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ACADEMICS

UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH

Hands-on faculty-mentored undergraduate research is at the heart of a Union education. All year round, students work closely with their professors in classrooms, studios, archives and in the field - delving into topics that intrigue and challenge them.

EXPLORE RESEARCH AT UNION

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ABOUT

OUR TOWN, OUR REGION

We're located in Schenectady, N.Y., a revitalized city that's part of upstate New York's Capital Region. Union is a 20-minute drive from Albany International Airport, and it is also within easy reach of New York City and Boston (3 hours).

AREA INFORMATION

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PROSPECTIVE STUDENTS

CHART YOUR OWN COURSE

Our dynamic curriculum and flexible academic structure don’t only allow students to study across multiple disciplines, they encourage it. This is as true for the engineer as it is for the English major.

What will your life look like at Union? Tell us a little about yourself and take our quiz to find out the possibilities that await you.

TAKE THE QUIZ

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STUDENT LIFE

FIND YOUR FIT

With over 130 clubs and organizations to choose from, you're certain to find one that matches your interests or talents or simply sparks your curiosity.

CLUBS & ORGANIZATIONS

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CAMPUS SCENE

PICTURE YOURSELF HERE

Get a taste of what awaits you at Union—a top-notch liberal arts environment with all the ingredients to create a college experience that's uniquely yours—guided by your passions, your interests, your imagination.

VIEW THE GALLERIES

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AFTER UNION

A path to the future

Within six months of graduating, 97% of Union alumni are employed full-time, in graduate or professional school, or pursuing a post-graduate fellowship or public service opportunity.

ACCOMPLISHED ALUMNI

Anthony Perez '11

Anthony Perez '11, NYC Department of Parks & Recreation