Union College

Union College, Union Street, Schenectady, NY, United States

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February 25, 1795

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Union College is a private, non-denominational liberal arts college located in Schenectady, New York, United States. Founded in 1795, it was the first institution of higher learning chartered by the New York State Board of Regents. In the 19th century, it became the \"Mother of Fraternities\", as three of the earliest such organizations were established there. After 175 years as a traditional all-male institution, Union College began enrolling women in 1970.

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Motto: Under the laws of Minerva, we all become brothers and sisters

Endowment: $385.2 million (2016)

Administrative staff: 228

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Undergraduates: 2,242 (Fall 2014)

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