University of the Cumberlands

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General Information

Admission Office

6178 College Station Drive

Williamsburg, KY 40769

(606) 539-4241

(800) 343-1609

Fax: (606) 539-4303

Contact: Erica Harris

Director of Admissions
Main Address

6178 College Station Drive

Williamsburg, KY 40769

(606) 549-2200

Total undergrads: 1,754

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 432

Degree-seeking undergrads: 1,429

Graduate enrollment: 799


Rural setting

Small town (2,500 – 9,999)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $30

Online application fee: $30
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 76%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 62%

College Majors

Arts, Visual & Performing

Drama/Theater Arts B
Fine/Studio Arts B
Music – General B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B
Business – General B
Management Information Systems B

Communications & Journalism

Communications/Rhetoric B


Art Teacher Education B
Communication teacher education B
Computer Teacher Education B
Elementary Education B
Health Teacher Education B
Junior High Education B
Music Teacher Education B
Physical Education B
Social Studies Teacher Education B
Special Education B


Applied science – engineering transfer B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B

Foreign Language & Literature

Spanish B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Community Health Services B


History & government B
History – General B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

General Studies B


Mathematics – General B

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Health/Physical Fitness B
Sport/Fitness Administration B

Philosophy & Religion

Philosophy & religion B
Religion/Religious Studies B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B
Physics B


Psychology – General B

Public Administration & Services

Human Services B

Social Sciences

Political Science/Government B

Theological Studies & Religious Vocations

Religious Education B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

University of the Cumberlands Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (606) 549-2200
Type of School: 4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online:
Address: 6191 College Station Drive, Williamsburg, KY 40769
Setting: Town: Remote
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 16,966
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): 41%
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 20 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 1,517 (9% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Associates, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $9,875
Out-of-state Tuition: $9,875
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 99%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $19,506

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

University of the Cumberlands Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at University of the Cumberlands.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 1322
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 2
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 1121
Education 10141
Engineering 1
English Language and Literature/Letters 1
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 1
Health Professions and Related Programs 23
History 1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 112
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 11
Mathematics and Statistics 1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 2
Physical Sciences 2
Psychology 1121
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 11
Social Sciences 1
Theology and Religious Vocations 111
Visual and Performing Arts 3
Grand total 737265

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at University of the Cumberlands and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $9,875
Out-of-state $9,875
Books and supplies $1,400

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $5,970
Out-of-state $5,970

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2018-2019

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 464 99%
Grant or scholarship aid 464 99% $19,506
Student loan aid 294 63% $8,323

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 2,060 63% $16,150
Federal student loans 1,396 43% $7,851

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for University of the Cumberlands. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled University of the Cumberlands students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2020

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 2,510 1,156 1,354
Percent admitted 100% 80% 80%
Percent admitted who enrolled 30% 34% 27%

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

University of the Cumberlands Enrollment, Fall 2020

Total Enrollment 16,966
Undergraduate enrollment 3,874
Graduate enrollment 13,092

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

University of the Cumberlands Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
  • National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
    • Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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