Academics at Union
The Union curriculum stresses an interdisciplinary approach to the liberal arts, combining humanities and social sciences with science and engineering.
- 2,150 full-time undergraduates
- 75% study more than one discipline
- 80% conduct faculty-mentored research
- 85% complete at least one internship
"We have come so far since 1970, when coeducation was a novelty at the more elite colleges. But there is so much more that needs to change. The energy that young people and young women, especially, are bringing to the conversation is inspiring."
The Union Difference
Taking a leadership role
"I love that I get to represent the opinions of my peers. I’m able to work with the administration and other student leaders to make our campus the best it can be. In a small school setting like ours, your voice can truly be heard."
Immersed in water research
"Data science is an incredible field, especially at Union. The faculty want you to understand programming and statistics, but they also emphasize those skills in whatever field you go into, whether you’re an Economics major or a Geology major, like me."
A language class spoke to him
“Professor Osuna knew I wanted to advocate for marginalized communities, particularly LGBTQ+ youth who might be struggling. She gave me insight into how identity often looks in Spanish and Hispanic populations in the U.S.”
10:1 student-faculty ratio