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Atlantic Union College

Atlantic Union College
P.O. Box 1000
South Lancaster, MA 01561

Official telephone: (978) 368-2000
Toll-free telephone: (800) 282-2030
Fax number: (978) 368-2015
Screen last updated on: December 2012
Total undergraduates: 490
Full-time undergraduates: 411
Part-time undergraduates: 79
U.S. region where majority of students come from: Northeast
First-year student enrollment breakdown:
5.9% Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
65.7% Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
16.7% Hispanic/Latino
6.9% White, non-Hispanic/Latino
1.0% Two or more races non-Hispanic/Latino
3.9% Race and/or Ethnicity unknown
Degree seeking undergraduate student breakdown:
5.4% Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
53.6% Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
16.2% Hispanic/Latino
23.5% White, non-Hispanic/Latino
1.3% Race and/or Ethnicity unknown

Campus size: 135 acres
City or town school is located in: South Lancaster, Massacusetts
Population of city/town: 1,842
Nearest major city: Boston
Distance of nearest major city: 45 miles
Population of nearest major city: 645,169
Online campus map:

Institution offers housing: yes
Campus housing available to all unmarried students regardless of year: yes
Housing types (% in housing type, if given):
  • women's dorms
  • men's dorms
  • married-student apartments
Percent of students who live in school housing: 53%
Percent of students who live off campus: 47%
Students required to live on campus: All unmarried students under age 23 must live on campus unless living with family.
Student conduct policies:
class attendance mandatory, class attendance policies set by individual instructors, dress/hair code, hazing prohibited, smoking prohibited
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age: no

Every student is required to lease or own a computer: no
Every student is required to take a computer course: yes
Computer equipment is provided in: residence halls
Internet access provided to all students: yes
E-mail services/accounts provided to all students: yes
School has a library on campus: yes

Remedial learning services:
reading, writing, math, study skills
Additional services offered:
health service, health insurance
Counseling services:
personal, religious
Career placement services:
internships, resumé assistance, alumni services, interview training
Services for students with disabilities:
note-taking services, tutors
Amount of campus that is accessible to physically handicapped: mostly

Student activities:
student newspaper, yearbook
Number of honor societies: 2
Campus-based religious organizations:
campus ministries, theology club
Minority student organizations:
Black Christian Union, Counsel of Hispanic Students for Progressive Action
Other student organizations, musical groups, activities, and committees:
French club

School has an athletic program: yes
Athletic director: Athletic Director
Athletic department's mailing address: Athletic Director,
Dwight Crichton,
Atlantic Union College,
338 Main Street,
South Lancaster, MA 01
Percent of students in varsity/club intercollegiate sports: 12%

Public transportation serves campus: no
Nearest international airport: Boston (45 miles)
Nearest other airport: Manchester, NH
Nearest passenger train service: Leominster (10 miles)
Nearest passenger bus service: Worcester (20 miles)

Institutional employment is available: yes
Off-campus employment opportunities for undergraduates are: good
Freshmen are discouraged from working for first term: no

List of graduate schools most often selected by recent graduates:
Andrews University, Loma Linda University
List of most prominent alumni/ae:
  • Pastor Mark Finley, Vice President for Evangelism of General Conference of Seventh-Day Adventists
  • Bill Knott, Editor of Adventist Review of the Seventh-Day Adventist Church

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