310 College Street Barbourville, KY 40906 606-546-1229
About Union College
  • Year of Foundation 1879
  • Size of Campus N/A
  • Type of Instituition Private institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master, Post Master
  • Calendar Type Trimester
  • Undergraduate Population 2,252
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 46% 54% 24.61%OUS
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $18,244
  • Room and Board $5,9500
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition More selective
  • Application Fee $10
  • Enrollment No. 811
Union College is a four-year private college located in Barbourville, Kentucky. The college, founded in 1879, is affiliated with the United Methodist Church. Union College is a small liberal arts college in the Appalachian Mountains. Barbourville was a thriving and progressive town of 450 citizens and three brick buildings at the time of the college's establishment. Union's approximately 1200 undergraduate and graduate students represent 23 states and many countries. The College's academic program fulfills the goal of a liberal arts education.
Social Life And Activities
  • Number of frat chapter houses 7
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Springfest, Party in the Garden, Parents' Weekend, speakers, concerts, Diwali Show, bands, comedians, ski trips, rugby, International festival, Club Expo, Movie Series, Fashion Show, Acapella.
  • Number of students in fraternities 9
  • Percent students who are frat members 24%
  • Number of honor societies Alpha Kappa Delta, Chi Epsilon, Eta Kappa Nu, Omicron Delta Epsilon, Phi Alpha Theta, Phi Beta Kappa, Pi Sigma Alpha, Pi Tau Sigma, Psi Chi, Sigma Delta Pi, Sigma Pi Sigma, Sigma Xi, Tau Beta Pi, Upsilon Pi Epsilon
  • Setting Urban
  • Number of sororities 4
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Campus Protestant Ministry, Hillel - Jewish Student Union, Muslim Students' Association, Intervarsity Christian Fellowship.
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 30%
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) African and Latino Alliance of Students (ALAS), Asian Student Union, Circulo Estudiantil Latino Americano (CELA), International Society, Shakti, MECCA - Middle Eastern Civilization and Culture Association, Russian And East
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
  • Number of frats 9
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, hazing prohibited
  • Distance to nearest airport Albany, NY (15)
  • Distance to nearest train Schenectady (1)
  • Distance to nearest bus Schenectady (1)
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus No
Student Housing
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms (59%), sorority housing (6%), fraternity housing (8%), apartment for single students (7%), other housing options (20%)
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 47
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 51%
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available No
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 6%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Number of students using college housing 87%
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 14%
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 43%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 29%
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
Campus Services
  • Number of e-books 861
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Computer Courses No
  • Museums The Nott Memorial, which serves as an exhibition and discussion center, a theatre, horticultural garden, multimedia auditorium, high-tech classroom/lab building, superconducting nuclear magnetic resonance spectrometer, electron scanning microscope, tandem
  • Number Of Microforms 860,383
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 600
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Student Computer Availability Yes
  • Library Facilities 100%
  • Number Of Subscriptions 4,356
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 75
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 12
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 136
  • Counseling Services career, personal, academic, psychological, religious
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in all classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing, in all college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 50
  • Number Of Books in Library 594,245
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, women's center, health service, other
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help N/A
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 10,629
Student Employment and Career
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute)
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (Siena College)
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute)
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs IBM, PricewaterhouseCoopers, General Electric Company, Niagara Mohawk, a National Grid Company, Teach for America, Lockheed Martin
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 16%
  • Career placment and training co-op education, on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training, other
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Student Employment Federal
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 1,295
  • Employed Students after 6 Months N/A
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
  • Specific Locations/Universities Rural