Mount Union College

Mount Union College

Mount Union College was established in the year 1846. It is a private four-year college of liberal arts and is located in Alliance, Ohio. The campus of the college is spread across an area of more than 110 acres. The institution provides more than 50 minors and 40 majors in a wide range of subjects. Several graduate and undergraduate degrees are awarded by the college. In addition, various pre-professional programs are offered. Disciplines like Army-ROTC are also available.

Mount Union College sponsors more than 20 varsity sports teams. They compete in Mount Union College Division III and Ohio Athletic Conference. Their sports teams are known as Raiders and they participate in sports like cross country, softball, soccer, tennis, and basketball.

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Contacting Mount Union College

Mount Union College
1972 Clark Ave.
Alliance , OH 44601-3993
General Phone: (800) 992-6682

Mount Union College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts94Japanese language, German language, French language, Spanish language, English, creative writing, economics, international relations, political science, ...
Education and Teaching89middle school teaching, early childhood education, health teaching, music teaching, physical education teaching
Business and Management81business management, accounting, international business
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy71sports and fitness management, exercise science, athletic trainer
Science32biology, biochemistry, environmental biology, chemistry, geology, physics
Therapy and Counseling19psychology
Media16communication studies, public relations and advertising
Computer Science and Engineering15computer programming, web design, computer support
Religion and Philosophy7philosophy, religion
Fine Arts5fine arts
Drama and Performing Arts3drama
Music2music performance

Number of programs and degrees for Mount Union College in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Bachelor's degree44641

Mount Union College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Mount Union College had a total enrollment of 2,138 students (2,146 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 52%
Women 48%
Full-Time 100%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
Unknown 82%
(Foreign Students) 18%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 1%
18-19 47%
20-21 38%
22-24 11%
25-29 1%
30-34 1%
35-39 1%
40-49 1%
50-64 0%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)

New York1%
West Virginia1%

Mount Union College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 76 %

Mount Union College Room and Board (2007)

Mount Union College offers campus housing for 1,483 of its 2,146 (full-time) students. Freshmen are required to live on campus.

(Please refer to our profile of Alliance, Ohio for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Ohio Colleges).

The school offers students a meal plan with 20 meals per week.

Mount Union College Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Standardized Test Scores:

Test25th Percentile75th Percetile
ACT Verbal1825
ACT Math1825
ACT Composite1925

Application Requirements:

Class Rankrequired
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programrequired
Formal Demonstration of Competencenot required
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)required
Percent of Applicants Submitting ACT90%
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)required
Other Standardized Testsnot required

Mount Union College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 23,120
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 23,120
Room and board $ 7,050
Books and supplies $ 600
Other expenses $ 1,500

Financial Aid:
Mount Union College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 308300)

Mount Union College Faculty

Mount Union College has a tenure system for faculty.

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professorcalendar year2*0*
All faculty totalcalendar year2*0*

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year34$78,85715$77,488
Associate professoracademic year25$63,4286$62,096
Assistant professoracademic year17$54,70719$53,546
Instructoracademic year1*6$46,117
All faculty totalacademic year77$68,16446$61,499

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Mount Union College Athletics

Athletic Conferences:

Football Ohio Athletic Conference
Basketball Ohio Athletic Conference
Baseball Ohio Athletic Conference
Track Ohio Athletic Conference

Mount Union College Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General
International Business/Trade/Commerce

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Programming/Programmer, General
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design

Drama And Performing Arts
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General

Education And Teaching
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Health Teacher Education
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
Music Teacher Education
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching

Fine Arts
Fine/Studio Arts, General

Liberal Arts
Creative Writing
Economics, General
English Language and Literature, General
French Language and Literature
German Language and Literature
History, General
International Relations and Affairs
Japanese Language and Literature
Political Science and Government, General
Spanish Language and Literature

Mathematics, General

Communication Studies/Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication, Other


Music Performance, General

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Athletic Training/Trainer
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management

Religion And Philosophy
Religion/Religious Studies

Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Chemistry, General
Environmental Biology
Geology/Earth Science, General
Physics, General

Therapy And Counseling
Psychology, General

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Mount Union College Highlights

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What Sets Mount Union College Apart:

Dorm rooms per full-time student
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Top 7%Mount Union College Dorm rooms per full-time student
% of degrees in mathematics
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Top 7%Mount Union College % of degrees in mathematics
% of degrees in nutrition and exercise therapy
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Top 8%Mount Union College % of degrees in nutrition and exercise therapy
Salaries of full-time faculty
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Top 12%Mount Union College Salaries of full-time faculty
Faculty/student ratio (full-time)
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Top 14%Mount Union College Faculty/student ratio (full-time)
Number of degree programs
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Top 14%Mount Union College Number of degree programs
% of degrees in science
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Top 15%Mount Union College % of degrees in science
Number of students
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Top 16%Mount Union College Number of students
Male % of student body
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Top 18%Mount Union College Male % of student body
% of degrees in education and teaching
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 20%Mount Union College % of degrees in education and teaching

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checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Offers credit for life experience
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked Option to study abroad
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Offers campus housing
checked Offers a board (meal) plan
checked Tenure system for quality teaching
checked Has ROTC (army, air force)
checked NCAA athletic conference member

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