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UNIVERSITY OF MOUNT UNION, ALLIANCE, OHIO

Alliance, OhioLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1846Established Year
  2257Enrollment

University of Mount Union: Rankings, Courses, Admissions, Tuition Fee, Cost of Attendance & Scholarships

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The University of Mount Union established on October 4, 1846, is located in the Village of Mount Union. This renowned institute of the US Education System was chartered and incorporated under the laws of the State of Ohio as the Mount Union College on January 09, 1858. Later on August 01, 2010, the institution was conferred the University of Mount Union designation.

The institute offers over 56 undergraduate majors and over 70 undergraduate minors. The graduate programs are offered in varied fields ranging from Business and Engineering to physical therapy, education and physician assistant studies with classes available in Spring, Summer, and Fall. The college has a total of 2,403 students enrolled in various programs offered by the university.

Admissions at University of Mount Union are offered on a rolling basis round the year and require a nonrefundable application fee of 100 USD. The institute is a lightly selective university for studying in the USA with an acceptance rate of nearly 81%.

Rankings

  • The University of Mount Union is ranked as the top university by the U.S. News & World Report for 29 consecutive years.
  • In 2019, the U.S. News & World Report was ranked 13th among the regional colleges
  • Washington Monthly ranked 49th in the nation among the top listed baccalaureate colleges and universities.
  • The Forbes Magazine in America’s Top colleges has ranked the institute in the 593rd place.
  • Niche ranked it among the top 23% in the nation and 28th in Ohio.
  • The university is included among the top third colleges and universities.
  • The University of Mount Union is named one of the top colleges of Distinction.
  • It is ranked among the top 9% of colleges in Athletics and 2nd in Ohio among the best colleges in Athletics.
  • The university is also ranked among the top 10 for various of its academic programs.

Highlights

Type of UniversityPrivate University
Student-Faculty Ratio13:1
Basic Tuition Fee for International Graduate StudentsUG: 32,200 USD
Undergraduate Enrollment2,209
Graduate Enrollment194
Accepted ScoresSAT – 590; ACT – 21
English language proficiency scoreTOEFL or equivalent
Financial AidAvailable as grants, awards and scholarships
Payment ModeVisa/ Mastercard
Admission SeasonsSpring, Summer, and Fall
Official Websitewww.mountunion.edu

Programs, Campus and Accommodation

Campus

  • The University of Mount Union is facilitated with all the necessary amenities to offer comfortable living for international students.
  • The university has a wide campus area of 123-acre located in Alliance, OH.
  • An additional nature center of 162-acre is located six miles away from the main campus.
  • Students are also offered to live on-campus facilities in addition to meals and other student services.

Housing Facilities/ Residence

The institute offers on-campus housing for all the students admitted to the university. The university campus houses over 1,400 students in 10 residence halls divided into 11 apartment/ townhouse style buildings and consisting of 4 theme houses in their residential campus for undergraduate housing.

On the other hand, the university offers graduate students the option of on-campus and off-campus residence facilities. Village apartments and theme-living are available for upperclassmen and graduates. Detailed information about some of the housing facilities for undergraduate and graduate students are as follows:

  • 111 Glamorgan Apartment: The Glamorgan Apartment is a three-story building that comprises 35 apartment-style housing provided for the graduate community. It consists of 1 and 2 bedroom apartments. The rental rates differ as per the room configuration starting from Two-bedroom at 850 USD, One Bedroom at 675 USD and Efficiency at 575 USD.
  • Temporary Housing: The university also provides temporary housing facilities to students who do not require to lease an apartment for 12 months. These include students who have opted for Master of Physician Assistant Studies and Doctor of Physical Therapy Programs. Students seeking such housing must drop an email at reslife@mountunion.edu

Key Facilities offered

  • The apartments come with all the essential amenities ranging from inbuilt appliances, double lock doors and keyed corridors, air-conditioned rooms with apartment temperature controls, parking, high studio ceilings with fans and lights as well as proximity to the university.
  • First-year students are offered an unlimited meal plan or 16 meals per week plan.
  • The plan includes students 16 meals of their choice in the dining hall and 100 USD dining dollars per semester to use at the on-campus dining venues for the purchase of food and beverage only.
  • A full-meal service plan is mandatory for students who live in residence halls or campus houses.

.Where to apply?

Students interested in on-campus housing must visit the My Housing page from the university website and complete the New Student Housing Application. The candidate can further also raise a request for Roommate by selecting from the Room selection panel and selecting from the Roommates/ Suitemates.

Courses

The university offers a plethora of courses for international students at undergraduate, postgraduate and doctorate level. The programs are available across its 23 academic departments that provide more than 55 undergraduate degree programs and 3 graduate courses.

The university offers undergraduate programs in the fields of Accounting, Biomedical Engineering, Business Administration, Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Computer Science, among others.

It also provides a brilliant and exceptional MBA in Business Analytics, Leadership, and Innovation as well as M.S. in Exercise and Nutrient Metabolism as well as Physical Assistant Studies. They also offer various online programs in Education.

Kinesiology, Biology, Sports & Fitness Management, Marketing, Business, and Psychology are some of the popular majors offered at the institute.

University of Mount Union Application Process

How to Apply?

Application Portal: Applicants must fill the online application through the university’s website at Application Fees: 100 USD (Non-Refundable)

Application Deadline: Rolling

Basic Admission Requirements: All international candidates must satisfy the below-mentioned details to be eligible for the University of Mount Union admissions.

  • Completely Filled International Student Application
  • Official Secondary School Transcripts
  • University coursework (if applicable)
  • Dean of Students form (in the case if the student is transferring from another US institution)
  • Letter of recommendation (optional)
  • Personal Essay (optional)
  • SAT and ACT Scores. SAT – 590; ACT - 21
  • English Proficiency of TOEFL scores is required for gaining admission undergraduate and postgraduate courses offered by the university. The below table is divided into English proficiency scores for Non-ESL and ESL (English as a Secondary Language) students.
ExamMinimum Score (No ESL Coursework Required)Minimum Score (ESL Coursework Required)
TOEFL (PBT)550500
TOEFL (IBT)7961
IELTS6.05.5
PTE Academic55-
MELAB80-

University of Mount Union Cost of Attendance

For all the prospective candidates of the university, the estimated budget for international students looking to study in the US has been tabulated below.

Tuition FeesAmount (in USD)
Undergraduate32,200
Graduate Fees
Online M.Ed.3,570
MS in Physician Assistant Studies84,000
Doctor of Physical Therapy103,200

Living Expenses

Other expenses apart from basic tuition are as follows:

Type of ExpenditureCost (in USD)
Housing & Meal Plan10,200
Other Fees400
Books and Supplies1,100
Transportation2,500
Personal Expenses3,500

Scholarships and Financial Aid

The university provides an array of grants and scholarships for international students to study in the USA. Below are listed a few scholarships and funds offered by the institute for international candidates.

  • International Scholarships: The University of Mount Union provides Merit-based scholarship awards amounting to about 18,000 USD per year. The university offers a minimum of 50% tuition fees for selected international undergraduates.
    • Eligibility: The candidate must be a first-year international applicant residing outside the US and not possess US citizenship or permanent residency.
      • The applicant must submit a one-page #YouAreWelcomeHere application
      • An essay of 500 to 1000 words or a 2 to 5-minute video describing their aspiration related to research, employment, and other experiences.
  • First-Year Merit Scholarships: Several scholarships are offered to incoming first-year undergraduate students. The eligibility includes a review of their academic credentials. This includes the student must be a full-time candidate with a maximum of 12 credit hours and must have a CGPA of at least 3.0. The scholarship prize money includes:
  • Trustee Scholarship of 20,000 USD; Founder Scholarship of 18,000 USD; Dean’s Scholarship of 16,000 USD, Hartshorn Award of 13,000 USD.
  • Academy Scholarship: Students under Academy Scholarship are awarded 1,000 USD who compete under the Presidential Scholarship program. The scholarship is renewable for each year and for being eligible for the scholarship must be a full-time student with a cumulative GPA of 3.0.
    • How to apply for it: Eligible candidates must fill the FAFSA form to be eligible for the grants. International Student Scholarship Application Form along with submitting supporting documents to avail the scholarship.

Work While You Study

Students enrolled at the institute are offered employment opportunities under the Federal Work-Study program. The candidates are offered part-time jobs assisting students to pay for their educational needs. Here are a few criteria required:

  • The Federal Work-Study is a need-based fund
  • Candidates must fill the tax withholding forms and work authorization forms before you start with any campus job.
  • The Office of Student Financial Aid will determine eligibility.

On the other hand, the student can also work on campus if they are not granted the Federal Work-Study. Herein, the First-year student can earn up to prize money of 1,800 USD and the upperclassmen will earn up to 2,500 USD. Students can take the help of iRaider on the University portal or look at the Student Job Book to inquire about the potential openings.

Alumni Network

The organization has an overall of 18,000 alumni across the globe in 50 states and 31 countries. The university organizes various events and meets for alumni to come together and stay connected to Mount Union.

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University of Mount Union Overview

Institution TypePrivate (Not for Profit)
Student Population2386
FAFSA Code003083
Application Cost$30
Accreditation NCA
Average Cost of Attendance$30,460 / Year
Student : Faculty Ratio2 : 1

Admission & Dates

Early action Deadlines

November 01

Application Deadline

April 01

Application Results

Regular decision Deadlines

January 15

Application Deadline

April 01

Application Results

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Test Scores for International Applicants

ExamsAvg. ScoreMin. ScoreMax. Score% Submitted
Language Proficiency
TOEFL-79- -
IELTS-6.5- -
Undergraduate
SATCheck Detailed Score10909801200 11%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing550490610-
Mathematics540490590-
ACTCheck Detailed Score232025 90%
English221925-
Mathematics231926-

University of Mount Union Acceptance Rate

81.1%

Acceptance Rate

2020

Total Applicants

2386

Total Enrolled

Male
Female

50.8%

Male

49.2%

Female

Undergraduate
Undergraduate Program81.1%
Total Applicants2707
Total Enrolled2195
Graduate
Graduate Programs80.9%
Total Applicants236
Total Enrolled191

University of Mount Union Enrollment

Enrollment
University of Mount Union Enrollment2386
Undergraduate Enrollment2195
Graduate Enrollment191
Graduation Rate
Average Graduation Rate57.0%

Attendance Cost

$30,460

Attendance Cost

The table shows average yearly cost of attendance for international students. Amount may vary with the course opted, nature of accommodation, and personal spending habits of a candidate. Check Program wise Fees

Tuition Fees
Undergraduate Programs$30,460 / Year
Post Graduate Program$32,550 / Year
On Campus Accomodation
Books & Supplies$1,100 / Year
On campus, Room & Board$10,100 / Year
On Campus, Other Expenses$1,635 / Year
Off Campus Accomodation
Off campus (not with family), Room & Board$3,150 / Year
Off campus (not with family), Other Expenses$2,470 / Year
Off campus (with family), Room & Board$3,970 / Year
Off campus (with family), Other Expenses$2,470 / Year
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Top Accreditations [Institutional & Program Wise]

Institutional Accreditations
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools
Program Wise Accreditations
Music ProgramsNational Association of Schools of Music
Nursing ProgramsCommission on Collegiate Nursing Education
Physiotherapy ProgramsAmerican Physical Therapy Association

Faculty

Total FacultyFull TimePart timeGraduate Assistants
1913189518-
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    Bus Station

    S Union Ave And W College St0.04 Km
    S Union Ave And Simpson St0.21 Km
    W State St And Shunk Ave0.4 Km
    W State St And Clark Ave0.41 Km
    W State St And Penn Ave0.44 Km
    W State St And Shunk Ave0.48 Km
    W State St And S Union Ave0.48 Km
    W State St And Clark Ave0.49 Km
    S Union Ave And W State St83.57 Km
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    Book Store

    University of Mount Union Bookstore0.09 Km
    Wilson's Book Store1.12 Km
    Carnation City Comics3.87 Km

    Pharmacy

    Walgreens Pharmacy0.54 Km
    Kristin Quisno, PharmD0.56 Km
    Emily Hussar, PharmD0.56 Km
    Daniel W. Keller, Pharm0.56 Km
    Walgreens0.56 Km
    Bridget K. Salvino, PharmD0.81 Km
    Rite Aid Pharmacy0.81 Km
    Giant Eagle Pharmacy1.85 Km
    Craig W. Baxter, RPh2.06 Km
    Marc's Pharmacy3.45 Km
    Walmart Pharmacy4.31 Km
    Gromoll Drug Store and J.P.'s Snacks & Soda Shop7.87 Km
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    Shopping Mall

    Carnation City Center Shopping Center0.87 Km
    College Plaza1.77 Km
    Alliance Plaza Shopping Center1.95 Km
    Westwood Square3.47 Km

    Super Market

    Save A Lot1.61 Km
    Giant Eagle Supermarket1.85 Km
    Family Dollar1.99 Km
    ALDI2.7 Km
    Marc's Stores3.45 Km
    Walmart Supercenter4.29 Km
    S & D Food Outlet7.94 Km
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    Train Station

    Alliance Station2.33 Km

    Airport

    Alliance Airport-OH483.74 Km

    *All distance are measured radially. Actual distance may vary

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