University of Mount Union (UMU) International student Admissions  & Application
University of Mount Union (UMU)

University of Mount Union (UMU)

University of Mount Union (UMU) international student admissions & applications
University of Mount Union (UMU) - the place where exceptional begins
University of Mount Union (UMU)
- the place where exceptional begins…
Students from around the world chose Mount Union, owing to its commitment to assisting international students with their transition to campus and American culture. With international students representing more than 20 countries, Mount Union prides itself in offering outstanding academic programs and an active residential experience in a safe campus environment.
UMU consistently fares well in national university rankings, confirming its exceptional educational value that is truly a formula for success – one that combines outstanding academic preparation with critical hands-on experience.
  • U.S. News and World Report
    Mount Union was ranked 11th among regional colleges in the Midwest (which includes the states of Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota and Wisconsin) by U.S. News and World Report. This was the 25th consecutive year that Mount Union has appeared in this annual listing of the best colleges and universities.
  • Forbes
    Mount Union was also ranked among the top four-year, accredited private and public colleges and universities in the USA by Forbes.
    The University has been cited among the top colleges and universities in the State of Ohio by
  • College Factual
    The University was ranked among the top colleges and universities in the USA in College Factual's 2016 rankings- top 6% in the USA and third in the state of Ohio. It has also been cited as one of the “Best Colleges for the Money”.
Study Experience
At Mount Union, students build an intellectual foundation for today’s realities and tomorrow’s possibilities. Each academic program is grounded in the liberal arts and sciences and lifted by a spirit of open dialogue and scholarly inquiry. The academic experience at Mount Union will prepare students for success in the 21st century.

What sets us apart is the personal attention that faculty offer.  Small classes and attentive professors encourage students to ask questions, discuss ideas and discover essential truths. This is a learning that nurtures the ability to reason, decide and persuade—a capacity valued in all aspects of life and adaptable to every field of endeavor.

Mount Union makes learning beyond the classroom a centerpiece of its curriculum, from its off-campus internships to its on-campus leadership roles.

Undergraduate study at UMU also offers hands-on opportunities and state-of-the-art facilities for students to learn and grow.  With 50+ undergraduate majors, a wide variety of minors and programs, the University of Mount Union packs the academic power of many larger institutions.  This is a university that equips students with the academic background, practical experience, global perspective and ethical foundation to stay competitive – and grounded – in a fast-paced world.

All students graduate with both a major and a minor from Mount Union. Through the various components of its academic programs, students will build a focused knowledge base in their discipline of choice while their Integrative Core and selection of electives broaden their understanding of themselves, those around them, and the world in which we live.
Campus Life
Mount Union offers more than just a quality education.  It offers university life for students to get involved and participate in campus events.

The University provides students with endless opportunities to grow and achieve success. There are over 80 campus organizations and 21 intercollegiate athletic teams.  Here is just a snapshot of what we offer:
  • Student Senate
  • Multicultural organizations
  • Intramurals
  • Student media including a radio station and newspaper
  • Four national fraternities
  • Three national sororities, one local sorority
  • Professional organizations
  • Service honoraries and organizations
  • Academic honoraries
  • Social organizations and campus events
  • Performance groups
  • Special interest groups
Student Support
At the University of Mount Union, help is only a question away.  The Office of International Student Services along with the Office of Diversity and Inclusion helps international students adapt to all aspects of campus life. The offices conduct orientation, plan cultural programming and organize social activities for international students.
Life at University of Mount Union (UMU)