Union University Admission RequirementsJackson, Tennessee
Chances of getting into Union University
|Admission Standards||Very High|
How hard is it to get into Union University and can I get accepted? The school has a 57% acceptance rate ranking it #10 in Tennessee for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 1,529 out of 2,663 applicants were admitted making Union University a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants. Academically, it has very high requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 36 percent. Union University typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 25% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top quarter of their high school class.
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Union University SAT Scores
Applicants Submitting SAT21%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||560|
|SAT Math 25th||550|
|SAT Composite 25th||1110|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||690|
|SAT Math 75th||670|
|SAT Composite 75th||1360|
|Average SAT Score||1240|
SAT Scores you need to get in
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Union University?
Union University typically requires applicants to be in the top 39 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1110 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 980. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1240 out of 1600. The school ranks #5 in Tennessee for highest average SAT composite score. 21 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1360 and Above||Good||>69%|
|1235 to 1360||Avg +||57%-69%|
|1110 to 1235||Avg -||44%-57%|
|985 to 1110||Reach||31%-44%|
|Less than 985||Low||<31%|
Union University ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT89%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||23|
|ACT Math 25th||20|
|ACT Composite 25th||23|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||32|
|ACT Math 75th||27|
|ACT Composite 75th||30|
|Average ACT Score||26|
ACT Scores needed to get accepted
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Union University?
Admission data indicates that Union University regularly accepts students with ACT's of 23 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 32 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 20 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 26 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 30 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #5 in Tennessee for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 89 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Union University.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|30 and Above||Good||>71%|
|26 to 30||Avg +||57%-71%|
|23 to 26||Avg -||46%-57%|
|20 to 23||Reach||35%-46%|
|Less than 20||Low||<35%|
Avg. High School GPA3.67
Typical High School GradesB+
You will need very good grades in high school to get into Union University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Union University was 3.67 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #5 in Tennessee for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Union University accepts 57% of students who apply.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|3.50 to 3.75||15%||Avg -|
|3.25 to 3.50||10%||Avg -|
|3.00 to 3.25||7%||Reach|
|2.75 to 3.00||5%||Reach|
|2.50 to 2.75||3%||Reach|
|2.25 to 2.50||N/A%||Reach|
|2.00 to 2.25||N/A%||Reach|
62% of Union University freshman were in the top twenty five percent of their high school graduating class.
|High School Class Rank||Freshmen Within Range|
|Top 10% of class||33%|
|Top 25% of class||62%|
|Top 50% of class||85%|
|Bottom 50% of class||15%|
|Bottom 25% of class||7%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||24%||28%||25%|
Applications are DueAug 15, 2020
Days left to Apply29
Applicants have 29 days left until the Fall 2020 term applications are due on Aug 15, 2020.
Seniors, these are the SAT and ACT test dates you can still sit for a test and send your results to Union University before the Aug 15 application deadline.
|ACT Test Date||Scores Available|
|Jul 18||Jul 28|
What are the requirements for admission to Union University and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Required|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Neither required nor recommended|
|Recommendations||Neither required nor recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
|Credit for Life Experiences||Yes|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=221971 IPEDS survey data for Union University.
Frequently Asked Questions
21% of students submit their SAT scores to Union University. 89% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
57% of those who apply are granted admission to Union University. Admission competition is low and the college has very high admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1110 and 1360. 21% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.