Union College in Barbourville, KY

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Union College in Barbourville, KY can be found in Barbourville, KY, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. Union College in Barbourville, KY has an enrollment of nearly a thousand students.

A SAT or ACT exam may be required before applying to this school. Scores within the range of 877 (25th percentile) - 1076 (75th percentile) for the SAT exam and in the range of 19 (25th percentile) - 24 (75th percentile) on the ACT is typical among applicants admitted to Union College in Barbourville, KY. We were able to estimate the Union College in Barbourville, KY average GPA (2.98 - 3.25) of admitted students by applying sampled GPA data on over 150 schools. Approximately 70 percent of all applicant were accepted at Union College in Barbourville, KY, and from those that were granted acceptance nearly 23 percent continued on to enroll. You can get more information from the admissions office website at unionky.edu.

Overall Union College in Barbourville, KY Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for Union College in Barbourville, KY was reported as 74.2% in Fall 2013 with over 1,420 college applications submitted to this school. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • ACT Scores: 19 - 24
  • Average GPA: 2.98 - 3.25

How Hard Is It to Get into Union College in Barbourville, KY?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

The applicant selectivity of Union College in Barbourville, KY is about average, as determined by collecting standardized test scores e.g. ACT/SAT and high school average GPA ranges of students who were granted admissions from previous years.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2019 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2019-2020 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Union College in Barbourville, KY has been getting much higher in the past few years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 28.4%
  • 2010-2011: 24.9%
  • 2011-2012: 73.5%
  • 2012-2013: 76.6%
  • 2013-2014: 74.2%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2019-2020: 65.6%

How Does Union College in Barbourville, KY Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Union College in Barbourville, KY is thirty-four percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
University of the Cumberlands71.3%
Lincoln Memorial University70.0%
Berea College34.3%
Carson-Newman University66.6%
Alice Lloyd College37.6%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Recommended
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Recommended
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2013)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Union College in Barbourville, KY (Fall 2013)

ACT®Score Range
English18 - 25
Math17 - 23
Composite Score19 - 24
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