#3 Best Value Colleges in Tennessee

Union University

Jackson, Tennessee

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Student Population
Union University overview
Location Jackson, Tennessee
Online uu.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Small City
Religious Affiliation Southern Baptist
Union University overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate

Located in Jackson, Tennessee, Union University is a small four year private college offering both undergrad and graduate programs.   The school has a religious affiliation with the Southern Baptist faith. In the most recent statistical year 2,660 prospective students applied, and 1,407 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 355 enrolled in the school.  2,160 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 770 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2021/2022, excluding room and board, is $34,320 plus fees of $1,190. Union University is ranked 163 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2023 U.S. Colleges Ranking.



Union University is rated within the top 28% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 8 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated


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Admission Standards
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SAT 1120/1330
ACT 23/30
GPA 3.8
Applications Accepted
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Applications Due May 1, 2023
Applicant Competition Average
Application Fee $35

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Annual Cost to Attend

Costs for Union University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,600
Other Fees$1,190
Room and Board $10,360
Budget for Other Expenses$10,120
Total One Year Cost$57,590

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Average Salary After 10 Years
$48,200 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
61% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Union University students
Subject Percent of Class
Health Professions 23%
General Studies 19%
Education 14%
Human Services 6%
Business 5%

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