Union Institute & University recognizes the value of each student's unique life experience and believes education should integrate life with learning. The bachelor's degree programs at UI&U build on life experience, often providing students with the ability to use their professional achievements toward college credits.
Whether your college credit was earned two weeks or more than 20 years ago, we recognize the value of your past learning. UI&U's Bachelor's programs accept transfer credits (up to 90 credit hours, see specific degree program for detailed info) from a variety of sources, including other accredited academic institutions, college-level experiential learning, workshop documentation, military training, and CLEP exams. Through careful faculty guidance, students develop an individualized study plan that matches their experience with their personal and career goals.
Designed to meet the needs of national and international students, Union's undergraduate degree programs allow you to study in the classroom, online, or one-to-one with our dedicated faculty. UI&U's bachelor of arts and bachelor of science degree programs empower you to explore ideas and issues from multiple perspectives using different modes of disciplinary and interdisciplinary inquiry. The rigorous academic environment within each undergraduate program offered at UI&U is paired with one-on-one faculty interaction and collaboration with fellow students using state of the art technology. Class times are flexible. Low-residency and online delivery model options are available. See specific major/concentrations for specific delivery model information.
All UI&U undergraduate programs are offered in low-residency models. Students are given the opportunity to select course schedules that best fits their schedule and location. Communicate with faculty and other students through phone, email, CampusWeb (our e-learning platform), and online.
Many UI&U undergraduate programs are offered in an entirely online model. Live locally, nationally, or anywhere in the world and enjoy the ultimate convenience of distance learning. Communicate with faculty and other students at times of your choosing through phone, email, e-learning platform, and online. View specific majors and concentrations to learn more.
Important Information for California Students
Union Institute & University is required by California law to pay into the state’s Student Tuition Recovery Fund (STRF) a small portion of each tuition dollar paid by California residents enrolled at one of the university’s California locations.
Click here for more information about the STRF.