Students at the University of Mount Union actively engage in our deliberately dynamic private university setting featuring a remarkable campus and facilities. Students benefit from preparation that is personal, practical and pertinent for the 21st century. The University of Mount Union, founded in 1846, is a four-year, private institution grounded in the liberal arts tradition. Mount Union offers an array of broad-based and career-specific undergraduate and graduate programs to its 2,200 students who experience outstanding opportunities for success after graduation. Among members of the 2012 graduating class, 98% of survey respondents started a degree-required career or were accepted to graduate school, all in an average of 20 days after graduation. Ranked as one of Americas Best Colleges by U.S. News & World Report, the University is committed to providing a student-centered approach and an exceptional educational experience, as evidenced by its mission to prepare students for fulfilling lives, meaningful work and responsible citizenship. The Universitys 115-acre campus is located in Alliance, Ohio, 80 miles of both Cleveland and Pittsburgh, and more than $100 million has been invested in the construction and renovation of modern facilities throughout the course of the past decade.