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University of Mount Union

University of Mount Union

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Uni facts

  • Alliance, USA
  • University type: Private
  • Rank: 5660
  • Program types Bachelor's degrees
  • Programs total 47
  • Acceptance rates 75%
  • Nationalities 9
  • International Students -

Study abroad at the University of Mount Union

Founded in 1846, the University of Mount Union (UMU) is a private university based in Alliance, Ohio, US. Each academic program is grounded in the liberal arts with the aim of preparing students for success in the 21st century.

The University offers over 50 undergraduate majors and a number of graduate degrees, including master’s and doctorates. UMU boasts state-of-the-art facilities that offer students plenty of hands-on learning opportunities.

Mount Union’s 123-acre campus is within 80 miles of both Cleveland and Pittsburgh, and they also have a 162-acre nature center located six miles away. The University provides students with endless opportunities to grow and achieve success. There are over 80 campus organizations and 21 intercollegiate athletic teams.

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Why study at UMU?

  • Student staff ratio

    13:1 student faculty ratio helps each student receive a personalized education

  • Experienced faculty

    87% of Mount Union’s faculty hold a doctorate or other terminal degree

Life as an international student

Mount Union offers international students a safe campus environment and welcomes students from more than 20 countries. You’ll live on campus alongside domestic students, and UMU encourages all international students to get involved in campus events and organizations to help you meet new people.

The Office of International Student Services along with the Office of Diversity and Inclusion helps international students adapt to all aspects of campus life. The offices conduct orientation, plan cultural programming and organize social activities for international students.

They can help you integrate into life in American and the Mount Union community. The office also coordinates the Community Friend Program.

Student life & facilities

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  • Library
    • Computer labs
  • Fitness Centre
    • Spin Studio
    • Machines
    • Free Weights
    • Dance Studio
    • Swimming Pool
  • No. of All Weather Sports Pitches
    • No. of Swimming pools 1
    • No. of Baseball Pitches 2
    • No. of Golf Coursenumber 1
    • No. of Tennis Courts 10
    • No. of Basketball Courts 1
    • No. of Athletics Track 2
    • No. of volleyball courts 1
  • Food & Restaurants
    • Restaurants
  • Sports Facilities
    • No. of Natural Turf American Football Pitches 1
    • Sport facilities 1
  • Healthcare & Medical
    • Counselling & Mental Health Services
    • Campus Doctor
  • Transport
    • Campus parking

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University of Mount Union programs

Fees and funding

At the University of Mount Union, they understand that the cost of college is a top concern for today’s families. That’s why they do their utmost to ensure an ideal combination of high academic quality, competitive cost, a robust scholarship and financial aid program, and excellent preparation for success after graduation.

A Mount Union education is accessible to students of all backgrounds thanks to their robust scholarship and grant offerings. There are several state and federal options available to assist you, as well as many Mount Union awards that are specific to your career at the university.

Merit based scholarships, ranges from $1,000-16,000 (students are automatically considered after application)

  • #YouAreWelcomeHere Scholarship - 50% off tuition (only 5 scholarships)

  • E-Sports - Students who are interested in e-gaming (video games), Students must compete for this scholarship and can get an additional $2,500 per year if chosen to be part of the E-Sports Team.

  • Visual & Performing Arts (VPA) Scholarships - Any student with a talent in music, theater or art can compete for a music, theater or art scholarship. Student does not have to choose one of these areas as program of study. The student could apply for the art scholarship by submitting a portfolio of artwork, and receive up to an additional $5,000 per year if selected as a winner. Students interested in music and theater can submit their auditions electronically as well.

  • Cheer and Dance Scholarship - If selected, students can get an additional $1,000 for being part of these teams


University of Mount Union

1972 Clark Ave, Alliance, OH 44601

While Alliance maintains a small-town charm, it is a city that’s on the move. Recent growth and development have vastly expanded the city’s offerings, and today, Alliance offers plenty of things to do and places to go.

  • to Cleveland

    80 miles

  • to Pittsburgh

    80 miles

  • to The Akron-Canton Airport from Alliance

    20 miles

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Visa requirements for the University of Mount Union

Many international students will require a visa to study in the US, and this is a vital step of your study abroad journey. Make sure you understand the requirements you may need to meet before applying.

USA student visa requirements