A private, Christian, four-year, coeducational, liberal arts-based university offering bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees. Founded in 1823, Union is the oldest institution affiliated with the Southern Baptist Convention. Located in Jackson, Tennessee, Union is approximately 80 miles east of Memphis and 120 miles west of Nashville. Union also has extension campuses in Germantown and Hendersonville, Tennessee.
Union University provides Christ-centered education that promotes excellence and character development in service to Church and society.
Union University (Jackson, TN) is readying a generation of great thinkers, serious-minded intellects and change agents who will shape today's culture with innovative ideas, the truths of Christian faith and reform in law, politics, philosophy, religion, science, music, literature and art.
Union invests in faculty members who are leaders committed to classroom teaching and the highest levels of Christian scholarship. Union's 1,800+ undergraduates benefit from more than 100 programs of study, a close-knit learning environment (where you are known by name) and access to state-of-the-art facilities (nursing simulation environments, HD television studio).
Students participate in music and theatre productions, student organizations, intramural sports, Open Mic nights, Bible studies and much more. Mission trips and study abroad opportunities include Oxford University, Jordan, Asia and Africa. Resident students have their own private bedrooms in apartment-style buildings, most built in 2008.
Union’s core values -- of being excellence-driven, Christ-centered, people-focused and future-directed -- uniquely reflect the University's commitment to renewing minds and reclaiming the great Christian intellectual tradition. For more information about one of the South's oldest universities (founded 1823), visit www.uu.edu or call 800.33.UNION.