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Union College - New York

493 reviews
  1. Schenectady, NY
  2. 4 Year
#74 in Best Colleges in America
A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    A+
  2. Value
    A-
  3. Diversity
    B
  4. Campus
    B+
  5. Athletics
    B
  6. Party Scene
    A
  7. Professors
    A+
  8. Location
    C
  9. Dorms
    B
  10. Campus Food
    B-
  11. Student Life
    A
  12. Safety
    C+
Union College - New York is ...
Private not-for-profit
Athletic Division
NCAA Division III (with football)
Athletic Conference
Upstate Collegiate Athletic Association
Address
807 Union St
Schenectady, NY 12308
Website

Union College - New York Rankings

Niche ranks over 1,000 colleges based on more than 50 statistics and nearly 12 million opinions from college students.

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
41%
SAT Range
1220-1400
ACT Range
Data not available
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Recommended
High School GPA
Recommended
Application Website

Cost

Net Price
$33,826/ year
National
$15,431

Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.

Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $8,682/ year
  • $30-48k
    $7,054/ year
  • $49-75k
    $26,378/ year
  • $76-110k
    $27,861/ year
  • $110k+
    $42,563/ year

Academics

Professors
A+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
10:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
87%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.23 responses
67%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.21 responses
71%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.21 responses

Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
2,228Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
0%
Pell Grant
16%
Varsity Athletes
26%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 10 responses
  • Driven
    10%
  • Drunk moron
    30%
  • Sheltered, immature, closed-minded
    10%
  • Studious
    20%
  • Work hard play hard
    30%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
99%
Poll
68%
of students say that Greek life is pretty big.34 responses
Poll
0%
of students say almost everything on campus revolved around sports.36 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 9 responses
  • Dope
    11%
  • Homogeneous culture
    11%
  • It's what you decide to make of it
    22%
  • Small
    44%
  • Small but comfortable
    11%

After Union College - New York

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$61,800/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
86%
National
47%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
94%
National
83%
80%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.10 responses

Reviews

493 reviews
  • Excellent
    92
  • Very Good
    166
  • Average
    180
  • Poor
    41
  • Terrible
    14
I think our alumni network is great and the value of our degree is definitely high.
  • College Junior
  • 1 month ago
My school, in every aspect from classes and professors to the overall quality, has definitely pushed me and helped me prepare for life after graduation.
  • College Junior
  • 1 month ago
My school has an amazing atmosphere that pushes every student to be the best they can be with an amazing group of faculty and staff so willing to help them get there.
  • College Junior
  • 1 month ago