History

Since 1964, Union Institute & University has specialized in providing quality higher education degrees for adults nationwide. Union is a non-profit, regionally accredited university that offers bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degree programs in a delivery model that is the result of more than five decades of identifying and refining ways to structure and deliver education to meet the needs of adults. Distinguished as the pioneer in adult education, Union perfected the concepts now common in higher education such as the hybrid model, a blend of online and traditional classroom instruction; interdisciplinary studies; and student-centered education with socially relevant and applicable learning outcomes.

Thousands have completed their degrees at Union while juggling multiple commitments, including the balancing act of family and career. You CAN do this…start the next step in your education journey today, apply now!

Snapshot of Union’s History

Timeline Graphic of Union's History, from 1964 to Present.