University of Mount Union
Alliance, OH 44601-3993


Type 4 year
Control Private
Business model Not for Profit
Campus size Small
Campus locale Town
Degrees offered Undergrad & Graduate
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 2,281
Religious affiliation United Methodist
Student to faculty ratio 13:1
Campus housing
Dormitory capacity 1,594 students
Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Types of Programs Offered
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
High school education
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
Teacher certification
ROTC - Army
ROTC - Navy
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates


Acceptance Rate
(Fall 2016)

University of Mount Union is less selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 2,525 applications and 1,944 students were granted admission. University of Mount Union is at the #75 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.

Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 88% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 21% submitted SAT scores.

Test Scores

Students admitted and enrolled in Fall 2016 have test scores in the following ranges.
SAT890 to 1110
ACT20 to 26
Learn more about admission requirments

Tuition & Fees

In 2016-2017 academic year, University of Mount Union's tuition was $28,800 for all students regardless of residency (7.5% more expensive than the national average tuition of a typical 4-year private institution)

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

Average Net Price
National Average = $22,127
In State Tuition
National Average = $26,792
Out of State Tuition
National Average = $26,792
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Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 100% of University of Mount Union's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 35% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,107 (which is 6.7% below the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at University of Mount Union in 2016-2017, was 394, which is 73% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $7,403 (which is 25.6% above the national average.)

Pell Grant
National Average = $4,400
Federal Loan
National Average = $5,895
Financial aid
National Average = 92%
Learn more about financial aid

Student Body

In Fall 2016, University of Mount Union has enrolled a total of 2,281 students (2,254 students full-time and 27 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 2,281 students, 57 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 51% men and 49% women and 2,140 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 141 for graduates studies.

The institution also enrolled 39 students for distance studies.

Total Enrollment

Student Diversity

White: 79%

Black/African American: 7%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 7%

Two or more races: 3%

Hispanic: 3%

Asian: 1%

Non-resident alien: 0%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%


Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at University of Mount Union.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 18% 48
Health Professions And Related Programs 14% 38
Education 8% 23 0
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics 5% 14
Psychology 4% 12
Natural Resources And Conservation 4% 10
Biological And Biomedical Sciences 4% 10
English Language And Literature/letters 3% 8
Physical Sciences 2% 6
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services 2% 6

Graduation & Dropout Rates

Graduation rate
national average: 55%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of University of Mount Union full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

Still enrolled
Dropout rate
Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

Earnings After College

Median Annual Income
national average: $33,604

The typical median income of University of Mount Union graduates 6 years after enrollment is $33,700. Last year, out of the total 723 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 694 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 863 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 811 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $33,700 $42,200
Employment Rate 96% 94%
Total Graduates 723 863

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