Cumberland University

Lebanon, TN

Cumberland University

Lebanon, TN

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Tuition & Fees

$25,386

not including housing and food

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

Not Reported

Not Reported

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undergraduateRatios

43%

male

57%

female

-

students

1

faculty

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Selective

53%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,544
Declined 1,328
Total Received 2,872
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Private

2,450

undergraduate students

407

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

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

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 2,857
Established in 1842
Coeducational Coeducational

Social Networks

40-acre, urban campus in Lebanon (population: 32,226), 25 miles from Nashville. Served by bus; air serves Nashville.

  • Campus Setting: Small town

Cumberland University
1 Cumberland Square
Lebanon, TN
37087-3408

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
39%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
60%
of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
no
Alcohol is not permitted on campus to students of legal age

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

Not Reported

Not Reported

Admissions Facts

Application fee $25
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Required of some
Application deadline (priority deadline) February 15
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required SAT Subject Tests Not used

Selective

53%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,544
Declined 1,328
Total Received 2,872

Admissions Factors

Required

Secondary School GPA
Secondary School Record
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)

Recommended

Admission test scores
Formal demonstration of competencies
Completion of college-preparatory program
Secondary School Rank
Recommendations

Neither required nor recommended

Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

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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

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
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

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Financial Aid

99%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$11,573

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $24,336
Housing & Food $8,850
Additional fees $1,050
Books & supplies $1,500
Total $35,736
Average Financial Aid - $11,573
Total with Avg. Aid $24,163

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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 800 467-0562
F: 615 444-2569
finaid@cumberland.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined yes yes
Baseball yes
Basketball yes yes
Bowling yes yes
Football yes
Golf yes yes
Soccer yes yes
Softball yes
Tennis yes yes
Volleyball yes yes
Wrestling yes

Intramural/Recreational Sports

dance

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NAIA, TranSouth Athletic Conference

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting. yes
Art/Art Studies, General. yes yes
Arts, Entertainment, and Media Management, General. yes
Athletic Training/Trainer. yes
Biochemistry. yes
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other. yes
Biology/Biological Sciences, General. yes yes
Business Administration and Management, General. yes yes
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other. yes
Business/Commerce, General. yes
Computer and Information Sciences, General. yes
Corrections and Criminal Justice, Other. yes
Creative Writing. yes
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration. yes yes
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General. yes
Education, General. yes yes yes
Educational Leadership and Administration, General. yes
Elementary Education and Teaching. yes
English Language and Literature, General. yes yes
Exercise Science and Kinesiology. yes yes
Fine/Studio Arts, General. yes yes
General Studies. yes
Health Professions Education. yes
Health/Health Care Administration/Management. yes
History, General. yes
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other. yes yes
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies. yes yes
Management Science. yes
Marketing/Marketing Management, General. yes
Mathematics, General. yes
Music Performance, General. yes
Music, General. yes yes
Nursing Education. yes
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN) yes
Parks, Recreation, and Leisure Facilities Management, General. yes
Parks, Recreation, and Leisure Studies. yes
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching. yes yes
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies. yes
Psychology, General. yes
Public Administration. yes
Reading Teacher Education. yes
Secondary Education and Teaching. yes
Social Sciences, General. yes yes
Special Education and Teaching, General. yes yes
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management. yes
Sports Studies. yes yes
Sports, Kinesiology, and Physical Education/Fitness, General. yes
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other. yes
Theatre/Theatre Arts Management. yes
Visual and Performing Arts, General. yes

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. Management

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Double majors
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-optometry
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-veterinary science

2,857

total students

91%

in-state

9%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

86%

2,450
students

Female
57%
1,385

Male
43%
1,065

14%

407
students

Female
58%
236

Male
42%
171

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

77%

1,897
students

Female
56%
1,056

Male
44%
841

23%

553
students

Female
59%
329

Male
41%
224

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Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

Not Reported

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

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

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: in March

Spring: in November

Transfer Credits

Maximum transferred

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

33

semester hours

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International Students

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

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