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Union College New York Overview

Union College New York is a private not-for-profit institution situated in Schenectady, New York. Schenectady is a great location for students who prefer city over country life.

What Is Union College New York Known For?

0 Undergraduate Awards
$51,737 Avg Cost After Aid
47% Acceptance Rate
  • Students at Union College may have an easier time interacting with their teachers since the student to faculty ratio at the school is 9 to 1.
  • Students at Union College have an easier time paying back their loans. The school's student loan default rate is only 1%, compared to the national rate of 10.1%.
  • The highest award offered at Union College is the bachelor's degree.
  • In <nil>, 89% of the faculty were full-time.
  • A student who earns a bachelor's degree from Union College makes roughly $74,739 a year. This is 83% more than their peers from other colleges and universities.
  • It takes the average Union College student 4.1 years to graduate. This is pretty good when compared to the national rate of 4.4 years.

Where Is Union College New York?


Contact details for Union College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 807 Union Street, Schenectady, NY 12308-2311
Phone: 518-388-6000

How Do I Get Into Union College?

You can apply to Union College online at:

Admission Requirements for Union College

Submission Required?
High School GPA Required
High School Rank Recommended
High School Transcript Required
College Prep Program Recommended
Recommendations Required
SAT or ACT Scores Considered but not required
TOEFL Required

How Hard Is It To Get Into Union College?

47% Acceptance Rate
48% Of Accepted Are Women
37% Submit SAT Scores
Union College has a fairly low acceptance rate of 47%, which makes it more selective than most schools. Take time to make sure you submit all the requested materials and you prepare the application in full. You don't want to get denied right off the bat due to an incomplete application!

Approximately 52% of accepted students are men and 48% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 47%, and the acceptance rate for women is 47%.

Average Test Scores

About 37% of students accepted to Union College submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 630 and 710. Math scores were between 640 and 740.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Union College New York  ( 630 to 710 )

SAT Math Scores for Union College New York  ( 640 to 740 )
Union College received ACT scores from 16% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 29 and 35. Math scores were between 28 and 32. Composite scores were between 28 and 32.

ACT English Scores for Union College New York  ( 29 to 35 )
ACT Math Scores for Union College New York  ( 28 to 32 )
ACT Composite Scores for Union College New York  ( 28 to 32 )

Can I Afford Union College New York?

$51,737 Net Price
50% Take Out Loans
1.3% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of Union College is $51,737. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Union College, approximately 50% of students took out student loans averaging $10,387 a year. That adds up to $41,548 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Union College is 1.3%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

Union College New York Undergraduate Student Diversity

2,075 Full-Time Undergraduates
45% Women
23% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 2,096 undergraduate students at Union College, with 2,075 being full-time and 21 being part-time.


Gender Diversity

Of the 2,075 full-time undergraduates at Union College, 55% are male and 45% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Union College New York students is as follows.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 126
Black or African American 90
Hispanic or Latino 188
White 1,391
International Students 204
Other Races/Ethnicities 76

Geographic Diversity

New York students aren't the only ones who study at Union College New York. At this time, 30 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 48 countries are represented at Union College. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, Canada, and Vietnam.


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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