Cumberland University

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School Overview

General Information

Admission Office

One Cumberland Square

Lebanon, TN 37087

(615) 444-2562

(800) 467-0562

Fax: (615) 444-2569



Contact: Beatrice LaChance

Director of Admissions and Student Financial Services
Main Address

One Cumberland Square

Lebanon, TN 37087

(615) 444-2562

www.cumberland.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 1,055

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 196

Degree-seeking undergrads: 998

Graduate enrollment: 296

Setting

Suburban setting

Large town (10,000 – 49,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:
Associate
Bachelor’s
Master’s

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $25

Online application fee: $25
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 59%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 55%


College Majors

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, & Gender Studies

American Studies B

Arts, Visual & Performing

Fine/Studio Arts B
Music – General B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B
Business – General A,B
Management Science B

Education

Biology Teacher Education B
Early Childhood Education B
Education – General B
Elementary Education B
English Teacher Education B
History Teacher Education B
Junior High Education B
Mathematics Education B
Music Teacher Education B
Physical Education B
Secondary Education B
Social Science Teacher Education B
Special Education B
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Nursing (RN) B
Predentistry B
Premedicine B
Prepharmacy B
Preveterinary Medicine B

History

History – General B

Law & Legal Studies

Prelaw B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences B

Mathematics

Mathematics – General B

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Health/Physical Fitness B
Sport/Fitness Administration B

Psychology

Psychology – General B

Public Administration & Services

Public Administration B

Security & Protective Services

Criminal Justice Studies A,B

Social Sciences

Political Science/Government B
Social Sciences – General B
Sociology 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.

Cumberland University Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (615) 444-2562
Website: www.cumberland.edu
Type of School: 4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online: https://www.cumberland.edu/applynow/
Address: 1 Cumberland Square, Lebanon, TN 37087
Setting: Town: Fringe
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 2,550
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): 50%
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 16 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 2,491 (98% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Certificates, Associates, Bachelor's, Master's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $24,000
Out-of-state Tuition: $24,000
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 100%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $10,297

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

Cumberland University Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Cumberland University.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 22
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 241
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 1
Education 145
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 1
English Language and Literature/Letters 1
Health Professions and Related Programs 41
History 1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 21
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 22
Mathematics and Statistics 1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 62
Psychology 1
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 1
Social Sciences 11
Visual and Performing Arts 272
Grand total 1123612

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Cumberland University 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 $24,000
Out-of-state $24,000
Books and supplies $1,500

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $6,600
Out-of-state $6,600

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 598 100%
Grant or scholarship aid 598 100% $10,297
Student loan aid 160 27% $5,913

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 2,050 98% $11,257
Federal student loans 771 37% $6,499

Admissions & Enrollment

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

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2020

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 2,833 1,244 1,589
Percent admitted 100% 60% 62%
Percent admitted who enrolled 25% 26% 24%

Admissions Considerations

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

Cumberland University Enrollment, Fall 2020

Total Enrollment 2,550
Undergraduate enrollment 2,279
Graduate enrollment 271

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

Cumberland University Accreditation

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

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
    • Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program
  • 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

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