Union College

country rank  416
world rank  1193

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University Overview

Founded in 1795, Union College is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Schenectady (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), New York. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, Union College is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 2,000-2,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Union College offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 224 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 40-50% making this US higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Founded 1795
Motto Sous les lois de Minèrve nous devenons tous frères
Under the laws of Minerva, we all become brothers and sisters
Colours Union garnet

University Location

Address 807 Union Street
Schenectady (population range: 50,000-249,999)
12308-2311 New York
United States
T +1 (518) 388 6000
F +1 (518) 388 6800

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
Not reported
Int'l student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
Not reported

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 40-50%
Admission Office Grant Hall
Schenectady 12308-2311
+1 (518) 3886112
888 8436688

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 2,000-2,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 200-299
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Trimesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)
  • Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET)
  • American Chemical Society (ACS)

Memberships and Affiliations

  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

Academic Structure

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Site last updated: Thursday, 7 March 2019