Morgyn Miller ‘18

Major: NSFIA
Hometown:Barberton, Ohio

Mount Union professors really make an effort to get to know their students and build relationships with them.

Resources for Applicants and School Counselors

The Office of Admission is pleased that you or someone you know is considering the University of Mount Union! This page provides more information on how applicants and school counselors can ensure application materials are properly submitted to the Office of Admission. Please review the list of required materials for each applicant type below, then scroll through this page for submission details.

     If you have already submitted your Mount Union application, check your app status here

     Please call the Office of Admission at (800) 334-6682 or (330) 823-2590 or email with any questions.

Required Materials

The Office of Admission reserves the right to require additional materials for review at any point during the application and review process.

First-time Students

  • Application for admission
  • Application essay
  • Official high school and college coursework transcript(s)
  • Official ACT/SAT

Transfer Students

  • Application for admission
  • Application essay
  • Final official high school transcript
  • Official college transcript(s) from all colleges/universities attended
  • Dean of Students Form

International Students

Please review the International Admission page 


Application for Admission

Submit the online Application for Admission. We begin processing applications for each upcoming academic year on September 15. We strongly advise interested students to apply as early as possible. There is no application fee to apply for admission to Mount Union.

If you have already submitted your Mount Union application, check your app status here.

Application Essay: 

To view the application essay prompts and guidelines, click here. 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. 

Official Transcript(s)

All transcripts must be official and forwarded to the University of Mount Union directly from the issuing academic institution using one of the following methods:

  • Electronic Document Delivery Mount Union only accepts electronic documents that come from legitimate sending institutions and through the following delivery services: Naviance, Parchment Exchange, eScrip-Safe or The Office of Admission will only evaluate electronic documents sent through these recognized services. If prompted for a delivery email address, should be used in order for Mount Union to retrieve the electronic documents and use them as acceptable credentials.
  • Mail Official transcripts may be mailed from the issuing academic institution directly to the address below.

    University of Mount Union
    Office of Admission
    1972 Clark Ave
    Alliance, OH 44601


Ohio Graduation Test

Currently, Ohio students are required to demonstrate proficiency on the Ohio Graduation Test (OGT). Official documentation showing proficiency or exemption must be officially submitted from your high school using one of the acceptable delivery methods indicated above. 

ACT/SAT Test Scores

First-year applicants are required to submit official test results from either the ACT or SAT-I. Your scores may be reported directly to the University of Mount Union from either the testing agency, or, or an official document from your high school (see acceptable delivery methods above). Talk with your school counselor for more details on test dates, registration, and score submission. 

Counselor and Reference Forms

Letters of recommendation are not a required part of the application for undergraduate admission. 

Transfer students must request a Dean's Evaluation Form in order to be considered for acceptance at the University of Mount Union. This form must be submitted from your most recently attended institution. The Office of Admission reserves the right to require a Dean's Evaluation Form from any previously attended institution. If past or pending disciplinary issues are evident, we will also require a Dean's Evaluation Form from every institution at which the student was enrolled. 


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  • Why It’s Important That We Partnered with The Common App

    Published: 7/31/2018 2:15:54 PM

    BY: Eric Young, Director of Admission, University of Mount Union

    Greetings! I am excited to announce that the University of Mount Union has decided to partner with the Common Application (Common App) for the fall of 2019. The Common App …

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