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Instructions for First Year Students

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The enclosed application forms for admission to the University of Mount Union are designed for use by prospective freshmen. If you are a transfer student, please click here for transfer application instructions

  1. Complete the online Application for Admission early in your senior year. We begin processing applications for each upcoming academic year on October 1. We strongly advise interested students to apply as early as possible.
  2. There is no application fee to apply for admission to Mount Union, regardless of whether you apply via a paper application or online.
  3. Give the Secondary School Report Form to your high school guidance counselor. This form is a request that an official high school transcript be completed and forwarded to Mount Union's Office of Admission. YOUR TRANSCRIPT SHOULD INCLUDE YOUR CURRENT COURSES IN PROGRESS, ANY AVAILABLE GRADES FROM THE CURRENT ACADEMIC YEAR, AND PROFICIENCY EXAMINATION RESULTS IF REQUIRED IN YOUR STATE.
  4. Candidates for freshman admission are required to submit the results of either the ACT or the SAT-I. The University of Mount Union does not require the ACT writing test or the SAT writing test. Please request that your scores be reported directly to Mount Union. Applicants may submit the results of either examination taken during the junior or senior year. Detailed information concerning entrance examinations should be obtained from your high school's guidance office.

Financial Assistance

To be considered for need-based financial aid at the University of Mount Union, students must file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). We strongly recommend that financial aid applicants file the FAFSA online at If you do not have access to the Internet, you may obtain a FAFSA in your high school guidance office or from the Office of Student Financial Services at Mount Union. You should file the FAFSA at the earliest possible date after January 1 of each year that you are seeking assistance, beginning with your senior year of high school. Students should be sure to include Mount Union's code number (003083) to ensure proper receipt of the FAFSA information to the College.

General Information

Students applying for admission are encouraged to schedule a tour and information session in the Office of Admission. Appointments can be arranged by telephone, e-mail or letter and are available Monday through Friday from 9 a.m.-3 p.m.; general information sessions and tours are conducted on Saturday mornings during the school year. For further information contact the Office of Admission, University of Mount Union, 1972 Clark Ave., Alliance, OH 44601-3993; contact us via e-mail at or call (800) 334-6682 or (330) 823-2590.

It is the policy of the University of Mount Union not to discriminate on the basis of race, sex, sexual orientation, religion, age, color, creed, national or ethnic origin, marital or parental status, or disability in student admissions, fi nancial aid, educational or athletic programs, or employment as now or may hereafter be required by Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans With Disabilities Act of 1990, regulations of the Internal Revenue Service, and all other applicable federal, state and local statutes, ordinances and regulations.

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