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Parents' Place at Union

Parents of Prospective Students

We understand that choosing what college your student will attend can be a big, difficult decision for both your student and you as a parent. Here are some helpful facts and information for parents as you consider whether Union University is right for your son or daughter. We are committed to providing our students with an excellent, Christ-centered education so they can be equipped to serve church and society. At Union, your son or daughter can learn, thrive, succeed and be transformed.

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Why Union?

Union University is nationally recognized for integrating top-tier academics and Christian faith. At Union, your student can be excellent in his or her field, focused on Christ, supported in community and equipped for the future. Learn more about why Union could be a great choice for your student.

Why Union?

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What Union Parents Say

Tracy Shaw

"We would encourage every parent desiring a high-quality, biblical worldview education for their child to consider Union University. Our children have grown in their walk with the Lord. They have been challenged academically, mentored, prayed for and given opportunities to serve within the campus and community."

Tracy Shaw
Mother of one current Union student and one Union graduate
Glasgow, Kentucky

Jimmy Bryan

"The admissions team at Union made our son, J, and our family feel like we really mattered. They were responsive, thorough and made the complete process simple. They made us feel like family. J knew he belonged before he even stepped foot on campus in August."

Jimmy Bryan
Union alum and father of a Union student
Lantana, Texas

Successful Outcomes

At Union, your student will be equipped for success in every area of his or her life. With exceptional preparation in their fields of study, our graduates excel in top graduate schools, diverse careers and thriving ministries around the world.

Alumni Success Stories

Brett Botta

"Union's professors are just incredible. They aren't just there to teach you for 50 minutes of class. They truly want to build relationships and get to know you. In doing that, they help prepare you to go out into the workforce and succeed, but even more importantly, to live out a life on mission for the Lord."

Brett Botta ('13)
Sport management graduate
Director of the Dean E. Smith Center at the University of North Carolina

How Am I Going To Pay For This?

A college education is a big investment, and we're here to help you make it as affordable as possible. We believe a Union education is worth the investment because of the invaluable knowledge and experience your student will gain from learning and growing at a Christ-centered institution committed to academic excellence.

One hundred percent of our incoming freshmen received financial aid. In 2018-2019, Union administered more than $41 million in financial aid to undergraduates. There are many scholarship and financial aid opportunities available for your student, including:

Tuition & Fees

Services For Your Student

We understand that every student's needs are different, and we're committed to meeting those needs — whether intellectual, spiritual, social, psychological or physical. Union offers caring staff, resources and information to ensure our students' success. Learn about more Support Services for your student.

Academic Success

Academic Success

The Center for Academic Success provides assistance to advance student learning and the academic process by offering a comprehensive range of services, resources and programs.

Health Services

Health Services

Our on-campus health clinic provides medical services for minor injuries and illnesses, promotes healthy lifestyles and demonstrates Christ-like care to our Union students, faculty and staff.

Safety & Security

Safety & Security

Union's Safety and Security officers patrol the campus on foot and in marked University vehicles to provide a safe and secure campus environment by protecting and assisting students, faculty, staff and visitors.

Meet Our Counselors

Our enrollment counselors are here to help you and your student navigate Union's application and admission process. Find out more about your student's enrollment counselor based on where you live or whether your son or daughter is a transfer student, missionary kid or international student.

Meet Our Enrollment Team

Jill Donnell

"My husband and I love everything about Union! From admissions to financial aid to campus life to discipleship to the educators, we have been beyond impressed with all things Union. God has continued to support Braden in his decision to attend Union by bringing teachers and other students to encourage him in his walk with Jesus. The education Braden is receiving is incredible, and he feels he is being equipped for life."

Jill Donnell
Mother of a Union student
Jackson, Tennessee

Come Experience Union

One day is all it takes. Talk to professors and students. Attend class. Eat at Brewer and hang out in the Bowld. Don't just imagine your life here, come experience it for yourself.

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