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Application Essay Instructions
First Time Student Applicants:
We would like to get to know you as well as possible through these application materials and believe that your thoughtful, well-constructed essay is an important step in the process. Your application essay should be of sufficient length to demonstrate your writing ability to the Admission Committee and to do justice to the topic. As a general guideline, the length of your application essay should be a minimum of 300 words.
Please respond to one of the following questions.
- What would you like our admission committee to know about you that we cannot learn simply by reviewing your high school transcript and other records submitted in support of your application?
- What significant leadership or volunteer roles have you played? How have they impacted your life?
- What values do you cherish the most and how have you demonstrated them through the choices that you have made?
*If applying to the Bachelor in Nursing program, please instead respond to the essay prompt for Nursing Program Applications listed below.
Transfer Student Applicants:
We want to get to know you as well as possible through this application. Explain the reason for leaving your prior institution and the reason for selecting University of Mount Union. As a general guideline, the length of your application essay should be a minimum of 300 words.
*If applying to the Bachelor of Science in Nursing program, please instead respond to the essay prompt for Nursing Program Applicants listed below.
Please write a three paragraph essay describing your educational goals.
*If applying to the Bachelor of Science in Nursing program, please instead respond to the essay prompt for Nursing Program Applicants listed below
Nursing Program Applicants:
You are not required to respond to the prompts above. An essay in response to the following question will be used in review of both your Mount Union application and the nursing program application.
Please describe why you are interested in nursing as a major and why you want to enroll in the Bachelor of Science in Nursing program at Mount Union. Your application essay must be at least one page and a minimum of 500 words in length
Submit your Essay:
You may upload your application essay as a Word or PDF document when submitting the online application. You may also submit your essay through the mail, fax or email. If you have any questions, you may contact our office at (800) 334-6682 or (330) 823-2590.
Office of Admission
University of Mount Union
1972 Clark Ave.
Alliance, OH 44601
Fax: (330) 823-5097