X
PARKS, RECREATION, LEISURE, AND FITNESS STUDIES
Kinesiology and Exercise Science X
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management X
PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGIOUS STUDIES
Christian Studies X X
Ethics X
Philosophy and Religious Studies, Other X
Religion/Religious Studies X
PHYSICAL SCIENCES
Chemistry, General X
Physics, General X
PSYCHOLOGY
Psychology, General X
PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION AND SOCIAL SERVICE PROFESSIONS
Social Work X X
SOCIAL SCIENCES
Economics, General X
Political Science and Government, General X
Sociology X
THEOLOGY AND RELIGIOUS VOCATIONS
Religious/Sacred Music X
Theological and Ministerial Studies, Other X
Theology/Theological Studies X
VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
Fine/Studio Arts, General X
Music Performance, General X
Music, General X
Music, Other X

Scholarships for Students in Tennessee

Name Amount Deadline
Dyersburg State Community College Jazz Choir Scholarship Varies March 01, 2017
NEWH Atlanta Chapter Scholarship Varies September 30, 2016
UAS7 International Study and Internship Program in Germany Varies October 01, 2016

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