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Cumberland University
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  • 4 Year
  • LEBANON, TN

Report Card

grade C
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade C+
  2. Value
    grade B minus
  3. Diversity
    grade A minus
  4. Campus
    grade C minus
  5. Athletics
    grade B
  6. Party Scene
    grade C+
  7. Professors
    grade C minus
  8. Location
    grade C
  9. Dorms
    grade D minus
  10. Campus Food
    grade C+
  11. Student Life
    grade C
  12. Safety
    grade B+

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Cumberland is a private university located in Lebanon, Tennessee in the Nashville Area. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 1,827 undergraduate students. Admissions is somewhat competitive as the Cumberland acceptance rate is 61%. Popular majors include Nursing, Liberal Arts and Humanities, and Business. Graduating 43% of students, Cumberland alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $34,600.

About

1 CUMBERLAND SQUARE
LEBANON, TN 37087
About Cumberland...
Athletic Division
NAIA Division I
Athletic Conference
Mid-South Conference

Cumberland University Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Cumberland Admissions

Acceptance Rate
61%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
910-1100
ACT Range
18-23
Application Fee
$25
SAT/ACT
Required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
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Cost

Net Price
$26,787 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$10,297 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
100%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade C minus
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
16:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
83%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 6 responses
82%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 11 responses
64%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 11 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
1
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
1
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    0%
  • On Campus
    99%
  • Online
    1%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,827 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
452
Undergrads Over 25
5%
Pell Grant
42%
Varsity Athletes
28%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 6 responses
  • Atheletes
    67%
  • Diverse student body
    17%
  • Rich kids/stuck up
    17%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
34%
Poll
62%
of students say Greek life is pretty low-key and has little effect on the social scene. 13 responses
Poll
61%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 18 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 9 responses
  • Unique
    44%
  • Over priced and poor quality
    22%
  • Welcoming and supportive
    22%
  • Underrated
    11%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$38,700 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
43%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
92%
National
83%
100%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 6 responses

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