Mount Union at a Glance
The University of Mount Union, a private Midwestern institution founded in 1846, offers a rigorous and relevant academic program that is grounded in the liberal arts tradition. Mount Union’s more than 2,100 students can select from 47 broad-based and career-specific undergraduate majors as well as master’s programs in physician assistant studies, education with concentrations in athletic coaching, instructional design and technology, educational leadership, Ohio principal licensure, and business administration with concentrations in business analytics, leadership and innovation, and a doctoral program in physical therapy. Known for its academic excellence and personal approach, the institution boasts a 12:1 student-faculty ratio and a curriculum delivered by dedicated faculty members, 91% of whom hold terminal degrees in their fields.
Over the last 15 years, more than $120 million has been invested in the construction and renovation of modern facilities including a recreation center, apartment-style housing options, a health and medical sciences facility, and a performing arts center. Primarily residential in nature, Mount Union’s picturesque 123-acre campus is located in Alliance, OH (population 23,000), within 80 miles of both Cleveland and Pittsburgh. The 162-acre Huston-Brumbaugh Nature Center is located six miles away. The University’s endowment is in excess of $141 million.
The University strives to make its exceptional educational experience accessible to students of all financial backgrounds. Its increasingly-diverse campus community benefits from a student-centered approach and array of activities for cultural, civic, and social development. Students experience outstanding opportunities for success after graduation, both in the workforce and in graduate study.