Mount Union was founded in 1846 by Orville Nelson Hartshorn as "a place where men and women could be educated with equal opportunity, science would parallel the humanities and there would be no distinction due to race, color or sex." University of Mount Union located in Alliance, Ohio. Mount union believes in be exceptional. The university is led by President Dr. W. Richard Merriman, Jr. and the vice presidents of academic affairs, university advancement, business affairs, admission, financial aid, marketing and student affairs, the administration solidifies the foundation of this ever-evolving institution. It offers a rigorous and relevant academic program The institution’s mission is to prepare students for fulfilling lives, meaningful work and responsible citizenship. It encourages students to get involved through academics, student life opportunities and athletics. Mount Union has an enrollment of 2,209 undergraduate students. University of mount union is irrational as it is having people from around 22 states and 13 countries. 85 percent of the faculty at Mount Union have earned a doctoral or terminal degree with graduate training at universities in the United States and Europe. Mount Union offers 60 majors and 53 minors of academic coursework in keeping with the liberal arts tradition. Mount Union’s 2,200 students can select from 62 broad-based and career-specific undergraduate majors as well as graduate programs in physician assistant studies and educational leadership Mount Union encourages students to discover the hidden talents and interests. It also has very interesting musical program. The university is experience driven and future focused. The University also offers the other pre-professional courses like programs in pre-health professions (pre-medicine), pre-law, nursing, pre-ministry as well as Army ROTC. It also offers master of science in physician assistant studies and also master of arts in educational leadership. It sponsors 11 mens varsity teams like baseball, basketball, cross-country, football, golf, track & field, soccer, swimming & diving, tennis, lacrosse and wrestling. And also for 10 womens varsity teams: basketball, cross-country, golf, lacrosse, track & field, soccer, softball, swimming & diving, tennis and volleyball. It’s the great place to foster passions and continue to develop her skills in the respective fields.