Majors, minors & more

58 majors and minors. Three terms per year. 10:1 student-to-faculty ratio.

Academics

Find success in and out of the classroom.

At Union, you'll take three courses each term and meet with your academic advisor 50 percent more than at most colleges and universities. You'll find more entry points to new academic interests, and access popular classes and common prerequisites more easily. And you'll enjoy the flexibility to study abroad, even in the most structured majors.

  • 58 majors and minors
  • 3 terms per year (fall, winter, spring)
  • Average intro-level class size: 24
  • Average upper-level class size: 14
  • 10:1 student-to-faculty ratio
  • 100% of classes taught by faculty (no teaching assistants)
  • Every student chooses a first-year course that develops analytical reading and writing skills.
  • 80% of students complete a faculty-mentored senior thesis or capstone project, and many present this work at our annual Steinmetz Symposium research showcase.
  • Our innovative Minerva Program integrates academic, residential and social life.

At Union, you'll take three courses each term and meet with your academic advisor 50 percent more than at most colleges and universities. You'll find more entry points to new academic interests, and access popular classes and common prerequisites more easily. And you'll enjoy the flexibility to study abroad, even in the most structured majors.

  • 58 majors and minors
  • 3 terms per year (fall, winter, spring)
  • Average intro-level class size: 24
  • Average upper-level class size: 14
  • 10:1 student-to-faculty ratio
  • 100% of classes taught by faculty (no teaching assistants)
  • Every student chooses a first-year course that develops analytical reading and writing skills.
  • 80% of students complete a faculty-mentored senior thesis or capstone project, and many present this work at our annual Steinmetz Symposium research showcase.
  • Our innovative Minerva Program integrates academic, residential and social life.

Things come together at Union.

At Union, 75 percent of students study more than one discipline, which leads to some bold and exciting connections. Here are a few ways they've done it.

CLASSICS + ANTHROPOLOGY
Pursuing a Ph.D. in archaeology at the University of Michigan

ECONOMICS + DATA ANALYTICS
Secured an internship and then a full-time job as a risk analyst at PwC.

PHYSICS + PHILOSOPHY
Earned a law degree and found success as a patent litigator.

POLITICS + POETRY
Explored poetry as a catalyst for mobilizing and revolutionizing communities.

ENGINEERING + MUSIC
Investigated quantitative measures to assess the effectiveness of vocal exercises.

HISTORY + MEDICINE
Presented a paper on the connection between 20th century wars and cancer research.

STUDIO ART + GENDER STUDIES
Exhibited oil paintings highlighting issues affecting women in South Asia.

SUSTAINABILITY + LANGUAGE
Wrote a senior thesis on environmentalism in French agriculture.