Overview

Applicants
Acceptance Rate
Average HS GPA
3.77

Test Scores


Testing Policies


ACT Writing Policy
ACT with or without Writing accepted

Deadlines

Regular — August 1


Other Admission Factors

Academic

Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Non-Academic

Character / Personal Qualities
Level of applicant's interest

Selectivity Rating


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Faculty and Class Information

Student/Faculty
10.1:1
Total Faculty
with Terminal Degree


Most frequent lab / sub section size
2 - 9


Graduation Rates

Graduate in 4 years
Graduate in 5 years
Graduate in 6 years

Majors

  • BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES.

  • Accounting.
  • Business/Commerce, General.
  • Finance, General.

  • COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES.

  • Computer and Information Sciences, General.
  • Computer Graphics.

  • EDUCATION.

  • Art Teacher Education.
  • Biology Teacher Education.
  • Chemistry Teacher Education.
  • Educational Leadership and Administration, General.
  • Elementary Education and Teaching.
  • English/Language Arts Teacher Education.
  • French Language Teacher Education.
  • History Teacher Education.
  • International and Comparative Education.
  • Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching.
  • Mathematics Teacher Education.
  • Multicultural Education.
  • Music Teacher Education.
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching.
  • Physics Teacher Education.
  • Social Science Teacher Education.
  • Spanish Language Teacher Education.
  • Special Education and Teaching, General.
  • Speech Teacher Education.
  • Teacher Education, Multiple Levels.
  • Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor.

  • ENGINEERING.

  • Engineering, General.

  • ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS.

  • Creative Writing.
  • English Language and Literature, General.

  • FAMILY AND CONSUMER SCIENCES/HUMAN SCIENCES.

  • Human Development and Family Studies, General.

  • FOREIGN LANGUAGES, LITERATURES, AND LINGUISTICS.

  • Ancient Near Eastern and Biblical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics.
  • French Language and Literature.
  • Spanish Language and Literature.

  • HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS.

  • Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN).

  • HISTORY.

  • History, General.

  • MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS.

  • Mathematics, General.

  • PARKS, RECREATION, LEISURE, AND FITNESS STUDIES.

  • Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General.
  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science.
  • Sport and Fitness Administration/Management.

  • PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGIOUS STUDIES.

  • Christian Studies.
  • Philosophy.

  • PHYSICAL SCIENCES.

  • Chemistry, General.
  • Physics, General.

  • PSYCHOLOGY.

  • Psychology, General.

  • PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION AND SOCIAL SERVICE PROFESSIONS.

  • Social Work.

  • SOCIAL SCIENCES.

  • Economics, General.
  • Political Science and Government, General.
  • Sociology.

  • THEOLOGY AND RELIGIOUS VOCATIONS.

  • Bible/Biblical Studies.
  • Religious/Sacred Music.
  • Theology/Theological Studies.
  • Youth Ministry.

  • VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS.

  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General.
  • Visual and Performing Arts, General.


Degrees

Associate
Bachelor's
Certificate
Diploma
Doctoral
Doctoral Other
Doctoral/Professional
Doctoral/Research
Master's
Post-Master's certificate
Transfer Associate

Career Services

On-Campus Job Interviews Available
Yes

Career Services

Alumni Network
Alumni Services
Classes
Interest Inventory
Internships
Regional Alumni
Opportunities at School

Experiential
Internship

Notable Faculty


Prominent Alumni


Howell E. Jackson
U.S. Senator, U.S. Supreme Court justice

David Melvin
Heart Transplant Innovator

William D. Powell
organized Mexican Baptist Convention

I.B. Tigrett
President of Gulf, Mobile and Ohio railroad

Benjamin Barr Lindsey
founder of juvenile court system

John Dancy
Veteran NBC News Correspondent

Kirby Atkins
Creator of Jimmy Neutron movie character

Academic Rating

Graduation Rates

Graduate in 4 years
Graduate in 5 years
Graduate in 6 years

Career Services

On-Campus Job Interviews Available
Yes

Career Services

Alumni Network
Alumni Services
Classes
Interest Inventory
Internships
Regional Alumni
Opportunities at School

Experiential
Internship

ROI & Outcomes

Dates

Application Deadlines
Notification Date
Dec 1

Required Forms

FAFSA
School

Financial Aid Statistics


Average amount of each freshman scholarship/grant package
$24,075

Financial aid provided to international students
Yes

Expenses per Academic Year

Tuition
$32,650
Required Fees
Average Cost for Books and Supplies

Tuition / Fees Vary by Year of Study
No
Board for Commuters
Transportation for Commuters

Available Aid

Financial Aid Methodology
Federal

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based
 

Need-Based College/University Scholarship or Grant Aid from Institutional Funds
Need-Based Federal Nursing Scholarships
Need-Based Federal Pell
Need-Based Private Scholarships
Need-Based SEOG
Need-Based State Scholarships

Non-Need-Based
Institutional non-need-based scholarship or grant aid is available

Federal Direct Student Loan Programs
Direct PLUS Loans
Direct Subsidized Stafford Loans
Direct Unsubsidized Stafford Loans

Federal Family Education Loan Programs (FFEL)
Federal Perkins Loans

Is Institutional Employment Available (other than Federal Work Study)
Yes

Direct Lender
No

Financial Aid Rating

Overall


Student Body Profile

Total Undergraduate Enrollment
0
Foreign Countries Represented
25

Demographics

Overview


Campus Life

Undergrads living on campus
Help finding off-campus housing
Yes

First-Year Students living on campus

Campus Environment
Small Urban

Housing Options

Apartment Married
Disabled Student
Dorms Female
Dorms Male

Special Needs Admissions


College Entrance Tests Required
No

Interview Required
No

Special Need Services Offered


Student Activities

Registered Student Organizations
90
Number of Honor Societies

Number of Social Sororities
Number of Religious Organizations

Sports

Athletic Division
Division II


Men's Sports (Bulldogs)
5 Sports

Baseball
Basketball
Cross Country
Golf
Soccer
Women's Sports (Bulldogs)
6 Sports

Basketball
Cross Country
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Volleyball

Student Services

Health
Minority Support Groups: www.uu.edu/minorityresources

Army ROTC Offered at cooperating institutions: UT Martin

Sustainability

64/99

Campus Security Report

Campus Security Report

The Jeanne Clery Act requires colleges and universities to disclose their security policies, keep a public crime log, publish an annual crime report and provide timely warnings to students and campus employees about a crime posing an immediate or ongoing threat to students and campus employees.

Please visit The Princeton Review’s page on campus safety for additional resources: http://www.princetonreview.com/safety

The Princeton Review publishes links directly to each school's Campus Security Reports where available. Applicants can also access all school-specific campus safety information using the Campus Safety and Security Data Analysis Cutting Tool provided by the Office of Postsecondary Education of the U.S. Department of Education: http://ope.ed.gov/security


Other Information

Campus-wide Internet Network
Yes

% of Classrooms with Wireless Internet
100

Fee for Network Use
No

Partnerships with Technology Companies
Yes

Personal computer included in tuition for each student
No

Discounts Available with Hardware Vendors
No

Campus Visits Contact

Address
Office of Undergraduate Admissions
1050 Union University Drive
Jackson, TN 38305

Phone
731-661-5003


Experience College Life

Most Popular Places On Campus
Bowld Commons
Residence Life Facilities
Providence Hall
White Hall
Jennings Hall
Athletic Facility, Penick Academic Complex, Barefoot's Joe Coffee Shop

Most Popular Places Off Campus
Jackson Generals - AA Baseball team
Local Coffee Houses
Mall and multiple Shopping Centers
State Parks
Numerous Restaurants
Conveniently located near both Nashville and Memphis.

Campus Tours

Campus Tours
Appointment Required: Yes
Dates: Year-round
Times: Varies
Average Length: 2 hours

On Campus Interview

Campus Interviews
Yes

Information Sessions
Available

Times
on request

Faculty and Coach Visits

Dates/Times Available
Year-round

Arrangements
Contact Admissions Office

Advance Notice
1 week

Contact Email Address for Visit
info@uu.edu

Class Visits

Dates/Times Available
Varies

Arrangements
Contact Admissions Office

Overnight Dorm Stays

Overnight Dorm Stays
Available

Arrangements
Contact Admissions Office

Limitations
Subject to available space

Transportation

Types of Transportation Available to Campus
Fly into Memphis Airport (80 miles) or Nashville (120 miles) -- rental cars available, commuter flights available from Nashville and Memphis to Jackson www.seaportairlines.com

Driving Instructions to Campus
From Exit 80 B traffic from Interstate 40 Nashville Veer right at the exit ramp for Vann Drive and turn right at the four-way stop. At the next traffic light ( Chick-Fil-A will be on the right), turn right onto Vann Drive and stay in the right lane. Go through two traffic lights. Turn right at the third light onto Pleasant Plains. Go straight through the next traffic light (Country Club Lane); turn into the main entrance of Union University, which will be the next right off Pleasant Plains. Turn right onto Dement Drive, then take the first left--a driveway that serves the White Hall parking lot. Continue to the end of this driveway, bear left, and enter a larger parking lot. In the direction of Miller Tower, you will see a grove of trees. Park in that area and take the sidewalk to the right of the grove to the Barefoot Student Union Building, where you'll find the Office of Undergraduate Admissions.

Local Accommodations
On-Campus Guest Apartment available. Must have a few weeks notice. Availability limited. Numerous hotels located near campus. Area hotels that are near by offer a Union rate ranging from $70 - $100 a night. A listing is available on our web site at www.uu.edu.


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