New and returning students: what to expect from your education at Union in 2010-2011

Students and parents returning to or joining the Union College family: Your preparation for this coming school year begins now at Navigate through Admissions' Current News for new- and returning-student information and resources for a successful start to your 2010-2011 school year. Keep checking in for updates on registration procedures, helpful tips, and more. Better yet, go to Admissions' home page and click on "Subscribe" at the bottom of the page to receive notices when updates are available. If you have any questions, give us a call at 800.228.4600.

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What to Expect form Your Education at Union

Academic quality. With a student-to-teacher ratio of 13-to-1, you will experience direct interaction with professors who will challenge and mentor you.

Service learning. Union in in the top 3 percent of colleges and universities in the country for volunteerism and service learning as designated by the 2007 President's High Education Community Service Honor Roll.

Serve locally through Project Impact, the longest running, highest participation collegiate community service day in the country. You could even serve globally through the Frontier Nursing class, international rescue and relief program or as a student missionary.

Spiritual connection. Union's Campus Ministries programs, led by students like you, give many opportunities for spiritual involvement and discipleship training. Strong ties with seven welcoming churches means over 90 percent of students voluntarily join in worship weekly.

Career preparation. You can find the right fit at Union by choosing from more than 50 majors, emphases and minors in 27 disciplines, including international rescue and relief, fitness and wellness and a personalized degree. Student leadership is a defining value of the Union College experience; develop leadership abilities valuable in any career.

Safe, urban campus. Union's 50-acre tree-covered campus is close to downtown Lincoln with access to many off-campus jobs, internships and cultural experiences. Union recently installed a campus emergency alert system and has a crisis management plan in place.

Value investment. Your tuition at Union is in the lower third among Adventist colleges and is the lowest of any independent college in Nebraska. Union's new scholarships make your college education an even better value.