62%

Acceptance Rate

$10,567

Avg.Financial Aid

003485

FAFSA Code

About Cumberland University (CU)

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Private

Not-For-Profit

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

2,405

Website

www.cumberland.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

SACSCOC

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Not applicable

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

#N/A

Location & Contact

Address

1 Cumberland Square

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 6154442562
Fax: 6154442569
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Rankings

As long as US universities are concerned, the rankings which are provided by Forbes and US News are trusted everywhere. Usually, the rankings of colleges/universities by Forbes and US News are considered trustworthy by applicants and experts. However, Cumberland University doesn't feature in the list of top colleges, according to the latest rankings of these two publications. Generally, the ranking of a university is a great way to gauge its performance on several factors like research excellence, the performance of its students after graduation, student experience, and academic success.

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

None

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

62%

SAT Range

930 - 1090

ACT Range

19 - 23

Application Fee

$25

SAT/ACT

Recommended

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

None

The students can make the most out of the admission process as the admission at the university is easy. Cumberland University has 3 admission thresholds. The admission process starts by filling up the form and submitting a fee of $25. If the SAT score of a student lies in the range of 910-1100, it would improve her chances. A candidate, in order to take admission to Cumberland University, must score 20 in her ACTs. But, in certain cases, those having ACT scores less than 18 are also given admission. As expected, the candidates can complete the process either online or by visiting the school's office at 1 Cumberland Square, Lebanon, Tennessee 37087. To gather more information, they can call them at (615) 444-2562.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$24,788

Average Annual Cost

$21,840

Books And Supplies

$1,500

Other Fees

$1,050

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$7,650

Budget For Other Expenses

$5,950

Total One Year Cost

$37,990

Before applying to CU, candidates must keep in mind the tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure. The total one-year cost on a full-time basis would be somewhere around $39,850. This cost includes the average annual tuition cost ($24,000), books and supplies ($1,500), room and boarding ($7,720), and budget for other expenses ($6,390). For students seeking financial assistance, the university offers a number of options.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Master's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

17:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

63%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

N/A

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

N/A

Faculty Overview

41%

Male Professors

59%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Registered Nursing, Administration,...

159 Graduates

Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

31 Graduates

Business Administration, Management...

25 Graduates

Management Sciences and Quantitativ...

21 Graduates

Criminal Justice and Corrections

18 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

15 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

15 Graduates

Business/Commerce, General

12 Graduates

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

12 Graduates

Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervent...

10 Graduates

Psychology, General

7 Graduates

Social Sciences, General

6 Graduates

Special Education and Teaching

6 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

6 Graduates

Biology, General

5 Graduates

Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecu...

4 Graduates

Biological and Biomedical Sciences,...

4 Graduates

Marketing

4 Graduates

Music

3 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

2 Graduates

Mathematics

2 Graduates

Arts, Entertainment,and Media Manag...

1 Graduates

Health and Medical Administrative S...

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

2,093

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

33%

Full-time

81%

Part-time

19%

Students Gender

Male

44%

US National: 44%

Female

56%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

59% White

22% Unknown

11% Black

4% Hispanic

0% Two or more races

2% Non Resident alien

1% Asian

1% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

7%

Out Of State

90%

In State

3%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$59,164 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and 44% of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

44%

Undergrads in College Housing

N/A

Averege Housing Cost

N/A

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around N/A.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

N/A

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Bulldogs

School Colors

maroon and white

Varsity Athletics Association

NAIA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Mid-South Conference

Total Male Athletes

191

Total Female Athletes

111

Intramural Sports

1

Sports Club

N/A

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Cross Country

Football

Golf

Soccer

Tennis

Track and Field

Volleyball

Wrestling

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cross Country

Golf

Soccer

Softball

Tennis

Track and Field

Volleyball

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

The university offers on-campus housing facilities to the students who wish to stay on the campus. At CU, $7,720 is the normal expense for on-campus housing, which a student will be needed to pay, each year. The number of female and male students at the university are 44% and 56%, respectively.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$34,600/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$38,700/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$21,375

$23,250

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$222 - 241

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

100%

Average Aid Per Year

$10,567

Students Receiving Federal Grants

37%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,546

Students Receiving State Aid

89%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,848

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

38%

Average Aid Per Year

$12,029

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$17,256

$30K - $48K

$14,778

$48K - $75K

$9,946

$75K - $110K

$11,305

> $110K

$11,031

The financial aid department of Cumberland University helps students by assisting them with scholarships, grants, and student loans in the event that they find the fees and the cost of living at the campus to be expensive. The average financial aid at Cumberland University is around $13,895 and the federal grant is $4,541. The university provides financial assistance in the form of state-level aid worth $4,780 and institutional aid worth $13,895.

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