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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 104thin the US. It has a total of 2,220 full-time undergraduate students and is not very competitive, accepting 42.92% of 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 a tuition cost of $56,853 per year, Union College is very expensive. 83.09% of students graduate beginning the next stage of their lives, employment. After graduation, alumni go on to earn about $65,400 per year, which is 57% over 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%