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University of Mount Union

Bachelor's programmes

Humanities (8)
Natural Sciences & Mathematics (8)
Business & Management (7)
Arts, Design & Architecture (4)
Engineering & Technology (4)
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences (2)
Hospitality, Leisure & Sports (2)
Journalism & Media (2)
Medicine & Health (2)
Law (1)



The University of Mount Union is the outgrowth of a town meeting held by forward-looking citizens of the village of Mount Union on October 4, 1846. At that time, the people gathered to hear Orville Nelson Hartshorn outline the need for a new institution in the area, where men and women could be educated with equal opportunity, where science would parallel the humanities, where laboratory and experimental subjects would receive proper emphasis, and where there would be no distinction due to race, color, sex or position.


For many years Mount Union has claimed the distinction of being one of the first institutions to have a summer school. Started in 1870, this first summer school was actually a fourth term in the school year. Since that time, summer instruction has been offered each year at the institution.

Global Student Satisfaction Awards 2019

GSSA 2019

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Housing services

Your housing assignment cannot be completed until we receive this Housing Application. This information is used in making room assignments, so it is important for you to be as complete and accurate as possible about your living habits and personal interests. The residence hall preferences you list are only preferences. Although we try to assign you to your first or second choice, we cannot guarantee this.

Library services

The goal of Mount Union Library's Instruction Services is to help educate its students, faculty, and staff to "recognize when information is needed and have the ability to locate, evaluate, and use effectively the needed information."

Student Life

Campus life

Every college student hopes to enjoy a positive experience living within the campus community. Life in the residence halls is rich with opportunities for interpersonal relationships and personal growth. Living in a residence hall supplements classroom learning by providing an educational environment which allows students to learn the benefit of living independently and in cooperation with others from diverse backgrounds and cultures.

Student clubs

The University of Mount Union is home to nearly 90 student organizations where students can engage with opportunities that relate to their passions, interests, and in many cases, includes their academic course curriculum, too! 


The University of Mount Union has programs approved by a number of accrediting bodies and groups.