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Union College Kentucky is a private not-for-profit institution situated in Barbourville, Kentucky. The charming, small-town atmosphere of Barbourville draws many to the area.

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Union College Kentucky Rankings

These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Union College.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#4 Best Value General Education Graduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#5 Most Popular Online General Education Graduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#8 Best Value Mental & Social Health Services Graduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#20 Best Value Teacher Education Grade Specific Graduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#20 Most Popular General Education Graduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#47 Best Value Health Professions Graduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#60 Best Value Education Graduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards Union College has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#34 Best Value Graduate Degree Colleges for General Education College Factual
#34 Best Value Graduate Degree Colleges for General Education College Factual

Where Is Union College Kentucky?


Contact details for Union College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 310 College St, Barbourville, KY 40906-1499
Phone: 606-546-4151

Union College Kentucky Graduate Student Diversity

234 Graduate Students
61% Women
19% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Gender Diversity

Of the 234 graduate students at Union College, 39% are male and 61% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Union College Kentucky graduate students is as follows.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 3
Black or African American 16
Hispanic or Latino 5
White 146
International Students 12
Other Races/Ethnicities 52

Geographic Diversity

Kentucky students aren't the only ones who study at Union College Kentucky. At this time, 18 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 23 countries are represented at Union College. The most popular countries sending students to the school are United Kingdom, Brazil, and Jamaica.

Online Learning at Union College Kentucky

310 Took All Classes Online
797 Took At Least One Class Online
3.8% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2019-2020, 797 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Union College has changed over the last few years.


This school is the 13th most popular in Kentucky for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2019-2020.

Online Affordability Rankings of Union College

During the most recent year for which we have data, the full-time graduate tuition at Union College Kentucky was $9,650 for both in-state and out-of-state students. The following table shows how Union College is ranked for affordability for both in-state and out-of-state students among colleges and universities that are not mostly online.

Major Tuition for In-State Students Tuition for Out-of-State Students
General Psychology #7 #1
Mental & Social Health Services #37 #13
Psychology #55 #16
Clinical, Counseling & Applied Psychology #58 #22

Online Growth Rankings of Union College

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Union College Kentucky was 3.8%. This is the #902 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Union College regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Union College majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Special Education 17%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Union College ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Union College.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Mental & Social Health Services #113
Curriculum & Instruction #260
Special Education #324
Teacher Education Grade Specific #397

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Union College Kentucky Graduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Graduate Certificate Master’s TOTAL
Business Administration & Management 0 19 19
General Education 19 0 19
Teacher Education Grade Specific 10 9 19
Mental & Social Health Services 9 2 11
Educational Administration 0 10 10
General Psychology 0 9 9
Health & Physical Education 0 7 7
Special Education 0 6 6
Clinical, Counseling & Applied Psychology 0 2 2
Teacher Education Subject Specific 0 1 1
Curriculum & Instruction 0 0 0
Allied Health Professions 0 0 0
TOTAL 38 65 103


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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