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Cumberland University

Lebanon, TN, USA
3.63 Average Rating

Cumberland University is a private university in Lebanon, Tennessee. The university was founded by the Cumberland Presbyterian Church in 1842, and five years later a law school was added, followed by the school of theology in 1854. The Cumberland School of Law was the first in Tennessee and the first west of the Appalachian Mountains. Cumberland offers more than ten annual scholarships, including the Episcopal Church of the Epiphany International Student Scholarship.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Private
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting Suburb
In-State Students
92%
Out-Of-State Students
6%
0
100
54%
Acceptance Rate
Average ACT Composite: 22
0
36
Average SAT Composite: 989
0
1600

Key Deadlines

Application Type Application Deadline Reply Deadline
Early Decision Acceptance is binding so student must attend college if accepted. September 15, 2019
Fall Regular Decision January 15, 2020
Other July 15, 2019
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Master's
Total Number of Students
2,314
Total Number of Undergrads
1,971
Academic Calendar

Semester

Non Traditional Learning
  • Online Classes
  • Online Undergrad Degrees
  • Summer Sessions
  • Some Programs Requires Co-Op/Internship
Learning Options
  • Teacher Certification Offered
0
100
37%
Graduate in 4 Years US National: 28%
0
100
50%
Graduate in 6 Years US National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
17:1
US National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$23,175
Tuition
In-State Tuition
$22,891
Out-of-State Tuition
$22,891
Students Receiving Financial Aid
100%
Average Aid Per Year
$11,622
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Gender
Male
Female
42%
58%
Student Organizations
63
Size of Town
Suburb or town
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
Nashville
Memphis
Atlanta
Chattanooga
Knoxville
Employed
6 mos. after graduation
70%
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$38,700
More About Post-Grad

What Students Are Saying

3.63 Average Rating
cumberland university offers a very encouraging and prosperous collegiate atmosphere. the university's staff is helpful and competent. overall cumberland university is an excellent place to pursue an education.
Brittany from Knoxville, TN
Cumberland University has, I think, the best faculty and staff. They answer every question you have and do it to the best of their ability. Cumberland is a 10 on my scale, best choice of schooling for me.
Brittany from Lebonon, TN

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