Tuition & Fees

$23,360

$23,360

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
0
600-699
2%
500-599
30%
400-499
66%
300-399
2%
700-800
1%
600-699
11%
500-599
30%
400-499
47%
300-399
11%
30-36
13%
24-29
25%
18-23
45%
12-17
17%
30-36
4%
24-29
31%
18-23
44%
12-17
21%
30-36
8%
24-29
27%
18-23
57%
12-17
8%
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undergraduateRatios

44%

56%

male

female

1
14

teacher

students

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Moderately Selective

71%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,656
Declined + 670
Total Received 2,326
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Private (nonprofit)

3,082

undergraduate students

4,611

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business
  2. Psychology
  3. Criminal Justice
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Codes

SAT 1145
ACT 1510

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School Facts

University of the Cumberlands, founded in 1888, is a Kentucky Baptist-affiliated, private college. Its 150-acre campus is located in Williamsburg, 65 miles north of Knoxville, TN, and 100 miles south of Lexington, KY.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 7,693
Established in 1888
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Baptist
Accredited by •  ARC-PA (Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant)
•  CACREP (Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  IACBE (International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)
•  SACS (Southern Assn. of Colleges and Schools)

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Williamsburg, KY

150-acre campus in Williamsburg (population: 5,313), 65 miles from Knoxville, TN, and 100 miles from Lexington. Major airport serves Knoxville; bus serves Corbin (15 miles). School operates transportation to Knoxville and Lexington airports.

University of the Cumberlands
6178 College Station Drive
Williamsburg, KY 40769

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
80%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
84%
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

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
14%
Top 1/4
42%
Top 1/2
71%
Bottom 1/2
29%
Bottom 1/4
6%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
0
600-699
2%
500-599
30%
400-499
66%
300-399
2%
700-800
1%
600-699
11%
500-599
30%
400-499
47%
300-399
11%
30-36
13%
24-29
25%
18-23
45%
12-17
17%
30-36
4%
24-29
31%
18-23
44%
12-17
21%
30-36
8%
24-29
27%
18-23
57%
12-17
8%

Admissions Facts

Application fee
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline March 1 (priority deadline)
August 31
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

Moderately Selective

71%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,656
Declined + 670
Total Received 2,326

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Considered

Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Essay
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
Volunteer Work

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact

Jerry G. Jackson
Vice President for Enrollment and Communcations
P: 800 343-1609
F: 606 539-4303
admiss@ucumberlands.edu

Cost

Tuition $23,000
Room & board $9,000
Additional fees $360
Books & supplies $1,200
Total $33,560
Average Financial Aid - $19,566
Total with Avg. Aid $13,994

Financial Aid

75%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$19,566

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $4,704,440
State $4,767,289
Institutional $11,651,101
Other external $271,929
Total $21,394,759

Non-need-based

Federal $110,468
State $423,678
Institutional $2,625,662
Other external $66,803
Total $3,226,611

Varsity Sports

M W
archery
baseball
basketball
bowling
cheerleading
cross-country
football
golf
lacrosse
soccer
softball
swimming
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball
wrestling

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NAIA, Mid-South Conference
Mascot
Patriots
School colors
red and navy blue
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Art
Biology
Business Administration
Chemistry
Christian Studies
Church Music
Clinical Psychology
Communication Arts
Counselor Education/Supervision
Criminal Justice
Early Elementary Education
Education
Education Specialist
Educational Leadership
English
Exercise/Sport Science
Fitness/Sports Management
General Studies
Health
Health/Human Performance
History
History/Political Science
Human Services
Information Systems Security
Journalism/Public Relations
Justice Administration
Management Information Systems
Mathematics
Middle School Education
Mission/Ministries
Missions
Music
Music Education
Nursing
Physical Education
Physician Assistant Studies
Physics
Political Science
Professional Counseling
Psychology
Public Health
Secondary Education
Social Studies
Social Work
Spanish
Teaching
Theatre Arts
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Undergraduate

40%

3,082
students

Female
56%
1,713

Male
44%
1,369

Graduate

60%

4,611
students

Female
60%
2,778

Male
40%
1,833

undergraduateFull-time

57%

1,780
students

Female
55%
966

Male
45%
814

undergraduatePart-time

43%

1,302
students

Female
58%
747

Male
42%
555

Student Break-down

3%
Nonresident aliens
3%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Hispanic/Latino
48%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
< 1%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

42%

Transfer applicants accepted

63%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Recommended 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 Recommended of Some
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: August 31

Spring: January 6

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

96

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

32

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Psychological
  • Religious

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

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

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Other
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens
Countries most often represented Brazil
Canada
China
Japan
Spain
The United Kingdom
Special services offered for international applicants Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Jerry Jackson
Vice President for Enrollment and Communication
606 539-4225
jerry.jackson@ucumberlands.edu

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