Union College

Lincoln, NE 68506
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Union College is one of the seventeen private, not-for-profit 4-year colleges in Nebraska. The campus is located in an urban area, in Lincoln.

According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 868 students attend the school. In the 2017 fall enrollment, 157 freshman students enrolled, and approximately 126 students returned for their sophomore year (which makes its freshman retention rate 80%). Every year 54% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.

Union College's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $21,970, and fees were $1,100. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $21,970 and $1,100 respectively.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleLarge City
Number of Students868
Student to Faculty Ratio10:1
Is Admission OpenNo
Religious Affiliation
Seventh Day Adventists
Business ModelNot-for-profit
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate80%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Bachelor's degree 7 28
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 93%

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Institutional Accreditations
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
01/01/1923 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
04/21/2001 - Current



Acceptance Rate
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
SAT965 to 1150
ACT19 to 26
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Recommended
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Recommended
Recommendations Required
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Neither required nor recommended

In addition to the college's admission requirements each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$916/credit
In State Students$916/credit
Out of State Students$916/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students-
In State Students-
Out of State Students-

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $41,220 $41,220 $41,220
ADN 70 $64,120 $64,120 $64,120
BSN 125 $114,500 $114,500 $114,500
FNP 50 -- -- --
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 100% of Union College's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 37% $4,712
Other Federal Grant 26% $933
State Grant & Scholarships 1% $2,234
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 100% $10,934
Federal Student Loans 83% $4,021
Private Loans 10% $5,383


Average Net Price
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$17,431
$30,001 to $48,000$20,062
$48,001 to $75,000$20,652
$75,001 to $110,000$22,882
Over $110,000$21,727

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Ethnic Diversity
Non-resident alien
Black/African American
Two or more races
Race/ethnicity unknown
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Nebraska state board of nursing.
Union College
3800 S 48th Street
Lincoln, NE 68506

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