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
3%
600-699
6%
500-599
33%
400-499
46%
300-399
12%
200-299
0
700-800
1%
600-699
14%
500-599
35%
400-499
42%
300-399
8%
200-299
0
30-36
12%
24-29
25%
18-23
46%
12-17
17%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
4%
24-29
32%
18-23
40%
12-17
24%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
9%
24-29
30%
18-23
52%
12-17
9%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
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undergraduateRatios

44%

56%

male

female

1
12

teacher

students

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Moderately Selective

68%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,667
Declined + 773
Total Received 2,440
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Private (nonprofit)

2,900

undergraduate students

3,376

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business
  2. Psychology
  3. Human Services
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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 6,276
Established in 1888
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Baptist
Accredited by •  SACS (Southern Assn. of Colleges and Schools)

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Williamsburg, KY

150-acre campus in Williamsburg (population: 5,302), 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
62%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
90%
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
17%
Top 1/4
40%
Top 1/2
74%
Bottom 1/2
26%
Bottom 1/4
6%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
3%
600-699
6%
500-599
33%
400-499
46%
300-399
12%
200-299
0
700-800
1%
600-699
14%
500-599
35%
400-499
42%
300-399
8%
200-299
0
30-36
12%
24-29
25%
18-23
46%
12-17
17%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
4%
24-29
32%
18-23
40%
12-17
24%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
9%
24-29
30%
18-23
52%
12-17
9%
6-11
0
Below 6
0

Admissions Facts

Application fee $30
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline March 1 (priority deadline)
August 15
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

68%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,667
Declined + 773
Total Received 2,440

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 - $19,977
Total with Avg. Aid $13,583

Financial Aid

76%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$19,977

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $4,528,981
State $4,412,241
Institutional $11,449,258
Other external $280,193
Total $20,670,673

Non-need-based

Federal $38,172
State $328,998
Institutional $2,534,738
Other external $40,999
Total $2,942,907

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
French
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

46%

2,900
students

Female
56%
1,621

Male
44%
1,279

Graduate

54%

3,376
students

Female
68%
2,294

Male
32%
1,082

undergraduateFull-time

57%

1,670
students

Female
53%
880

Male
47%
790

undergraduatePart-time

43%

1,230
students

Female
61%
741

Male
39%
489

Student Break-down

3%
Nonresident aliens
4%
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

62%

Transfer applicants accepted

47%

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 Recommended of Some

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: August 15

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

75%

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 29
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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