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University of Mount Union Data & Information Overview

Find out more about how University of Mount Union ranks, how diverse it is, what majors it offers, and other essential facts below. Want to dig deeper into a particular stat? Just click on its tile and you’ll be taked to a more in-depth page on the figure. In addition, you can use the links below to quickly jump to any section on this page.

How Well Is University of Mount Union Ranked?

2022 Rankings

In its yearly rankings, College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities to determine which ones are the best in a variety of categories, such as overall value, quality, diversity, which schools are the best for each major, and much more.

University of Mount Union was awarded 86 badges in the 2022 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is education/teaching of individuals who are developmentally delayed.

Overall Quality

Mount Union is ranked #613 out of 2,576 schools in the nation for overall quality on College Factual's 2022 Best Colleges list. This is an improvement over the previous year, when Mount Union held the #664 spot on the Best Overall Colleges list.

Out of the 108 colleges in Ohio, Mount Union is ranked at #21.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Mount Union?

Acceptance Rate

When it comes to admittance, University of Mount Union is somewhat selective. Its acceptance rate is 77%, which means you'll face some strong competition during the admissions process. Do what you can to make your application stand out.

Average Test Scores

About 21% of students accepted to Mount Union submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 490 and 570. Math scores were between 480 and 575.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for University of Mount Union  ( 490 to 570 )

SAT Math Scores for University of Mount Union  ( 480 to 575 )
Mount Union received ACT scores from 82% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 19 and 25.

ACT Composite Scores for University of Mount Union  ( 19 to 25 )

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University of Mount Union Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

At Mount Union, the student to faculty ratio is an excellent 12 to 1. That's much better than the national average of 15 to 1. This indicates that many classes will probably be small, and students will have ample opportunites to work closely with their professors and classmates.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

When estimating how much access students will have to their teachers, some people like to look at what percentage of faculty members are full time. This is because part-time teachers may not have as much time to spend on campus as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at University of Mount Union is 99%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  99 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at University of Mount Union

Freshmen Retention Rate

University of Mount Union has a freshmen retention rate of 76%. That's a good sign that full-time students like the school and their professors enough to want to stick around for another year. It's also a sign that the admissions team did a good job in choosing applicants who were a good fit for the school.

Freshmen Retention Rate  76 out of 100

Graduation Rate

The on-time graduation rate for someone pursuing a bachelor's degree is typically four years. This rate at Mount Union for first-time, full-time students is 54%, which is better than the national average of 33.3%.

On-Time Graduation Rate  54 out of 100

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University of Mount Union Undergraduate Student Diversity

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 1,958 undergraduates at Mount Union with 1,925 being full-time and 33 being part-time.

How Much Does University of Mount Union Cost?

The overall average net price of Mount Union is $23,501. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for Mount Union

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$19,784 $19,018 $22,673 $24,945 $26,242

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of Mount Union, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Mount Union, approximately 92% of students took out student loans averaging $7,648 a year. That adds up to $30,592 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Mount Union is 6.9%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.

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How Much Money Do Mount Union Graduates Make?

The pay for some majors is higher than others, but on average, students who graduate with a bachelor's degree from Mount Union make about $42,900 a year during their first few years of employment after graduation. This is in the same neighborhood of the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year. However, certain majors may produce higher-paying graduates.


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Location of University of Mount Union

Located in Alliance, Ohio, University of Mount Union is a private not-for-profit institution. Alliance is a good match for students who enjoy small-town life.

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Contact details for Mount Union are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 1972 Clark Ave., Alliance, OH 44601-3929
Phone: 800-992-6682

University of Mount Union Majors

During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 51 majors graduated from University of Mount Union. Of these students, 535 received undergraduate degrees and 83 graduated with a master's or doctor's degree. The following table lists the most popular undergraduate majors along with the average salary graduates from those majors make.

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Health & Physical Education 59 $27,758
Teacher Education Grade Specific 48 $33,604
Marketing 42 $43,798
General Biology 30 $35,600
Mechanical Engineering 26 $69,338
Business Administration & Management 25 $36,560
Nursing 24 $57,318
General Psychology 20 $31,127
Romance Languages 20 NA
Criminal Justice & Corrections 16 $36,401

Learn more about the majors offered at University of Mount Union along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at Mount Union

Online courses area a great option for busy, working students as well as for those who have scheduling conflicts and want to study on their own time. As time goes by, expect to see more and more online learning options become available.

In 2019-2020, 825 students took at least one online class at University of Mount Union. This is an increase from the 283 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2019-2020 825 59
2018-2019 283 42
2017-2018 139 33
2016-2017 28 28
2015-2016 141 39

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Notes and References


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.


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