Making The Grade

Be creative, innovative and passionate. Be excellent, inspiring and driven. Be faithful, disciplined and prepared.

At Union University, you will be transformed by the renewing of your mind. You will study under godly professors who are committed to your growth and development. You will form life­long friendships with your fellow students. And you will leave as a young adult ready to make an impact on the world for Christ.

Union is a top-ranked university committed to the authority of Scripture, rig­orous academics, Christian community, and the preparation of students for success in their lives and careers.

Located in Jackson, Tennessee, Union is a private, liberal-arts based university offering bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees.


At A Glance

Founded in 1823, Union is the oldest university affiliated with the Southern Baptist Convention. Union seeks to be Christ-centered in all areas of University life, academic endeavor and service. Whether you study physics, English, nursing or computer science, you do it in the context of Christian faith and Biblical living.

They come from some of the best graduate programs in the world; 85 percent have the highest degree available in their field. No graduate assistants teach courses here. Our faculty members will know you by name and invest in you through excellent teaching, mentoring and even research collaboration.

Ask any Union student what is so special about Union, and somewhere in the conversation they will talk about community. They also often use the words “family,” “caring” and “home.” In addition, Union has an impressive 5-year average new student retention rate of 85%.

Union’s Residence Life facilities are among the best available anywhere. The design combines the benefits of fellowship and community with the opportunity for privacy. Each four-bedroom apartment features a private bedroom for every student-a longstanding Union tradition.

If you’re interested in graduate study, you’re in good company. Many of our undergraduates continue their education at seminaries, law school, medical school and universities. Our alumni also succeed in careers and ministries around the world. Within six months of receiving their degree, Union’s class of 2019 and 2020 both had 98% placement rate.

Excellence in Christ-centered higher education pays a lifetime of benefits. Our students grapple with complex issues and learn to apply a biblical worldview to all areas of endeavor.

Kiplinger’s Personal Finance recognizes Union as one of the nation’s top private colleges and universities for academic quality and affordability.




3 Things Families Should Know

1) Our mission is to provide Christ-centered education that promotes excellence and character development in service to Church and society.
2) We achieve our mission by adhering to our four core values of being Excellence Driven, Christ Centered, People Focused and Future Directed.
3) Our goal is to equip you in your transformational journey from the classroom to your career so you will be excellent in your field and prepared to share Christ with the world.





How To Apply

Step 1: Complete your application – (Use the code HOMESCHOOL21 to waive the $35 fee)
Step 2: Have your official transcript and ACT/SAT/CLT scores sent to us
Step 3: Meet your enrollment counselor
Step 4: Come visit us!
Step 5: Submit your deposit
Step 6: File your FAFSA


Campus Visit Information

We would love to meet you and show you around our campus. Meet our faculty and students and experience the opportunities at Union. You’ll discover what sets Union University apart and why Union is one of the best values in Christian higher education.

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