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At a Glance

Unity by the Numbers


Unity College is an independent not-for-profit educational institution founded in 1965. It was the first institution of higher education in the nation to divest from fossil fuel investments in 2012, and its curriculum is anchored in sustainability science and experiential learning. Through its academic Sustainable Education Business Units (SEBUs) it grants associate, bachelor’s and master’s degrees.

  • Student to Faculty Ratio: 14:1 College wide
  • Average Class Size: 18
  • Average GPA: 3.30
  • Unity College unduplicated student headcount: 2,923*
  • Undergraduates: Distance Ed 2,246
  • Hybrid Learning: 233
  • Graduate Students (DE): 448 
  • Self disclosed diverse student population: 19%
  • Average student age: 27
  • No fraternities or sororities
  • 100% of students receive financial aid – college wide
  • Internship sites in almost all 50 states and with the following international organizations*:
    • Cheetah Conservation Fund in Namibia
    • Operation Wallacea Research in Indonesia
    • Manatee Rehabilitation Centers in Belize
    • Whale Shark and Oceanic Research Center in Honduras
    • Reliable Energy Advisors SRL in Italy
    • World Wide Opportunities on Organic Farms in South Korea
    • Chipangali Wildlife Orphanage in Zimbabwe
    • Safari- Tel-Aviv Ramant Gan Zoological Center in Israel
  • Study Abroad: 37 Approved Study Abroad Programs **
  • 94% of recent Alumni indicated they were employed or pursuing graduate degrees within 6 months of graduation
  • Accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE)
  • Committed to the principle that all of its students, faculty, and staff have a right to be free from discrimination on the basis of race, age, gender, religion, national origin, socioeconomic class, disability, or previous military experience

Unity College is built on the Enterprise Model and is comprised of three Sustainable Education Business Units (SEBUs).  Two SEBUs focus on academics and the third is a group of individual revenue generating businesses which are the real-world manifestation of our curriculum.

Our academic SEBUs include Distance Education which provides a strictly online education, and Hybrid Learning offers students online or face to face learning with a residential experience. 

*As of 11-23-21

**May be affected by COVID-19 travel restrictions