1,254
Students
Financial aid thermometer
16,665
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
46
46%
Acceptance Rate
Small town
Setting
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Overview

Cumberland University is a Comprehensive institution located in Lebanon, TN, in a small town setting.

Location & Contact

Address One Cumberland Square
Lebanon, TN  37087
United States
Contact Ms. Beatrice LaChance
Director of Enrollment Services
Email: admissions@cumberland.edu
Phone: 615-547-1244
Fax: 615-444-2569

Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
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Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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History Associate Bachelors
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Legal Professions And Studies Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

713
Applied
331
Accepted
1,254
Enrolled
46%
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Female Admissions

361
Females Applied
174
Females Accepted
48%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

352
Males Applied
157
Males Accepted
45%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

25
Application Fee
3.3
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Required for some programs 3 recommendations
Recommended Essay
A minimum high school GPA of 3

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen Not reported Not reported Yes
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
ACT Composite 22 20 25

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

21,841
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Fees

1,050
Full-time student fees
8,600
Room & board
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Financial Aid

16,665
Avg. Financial Aid Package
18,281
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
4,065
Avg. Loan Aid
4,096
Avg. Grant Aid
5,590
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
69%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
15%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

1,254
Total undergrad students
3%
International Students
83%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.17%
Black or African American 12.43%
White or Caucasian 65.04%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.26%
Asian 0.86%
Other 14.82%

Gender

Male (42.03%)
Female (57.97%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Disabled housing
Men-only housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 30%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Homecoming, Spring Fling Week and Coming Home

Student Services

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Student Organizations

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Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
African-American Student Association, Baptist Collegiate Ministry, Law and Government Club, Student Government Association and Student Nurses' Association

Campus Security & Safety

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Athletics

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Men's Sports

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Cheerleading No Checkmark Checkmark
Cross-country Running No Checkmark Checkmark
Football No Checkmark Checkmark
Golf No Checkmark Checkmark
Soccer No Checkmark Checkmark
Softball No No No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis No Checkmark Checkmark
Volleyball Checkmark No No
Wrestling No Checkmark Checkmark
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Women's Sports

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Baseball No No No
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Cheerleading No Checkmark Checkmark
Cross-country Running No Checkmark Checkmark
Football No No No
Golf No Checkmark Checkmark
Soccer No Checkmark Checkmark
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Table Tennis Checkmark No No
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Wrestling No No No

Faculty

159
Total Faculty
14:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 56
Part-time - 103
Male - 76
Female - 83