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Private 4 Year

Union College Admission Requirements

Lincoln, Nebraska

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Chances of getting into Union College

Acceptance Rate

Admitted 
98%
Admission Difficulty for Union College
Measure Difficulty
Admission Standards Easy 
Applicant Competition Very Low 
How hard is it to get into Union College and can I get accepted?

The acceptance rate at Union College is 98%.  It ranks #16 in Nebraska for lowest rate of acceptance. Union College is an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance if you meet the admission requirements. Last year, 1,261 out of 1,292 applicants were admitted.

The school has easy admission requirements for SAT and ACT scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 72 percent (SAT 880/1170 ACT 18/24). Union College typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.44. 10% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

The Union College application fee is $0 and applications are due by Aug 1.

Testing Requirements

You are required to submit admission test scores with your application. Union College is not a test optional school. Note: Please consult the school directly to confirm the most up to date testing requirements.

Union College SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range 
880-1170
Applicants Submitting SAT 
21%
SAT Scores for Union College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 440
SAT Math 25th 440
SAT Composite 25th 880
SAT Scores for Union College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 600
SAT Math 75th 570
SAT Composite 75th 1170
Average SAT Score 1030

SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Union College?

Union College typically prefers applicants to be in the top 81 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 880 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 730. The average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1030 out of 1600. Union College ranks #6 in Nebraska for highest average SAT composite score. 21 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

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Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Union College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness  Admission Chances 
1170 and Above Good >99%
1025 to 1170 Avg + 98%-99%
880 to 1025 Avg - 96%-98%
735 to 880 Reach 93%-96%
Less than 735 Low <93%
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Union College ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range 
18-24 
Applicants Submitting ACT 
92%
ACT Scores for Union College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 18
ACT Math 25th 17
ACT Composite 25th 18
ACT Scores for Union College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 24
ACT Math 75th 24
ACT Composite 75th 24
Average ACT Score 21

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Union College?

Admission data indicates that Union College regularly accepts students with ACT's of 18 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 62 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 15 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 21 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 24 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #9 in Nebraska for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 92 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Union College.

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Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Union College admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness  Admission Chances 
24 and Above Good >99%
21 to 24 Avg + 98%-99%
18 to 21 Avg - 96%-98%
15 to 18 Reach 93%-96%
Less than 15 Low <93%
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Union College GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA 
3.44
Typical High School Grades 
B+

What GPA do you need to get into Union College?

Applicants require above average high school grades to get into Union College. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Union College was 3.44 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #9 in Nebraska for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.44 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Union College accepts 98% of all applicants.

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GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021

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Admission Statistics

Union College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 857 434 1,292
Accepted 843 417 1,261
Acceptance Rate 98% 96% 98%
Enrolled 60 64 124
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 7% 15% 10%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Fall 2022 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Aug 1, 2023
Days left to Apply
182

Applicants have 182 days left until the Fall 2022 term applications are due on Aug 1, 2023.

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to Union College is $0. The school is free to apply to.

Application Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Union College and what student information is used for admission decisions?

Union College Application Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Neither required nor recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Considered but not required
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Union College
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=181738 IPEDS survey data for Union College.

FAQs

Does Union College prefer SAT or ACT?

21% of students submit their SAT scores to Union College. 92% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into Union College?

98% of those who apply are granted admission to Union College. Admission competition is and the college has easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What SAT score is required for Union College?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 880 and 1170. 21% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for Union College?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 18 and 24. 92% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.