Cumberland University

Lebanon, Tennessee

Overview

Address1 Cumberland Square
School Websitewww.cumberland.edu
School TypePrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above

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StatusPrivate not-for-profit
On Campus HousingYes
Level of StudyUndergraduate/Graduate

Cumberland University is a small private not-for-profit, 4-year college based in Lebanon, Tennessee that offers both undergraduate and graduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is master's degree. In the 2019 academic year, 2,308 students applied to Cumberland University. Of those students, 1,423 were granted admission into the school.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in Cumberland University was $21,840, in addition to fees of $1,050. This number excludes room and board. The school does provide on-campus housing, which you may want to factor into your cost analysis when planning to attend Cumberland University.

Cumberland University has a 43% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

Getting In

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The Cumberland University acceptance rate is 62%. To put this into perspective, 1,423 of the 2,308 students who applied to Cumberland University in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in Cumberland University is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into Cumberland University had an SAT score between the range of 930 and 1,090. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for Cumberland University was between 19 and 23 in the last academic year.

In addition, applicants are required to submit their GPA to Cumberland University as part of their application.

Annual Cost to Attend

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Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At Cumberland University, the tuition for in-state residents is $21,840. Combined with fees of $1,050, room and board costs of $7,650, other expenses of $5,950 and the $1,500 cost of books and supplies, the total in-state one-year cost is $37,990.

Out-of-state residents can expect to pay more. While the costs for room, board, and other expenses are the same, out-of-state tuition is significantly higher. Out-of-state students must pay $22,890 in tuition. This brings the total one-year cost of enrolling in Cumberland University to $37,990 for out-of-state students.

Students at Cumberland University are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at Cumberland University was $4,546 last year. The percentage of students awarded federal aid was 37%.

Cumberland University Undergraduate Population

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio17:1

Student composition is an important deciding factor for most students applying to Cumberland University.

Cumberland University has a good gender split, with 56% of undergraduates being female and 44% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are Tennessee residents; in fact, 90% of all students reside in Tennessee. However, 7% of students come from out-of-state and 3% of students are international.

The student to faculty ratio at Cumberland University is 17:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need from Cumberland University to thrive in your studies.

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