Tuition & Fees

$21,810

$21,810

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Not Reported

undergraduateRatios

42%

male

58%

female

1

teacher

-

students

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Admissions Data Not Reported

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Private (nonprofit)

1,658

undergraduate students

305

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. Management
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Codes

SAT 1146
ACT 3954

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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.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 1,963
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: 31,317), 25 miles from Nashville. Served by bus; air serves Nashville.

Cumberland University
1 Cumberland Square
Lebanon, TN 37087-3408

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
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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

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

Eddie Lovin
Executive Director of Enrollment Management
P: 800 467-0562
F: 615 444-2569
admissions@cumberland.edu

Financial Aid

Average financial aid
Not Reported

Cost

Tuition $20,760
Room & board $8,350
Additional fees $1,050
Books & supplies $1,400
Total $31,560
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

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

Financial Aid Officer

Beatrice LaChance
Director of Financial Aid
blachance@cumberland.edu

Varsity Sports

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

Intramural/Recreational Sports

Dance

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Athletic Directors

Ron Pavan (men's)
Athletic Director
email

Athletic Facts

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

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
American Studies
Art/Design
Athletic Training
Biochemistry
Biology
Business
Business Administration
Child Learning/Development
Criminal Justice
Education
Education/Human Development
English
Health Care Administration
Health/Human Performance
History
Humanities/Social Science
Information Technology
Instructional Leadership
Liberal Arts
Management
Marketing
Mathematics
Music
Nursing
Psychology
Public Service Management
Special Education
Sport/Exercise Science
Teaching
Theatre
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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

1,963

total students

NA%

in-state

NA%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

84%

1,658
students

Female
58%
956

Male
42%
702

16%

305
students

Female
57%
175

Male
43%
130

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

76%

1,265
students

Female
56%
706

Male
44%
559

24%

393
students

Female
64%
250

Male
36%
143

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Transfer Admissions

Not Reported

Transfer applicants accepted

Not Reported

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

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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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

Patricia Pope
Liaison for International Admissions
615 547-1206
ppope@cumberland.edu

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