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Rating

Private

Type

2,220

Students

$56,853

Tuition

43%

Acceptance

#91

Ranking

Small City

Campus Setting

Schenectady, NY

807 Union Street, Schenectady, NY 12308-2311

Union College is a small private liberal arts college located in Schenectady, NY ranked 104th in the United States. It has a total of 2,220 full-time undergraduate students and is not very competitive, accepting virtually 3 in 7 applicants. Union College offers 47 different majors and is best known for its Social Sciences, Managerial Economics, and Liberal Arts and Sciences programs (nationally ranked 15th, 17th, and 22nd respectively). With an annual tuition of $56,853 per year, Union College is very costly. 83.09% of students graduate moving on to the next phase of their lives, working. Open graduating, alumni go on to bring in approximately $65,400 per year, which is 57% greater than the national median.

Rankings

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Cost

$57,324/Year
Above Average

Union College

$57,324

National Average

$18,347
Pay with Cash

$73,410/year

Total annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses; excluding any financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Pay with Financial Aid

$43,094/year

Average annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses after financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Getting In

43%Acceptance
Average

Union College

43%

National

69%
Sat

1220 - 1420

59% of students submit

Admissions Yield

21%

ACT

26 - 31

23% of students submit

SAT & ACT

Considered but not required

Application Fee

$0

Students

2,220Undergrads
Medium Student Population

Full-Time

571

Part-Time

0
Male

54%

In-state

83%

Female

46%

Out of state

15%

Undergrads Over 25

1%

International

1%

Majors/Degrees

Popular Majors
Graduates per Major
12% Economics, General10% Mechanical Engineering7% Political Science and Government, General71% Others

12% Economics, General

10% Mechanical Engineering

7% Political Science and Government, General

71% Others

Economics, General

12%

68 Graduates

Mechanical Engineering

10%

57 Graduates

Political Science and Government, General

7%

42 Graduates

Research and Experimental Psychology, Other

7%

38 Graduates

Neuroscience

5%

29 Graduates

Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies

5%

28 Graduates

English Language and Literature, General

5%

26 Graduates

Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering

5%

26 Graduates

Academics

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Professors
StudentsProfessors10:110:1

Students

Professors

Student Faculty Ratio

10

Number of Library Books

394,288

Academic Spend per Student

$23,786

Full-time Retention Rate

93%

Total spend on salaries and wages to all employees, faculty, staff, per student.

High retention indicates students are generally satisfied with their experience.

Post-Graduation Salary

$49,900/Year

Union College

$49,900

National

$26,900
Median Earnings

$49,900

2 Years After Graduation

Employed 2 Years after Graduation

0%

Median Earnings

$65,400

6 Years After Graduation

Graduation Rate

83%