#11 Best Private Colleges in New York

Union College

Schenectady, New York

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Student Population
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Location Schenectady, New York
Online union.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Small City
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Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad
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Located in Schenectady, New York, Union College is a small four year private college offering undergraduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 6,086 prospective students applied, and 2,612 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 550 enrolled in the school.  2,195 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 2 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2019/2020, excluding room and board, is $56,853 plus fees of $471. Union College is ranked 75 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.



Union College is rated within the top 18% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 9 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated


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Admission Standards
Very High
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SAT 1220/1420
ACT 27/32
GPA 3.5
Applications Accepted
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Applications Due Jan 15, 2022
Applicant Competition Average
Application Fee $0

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Annual Cost to Attend

Costs for Union College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,500
Other Fees$471
Room and Board $14,061
Budget for Other Expenses$525
Total One Year Cost$73,410

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Average Salary After 10 Years
$74,200 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
86% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Union College students
Subject Percent of Class
Social Sciences 25%
Biology 14%
Engineering 12%
Psychology 9%
Physical Sciences 8%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=196866 IPEDS survey data for Union College.

Current students may use the Union College GPA calculator to determine their current college GPA.