University of the Cumberlands

Williamsburg, KY

University of the Cumberlands

Williamsburg, KY

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Tuition & Fees

$23,000

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

30-36
8%
24-29
27%
18-23
57%
12-17
8%
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undergraduateRatios

44%

male

56%

female

14.54

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

71%

acceptance rate

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

3,082

undergraduate students

4,611

graduate students

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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.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 7,693
Established in 1889
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation Kentucky Baptist

150-acre campus in Williamsburg (population: 5,280), 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.

  • Campus Setting: Rural community
  • Metropolitan area: Knoxville
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: McGhee Tyson Municipal

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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
80%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through senior year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Men only housing
yes
Women only housing

Top Organizations

  • Campus Activity Board
  • Baptist Campus Ministries
  • Mountain Outreach
  • Appalachian Ministries
  • Student Government Association

Top Events

  • Homecoming
  • Spotlight
  • Spring Fever
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Marching band
  • Choral groups

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Student patrols
  • Late-night transport/escort service

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
15%
Top 1/4
42%
Top 1/2
72%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

30-36
8%
24-29
27%
18-23
57%
12-17
8%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application deadline August 31
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.47

Moderately Selective

71%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,656
Declined 670
Total Received 2,326

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
standardized test scores

Considered

level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
application essay
interview
class rank
rigor of secondary school record
talent/ability
volunteer work

Not Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
first generation
geographical residence
racial/ethnic status
recommendation(s)
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency
work experience

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 26
Accepts International Baccalaureate yes
Offers English as a second language no

Financial Aid

99%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$3,894

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $22,640
Room & board $9,000
Additional fees $360
Total $32,000
Average Financial Aid - $3,894
Total with Avg. Aid $28,106

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Not Reported

Non-need-based

Not Reported

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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Archery
Baseball
Basketball
Bowling
Cheerleading
Cross-country running
Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball
Wrestling

Intramural Sports Men

Badminton, Baseball, Basketball, Football, Golf, Sand volleyball, Soccer, Softball, Table tennis, Ultimate frisbee

Intramural Sports Women

Badminton, Baseball, Basketball, Football, Golf, Sand volleyball, Soccer, Softball, Table tennis, Ultimate frisbee

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Athletic Conference

NAIA

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Accounting
Art Teacher Education
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Chemistry, General
Christian Studies
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Elementary Education and Teaching
English Language and Literature, General
Fine/Studio Arts, General
General Studies
Health Teacher Education
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
History, General
Human Services, General
Journalism
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
Management Information Systems, General
Mathematics, General
Missions/Missionary Studies and Missiology
Music Teacher Education
Music, General
Nursing Science
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Pre-Engineering
Psychology, General
Public Health, General
Religious/Sacred Music
Secondary Education and Teaching
Social Studies Teacher Education
Spanish Language Teacher Education
Spanish Language and Literature
Special Education and Teaching, General
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Speech Teacher Education
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
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Programs Offered

  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate
  • Doctorial degree - other

7,693

total students

68%

in-state

32%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

40%

3,082
students

Female
56%
1,713

Male
44%
1,369

60%

4,611
students

Female
60%
2,778

Male
40%
1,833

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

57%

1,780
students

Female
55%
966

Male
45%
814

43%

1,302
students

Female
58%
747

Male
42%
555

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 65%
Student 4 year graduation rate 24%
Student 5 year graduation rate 11%
Student 6 year graduation rate 3%

Student Break-down

4%
Nonresident aliens
5%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Hispanic/Latino
77%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
9%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
1%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

153

Transfer students enrolled

2%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: August 31

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Psychological
  • Religious

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

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
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