Union College Overview


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Located in Barbourville, Kentucky, Union College is a small four year private college offering both undergrad and graduate programs.   The school has a religious affiliation with the United Methodist faith.

In the most recent statistical year 1,337 prospective students applied, and 925 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 213 enrolled in the school.  838 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 250 attend part time.  In-state tuition for 2016/2017, excluding room and board, is $23,640 plus fees of $1,495.

Union College is ranked 1061 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2016 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

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A college's graduation rate is a strong indication of its effectiveness and your potential to find success at a school. The following statistics measure the percentage of first-time, full-time students who earned a bachelor degree within four, five or six years from Union College. For comparison, approximately 58% of starting students nationally earn a bachelor's degree within six years. Union College is worse than average in terms of graduating students.

4 Years

14% Received a Bachelor Degree in 4 years

5 Years

28% Received a Bachelor Degree in 5 years

6 Years

32% Received a Bachelor Degree in 6 years

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=157863 IPEDS survey data for Union College.