Tuition & Fees

$21,210

$21,210

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
0
600-699
7%
500-599
29%
400-499
64%
300-399
0
200-299
0
700-800
0
600-699
7%
500-599
36%
400-499
57%
300-399
0
200-299
0
700-800
0
600-699
0
500-599
14%
400-499
64%
300-399
22%
200-299
0
30-36
4%
24-29
24%
18-23
54%
12-17
18%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
2%
24-29
17%
18-23
52%
12-17
29%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
3%
24-29
22%
18-23
68%
12-17
7%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
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undergraduateRatios

42%

58%

male

female

1
-

teacher

students

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Selective

46%

acceptance rate

Accepted 331
Declined + 382
Total Received 713
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Private (nonprofit)

1,254

undergraduate students

327

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. Management
  3. Business
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Codes

SAT 1146
ACT 3954

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School Facts

Cumberland, founded in 1842, is a private, liberal arts university. Its 40-acre campus is located in the town of Lebanon, 25 miles from Nashville.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 1,581
Established in 1842
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  SACS (Southern Assn. of Colleges and Schools)

Lebanon, TN

40-acre, urban campus in Lebanon (population: 28,408), 25 miles from Nashville. Served by bus; air serves Nashville.

Cumberland University
1 Cumberland Square
Lebanon, TN 37087-3408

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
39%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
60%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus

Greek Life

 
2 fraternities 19% of male students
 
1 sororities 12% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
20%
Top 1/4
34%
Top 1/2
74%
Bottom 1/2
26%
Bottom 1/4
0%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
0
600-699
7%
500-599
29%
400-499
64%
300-399
0
200-299
0
700-800
0
600-699
7%
500-599
36%
400-499
57%
300-399
0
200-299
0
700-800
0
600-699
0
500-599
14%
400-499
64%
300-399
22%
200-299
0
30-36
4%
24-29
24%
18-23
54%
12-17
18%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
2%
24-29
17%
18-23
52%
12-17
29%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
3%
24-29
22%
18-23
68%
12-17
7%
6-11
0
Below 6
0

Admissions Facts

Application fee $25
Common application accepted no
Application deadline February 15 (priority deadline)
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Required of some
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Not used
SAT or ACT Required

Selective

46%

acceptance rate

Accepted 331
Declined + 382
Total Received 713

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Alumni/ae relationship

Considered

Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Interview
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
Work Experience

Not Considered

Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency
Volunteer Work

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Admissions Contact

Kim Stephens
Director of Admissions
P: 800 467-0562
F: 615 444-2569
admissions@cumberland.edu

Cost

Tuition $20,160
Room & board $7,800
Additional fees $1,050
Books & supplies $1,400
Total $30,410

Financial Aid

Average financial aid
Not Reported

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Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
bowling
cross-country
cycling
football
golf
soccer
softball
tennis
volleyball
wrestling

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NAIA, TranSouth Athletic Conference
Mascot
Bulldogs
School colors
maroon and white
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
American Studies
Biology
Business
Business Administration
Criminal Justice
Education
Educational Leadership
English
Fine Arts
General Business
General Studies
History
Liberal Arts
Mathematics
Nursing
Physical Education
Physical Sciences
Political Science
Pre-Professional Studies
Psychology
Public Administration
Social Sciences
Sociology
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Undergraduate

79%

1,254
students

Female
58%
727

Male
42%
527

Graduate

21%

327
students

Female
68%
223

Male
32%
104

undergraduateFull-time

78%

984
students

Female
56%
542

Male
44%
442

undergraduatePart-time

22%

270
students

Female
69%
185

Male
31%
85

Transfer Admissions

59%

Transfer applicants accepted

62%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: in March

Spring: in November

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

33

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Personal
  • Psychological

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

90%

Additional services

  • Health service
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Special housing
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 20
Countries most often represented Austria
Brazil
Canada
Columbia
Trinidad And Tobago
The United Kingdom
Special services offered for international applicants Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Katie Gibson
International Studies Advisor/DSO
615 547-1206
kgibson@cumberland.edu

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