Union College – Schenectady

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School Information

Phone Number: (518) 388-6000
Website: www.union.edu/
Type of School: 4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online: www.union.edu/admissions/apply/
Address: 807 Union Street, Schenectady, NY 12308-2311
Setting: City: Small
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 2,197
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): 87%
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 10 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:
Distance Learning Students*: 2,197 (100% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Bachelor's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $55,290
Out-of-state Tuition: $55,290
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 84%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $28,971

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Union College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Union College.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 5
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 4
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 2
Engineering 4
English Language and Literature/Letters 1
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 6
History 1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 2
Mathematics and Statistics 1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 1
Natural Resources and Conservation 2
Philosophy and Religious Studies 2
Physical Sciences 4
Psychology 1
Social Sciences 5
Visual and Performing Arts 3
Grand total 45

* Based on programs that produced 2018-2019 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Union College and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2018-2019
In-state $55,290
Out-of-state $55,290
Books and supplies $1,500

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2018-2019
In-state $0
Out-of-state $0

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2017-2018

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 480 84%
Grant or scholarship aid 464 81% $28,971
Student loan aid 278 49% $7,872

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 1,771 78% $28,765
Federal student loans 1,023 45% $6,334

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Union College. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Union College students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2019

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 6,716 3,548 3,168
Percent admitted 100% 37% 40%
Percent admitted who enrolled 9% 9% 8%

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Union College Enrollment, Fall 2019

Total Enrollment 2,197
Undergraduate enrollment 2,197
Graduate enrollment 0

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Union College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Specialized institution accreditations:

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. CollegeAtlas.org does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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