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Cumberland University Stats, Info and Facts

Quick Facts

1,375 Students

54% Admitted

  • 2,314 full time
  • 364 part time
  • 458 men full time
  • 553 women full time
  • 695 applied
  • 338 admitted
  • 191 enrolled

1,971 Undergraduates

$20,160 Tuition/Year

  • 255 Graduates
  • 58 Non-Degree
  • $20,160 in state
  • $1,050 fees
  • $7,650 room & board
  • $1,500 books and supplies

At a Glance

Institution Type: Private not-for-profit
Campus Setting: Southeast Town, on fringe of an urban area
Highest Degree Offered: Master's degree
Level of Institution: Four or more years
Calendar: Semester
Reviews in 3 Sentences
  • Hannah from Lafayette, TN
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  • cumberland university treats you like a person, not just a number. it is a beautiful campus with lots to do. because it is a small school, the professors at cumberland…

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  • Brittany from Knoxville, TN
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  • 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.…

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  • Sydney from Knoxville, TN
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  • i am just a freshman but so far my experiences have been great. i love the small campus and great professors. i am looking forward to the next few years…

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  • Brittany from Lebonon, TN
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  • 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…

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  • Angela from Murfreesboro, TN
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  • Best school in the Middle Tennessee area that has small classes, high educational standards, and a friendly atmosphere. The professors at Cumberland will go the extra 20 miles to help…

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Mission Statement

The mission of Cumberland University is to create a learning community of distinction through a partnership among its students, faculty, staff and the larger community. The development of the whole student -- intellectual, spiritual, psycho-social, physical, creative -- is emphasized in preparation for successful and responsible personal living, for productive economic participation, and for constructive citizenship. Learning opportunities are offered in the liberal arts, selected pre-professional, professional, graduate programs, and Continuing Education programs. Students are facilitated to develop a pattern of lifelong learning by learning to learn and by developing critical thinking, reasoning, and communication abilities. Commitment is made to developing personal and social responsibility through an exploration of an ethical/moral basis.

Cumberland University
  • Located in Lebanon, TN
  • Private not-for-profit
  • 1,375 students enrolled
  • 54% admitted
  • $20,160 annual cost to attend


Student Responses to Review Topic: Am I Enjoying Being Here
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  • Kristen from Franklin, OH
  • I am a current student here

    The 'home away from home' feel is exactly what this school brings to a student, especially one who is far from home like I am. There is always something to get involved in and it is nice to know every person at your school. It makes you feel safe.

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