Tool December 2017

Best Values in Colleges

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Union University (Jackson, TN)


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Union University is ranked 67 in Kiplinger's list of Best Values in Private Colleges and is ranked 217 among all colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT 12%
Applicants who took ACT 95%

SAT Critical Reading Score

700+15%
600-69935%
600+50%

SAT Math Score

700+5%
600-69930%
600+35%

ACT Score

30-3626%
24-2942%
24+68%

Students applied2,012
Students admitted1,259
Admission rate63%

Students per faculty11

4-year graduation rate59%

ANNUAL COSTS

Tuition$30,480
Fees$1,100
Room and board$10,400
Estimated book expense$1,100
Total cost$43,080

Cost after need-based aid$36,943
Cost after non-need-based aid$28,003

Average debt at graduation$31,181

SALARY DATA

Salary yardstick #$41,200

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met68%
Average need-based aid$6,137
Average non-need-based aid$15,077

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment2,214

Full-Time

Men629
Women1,150

Part-Time

Men143
Women292

Freshmen retained89%

# - 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 (© 2017 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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