Tool December 2016

Best Values in Colleges

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Union University (Jackson, TN)


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Union University is ranked 77 in Kiplinger's list of Best Values in Private Colleges and is ranked 253 among all colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT 11%
Applicants who took ACT 96%

SAT Critical Reading Score

700+16%
600-69930%
600+46%

SAT Math Score

700+11%
600-69932%
600+43%

ACT Score

30-3619%
24-2945%
24+64%

Students applied1,830
Students admitted1,265
Admission rate69%

Students per faculty8

4-year graduation rate55%

ANNUAL COSTS

Tuition$29,320
Fees$1,250
Room and board$10,350
Estimated book expense$1,250
Total cost$42,170

Cost after need-based aid$36,142
Cost after non-need-based aid$29,651

Average debt at graduation$31,784

SALARY DATA

Salary yardstick #$39,500

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met58%
Average need-based aid$6,028
Average non-need-based aid$12,519

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment2,510

Full-Time

Men693
Women1,179

Part-Time

Men287
Women351

Freshmen retained88%

# - Based on the median earnings of workers who started at a particular college 10 years earlier and who received federal financial aid. The data don't consider whether the student graduated or went on to graduate school.

NA - Not available


SOURCES - Peterson's Undergraduate Database (© 2016 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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