Union University

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Union University can be found in Jackson, TN, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. Nearly three thousand students are enrolled at Union University.

The majority of students getting into this school earned an SAT score within the range of 1060 - 1280, or got accepted with an ACT composite score within the range of 22 - 30. Based on sampled GPA data collected and applied, it is estimated that the Union University average GPA range for accepted students is around 3.23 - 3.64. Union University accepts about 50 percent of those that apply. Of those that are admitted, nearly 21 percent of students enrolled. You can get more information from the admissions office website at uu.edu.

Overall Union University Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for Union University was reported as 52.7% in Fall 2020 with over 2,870 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: 22 - 30
  • Average GPA: 3.23 - 3.64

How Hard Is It to Get into Union University?

Applicant Selectivity: High

The selectivity of applicants for undergraduate admissions to Union University is considered high, with many applicants scoring in the top percentiles on the SAT or ACT exam, as well as having an excellent high school GPA.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2022 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2022-2023 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Union University has been getting lower when compared to averages from previous years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 62.6%
  • 2017-2018: 60.0%
  • 2018-2019: 57.4%
  • 2019-2020: 52.7%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2022-2023: 52.7%

How Does Union University Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Union University is eight percent lower than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Freed-Hardeman University88.5%
Bethel University90.3%
Rust College50.3%
Rhodes College44.7%

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 Required
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2020)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Union University (Fall 2020)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading550 - 660
Math510 - 620
Total Score1060 - 1280
ACT®Score Range
English23 - 32
Math19 - 27
Composite Score22 - 30
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