University of the Cumberlands

country rank  925
world rank  3030

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University Overview

Established in 1888, University of the Cumberlands is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the rural setting of the small town of Williamsburg (population range of 2,500-9,999 inhabitants), Kentucky. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, University of the Cumberlands (UC) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 6,000-6,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Baptist religion. University of the Cumberlands (UC) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 131 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 60-70% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Acronym UC
Founded 1888
Motto Vita Abundantior
Life more abundant
Colours Blue and red

University Location

Address 6191 College Station Drive
Williamsburg (population range: 2,500-9,999)
40769 Kentucky
United States
T +1 (606) 549 2200
F +1 (606) 539 4303

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
International
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 60-70%
Admission Office 6178 College Station Drive
Williamsburg 40769
+1 (606) 539 4241
800 343 1609

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 6,000-6,999
Academic Staff 100-199
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation Christian-Baptist Christian-Baptist Kentucky Baptist Convention - www.kybaptist.org

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to University of the Cumberlands's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges


Year of first Accreditation

1931


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)
  • International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE)
  • National Centers of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense (CAE-CD)

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Kentucky Baptist Convention (SBC)
  • Council of Independent Colleges (CIC)
  • National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA)

Academic Structure

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