More than 130 students across a multitude of disciplines engaged in a research project this summer.

Students had the opportunity to spend four, six or eight weeks immersed in a project of their choice, working closely with a faculty mentor.

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Sean Rigney ’20 uses a terrestrial laser scanner to collect 3D images of the shrub structure in the Albany Pine Bush Preserve. Working with Steve Rice, professor of biology,
Best National Liberal Arts Colleges (U.S. News & World Report)

For many decades, Union has consistently been ranked among the top 50 liberal arts colleges in the nation by U.S. News & World Report in its annual "Best Colleges" list. 

As the liberal arts intersect with engineering and science in unprecedented ways, Union is creating the new standard for excellence in higher education.

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Three Union alumni are Fortune 500 CEOs (CNBC)

Union has a strong track record of producing today's leaders.

Most Accessible Professors (The Princeton Review)

You won't get lost in the shuffle at Union. Your professors will know you personally. Our small classes and dedicated faculty make Union a close-knit community, one where the relationships you form last a lifetime.

Sociology Professor Melinda Goldner with student