What can I do to be admitted from the waitlist?
First and foremost, complete the online response form in the Applicant Portal. Second, write to us expressing your continued interest in Union and updating us on your most recent grades and accomplishments. This information can be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org or mailed to:
Office of Admissions
807 Union Street
Schenectady, NY 12308
Does my financial aid application need to be complete to be admitted from the waitlist?
Yes, a complete financial aid application is required before we can offer admission to a student from the waitlist. Reach out to the Office of Financial Aid with questions (email@example.com).
How many are on the waitlist?
There are many applicants who are qualified for Union. Only a small percentage can be offered admission. In a typical year, as many as 20% of the applicants are placed on the waitlist.
Do you rank the waitlist?
We do not rank the waitlist. The active waitlist is comprised of students who have submitted the waitlist form in their portal.
In recent years, have students been offered admission from the waitlist?
Yes, in the last few years we have admitted from 10 to 60 students from the waitlist.
When do you offer students admission from the waitlist?
Typically, we wait until we have received all of the deposits. This year, if there is room in the class, we will start to admit from the waitlist in late April/early May. If you have not heard from Union, be sure to deposit at another college by May 1.
Is there financial aid available for waitlisted students who are admitted?
Union is committed to meeting the full demonstrated need of all students who are admitted to the College. When a student is offered admission, we will have a financial aid package ready.